Buffalo’s Shinobi carries 60GB of data in a two-ounce package

MinistationshinobiharddriveWhat looks to be the footprint of a business card, weighs two ounces and can hold up to 60GB of your data? Hands up, who said the “MiniStation Shinobi“? *looks for hands* OK, props to the uber-geek in the back of the room with the “Luke, I am your father” T-shirt on. While not learning to speak Klingon, he clearly noticed the announcement of this little data contaniner from Buffalo.The Shinobi measures a small 3.4 x 2.2 x 0.2-inches and holds one of those tiny 1.8-inch drives inside along with a self-contained USB 2.0 interface. Just plug in to your notebook for access to your data; no external power required. Hmm, what are the odds that the Shinobi could be opened up easily? I wouldn’t mind super-sizing this to a Large with one of the new 250GB Toshiba drives if the interface would work. According to Everything USB, you should find these next month: $119 for the 30GB model and $169 to double your data pleasure.


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