In a clever example of convergence, the Memix Memory Watch combines a 128MB portable storage device with a functional timepiece. The device connects to computer or PDA via a USB cable integrated in to the watch strap and password based protection is built in to secure access to important files.
Acting as a standard portable disk drive, the MEMIX Memory Watch stores any computer files including documents, images, audio and video.
The watch itself is water resistant to 30 metres, anti-static and shock proof and features a
Citizen movement with up to a 3-year battery life.
Supporting Plug & Play on Windows 98/ME/2000/XP, Linux 2.4 or higher and Mac OS 8.6 or higher, the MEMIX Memory Watch is availabe online in Black or Grey at a cost of '69.99 (Excluding: VAT at 17.5%) - that's around AUS$175 + tax.
As converts to the convenience of portable USB drives, we at Gizmo think its a sensible idea - its one less item to misplace among the office clutter.
About the Author
Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.
All articles by Mike Hanlon