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Tag: Memory

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.

Life Recording Camera Never Lets You Forget

Life Recording Camera Never Lets You Forget
Got 700 Terabytes of storage to spare? That’s about how much memory you’ll need if you want to use this invention to record your entire life. Professor Yasuyuki Kono and a team of researchers from Japan’s Kwansei Gakuin University have devised a system which can record everything you ever do.

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.

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 Poker Chip USB Flash Drive

The Poker Chip USB Flash Drive
The gimmicky USB device du Jour is this flash memory drive that looks like a poker chip. The drive itself isn’t anything fancy, but the fact that it slides into the chip-shaped container for storage makes it a little more fun.

PS3 System Uses 3x More Memory Than Xbox 360

PS3 System Uses 3x More Memory Than Xbox 360
Even though the Xbox 360 has an arguably much faster and easier to use operating environment than the PlayStation 3, it apparently uses significantly less memory than Sony’s big black box. According to this post by Ozymandias (who happens to work for Microsoft,) the Xbox 360 reserves approximately 32MB of it’s RAM for the System, including the kernel, device drivers, Xbox Guide, friends lists, voice/text messages, achievement lists, gamercards, Live Marketplace, 1-1 chat, virtual keyboard, and the music player.

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.

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.

Supercard Lite Adds Rumble and Memory to Ds Lite

Supercard Lite Adds Rumble and Memory to Ds Lite
This new accessory for the Nintendo DS Lite lets you add both rumble features and additional storage in a single device. The SuperCard Lite RUMBLE is a 3rd-party module that adds rumble to games that support the feature as well as providing a MicroSD memory card slot for storage of movies, music, game saves and e-books.

USB Bowling Ball?

USB Bowling Ball?
A day doesn’t seem to go by without another silly USB device. Today’s useless invention: The USB Bowling Ball. Just try and lug one of these around the next time you need to store something on a flash drive.

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