Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Simpletech [Re]Drive External Hard Drive is Wrapped in Panda Food

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

Hitachi’s data storage brand SimpleTech wants a piece of the tree-hugging techie market, so they’ve come up with the [re]Drive, a 500GB external hard drive that’s packaged in recyclable aluminum, and  “renewable, naturally grown bamboo.” Are we making test tube bamboos now? Seriously though the aluminum (and bamboo) enclosure acts as a heat sink, negating the need for an internal fan, thereby saving power. Nice.

hitachi simpletech redrive 1

There’s more: [re]Drive’s packaging is made of either recycled or recyclable material. And that “naturally grown” bit? Hitachi – or SimpleTech – really means that they grow their own bamboo. That’s one less thing that they have to transport, which means less fossil fuels consumed, which means less air pollution.

hitachi simpletech redrive2

And there’s a bit more, but I’m tired. Go read the rest of it if you want. But if you’re already sold on the [re]Drive, head on to Amazon and get one for $84 (USD). Let’s hope bamboo doesn’t become scarce because of these environment-friendly electronics companies and their bamboo-encased gadgets.



CRKT Heron Knife

CRKT Heron Knife

The History of the Aerotrain

The History of the Aerotrain

The World’s Hottest Candle

The World’s Hottest Candle

Advertisement
Jeep Reveals the New Compass in Europe

Jeep Reveals the New Compass in Europe

Jeep Gladiator Texas Trail Edition Celebrates the Country’s Biggest Truck Market

Jeep Gladiator Texas Trail Edition Celebrates the Country’s Biggest Truck Market

Ford Announces 2021 Explorer Enthusiast ST and Two More Trims

Ford Announces 2021 Explorer Enthusiast ST and Two More Trims

Advertisement