Stocking stuffers: popular characters come to USB drives

Monday, December 9th, 2013. Filed under: Art Games Holidays Home & Garden Online Science & Technology
The Superman drive is available from €12.90 (around $18). ©Mimico

The Superman drive is available from €12.90 (around $18).

(Relaxnews) – Whether you’re into superheroes, villains, video game avatars or classic cartoon personalities, there is a good chance you’ll find a USB drive made to look like your favorite character. And these days, who couldn’t use a little extra data storage? Next time you’re stumped for gifts, consider picking up a USB drive from one of these fun and offbeat collections.

DC Comics Superheroes
Mimico has launched “Mimobot,” a collection of whimsical USB drives made to look like classic DC Comics characters. The collection includes Superman, Iron Man, Catwoman, Batman and even Robin. Each character is available in different versions, ranging from 4GB to 64GB.
Price: from €12.90 (around $18)

The Smurfs
The brand Tribe, maker of several novelty USB ranges, has introduced a line based on Peyo’s classic creatures. Take your pick between Papa Smurf, Smurfette, Black Smurf and Brainy Smurf, each available with 4GB or 8GB of storage.
Price: from €13.99 (around $19)

Santa Claus
This season, Maxell is giving users a chance to carry their data with them in festive Christmas style through this collection of USB drives featuring Santa and his reindeer. Available with between 2GB and 16GB of data storage, these devices are guaranteed shock-proof and water resistant.
Price: from €9.90 (around $13)

Angry Birds
Emtec has presented a USB drive line consisting of 8GB drives dedicated to the famous Angry Birds game franchise. Choose between four availble versions, featuring the yellow, red or black bird or King Pig. The devices are compatible with Windows, Mac OS and Linux.
Price: from €14.90 (around $20)

Raving Rabbids
Another massively popular video game franchise, Raving Rabbids also has its own collection of USB drives, made by Integral in 4GB and 8GB versions. These come pre-stocked with Raving Rabbids desktop wallpaper and system sounds, giving you the option of bringing the quirky world of these characters to your PC operating system.
Price: from €14.99 (around $20)

Maxell's Santa Claus USB drive sells from €9.90 (around $13). ©Maxell

Maxell’s Santa Claus USB drive sells from €9.90 (around $13).

The Raving Rabbids USB drive sells for €14.99 (around $20). ©Integral

The Raving Rabbids USB drive sells for €14.99 (around $20).

Emtec's Angry Birds drives are available from €14.90 (around $20). ©Emtec

Emtec’s Angry Birds drives are available from €14.90 (around $20).

The Smurfs USB drives are available from €13.99 (around $19). ©Tribe

The Smurfs USB drives are available from €13.99 (around $19).


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