John Laposky On Dec 3 2012 - 1:00am

Star Trek, Simpsons USB Drives Hit Retail

 

NEW YORK — Portable data storage options for the TV junkie in your life have expanded in time for holiday gift-giving.

Mimoco has unveiled its latest line of officially licensed Mimobot flash drives, the Star Trek X series.

Under license by CBS Consumer Products, the first collection features four Star Trek characters — Captain Kirk, Mister Spock, Data and Captain Picard — available with up to 64GB of data storage. The line comes preloaded with exclusive Star Trek Mimory content including never-before-seen material from the “Star Trek: The Next Generation” Blu-ray release, vintage toy commercials and comics.

The line also comes with the MimoDesk personalization suite, which includes Star Trek-themed wallpapers, icons and avatars. It also comes equipped with Mimo- Byte sound software powered with an offering of iconic sounds and character dialogue that play each time the drive is inserted or ejected from one’s computer.

“Star Trek is one of the greatest science-fiction sagas of all time, and we’re honored to add this revered property to our proud list of Mimobot characters,” said Scott Seraydarian, director of media at Mimoco. “We’re equally excited by the amazing array of bonus preloaded content that wholly enriches the product line and is sure to delight fans of all ages.”

The Star Trek X Mimobot series is now available online at Mimoco.com and at select U.S. retailers.

Mimoco also offers officially licensed Star Wars, Hello Kitty and DC Comics Mimobit drives.

Also new for the holidays from Italy-based Tribe is the officially licensed Simpsons line of USB drives.

Models include Homer, Bart, Marge and Lisa, in 8GB capacities. The drives include a small chain so that they can be used as a keychain.

The Simpsons line is not available in U.S. brick-and-mortar retailers yet, but can be ordered online at www.usbtribe.com.

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