The Hand Grenade USB drive is your classic gadget gift for that x-military relative or friend who can’t get enough of the History channel. Available in four colors [white, blue, orange, black] and different GB capacities. The starting price is $20 of 4GB storage from Gadget For All. Continue Reading
Archive for August, 2009
The USB MP3 cassette player also works as a car stereo adapter to connect your iPod or iPhone, CD player or a different MP3 player.Â Or simply insert a loaded SD card with MP3 files and your car will play that too. If that isn’t enough, connect the USB cassette player to your PC via USB cable and turn it into a SD, micro or miniSD card reader. It may seem over simplistic or gimmicky to you, but to me it’s a nice mix of converging technologies.Â Believe it or not, I’m buying one right now. Brando product page. Continue Reading
It’s a seamless curved design which is the most impressive feature, and includes connectivity as a single DVI-D input, HDMI 1.3, or USB 2.0.Â NEC doesn’t clearly spec if the USB connection is for the monitor or an internal hub that just gives you access points for promotional flash drives, cameras and camcorders. Some notable features which I didn’t think about, but NEC did the convenience of reminding me are the lack of bezels of multiple monitors side-by-side, and auto extended taskbar that spreads natively across the screen.
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The board includes two internal USB pin-out connectors and one USB-A standard connector.Â The board is $14 for what you see, or $24 which includes a bluetooth module…this will allow connectivity to those wireless keyboards, mice and printers. Continue Reading
This friggin tiny drive is too small.Â Too small to easily connected and, more importantly, disconnect from your computer.Â As I’ve said before, once you starting saving SOME files on that stick..you’ll soon be saving ALL your files on that stick.Â So why deal with something so small it’s a pain in the a$$ to get out.
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Given how cheap USB hard drives are these days, it’s easy to have them become your backup device of choice.Â Well, if you’re like me, chances are you are backing up the QuickBooks or MAS90 accounting programs which need a bit more security.Â It would be bad enough to lose your portable hard drive, so at least protect it with your fingerprint. The USB hard drive case with biometric encryption supports the IDE / USB 2.5″ hard drive sizes along with plug & play insertion and removal. The fingerprint biometrics supports all Windows platforms, but not Mac.Â So if you’re about to drop $15-$20 for an external case, pay just a couple bucks more and get the USB encrypted version. Continue Reading
iLuv put in a flip-out AC adapter so if the USB charger needs to be stored or thrown in a desk drawer it’s a bit more compact.Â Not much else to report about it other than a $20 price tag and available in Sep 09. Continue Reading
At the thickness of a penny and about twice as long, the Tuff-n-Tiny USB drive is available in 4 & 8GB sizes.Â It’s almost the side of microSD card. The stick gets so incredibly small, because of itâ€™s SIP technology which encapsulates all of the electronic components into a single miniaturized and sealed unit. As a result, the tiny drives are resistant to dust, water and static discharges. Our comment about this drive, and any other drive which uses the same USB contacts [image below] Continue Reading
The clip is the compelling part about this project, as you can pick up a 4 or 8GB flash drive just about anywhere.Â The clip is well designed to fasten the flash drive to backpacks, key chains, belt loops and notebooks.Â With a capless design the caps wont fall off or get lost while dangling from your person. The 4 [light blue] & 8GB [black] drives are priced at $29 and $39 respectively. Continue Reading
The source website, EnglishRussia, has the entire tutorial on how to do this crafty artwork.Â It’s far more interesting than educational, so if you are curious about the Continue Reading
Review: Adesso Wireless USB Trackball KeyboardDonâ€™t you hate it when you buy a new gadget and donâ€™t have the batteries it needs? This new keyboard from Adesso avoids that let down. Batteries ARE included. No more scrounging around for those AA Batteries that you need just to get this keyboard to workContinue Reading