The next time you struggle to buy a gift for the man who has everything, consider a $ 250 set of cufflinks that he likely doesn’t have. But not just any old ones; Engadget notes that Brookstone sells polished silver cufflinks that hide handy mobile technology functions. Both links hide a standard USB port allowing these to double as a 2 GB flash drive. With the proper software installed on a PC, the links can share the computer’s Internet connection over Wi-Fi for multiple devices. These run off of the computer’s power, so there’s no battery to deal with.
Are there cheaper flash drives and apps to share a Wi-Fi connection? Sure, but not with this form and function: Geeky but stylish!
Related research and analysis from GigaOM Pro:
Subscriber content. Sign up for a free trial.
- Virtual Worlds: Trends and Opportunities
- Mobile Q4: The scramble for spectrum continues
- Updated: Forecast: global mobile subscribers, 2010–2015