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Turn That Old Keyboard Into Memory Sticks

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Using a couple keys from a spare keyboard, this guy made up his own custom USB memory stick that looks like a computer key.

USB Keycap Hack

Modder Alex over on Hacker Zen shows you step-by-step how to make your own using an old keyboard, a flash drive, an Xacto knife, a file and some glue. The process seems pretty straightforward if you’re handy with tools.

While I’m sure that it’s easy to do this with the oversized “Backspace,” “Shift,” or “Enter” keys, I’m waiting for someone to cram their flash drive into their “Q” key. That I’d like to see.