These toy-ish and adorable flash drives are the work of Italy based illustrator Jacopo Rosati. Styled after the characters from the film, and with the attention to detail that should be worthy to such enterprise, Jacopo spent nearly six months in the drawing and tweaking stage to get these character forms just right. The drives represent eight characters: Darth Vader, Yoda, Stormtrooper, Chewbacca, C-3PO, Boba Fett, Darth Maul and R2-D2.
Relatively speaking, Einstein’s mind would be a very good place to store data. Since his biological brain is not around anymore, we guess we could settle for this mimobot style flash drive. The Einstein figure is the first of a series of pen drives Mimobot intends to launch, all featuring the “stars of the human race.” The flash drive is available in various sizes, starting from 2GB and topping at 64 gigs. Prices begin at $23 and go on till $120.
Keeping up with the belief that a Swiss army knife could pack almost anything, Victorinox has unveiled a knife that includes a 1TB USB flash drive. Flash drives in Swiss army knives isn’t anything new, but 1TB makes it worth a mention.
This seriously is one of the coolest flash drives we’ve ever seen. Zelda sword to protect data? F*ck yeah! These sword flash drives are custom made in various memory sizes ranging from 4GB to 32 GB and are sold at Etsy shop zantaff.
Named Data Clip, these flash drives by Japanese designer Nendo have been built in the form of over-sized paper clips. The unusual design of the drives may come in handy in office environments, where data could move easily along with paperwork and make documents a lot more easy to maintain. The flash drives were designed for manufacturer Elecom.
It’s almost miraculous, the wonders that can happen once things shed a little weight, and come into the masterful hands of famed Swiss army knife manufacturers Victorinox. The company has come up with Swiss knife inspired slim USB drives that are waterproof, shock resistant, and offer data encryption. Available in sizes ranging from 4GB to 128GB, the drives can cost anywhere between $39.99 to $349.99, and are available at the Swiss Knife Shop.
There’s the usual vanity flash drive, and then there’s something that really impressive like this Cryptex flash drive. The flash drive is the work of a guy going by the name of “Tarator” who initially rendered the design on AutoCAD and then fabricated the mechanical components. The result of course is this USB flash drive with a 5-wheel combination lock to keep the data secure and in place.
It is kind of lame that if you have to transfer data between iOS devices, you inadvertently end up using a computer to get the job done. To be honest, that seems like a totally unnecessary step. The i-Flash drive will reduce the problems a bit, but connecting to the iOS devices by means of a dock connector, and using an app to store the data. The device has a USB connector on the other end to allow it to function as a regular flash drive as well. Available in various data capacities, the price of the gadget varies from ~$99 up to ~$192.
It is just worth 2 gigs of storage, but put the Vulcan hand flash drive with pointy ears, or maybe cat ears, and get all Spock-y with the Live long and prosper thing. Costs $36.
Those who feel pangs of nostalgia for the old 35mm films can find some solace in these 4GB flash drives made to look like the film roll packaging. Of course, the role of the film ends with the package itself, but it is still cool to carry a piece of beautiful memories. The 4GB drives are priced at $24, and the 2GB version sells for $19 at Etsy shop newfocus.