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Brando injects storage

The syringe that thinks it's a Flash drive

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

Seeing a hypodermic sticking out of someone isn’t a sight most people relish. So quirky peripherals retailer Brando has made a larger-than-normal syringe and wants you to jab it into your USB port.

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Brando's hypodermic Flash drive

The USB Syringe Flash Drive is exactly as it sounds and, although it doesn’t have a sharp needle lurking at one end, the plunger separates from the main body to reveal a USB port.

Measuring roughly 95 x 25 x 18mm, the ‘medical’ gizmo works over USB 2.0 and is has an 8ml 8GB capacity. The whole unit is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, Mac OS and Linux.

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We can't guarantee it'll make your PC feel better

As a nice treat the plastic body allows you to see right through to the syringe’s circuit board.

Brando’s USB Syringe Flash Drive is available now online for $30 (£20/€22). Doctor’s note not required... ®

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

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