By Luke Anderson
External hard drives are great, but they can be rather bulky. Sure, there are slim enclosures that hold notebook drives, but you still have to mess with the USB cable, and they aren’t really small enough to fit in your pocket. If you really need something small that’s going to hold plenty of data, you might check out this new drive from Buffalo.
When I hear the name Shinobi, I’m reminded of the video game series. However, the MiniStation Shinobi is clearly not a game. This tiny drive measures 1.8” long and a mere 0.2” thick. One of the best features about it is the integrated USB cable. Just pull it out and plug it in, no more dealing with loose cables. The drive will debut next month in 30GB and 60GB flavors for $120 and $170 respectively.