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Best Bets Daily: Thursday

Use the Force!

Posted August 7, 2008
Mimoco has been making Mimobots—ridiculously adorable USB flash drives inspired by the limited-edition Japanese Toy Art movement—for the past few years, shamelessly marketing to tech-minded customers who just can’t get enough cuteness in their lives. Now they’re cranking up the collectible angle with a new series of officially licensed Star Wars Mimobots, including baby-faced Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, and C-3PO flash drives that are all tiny (slightly more than two inches tall), but pack from one to eight gigabytes of your data (and are PC and Mac compatible). If you’re not a Star Wars fangirl or fanboy, though, there are tons of other options, like the scary-sweet Happy Tree Friends series and the cuddly new MODman Mimobot from famed illustrator-cartoonist Gary Baseman.

Prices start at $34.95 for 1GB flash drives at

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