We’ve long been able to backup our files on external storage devices. And more recently we’ve had access to affordable cloud services that make our data omnipresent. But what if you could get the benefits of local and online storage in one system?
Firefly fans who have some data they need to hide for the Reavers, get out your credit cards. ThinkGeek has a Firefly Serenity Flash drive that is made from die-cast metal. It’s shiny and it’s awesome.
If you aren’t the best about backing up your smartphone data, that lack of backups may come back to haunt you if you lose or break your device. I can’t even call my own wife without my smartphone because I no longer know any numbers by heart.
Storage boxes come in pretty handy for organizing our stuff, but who knew that you could create amazing art with them? At the 25th annual International stationery and office products fair in Tokyo, a British company called Really Useful Products decided to have some fun.
Most people head out to the beach to sunbathe, swim, and simply relax in the hot summer sun. Unfortunately, all good vibes disappear the moment they discover that someone swiped their phone or tablet or wallet when they weren’t looking.
LaCie rolled out a new wireless storage device aimed at iPad users that need to offload content without deleting it. The original LaCie Fuel had 1TB of storage inside. It has now doubled the capacity of that drive with a new 2TB version available.
Want a scooter that gives you storage space and an eco-friendly ride? Try the FEDDZ scooter. It was designed and built by Germany’s Emo-Bike and has an interesting design. It uses an electric motor built into the wheel hub, which leaves that hole in motorbike’s frame free to store your stuff.
Where do you store your extra hard drives? In boxes? In a drawer somewhere? How about your flash drives and SD cards? If you’re having trouble tracking or protecting your storage devices, check out Datainer. Designed by Burkhard Bürgerhoff, Datainer is a family of drawers and cases that makes it easier to store, organize and transport hard drives, memory cards and flash drives.
Earlier this year we learned about Gigs 2 Go, a concept for a credit card-sized pack of flash drives that you can “tear and share.” Inventors Kurt Rampton and BOLTgroup seem to have figured out how to mass produce the drives and are now raising funds on Kickstarter.
These days, almost all of us are multi-gadget households. This leads to a condition I like to call “chargeritis” – which is the problem we all run into when we have too many gadget chargers plugged into our outlets, and cords dangling everywhere.
It’s annoying and wasteful at the same time to open your fridge and see spoiling food and produce. Sometimes you just don’t notice when something is spoiling until they’re already past the expiration date. Other times, you’re just too busy to check and find that it’s beyond edible when you do.
If you drew a Venn diagram of gamers and coffee drinkers, I think you’d find there’s a pretty large intersection between the two groups. So what better way to store your coffee machine pods but in a game of Donkey Kong?
So if you are sitting on your couch, watching The Walking Dead and then suddenly some real zombies burst through your window, you will be glad that you own this bulletproof couch with a built in gun safe.