I’m going to go out on a limb and say that these credit card inspired USB flash drives weren’t manufactured with the approval of any major credit card bank. But that doesn’t make them any less cool to put in your wallet.
Now we’ve certainly seen our share of odd food-themed USB drives here at technabob, but it seems that there’s an entire cottage industry in China dedicated to creating a never-ending supply of even weirder flash memory devices, seemingly just so we can write about them.
Finally! Something for all those crystal-loving, hardcore Terminator fans with lots of extra money to throw at their data storage needs! Your wait is over, folks. The skulldrive is here to empty your wallets.
Those sinister eyes aren’t just pretty rocks–they’re Swarovski crystals, which explains the $150 (USD) price tag.
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.
Donald Trump, now that you’ve outfitted your desktop with a gold USB hub and gold mouse for your gold MacBook Pro, why not pick up a matching gold bar flash drive?
Sure, this flash drive might say it’s 999.9 fine gold, but priced at under $20 bucks, it’s definitely not made out of anything other than cheap plated metal.
Aww, look! Wall-E, taking care of all your files, in the form of a keychain USB flash drive.
Adorable, right? Don’t get too excited–Sgedra’s Wall-E USB drive was available at Etsy for the short span of time that elapsed between the driving being listed and someone seeing it.
The latest member of Kingston’s Data Traveler USB drives is the Data Traveler 300, a flash disk with a gigantic 256 GB data capacity. 256 GB. That’s more than 50 DVDs. More than 40,000 songs. In your pocket.
I could definitely go for some Japanese food for lunch today. Writing about this tiny flash drive in the shape of a Bento box special definitely put the idea in my head.
But on closer inspection, the miniature foodstuffs in this minuscule USB storage device don’t look all that appealing.
Yum. This popsicle-shaped hard drive looks good enough to eat. Unfortunately, magnetic platters and circuit boards don’t taste very good. I speak from personal experience.
Currently a concept design from Korean design firm mintpass, this portable storage device is called the “Mint Hard”, which, as it turns out is supposed to be quite funny in Korea, as the word “hard” is also used to refer to an ice cream bar.
Want to look chic while keeping your personal data safe and sound? These new sunglasses from Calvin Klein have a USB drive hidden in the arm, letting you store info and protect your eyes from UV rays at the same time.
These USB flash drives are made from the hollowed out carcasses of original 8-bit video game cartridges and controllers.
Robotic Evil, Inc. is currently selling both an Atari 2600 cartridge and a Nintendo NES controller flash drive over on their Etsy shop for $29.99 (USD) each.
These aren’t the first Star Wars themed flash drives I’ve seen, but they do have the biggest heads I’ve seen on a Star Wars flash drive, so at least they’ve got that going for them.
The bobblehead-esque USB drives feature the likenesses of Darth Vader,Yoda, a Stormtrooper and Boba Fett, and each one stores 2GB of data, which isn’t a whole lot, but should be enough to handle those critical Death Star blueprints.
Flash drives are becoming a popular item for the steampunk modding community, but projects like this are rare even so. This incredibly detailed piece of steampunk art sold out in a day at Etsy… even at the price of $165.
The word “nano” got thrown around yet again as InnoDisk gave the world a glimpse of the future at the recently concluded Computex exhibit. This time it’s a solid state drive we’re talking about. So is it worthy of being called a nano SSD?
Here’s a girly-girl accessory that looks much more like a swanky piece of jewelry than a storage device for your computer.
But beneath the surface of this sparkly bejeweled bracelet is a hidden USB flash drive.