PNY launches LEGO USB flash drives

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There have been numerous LEGO-brick shaped flash drives around for a while, now it seems you'll be able to buy officially licensed ones:

PNY Technologies, Inc. ("PNY") today announced a new brand licensing partnership with LEGO Group to produce LEGO branded USB Flash Drives. This new line of USB Flash Drives will launch in multiple colors in both 8GB and 16GB options. Read more.

Thanks RichLumb for the news.

16 comments on this article

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By in United States,

They announced today? I got mine from Best Buy about 2 weeks ago... love the thing!

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By in United Kingdom,

I believe I saw these in WHSmith earlier today. The packaging was certainly official so I presume it is the same product.

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By in United Kingdom,

The press release is dated today but maybe it's old news, then.

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By in United Kingdom,

I bought one in Currys / PC World last week. Assistant told me not to as they are "only" USB 2.0, not 3.0, It didn't put me off, it comes with a free 2x4 brick.......... I am a sucker for TLG. Also says 5+ on the box..... interesting if there are any 4 yr olds out there with £12.99 to their name and aware of the concept of data..........

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By in United States,

I bought one from Best Buy a week or so ago... I didn't realize that they were that new. :P They're pretty reasonably priced, too...

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By in United Kingdom,

I bought the blue one a week ago, cost something like £16 from Whsmiths. :D

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By in United States,

^ I think the connector slides into the brick.

Definably want to get one and use it to backup my LEGO creations and videos :D
PNY is a good brand.

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By in United States,

About time I got a flash drive...this gives me such a great reason to find one. <3 TLG

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By in United States,

I have the minifigure flash drive, but this is way better. I dont know why i need 2 flashdrives, but i want this one because it is compatible with LEGO bricks where as to the minifigure flashdrive, it isn't

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By in Switzerland,

Just to put things in perspective - I bought a 64Gb Ultra flash drive for £23.78 (by Sandisk) - VFM wise, this is not worth it at all.

You re paying for the novelty factor more than anything else.

However, perhaps for Corporate events, this may be something worthwhile.

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By in United Kingdom,

These have been out for a good while, I saw them in WHSmith back in July

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By in United Kingdom,

I got 2 when I was over in July from Smiths. There are cheaper ones out there, but there are 3 important things about these:
1: It looks like a Lego brick, so I will know at work which is mine straight away;
2: They are Lego compatible, so can easily be "hidden" in a Lego build, or box of bricks (for when I have exams, etc. on them);
3: It is Lego, so a good enough reason on its own...

I have had a slight problem with my blue one, in that the USB part will often retract when I plug it into something, so need to keep my finger on the slider when I insert it. The red one I have had no problems (yellow was not available when I got mine...)...

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By in United States,

@ legomaniac.
Yes, the connector does slide into the brick. :)

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By in United States,

Oh, and if anyone here buys one of the brickdrives, be careful inserting the tiny keyring. That can easily scratch the plastic. I'm kinda disappointed about that. :/

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