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LEGO Minifig USB Flash Drives Get Official

LEGO Minifig USB Flash Drives Get Official
After all of the different hacked LEGO USB minifig flash drives out there, LEGO has released official USB minifigs, and they look pretty good. They can only store up to 2GB, but the flash drive is hidden inside the minifig.

Konect USB Concept Watch Plays MP3s, Stores Files, Skypes, Sorta Tells Time

Konect USB Concept Watch Plays MP3s, Stores Files, Skypes, Sorta Tells Time
Olivier Demangel tended to lose his USB flash drives often, so when he created a wristwatch design submission for Tokyoflash, he decided to make a watch with a complementary USB flash drive.

NES Cartridge Flash Drive With Console USB Port is Both Ridiculous and Perfect

NES Cartridge Flash Drive With Console USB Port is Both Ridiculous and Perfect
We’ve seen NES controllers turned into flash drives and NES cartridges used as cases for external hard drives. But neither of those mods are as awesome – or as ridiculous – as what Instructables user Ed Lewis made: a NES cartridge flash drive with a complementary NES console USB port.

ByteSpotter: The See-Through Hard Drive

ByteSpotter: The See-Through Hard Drive
A company called CONVAR introduced an interesting line of external hard drives at CeBIT 2011. Called ByteSpotter, the case of the drive has a hole with a transparent cover over the platters, letting users see both the actuator arm and the platters in action.

YouRock Guitar Firmware Update Works with Rock Band 3 Pro Mode

YouRock Guitar Firmware Update Works with Rock Band 3 Pro Mode
If you are a big fan of Rock Band 3 and are looking to go even further with Pro mode and use real strings rather than a fret bar, the YouRock Guitar should be your instrument of choice.

Scosche goBAT II Portable Battery Charger Juices USB Gadgets on the Go

Scosche goBAT II Portable Battery Charger Juices USB Gadgets on the Go
I really like my iPhone, and the iPhone 4 certainly has better life than the iPhone 3GS did, but there are still times where I need more run time. Scosche has announced a new portable battery pack called the goBAT II that is now shipping for about $90 (USD).

Batman x MIMOBOT: Crimefighting Gets a Big Head

Batman x MIMOBOT: Crimefighting Gets a Big Head
The MIMOBOT guys just announced their latest line of USB flash drives, and these ones will definitely be a hit with fans of the Batman comic book series.

Thanko USB Kitty Mask Helps You Breathe While Looking Stupid

Thanko USB Kitty Mask Helps You Breathe While Looking Stupid
While face masks are only common in the US in hospitals, you will see quite a lot of them in Asia. It’s strange at first, but you quickly get used to it. When everyone is wearing a face mask, people try to distinguish themselves in other ways, including this strange kitty face mask by Thanko.

USB Airplane Tailfins Won’t Help Your Laptop Fly

USB Airplane Tailfins Won’t Help Your Laptop Fly
If you are a fan of odd and quirky USB gear that serves a purpose you will like these new flash drives. The drives come from Bader Models and are offered with a bunch of different commercial airliner logos and colors.

Scoshe Releases flipSYNC II Charging Fob

Scoshe Releases flipSYNC II Charging Fob
Where is that stupid charging cable? Last spring, Scosche released a cool USB charging cable that folded up into a keychain fob (much like the one you might have for your car). It was a pretty cool design that ensured that you had a charging cable almost anywhere.

Double U USB Plug Works in Any Direction

Double U USB Plug Works in Any Direction
Am I the only one who has visions of the dude that invented the USB plug wringing his hands like Mr. Burns and cackling, “This will really piss them off! Muhahahahahah!” What sort of sadistic SOB would design a plug with no indication on the outside which way is up, but will fit into the USB port in one way?

Build a DIY Hand-Cranked USB Charger

Build a DIY Hand-Cranked USB Charger
If your phone dies in the woods, how do you charge it? Sure, you can bring a backup battery, but what if you’re out there for an extended period of time? You do have options of solar power, or maybe even wind power.

$900 Columbia Heated Jacket for Cold and Rich Geeks

$900 Columbia Heated Jacket for Cold and Rich Geeks
Texas is a state of extremes. We get some massively hot summers and in the winter, it can get pretty darn cold. We rarely get snow though, which is a good thing. If you live in an area where it’s bitterly cold, a normal jacket may not be enough to keep you from freezing your testes off.

Flipit! USB Charger Doesn’t Require an Outlet All to Itself

Flipit! USB Charger Doesn’t Require an Outlet All to Itself
There are never enough outlets in the world. One of the things I hate about checking into most hotels is that there are never available outlets by the bed. Sure, they’ve got free ones on the other side of the room near the desk.

15.6-inch Computer Screen is Powered by a USB Port

15.6-inch Computer Screen is Powered by a USB Port
If you are the type of notebook or netbook user that wants a larger screen when you are at home, but you don’t have a video output or spare power outlet available, you might be interested in one of the USB-powered screens that are on the market.

U-Socket Adds USB Ports to Your Wall Outlets

U-Socket Adds USB Ports to Your Wall Outlets
How many USB ports does one really need? I’m of the opinion that one can never have too many USB ports. I mean, just think of all of the gadgets you have that utilize the technology.