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Tag: Flash

USB Badge Drive: an Identity Thief’S Dream

USB Badge Drive: an Identity Thief’S Dream
If you’ve got to wear an ID card around your neck for your job, why not put it to some use with this badge holder that’s also a portable storage device. Just plug your SD, SDHC, MMC, Mini SD, RS MMC or MicroSD/T-Flash memory card into the badge and you’ll be able to carry your data wherever you go.

Classic Cars Get USB Treatment

Classic Cars Get USB Treatment
Etsy shop Dummberry is cranking out these fun USB flash memory sticks using little toy cars to hold in the drives. San Diego artist Becky G. and her husband are currently offering a handful of retro car designs, including the 256MB Classic Low Rider, 1GB Muscle HOTTRod and the 1GB Blazin’ Green Machine.

USB Memory Watch Offers Hidden Storage

USB Memory Watch Offers Hidden Storage
This new watch lets you easily store and transport files wherever you go. While it might just look like simple modern men’s watch, it’s got 2GB of flash memory hidden inside. Just connect the watch using a standard USB cable, and you can move files to-and-from any computer.

Turn That Old Keyboard Into Memory Sticks

Turn That Old Keyboard Into Memory Sticks
Using a couple keys from a spare keyboard, this guy made up his own custom USB memory stick that looks like a computer key. 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.

IPhone Smudge Simulator

IPhone Smudge Simulator
Whether you’re holding off on that new iPhone purchase until version 2.0, or you’re already camping out, this fun online plaything should keep you occupied while you’re waiting. The wonderfully-named iSmudginator is a bit of interactive Flash that lets you simulate what will happen to your shiny new iPhone after you’ve put it through it’s paces.

Wooden Computer Peripherals

Wooden Computer Peripherals
Japanese electronics company Marubeni Infotec recently showed off a line of peripherals which are made out of wood. Made by design firm Hacoa, the designs include keyboards, USB flash memory drives, a memory card reader and a USB hub, all made from some delightful natural materials.

8gb Microsd Memory: Tons of Storage in a Tiny Chip

8gb Microsd Memory: Tons of Storage in a Tiny Chip
Samsung today has announced the highest capacity microSD memory cards yet, with a full 8 gigabytes of storage. The high speed memory cards can store up to 2,000 typical MP3 tracks, 5 DVD quality movies, or 4,000 digital photos.

Boynq Toastit Will Not Burn Your Memory Cards

Boynq Toastit Will Not Burn Your Memory Cards
Normally, I couldn’t think of a less interesting computer accessory than a memory card reader. Leave it to the design wizards at Boynq to change my mind on that. Their $30 Toastit is a 27-in-1 memory card reader that bears a striking resemblance to a retro-modern toaster.

USB Drives Look Like Tiny Baked Goods

USB Drives Look Like Tiny Baked Goods
It seems like I can’t go a week without running across some ridiculous flash memory drives inspired by something completely unrelated to computing. Today’s special: these Freshly Baked USB Drives, featuring enough carbs to make Dr.

Kingmax Super Stick: World’s Smallest Flash Drive

Kingmax Super Stick: World’s Smallest Flash Drive
These new USB flash memory drives from Kingmax are just a tiny bit larger than a paper clip. Measuring just 34 x 12.4 x 2.2mm and weighing in just 1 gram, the Kingmax Super Stick claims the current title of “world’s smallest” flash drive.

The End of the Hard Disk: Solid State Drives Hit 160gb

The End of the Hard Disk: Solid State Drives Hit 160gb
This week, Adtron announced the availability of a new solid state drive (SSD) that’s capable of storing a record-breaking 160GB in its flash memory. The drive will be available in IDE and Serial ATA version. As storage size is rapidly approaching that of decent-sized hard drives, it would seem that these drives are really the future of computer storage.

Hardest Platform Game Ever, and It’s in ASCII

Hardest Platform Game Ever, and It’s in ASCII
If you’re into platformers and you think you can beat them all, you’ve gotta check out this Flash-based game from Japan, Jineseiowata no Daibouken. This game will kick you in the ass (twice), then serve it to you for dinner.

Fuji F40fd: Flash Comparison and Face Recognition Camera

Fuji F40fd: Flash Comparison and Face Recognition Camera
Have you ever taken a photo with the flash on, only to discover the image was washed out? The Fuji FinePix F40fd digital camera lets you see a preview of your pictures with the flash both on and off.

Walletex Credit Card Sized Mp3 Player

Walletex Credit Card Sized Mp3 Player
MP3 players keep getting smaller and smaller, and soon you’ll be able to pick up a new credit card sized MP3 player that’s so thin, it can fit in your wallet. The Wallet MP3 Player from Walletex is just a little bit thicker than a credit card.

Wii Hacked to Control Entire House

Wii Hacked to Control Entire House
Wii hacker, LiquidIce has set up an integration between his Wii console and his home automation systems. The system lets him control his lights, thermostat, security and home entertainment systems, all from his Nintendo Wii. The system is actually a web-based interface written in PHP and Flash running on a MySQL database.

Real-Time Xbox Live User Map (Digg Swarm Knockoff)

Real-Time Xbox Live User Map (Digg Swarm Knockoff)
I was doing some investigating on Microsoft’s Japanese Xbox site today, and stumbled across this cool feature called the “UserMap.” Much like Digg Swarm, the Flash-based application produces a very slick real-time map of player activity on Xbox Live.