CES 2010: Final Thoughts

The Consumer Electronics show, the behemoth of tech, the Valhalla of gadgetry, has come and gone for yet another year. But this time, rather than arriving with a bang, it slinked into sight with something more like a whimper. CES…

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Gerald LynchCES 2010: Final Thoughts

CES 2010: Day 3 Round-Up

Another day, another Tech Digest CES 2010 round-up. Fancy Tweeting hands-free in your car or controlling your PC by breathing? Check today's top stories below and find out how. Twitter coming to Ford cars The digital equivalent of drink-driving? Motorola…

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Gerald LynchCES 2010: Day 3 Round-Up

Freecom's Mobile Drive XXS – the world's smallest 2.5" external hard drive

This one’s so small the official size comes in millimetres – and even decimal places of millimetres, whatever they’ve called. Billimeteres or something, probably. The Freecom XXS, which we would imagine stands for Extra Extra Small, measures just 109.8mm x 79.5mm x 13.5mm. That’s small.

We hired a scanning electron microscope to take the following photograph which illustrates precisely how small.

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Not that small compared to an MP3 player, really, but small compared to other 2.5″ external hard drives – which Freecom says…

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Gary CutlackFreecom's Mobile Drive XXS – the world's smallest 2.5" external hard drive