Feeds

Yes! It's the USB retro-style vacuum cleaner

Really sucks

Choosing a cloud hosting partner with confidence

If you usually eat lunch at your desk, you’ll probably have crumbs everywhere. So, if the missus/cleaner doesn’t quite live up to the job, then get de-crumbing yourself with a USB vacuum cleaner.

USB_vacuum
USB vacuum: get cleaning

The tiny desktop unit - it measure 200 x 60 x 95mm - looks like one of those retro Hoover vacuums, rather than a swanky, 21st Century Dyson floor-sucker, and is powered through a USB port.

Online retailer Drinkstuff says the vacuum does actually suck up the dust and crumbs - so presumably you should have to empty it every now and again too. There's no word on whether it's a bagless model or requires an endless supply of paper dust receptacles.

The USB Desk Vac is available now for a mere £8 (€12/$16) from Drinkstuff's website.

Intelligent flash storage arrays

Whitepapers

Cloud and hybrid-cloud data protection for VMware
Learn how quick and easy it is to configure backups and perform restores for VMware environments.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Three 1TB solid state scorchers up for grabs
Big SSDs can be expensive but think big and think free because you could be the lucky winner of one of three 1TB Samsung SSD 840 EVO drives that we’re giving away worth over £300 apiece.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.