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49-Port USB Hub

49-Port USB Hub

It’s targeted towards engineers for testing purposes, but this 49-Port USB Hub would most definitely ensure we’d never run of ports again–a godsend for overly gadgeted folks.

Shuriken USB Drive

Shuriken USB Drive

The best way to tell if you’ve been hit by elite Ninja hackers is to look for telltale 2GB Shuriken USB drives; like true ninjas, they don’t play nice with other flash drives due to their size.

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Acer Aspire easyStore

Acer Aspire easyStore

Acer’s budget-friendly Aspire easyStore server not only comes with an Atom CPU, 2GB RAM, 1TB HDD and one-touch USB copy, but three hot-swappable bays, good for up to 7TB.

USB MP3/microSD Reader

USB MP3/microSD Reader

It isn’t the only mp3 player and flash drive we’ve seen (recall the 1G iPod Shuffle), but this USB MP3 player and microSD reader is dirt cheap and will support up to 32GB cards.

USB Transformers

USB Transformers

These USB Transformers take Cybertron to your cubicle and include flash drives and mouses; our favorite is Jazz, who transforms into a laptop-shaped USB hub. Thanks, Perry!

Iomega eGo Drives

Iomega eGo Drives

Iomega’s portable eGo hard drives get a refresh with a new 1/2″ thick aluminum case, 7oz weight and up to 500GB of space; a special BlackBelt model can survive falls of up to 7 feet.

Clickfree Traveler

Clickfree Traveler

The size of a credit card, Clickfree’s Traveler connects via USB to your PC or Mac and begins backing up your data immediately without setup; choose from 16GB, 32GB and 64GB sizes.

Hip Hop Flash Drives

Hip Hop Flash Drives

Nearly exact replicas of Hip Hop’s most famous sequencers, these Akai MPC 2000XL and E-Mu SP1200 flash drives have 4GB of space, ideal for storing your MP3s, of course.

Seagate Replica

Seagate Replica

Similar to Apple’s Time Machine, Seagate’s Replica backs up your entire computer, with both 250GB single and 500GB multiple PC versions available; the latter includes a dock.

USB Nano Flash Drive

USB Nano Flash Drive

It’s just begging to get vacuumed up or otherwise misplaced, but EagleTec’s USB Nano Flash Drive is pretty sweet: this tiny drive packs plenty of storage, with 4GB and 8GB versions.

USB Cubic Card Reader

USB Cubic Card Reader

Brando’s latest cheaptastic gadget is the USB Cubic Card reader, patterned after a Rubik’s Cube; it allows up to 270 degrees of rotation and includes SD, microSD, MMC and XD support.

Unitek HDD/Speaker/Hub

Unitek HDD/Speaker/Hub

The gadget gurus at Brando have a new combination uber-dock up; it could use an eSATA port (it uses USB 2.0), but still packs a 2.5″/3.5″ HDD dock, two USB ports and 3W speakers.

SNES Cartridge USB Hub

SNES Cartridge USB Hub

Kristofer Hammar’s DIY SNES Cartridge USB Hub is fast and easy; three out of four ports are available, with the last is permanently attached to a flash drive dongle for storage.

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USB Finger

USB Finger

It’s not for the squeamish, but Jerry Jalava turned the loss of his ring finger into a chance to get cyborged out with a USB Finger; it packs a Bilix Linux distro, CouchDBX and Ajatus.

Dexim Shu-Lip

Dexim Shu-Lip

If the new iPod Shuffle’s proprietary earbuds give you pause, Dexim’s Shu-Lip just might make it worthwhile: it eliminates the need for a separate cable a-la the 1G Shuffle.

Apricorn Aegis Mini

Apricorn Aegis Mini

Billed as the highest capacity pocket drive on the market, Apricorn’s Aegis Mini is a 1.8″ hard drive that weighs just 3.7 oz, yet can hold up to 240GB; choose from USB and FireWire.

Video: SSD Awesomeness

Video: SSD Awesomeness

We’re happy with one solid-state drive, but the geeks over at Samsung put a whopping 24 SSDs in RAID with blazing fast results; 53 programs in 18s and DVD rip xfer in 0.8s FTW! Thanks, Alex!

LaCie USB Keys

LaCie USB Keys

They’re not just shaped like keys–LaCie’s USB Keys and microSD card reader can be hung from your keychain; sturdy metal and Gold SIP tech lets them survive scrapes and water.

iPhone USB Drive

iPhone USB Drive

It’s too bad this iPhone-shaped USB drive is Taiwan-only; you’re virtually guaranteed to get the ladies gushing over it’s bendy uber-cuteness, made possible by a flexible rubber body.

Floppy Disc CDRs

Floppy Disc CDRs

Physical media will eventually go the way of the dino, but until then we’ll settle for Baba Akcja’s Floppy Disk CDRs, which are a double dose of nostalgia; they’re shaped like 3.5″ floppies.

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LaCie Hard Disk MAX

LaCie Hard Disk MAX

Look, it’s a monolith: LaCie’s Hard Disk MAX is an all-black mirror polished enclosure for a pair of 1 TB drives (RAID 0 or 1). The ominous blue LED? It turns Jovian planets into stars.

Repisa N5 Shelves

Repisa N5 Shelves

They don’t exactly stay out of sight when not in use, but Sebastian Errazuriz’s Repisa N5 folding shelves let you periodically mix things up while looking swank in a dark finish.

Laptop Cooler + HDD

Laptop Cooler + HDD

Never content with piddly single function gadgets, Brando’s laptop cooler also squeezes in 2.5″ SATA HDD bay and 3 USB ports; in effect, it doubles as a docking station.

Gun Rack Organizer

Gun Rack Organizer

Even machine guns have identity crises: Stuart Fingerhut’s Gun Rack Organizer is an AK-47 with birds and a girl on a swing, all of which are useful places to stow your keys and mail.

Nissan GT-R Toolbox

Nissan GT-R Toolbox

If your GT-R is lonely in that big ol’ acid-stained garage, check out this limited edition Snap-on toolbox; it’s covered with a Nissan GT-R graphic and includes a keyfob-shaped key.

Samsung 256GB SSD

Samsung 256GB SSD

Samsung’s 256GB SSD is finally going into mass production; with capacities that rival laptop HDDs and blazing fast 200-220MB/s read/write speeds, we can’t wait to get our hands on one.

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