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Blue Microphones unveils Eyeball 2.0

Blue Microphones Eyeball 2.0 announcedI’ve had a chance to try out the Blue Microphones Eyeball, and it’s a pretty good webcam.  Blue Microphones has just recently announced the Eyeball 2.0.  It has the same basic design as its predecessor with a retractable camera lens and big microphone, but includes a higher-quality lens and 2-megapixel camera.  It is available now for $79.99, but you can get it at $56 from Amazon.

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USB Keyboard Key Card Reader with fake Ctrl and Enter keys

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Storage, USB

USB Keyboard Key Card Reader

For those of you who are looking for memory card reader that supports SDHC 2.0, SD, microSDHC, micro SD/T-flash, Sony M2, Memory Stick, and MS Duo should look no further than their Ctrl and Enter keys, by way of the USB Keyboard Key Card Reader.  It’s available from the USB Geek website for only $12, for you, uh, fans of having fake keyboard keys laying around.

Read More | USB Geek

AmazonBasics: Amazon’s budget in-house accessory brand

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Accessories, Hot Deals, Peripherals

AmazonBasics

Not being content at being the world’s biggest bookstore or having the lion’s share of the reader market, has just recently announced their line of audio/video and computer cables, launched under the AmazonBasics brand.  Right now, the Amazon cable line will include HDMI, USB, and FireWire cables, CD-Rs, DVR+R, DVD-R, networking cables and other various home theater cables. 

The prices here are similar to what you’d find on Monoprice, so you know they’re affordable.  If they are quality products, then Amazon could easily make a killing here. You can check out the full AmazonBasics line now.

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Elecom UCAM-DLC300T Series is a compatible webcam

Elecom UCAM-DLC300T Series is a compatible webcam

Elecom has recently unveiled a new style of webcams with the UCAM-DLC300T Series.  Not only is it a three megapixel webcam for the laptop or desktop, but it also works with the Sony Playstation 3, all while providing 30fps image transmission.  It is available in black, white, pink, blue, and costs about $108. 

Read More | GeekStuff4U

Transcend JetFlash V70 anti-shock USB drive has rubberized coating

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Storage, USB

Transcend JetFlash V70

There is never a shortage of flash drives on the market, and what makes Transcend’s JetFlash V70 different is its rubber coating.  It is capable of surviving some good drops, which is important when you are lugging several of these things around.  And don’t get me started on the importance of the tethered cap holder. 

The color of the drive tells you much memory each of them have.  The purple is 4 GB, the orange is 8 GB, and the red is 16 GB.  No word on the price, though.

Read More | Fareast Gizmos

The iLuv iAD117 Three Port USB Charger

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Accessories, USB

iLuv iAD117 Three USB ChargerIf you’re like me, then you probably have a smattering of devices charging from your computer or desktop at any given time.  Clearly, you need the iLuv iAD117 USB charger, which comes three USB ports for efficient charging action. 

The iLuv iAD117 has folding prongs for portable action, and will be on sale in September for a price of $20, but if you act quick, Amazon is selling a 4-port USB charger for $18.85.

Read More | CNET

Verbatim InSight portable hard drive with always-on display

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Accessories, USB, Storage

Verbatim InSight Portable Hard Drive is Always onVerbatim’s newest product is designed for those of us who could use a bit more at-a-glance information from the USB hard drives strewn across our desks.  The InSight portable hard drive has a display that is always on, which shows important information such as the drive name and available free space. It runs at 5400 rpm with an 8 MB cache.  You should be able to purchase one for $120 for the 320GB model, and $150 for the 500GB version. 

Read More | PR Inside

Verizon AD3700 USB Modem

Verizon AD3700 USB Modem

Wireless announced its long-awaited ZTE AD3700 USB modem on Friday.  This modem plugs right in to the USB port of your laptop, and gives you EVDO in the United States and HSPA around the world with 3G service.  It launched over the weekend with a price of $79.99, after $50 rebate. 


Flash Drive Lock aims to protect your data

Posted by Mark Rollins Categories: Accessories, USB, Storage

Flash Drive, on Lockdown!For those of you who want some added security to your flash drive should consider the Flash Drive Lock.  Hopefully, an info-thief won’t be able to dial the 1,000 possible combinations before you catch him or her trying to steal from you.

This little extra piece of security will cost you about $9.80 and is available Read More | Red Ferret

4GB USB Mini Cooper thumb drive

Mini Cooper USB Drive

For those who want a little drive in their thumb drive, might we suggest the USB drive based on the 1959 Mini Cooper?  Sure, you may not be pulling off the Italian Job, but at least you’ll have 4GB worth of storage space.  Of course, style costs, and this will cost you $102. Yeah, you read that right.

Read More | Akihabara News

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