Microsoft is looking past the ultra popular USB stick, and will incorporate the StartKey technology to nearly all types of flash media. Continue Reading
Archive for March, 2008
May seem a little crazy, but think about it. Once you have that content on flash, the ability to watch video on any portable device, be it a laptop, PDA or other device makes enjoyement of that DVD when and where you want it …well…ideal. So what is the process?
“PortoMedia is setting up kiosks that will let consumers download movies to a flash memory key or portable hard drive. The kiosks will be packed with hard drives that can hold 350 to 5,000 titles. Users then plug in a memory device from the company, enter a PIN code, and buy or rent a movie. When consumers get home, they simply slide the memory device into a dock their viewing device and enjoy.”If you are not on board with the idea of PortoMedia, don’t worry – you are not alone. Others, like Ziff-Davis, have doubts, but consider this: Continue Reading
“The ProxMat sensor now locks the unattended computer automatically! The ProxMat incorporates sophisticated pressure sensing technology to detect the presence of the user. When the user leaves the mat, the ProxMat sends the keystrokes to lock the system.”The USB mat connects via USB and requires no drivers upon installation.Â ComputerProx, the company which makes the ProxMat has a list of available sizes: Continue Reading
The Politically Correct term would be the USB Privacy Mouse, here is why.Â Along with the traditional mouse configuration of left, right buttons and center scroll tool, there is a side button used for specific hot-swap configuration.Â What do we mean by hot-swap configuration?Â Well, since a picture can tell a thousand words, consider this: Continue Reading