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The Ugliest USB Keyboard

I am all for spicing up the computer world with cool designs, colors and shapes, but sometimes even the most valiant effort fails.  Case in point: The Nishi-Ki keyboard is the ugliest keyboard you will ever see, despite it’s attempt to be a beautiful piece of artwork. At just a glance, or even long stare, you can’t guess what’s printed on the keyboard.  Just ugliness.

ugly usb keyboard

Apparently there are unique and customized butterfly and flowers painted on to each key.  Wow – that takes time, and to justify those wasted hours Nishi-Ki is charging about $155 per keyboard. Source:  Slippery Brick. Continue Reading

Double A Battery Gives 15 Emergency Minutes of Power

IOGear releases their version of the USB battery, with the GearJuice Rescue charger.  What IOGear has done differently from other battery shaped USB solution, is make a miniUSB connector for cell phones, PDAs and other handhelds rather than the traditional full sized USB connector.

iogear gearjuice recharger

The unit is just larger than a double A battery and will provide your device with an extra 15 minutes of performance.  Just enough time to call the bails-bondsman after getting the late night lock down because of too much party’in. IOGear GearJuice Rescue Charger product page. Continue Reading

Multi Functional Dock Station For Just About Everything

It would be nice to have a dock station to house all your hard drive and memory gadgets…say, one interface to connect them all. Oh wait, that’s what the Brando Multi-Functional Dock Station does…USB + eSATA + 2 port hub + 4 slot card reader. All this dockability in a slick looking design:

multi functional dock station

The multi functional dock station may be connected to host computer by either a USB cable or eSATA cable, both of which provide the highest possible data transfer rate. The card reader includes support for the SDHC and mini SDHC formats along with the long list of standard flash card formats. Probably the most noteable feature of the multi functional dock station is the Continue Reading

USB Forum at GetUSB.info

There is nothing like getting involved and making a difference, no matter how small.  In this case, we ask you get involved with the GetUSB.info Forum. The USB Forum is definitely an under-developed portion of the website, so with a little elbow grease and good discussion we can turn this into a valuable resource. If you haven’t already, Log In and register.  It only takes a minute.  From there you can post, link and other simple HTML functions to make your statement ‘clear as day.’

usb forum

Some of the most recent discussions include: So if you’ve got 1.538 minutes, make a difference and let your voice be heard! Continue Reading

Vista SP1 Users Report Broken USB Devices

microsoft vistaTo many a service pack from Microsoft is the first sign their newest platform is becoming stable. For Vista the SP1 pack came out in April and it was a good sign. At least for some. The deal with SP1 is Microsoft sending a signal to corporate world it’s time to drop XP and make the upgrade. However, even with the Service Pack 1 revision from Microsoft some are still seeing problems with their USB devices. Most notably, users are reporting mice, keyboards and flash drives still not performing as they should.
“We are aware of concerns that a recent Microsoft update may be causing problems with USB devices,” stated a Microsoft spokesperson. “We are investigating the matter and at this time do not have any additional information to share.”
It’s not clear how widespread this USB problem may be. For those installing Vista SP1, Microsoft recommends using Microsoft Windows Update, which checks and verifies if updated drivers are present before the upgrade. So now the question becomes – have you upgraded to Vista AND have you seen problems with your USB devices?  Let us know and comment here… . Continue Reading

GetUSB Dealz: Sharp 1280×720 DLP Projector – CHEAP

Although you might not be able to afford a Runco home theater and projector system, you can still put together a decent projection system with the Sharp 1280X720 DLP projector. Buy.com has a good deal on the unit where the MSRP went from 1,799 to 999 and a limited time special down a couple more $100 bucks to a bottom line of $799.

sharp projector

The DT-510 is a feature packed high definition DLP projector that is ideal for the dedicated home heater or any viewing room in the home. The DT-510 utilizes DLP technology from Texas Instruments that includes BrillantColor technology and TrueVision Image processing that produces vibrant images and extraordinary video performance.
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