thumb drives

  • DIY: Old-timey Apple thumb drive

    If you’re sick — SICK! — of all these new Apple fanatics and you want to show them all that you’ve been a diehard fan since the early days, even sticking by the company through Newton and Pippin, then this thumb drive made out of an old Apple keyboard is for you. Read More

  • Kingston bumps thumbdrive capacities to 64GB


    Damn, these things are getting out of control! There’s not much to say on this front other than this little drive holds sixteen times the data my little HyperX DataTraveler does. At this point one has to ask, who needs a 64GB thumbdrive?! Actually, having spacious, pocketable drives around is very handy: I back up a lot of video footage and just to be redundant I put a copy on any… Read More

  • SanDisk and Veoh team up on U3-enabled flash drives

    Owners of the SanDisk Cruzer line of flash drives might be interested to learn that its now possible to launch the Veoh Web Player directly from the U3 interface that pops up when the drive is inserted into a USB port. You can use the Veoh software to schedule and download various types of web video directly to your Cruzer drive to create and ever-changing, on-the-go content library. The… Read More

  • Would you pay $50 for an 8GB flash drive in 2008?

    Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve seen a garish, Swarovski crystal-encrusted anything, much less a USB thumb drive, the Transcend JetFlash V85C. Our cup runneth over! But seriously, there’s really no reason for a self-resecting gadget hound to spend $50 on an 8GB, Swarovski or not. Read More

  • ROFLCOPTER: ‘Thumb’ drive, get it? ‘Thumb’ drive?

    Oh, Brando. You are the living end. Here’s an 8-gigabyte USB thumbdrive that looks like a real thumb. It’s actually almost a little creepy how detailed it is, right down to the cuticle. I find the length of the thumbnail to be the creepiest part, though. The 8GB USB (Thumb) Drive can be yours for $40 and a little slice of your dignity. Read More