USB Drive Worth Weight In Gold
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UCC Australia has imported Super Talent Technology’s PICO-C Gold, a 24-carat gold-plated, water-resistant USB drive that weighs less than 5gms. It is smaller than an SD card, and can store over 2,000 MP3 songs.

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The unit uses chip-on-board (COB) technology to squeeze 8GB of Flash into an impressively small 31.3mm x 12.4mm x 3.4mm gold-plated steel case. It is shock-resistant, and has up to 200X (30MB/sec) transfer speeds. The Pico-C Gold includes a sturdy gold chain, and looks more like a fashion accessory than a high performance Flash drive.
“Is it the speed, the ruggedness, the water resistance, the incredibly tiny size or the pure elegance that people like most in our Pico-C drive? Who knows?” says Super Talent’s marketing director Joe James. “But, this combination of features and style is not offered in any other terrestrial storage device, which makes it a real craze.”