Tag Archives: usb-drive

Peer-to-peer goes off the grid

Artist and technologist Aram Bartholl is mortaring USB drives into brick walls and curbstones throughout New York City and inviting people to use them to share files. His "Dead Drops" project offers a glimpse of a utopian, DIY darknet in RL.

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Comb USB Flash Drive Keeps Data and Stray Hairs in Place

It’s hard to keep yourself well-groomed when you’re sitting in front of a computer screen all-day. Sometimes I look in the mirror and jump make in shock. “Who the hell is that grizzly hobo staring back at me?” This $35 USB Comb Drive gives me an excuse to perform the most basic of hygienic acts, no matter how busy I ...

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Sticky Note USB Pad Drive

Even though we’ve pretty much sworn off paper in exchange for various gadgets, it’s always nice to have a pad of paper and a few stacks of Post-It notes sitting around the house, just in case you need to jot down a phone number really quick or something. This Sticky Note USB Drive saves you a few centimeters by integrating ...

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Just When You Thought USB Drives Were Safe…

We were just starting to believe that USB drive designers were finally starting to lay off the gaudiness. And then we see something like this. I swear, if it wasn’t my habit to wear sunglasses indoors at all times, I would have been blinded by this thing. If you happen to be into layers and layers of crystals or wearing ...

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Stuffed Star Trek Spock USB Drive

Leonard Nimoy will be honored to discover that all of his promotion of living long and prospering has paid off. Forget the reams of fans and the flocks of trekkies. Spock can now find comfort in the fact that he has been immortalized as a USB flash drive which more closely resembles an Asian teen dressed in a Spock outfit. ...

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DIY: USB Cigar Flash Drive

All of the fun of cigars, without the smell! This helpful step-by-step DIY allows you to create your very own USB Cigar Flash Drive. A perfect gift for expecting fathers and dudes who like smoking cigars after successfully fending off an alien invasion. The drive glows orange like the hot embers of the finest stogies. When you delve into disk ...

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Bizarre WWF USB Penguin is Suspiciously Inhumane

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has done something ballsy. They’ve created a USB drive designed to look like an endangered species. And how do you actually use the USB drive? By ripping the endangered species’s body in half. Apparently a penguin doesn’t “need” its upper torso. I’m sure the WWF has nothing but the best intentions for penguins, but ripping ...

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The Teeny Weeny USB Drive

Normally, when new USB drive hits the market, it’s not cause for concern in the slightest. But I have a feeling that this particular one-gigabyte drive will not only turn heads like that $300,000 watch you wish you owned, but will also encourage females to hop on your genitalia and ride you like a ferris wheel. Now look at that ...

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Chap Stick USB, for the technologically embarrassed

If you are so ashamed of having a USB flash drive that you feel the need to hide it in a Chap Stick tube, maybe you shouldn’t have on in the first place. While this mod is certainly a good idea if you happen to be an undercover CIA agent and you need to get some confidential information, you might ...

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Instant Video To-Go gives avid video converters reason to rejoice

Converting videos it different formats sucks, period. It takes too long, and there is a possibility that it won’t come out right. It is, very simply put, a very unenjoyable process. If you are one of the people who likes to download their video and then immediately convert it to a different file format for whatever reason you have, the ...

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