Gadget of the Day – T.One USB Microdrive

It’s nearly time for our annual USB memory stick Top Trumps championship. And while most members of the Stuff team have lined up a sleek 2GB num

It’s nearly time for our annual USB memory stick Top Trumps championship. And while most members of the Stuff team have lined up a sleek 2GB number to compete, in web world we’ve got our eyes on the true king – T.One’s Microdrive.The 12 or 8GB T.One whirs a little when accessing your files, which should hint at why it’s capable of such gargantuan storage skills. That’s right, inside the plastic (8GB) or aluminium (12GB) shell is one of IBM’s mini 1in hard disks – no puny Flash for this beefy-brained Tic Tac box.It’s lubricated with USB 2.0 so you can fill up those GBs faster than you can say, ‘it’s PC, Mac and Linux compatible’, and there’s enough space for masses of movies, tons of tunes or buckets of boring work stuff. That Top Trump crown will be yours.

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