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Administator for GetUSB.info GetUSB.info started in 2004 with the concept of providing USB information for everything USB related. At the time, USB was gaining momentum and every day new products, articles and news became published. Today, the site is focused on bringing technical information, tricks and hacks to USB related products. The site does publish off topic information as well, to keep the variety up. Please visit the footer area of any page if you or your company is interested in article or product placement via purchased advertising.

USB flash drive with LCD display

Didigo claims the world’s first USB flash drive which is capable of showing an 11 character personalized ID or label and 4-digit detail indicating remaining capacity via LCD – all without a battery. Patented firmware also detects and displays any changes in information to the drive after plugging in to the USB port. Device ranges from 128MB to 4GB with no price yet announced.

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USB flash drive made of hardwood

Does Michael Leung add a touch of class to the USB flash drive or does he stir up controversy? The elegant style and appeal of this wooden USB drive give a touch of old school craftsmanship with the beautiful stained wood hughs along with slim leather lanyard for that final touch. But, some folks are up in arms about the unnecessary use of natural resources to make this technology device as reported by Engaget.com.

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Belkin wireless USB hub wins best of CES show

Belkin has wireless 4 port USB hub which won the CNET “Best of” award at CES this past week. The hub provides high speed transfer rates without the hassle of cables to the PC. Belkin helps cut the string to printers, scanners, hard drives and MP3 players so cruising the room while still being connected to those stationary devices has never be easier. Belkin indicated the product will be available this spring.

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Run Mobile Firefox from a flash drive

Update:  Mobile Firefox version 2.0 is now available from U3 for free download.  Mobile Firefox 2.0 – get it!

Mobile Firefox has an easy to use version of Firefox 1.5 which can run from your flash drive. The program still gets executed on the computer but all data, including temporary files are stored on the flash drive. This ability makes it easy to take your cookies, favorites and any other bookmarks or settings on the go.

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Flash drive with built-in VoIP

IOCELL introduces flash drive with VoIP capability. This ingenious product puts VoIP software hidden within a flash drive for plug-n-play internet phone capability. To increase performance the PhoneDrive uses an embedded sound card and high quality, retractable ear phone set to create an all-in-one package. Internet telephone software includes features like time, date, phone number, charge rate and address. This software is not visible and indelible since it runs from an area on the flash drive not accessible from the operating system. No word on price points or availability. Continue Reading

Lindy locks it up via USB

Nice little twist to the USB flash drive…Lindy offers a USB lock and key solution. Lindy LockInsert the USB drive into the port and remove the key dongle. A USB lock remains in the port blocking access. This is a great deterrent from introducing viruses from a USB device or data theft via the USB port, but doesn’t lock down recorder drives, floppy drives or other ports. Pack of 4 just under $23USD. Obviously there is not flash storage with in lock. Continue Reading

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