Mechanically Locked Steampunk USB Drive

Let us show you curious device. It is beautiful in its design and ingenious in its operation. A secret combination of the positions of the four gears releases a concealed USB drive. The design is quite steampunk in appearance. The mechanical combination lock protects your digital data. You need to know the position of the 4 dials, before it will let you remove the USB drive to use. Only the one who has the password can use it. A great way not only to protect the information, but also to add an element of a game into everyday life. You can buy it here. If you’re a fan of steampunk gears you should also check wireless steampunk mouse and steampunk memory keys.

Tribe’s Star Wars USB Flash Drives

This time we want to bring some joy to all StarWars fans. These new flash drives created by Italian company Tribe look exact like their screen prototypes. Collection contains 8 flash drives: R2-D2, Yoda, C-3PO, Chewbacca, the Stormtrooper, Boba Fett, Darth Vader, and Darth Maul. Having 8GB of storage capacity each flash drive from this series will complete your StarWars collection for just €19.90. Have fun!

Luxurious USB Flash Drive “Apophis” by ZaNa Design

To satisfy needs of something more unique than mass production goods Poland-based firm ZaNa Design has come up with the Apophis Flash Drive – flash drive which uses certified meteorite to appeal to the most demanding and affluent clients who look for unique and one-of-a-kind products. Named after a near-Earth 390-meter wide asteroid discovered back in 2004 which is potentially on a collision course with the planet, and is expected to hit the Earth in 2036, the Apophis Flash Drive boasts a high-purity diamond and, the casing of the Apophis is crafted out of 200 years old African Black Wood regarded as the world’s most luxurious wood. The whole device is covered with 925 silver, and 18-carat gold in the most exclusive version. Further, the exceptional design is accompanied by the highest class electronics, USB 3.0 with its 64GB capacity and the 190MB/s reading speed. Carrying the lifetime guarantee of the producer, the Apophis in silver version costs $1,130, and the gold version costs $1,990.

Luxury USB Key “Magic Mashrum”

Swedish jewellery house Shawish continues the tradition of launching a luxury and unique things. After creating World’s First All-diamond 150-carat Ring that worth $70 million Shawish has presented World’s Most Expensive USB Key. This luxury gem-studded memory stick is a part of their already well-known collection of mushroom pendants, Magic Mushroom. Shawish high-tech Magic Mushroom USB-key consists of two parts: the stem, made of 18K gold, and the head of the fungus, consisting of hundreds of rubies, sapphires and diamonds. Magic Mushroom USB key also provides 32 GB of memory. Magic Mushroom USB key crafted with white gold, emeralds and white diamonds will cost $36,900. USB key in yellow gold, white diamonds and rubies will cost $24,400. USB key in pink gold studded with pink sapphires and white diamonds will cost $16,500.

USB Memory Sticks Collection “Empty Memory”

Elegant Empty Memory USB memory sticks collection was created by Yoo-Kyung Shin and Hanhsi Chen for Logical Art. "What is the physical boundary of an electronic device? While function was detached from its form, the outline it needs to be or it supposed to be can be different. As flash drives was made extremely small, the Empty Memory was given a hollow space, implying the invisible technology." The collection comes with two different designs – Structure and Transparency, both indicating that you can fill them up with your own memories! Structure comes with stainless finishing, white Rhodium plating and black Rhodium plating. Transparency comes with stainless brushed / mirror finishing, Rose Gold plating and black Rhodium plating. Both versions contains 4GB volume with high speed USB 2.0. Take a look!

Camera USB Drive from Photojojo

Absolutely amazing steampunk usb drives have interesting competitor. The following Camera USB Drive from Photojojo has three variations to choose from – Canon, Ricoh and Nikon. But it only has 4GB of storage. Perhaps there’ll be 16GB telephoto or 32GB zoom lenses available in the future. Will be waiting.

AIAIAI & Libertine Libertine USB Flash Drive

We continue the theme of wooden items and represent to your attention wooden USB drive. The 2GB AIAIAI & Libertine Libertine USB flash drive will definitely be liked by those who want to feel closer to nature even while working on their gizmos. The new flash drive comes loaded with new debut album of Pantherman (AKA Bjarke Niemann, the front man of Danish electro-rockers Spleen United). The device is worth $38.

Luxury USB Flash Drive by LaCie

This elegant luxury USB flash drive called “Galet” is a result of collaboration of LaCie with French luxury brand Christofle. Silver-plated, pebble-shaped 4GB USB flash drive costs $130 and comes with gift box from LaCie’s Paris factory. The drive includes LaCie’s password-protection software and a matching amount of online storage via Wuala, providing extra protection, and is USB 3 compatible.

O+ Media Package from David Riesenberg

If you ask the older generation, which is better – CD or mp3, they will answer – “vinyl”. In fact, the dispute about which format is better – is meaningless. The only difference is what feelings cause certain media. Industrial designer David Riesenberg has developed a project called “O+ Promotional Music Release”, which will once and for all stop such a disputes. He joined together: a vinyl record, a compact disc, USB flash drive and as an iTunes Download Code. The designer does not expect the mass production of his invention, but for limited edition series to get an extra buzz, this project is completely viable.

Steampunk Memory Keys from back2root

For creating such unusual memory key in steampunk style you would need some wood, a few old pocket watches and a lot of talent and creativity. All featured bellow memory keys were created by artist from United Kingdom under nick back2root. The corps of USB drives were made out of different types of wood: Ebony, Padauk and even such exotic wood as Tiger Myrtle. The creation of each device took up to 12 hours and up to 8 old pocket watches. The beautiful results of such hard work you could see below. Enjoy!

Light Bulb USB Memory

Some USB memory are blinking while reading data, but what is their tiny weak lights compared to the radiance of an entire light bulb? Light Bulb USB Memory with 2 GB looking like a light bulb, and it glows while writing and reading information. The device is capable of transmitting data at speeds of 480 Mbps, compatible with all operation systems and is available in orange, blue and green colors. This is a great example how to combine useful and some kind of funny stuff.

Apple by The Beatles – Limited Edition

Beatles fans should hurry up. December 7 scheduled for worldwide release of a unique Beatles Stereo USB in the form of an apple. This 16-gigabyte device created by Apple Corps Ltd. and EMI Music contains 14 re-mastered albums of The Beatles, 13 short documentary video about the creation of the studio albums, rare photos of The Beatles and also a lot of interesting things. You can buy it here.