Tag Archives: USB

swivelCard, the Smart Business Card with USB and Remote Access…

For those of us that need a business card with more swivelCard comes to the rescue. Fold the swivelCard just right and it turns into a USB drive with 1MB of storage and a hyperlink to your profile page.

Turn it over to snapshot the QR code or hold it near your smartphone and NFC supplied on board passes your personal details over. The multi-talented swivelCard can even be accessed via traditional eye ball technology.

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FixMeStick, The USB First Aid Kit for your PC or Mac…

From time to time a gadget is released that just makes you wonder why it hasn’t been done before, FixMeStick is such a product and more. Here at Highpants we think it’s the best thing since sliced silicon wafers.

Like a 50-calibre anti-virus weapon FixMeStick brings hardened anti-virus to any PC with a spare USB port, soon to be available for the Mac as well.

Presented for your viewing pleasure we have the Dragons Den appearance by the sticks inventors as well as the FixMeStick in action video, two for one. Sit back, relax and let your PC’s medication take effect, things might get a little strange. Now count slowly backwards from 10.

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Cotton Candy The USB Computer, Android Everywhere…

Cotton Candy, a stick that connects you to the clouds. Not only designed to make any device Android Smart but FXI are attempting to battle the multiplicity of log-ins and applications that’s evolving as more devices become internet connected and intelligent. Cotton Candy doesn’t just carry your data and applications but it is a single point of access for your entire online life, your online Cotton Candy.

Created by Norwegian start-up FXI Technologies –Trondheim Norway, a spin-off of Falanx Microsystems which is now part of ARM – Cotton Candy brings Android to any device. Use the HDMI to turn any TV into an Internet Connected Smart TV or bring Android to you PC / Mac by switching ends and plugging in the USB. Work blocking Facebook, no problems just plug in Cotton Candy and all of your Android applications spring to life in their own window on your PC. FXI envision Cotton Candy becoming our everyday environment, with our entire online lives lived through the USB stick. This could simplify the need to keep multiple machines up to date with the same applications or the need for multiple log-in and passwords.

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Logitech Wireless Touchpad, The Finger Friendly Input Device…

The ultimate input device for a multimedia PC may just be a flat black 5″ square of plastic, the Logitech Wireless Touchpad for Windows 7. In one foul swoop – swipe ? – Logitech has shifted the PC world towards a finger friendly future. Smartphone and Tablets have changed the touch-screen interface forever, in the process showing the PC world how touch should be done in. The recent release of the Razor Switchblade LCD Touchscreen interface has helped the PC make up ground, a step forward. Now Logitech is bringing the gesture interface to the rest of the Windows 7 PC world. The Wireless Touchpad brings a fantastically familiar interface to the PC, if you’re a touchscreen fan or need to simplify controlling a desktop computer, especially Media-Centre PC’s, the Wireless Touchpad is an elegant solution to a dinosaur’s problem. Plug the incredibly small USB receiver into an empty USB port to drag any PC into the world of gesture and touch.
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Touchpads may all look the same but it what’s on the inside that makes all the difference. The Logitech Touchpad is an excellent interpretation of what a touchpad should be. The spacious 5″ touch sensitive surface offers plenty of room even for the most flamboyant gesturers. Powered by a built in Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery, Logitech quotes the time between charges of 4months, plenty of time to point fingers. Jumping on the Logitech Unifying receiver bandwagon the Wireless Touchpad’s ultra compact USB dongle can control up to six Logitech devices, so a mouse or keyboard can easily piggy-back off the one USB dongle. The 2.4Ghz receiver has a quoted range of 25 meters so you aren’t tied to the TV or computer your trying to control, not forced to sit in front of the TV like a 3 year old.