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It's the World's Smallest SSD, and Pocket Knife

Victorinox, maker of the original Swiss Army Knife, has combined its flagship product with what it dubs as the world's smallest solid-state drive. Called the Victorinox Secure SDD, the device stores up to 256 GB and reportedly offers double the read speeds and triple the write speeds of USB flash drives with the same size.

As expected, the storage device comes packed with the standard features: scissors, a straight blade, and a nail file/screwdriver. For the not-so-adventurous, the tool also provides USB 2.0 and eSATA II connectivity, a 32-bit processor with hardware error correction, secure data encryption, and dynamic power management. There's even an LCD/e-paper display that shows how much space is available on the drive.

On the software front, the drive provides a suite of tools for automatic backups, managing bookmarks and favorites, synchronizing documents and folders between more than one computer, synchronization of Office Outlook or Outlook Express files, and password management. The software also provides Zero-Footprint capability to ensure anonymity while browsing for other less-geeky knives online.

Victorinox also revealed two additional, smaller models: the 64 GB Victorinox Slim and the 128 GB Victorinox Slim Duo. Both are waterproof, shock-resistant and come in various colors. Despite the smaller capacity, both drives also sport scissors, a blade, and a nail file/screwdriver. There's even a "flight friendly" version to please airport security checkpoints, offering the knife/SSD duo without the suspicious tools.

Pricing and availability was not provided, so stay tuned.

  • amk09
    " scissors, a straight blade, and a nail file/screwdriver. For the not-so-adventurous, the tool also provides USB 2.0 and eSATA II connectivity, a 32-bit processor with hardware error correction, secure data encryption, and dynamic power management. There's even an LCD/e-paper display that shows how much space is available on the drive."


    all that in a pocket knife??? sweet jesus
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  • bombat1994
    where is your assignment, its worth 99% of your mark and if its late u get 0. dont worry i got it here. pull out usb. realise its not there. open the knife and kill everyone
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  • festerovic
    No prices? I'm gonna guess $699 for the 256gb. Seems like a rad gadget.
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  • eastcoaster
    Wow, that is going to be pricey!!
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  • burnley14
    There's even a "flight friendly" version to please airport security checkpoints, offering the knife/SSD duo without the suspicious tools.

    Uhh, so this one's just a standard flash drive I guess? Extra special deal: knife/SSD combo minus the pesky knife feature!
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  • mister g
    I could imagine how somebody would react if someone asked for your data and you took this out.
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  • mister g
    Or how sweet it would be if I find one stuck in a computer at a local bibrary.
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  • joelmartinez
    I lost my victorinox :( nice blade
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  • tpi2007
    MacGyver would surely use one of these nowadays to get out of elevators, unlock electronic doorlocks, power on modern cars, and copy all the data from the bad guys in an instant :)
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  • tychoblu
    Didn't Val Kilmer have one of these in "The Saint"?
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