Hey there my dear dear readers. Today I’m going to tell you about the TUFF CLIP USB drives from Verbatim. Unfortunately there’s not a lot to say about them. They seem to have a rugged casing, and they have built-in clips, so you can clip it to your belt loop, attach it to your keychain, hell you can even use it as an earring if you want.
Western Digital recently introduced the Essential SE edition of their popular My Passport USB-powered external hard drives. The My Passport Essential SE comes in two sizes, 750GB and 1TB, with the same slim and simple case as the other My Passport drives.
Geared towards schools and businesses, Nexcopy’s modular 60-port USB duplicator is a Windows-based device that allows for quick and easy data distribution. It’s perfect for making a ton of copies of Linux distros, or perhaps copying student submissions in one go.
If you have a lot of friends but you still feel compelled to buy gifts for each and everyone of them come Christmas, you could do far worse than these Santa Claus flash disks. They come in various Santa designs too, although they’re not particularly admirable or cute.
If you’re unfamiliar with the Russian craft of Matryoshka, they’re those little stacking wooden dolls that fit inside one-another, gradually getting smaller and smaller. Designer Art Lebedev has taken these traditional dolls and put a geeky spin on them, adding data storage measurements to each one.
I’m not sure why nobody ever thought of this before, but I think it’s a cool idea. This clever casemod took the shell from an old flight data recorder (a.k.a. “Black Box”) and transformed it into a Linux server.
Here’s a pretty impressive demonstration of a complex new speech recognition technology. The robot in this video clip is able to listen to three people speaking at the same exact moment, understand exactly what they each said, then process the data dynamically.
AT&T and Apple today revealed what it will cost monthly to use your shiny new iPhone. The good news is that all of the calling and data plans include unlimited data, Visual Voicemail and mobile-to-mobile calling.
If you’re concerned that someone might find your corporate secrets (or your nasty web surfing habits) on your used computer’s hard drive, check this out. The appropriately named BREAKS-EASY is a device designed to ensure that nobody can find the skeletons in your closet.