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USB drives may soon replace traditional hard drives in both laptops and desktops, but the truth is, most of them don't really look all that exciting. However, these thirty-six fun and creative designs that have become popular on the internet in recent times aim to change that. Continue reading to see them all.

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SanDisk's Cruzer Fit 16GB USB Drive is currently being offered at just $12.62, originally priced at $82.99. The drive comes with a protective cap and is a handy way to bring along your music collection, video collection, work documents, or favorite photos. Product page. Continue reading for a video review.

Notable features:
  • LED to monitor drive's activity.

  • Password protect and encrypt private files with SanDisk SecureAcces software.

  • Low profile design is great for tablets, car stereos, and other small devices.
[via Amazon]

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Don't you just hate plugging in a USB device the wrong way? Well, look no further than this innovative double-sided design which reverses depending on the side that's being plugged in. Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a viral K-Mart advert that has received over 9-million-views in just 5-days.

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For a USB drive that can easily be shared as well as disposed of, GIGS.2.GO should do the trick. In a nutshell, these come four 4GB sticks to a card and are made from recycled, molded paper pulp that can be torn off and then shared. Continue reading for more pictures and additional information.

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LaCie's CooKey 32GB USB Drive is currently being offered at only $44.85 shipped, originally priced at $85.99. The round design is both functional and memorable, and the protection that the LaCie CooKey offers makes it extremely reliable. Product page. Continue reading for a video unboxing.

Notable features:
  • Sturdy metal ultra-thin design; fits on a keyring.

  • Generous 32GB storage.

  • Fast transfer rates.

  • 4GB of online storage on Wuala for 2 years.

  • Gold SIP technology, water and scratch-resistant.
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It's that time again, time for another round of cool and unusual USB flash drives, starting with the chainsaw above, which appears to be pulled directly from a Resident Evil game or The Walking Dead television show. Continue reading to see more.

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It's not everyday that you see animal-shaped USB drives or hubs, much less ones that look like small piglets feeding off their mother. That is just one of the many cool gadget and accessories we've rounded up for you today. Continue reading to see them all.

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LEGO USB drives can not only be used to store data, but if you've got a few of them, they are great for making random objects. That is just one of the many unconventional (yet real) USB flash drives we've rounded up for you today. Continue reading to see more.

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SanDisk's Cruzer Fit 8GB USB Micro Drive is currently being offered at only $8.07, originally priced at $47.99. Its low profile design is well-suited for notebooks, tablets, and other small devices. Plus, it comes with a protective cap and is a handy way to bring along your music collection, video collection, work documents, or favorite photos. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing video.

Notable features:
  • LED to monitor drive's activity.

  • Password protect and encrypt private files with SanDisk SecureAcces software.

  • Added protection - secure online backup (up to 2 GB optionally available), offered by YuuWa.

  • Tiny, Portable flash drive.

  • Backed by a 2-year limited warranty.
[via Amazon]

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SanDisk's Cruzer Fit 16GB USB Micro Drive, the world's smallest, is currently being offered at only $11.49, originally priced at $82.99. It's a great way to enjoy and share songs, videos, photos, and other digital files wherever you are. A built-in LED allows you to monitor the drive's activity. Product page. Continue reading for a video review

Notable features:
  • LED to monitor drive's activity.

  • Password protect and encrypt private files with SanDisk SecureAcces software.

  • Added protection - secure online backup (up to 2 GB optionally available), offered by YuuWa.

  • Tiny, Portable flash drive.

  • Backed by a 2-year limited warranty.
[via Amazon]

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