The device is originally designed for testing USB devices in bulk, which is fine, but I see a fundamental flaw in all this.Â If one Hub chip goes south, the entire board [or portion of it] goes bad as well. Typically a cascade style is fine because if one hub goes bad you simply replace that one hub, but in this case it’s not so easy.Â With an entire PCB board, you need solder rework – that takes time and expense.Â It’s a great concept, but I don’t think it’s very practical.Â Here at GetUSB Continue Reading
Archive for May, 2009
Aaaah, but wait, there is a flaw.Â The USB flash drive is on the wrist band.Â This means you [most likely] need to remove the watch from your person to use the USB stick for any length of time.Â What a waste.
Couldn’t they put the USB flash drive on the other side of the of the wrist band? Continue Reading
So if you’ve gotten past the stigma, then the cigarette lighter spy camera is a viable option to bust your best friend, wife or boss with suspicious activity. With 2GB of built in memory, you’ll never have a shortage of memory for audio or video surveillance.Â In addition, the video quality is fairly good at 640 x 480 pixels and a respectable 16 frames per second [respectable given the size of the device at just 5.3 x 3.7 x 1.2 cm].Â Once your mission is complete, and you feel something good was caught on tape, simply download the content via USB and make your case. Continue Reading
EverythingUSB reports the small quantity price will be around $15 USD and include Windows drivers for quick integration.Â NEC forcastes sales to be several million per month by September and rapid adoption in 2010. Stay up to date with USB 3.0 SuperSpeed with GetUSB.info Continue Reading
“The Original Series” Replica USB internet phone plugs in and plays to allow users to transfer audio signals via USB. With built-in microphone and earphone, works with Skype, MSN, AIM, Ichat, etc. Includes built-in speaker with 21 different sound effects. What sound effects you ask?Â Click the video to find out or drop $44 and experience it live. Star Trek USB Communicator product page. Continue Reading
The self-powered Blu-ray burner uses a “smart charge” approach via USB to power the device.Â With an intelligent power manager to auto trickle charge the internal Li-Poly battery you can get up to 3 hours of use without a charge.
All this for an on-line price of just $599 [ouch]. Self powered USB Blu-ray burner product page. Continue Reading