Dr. Martens USB Boot Drive: A Boot In More Ways Than One

Boot drives. Pretty simple to understand, right? It's a hard drive or solid state drive (usually), internal or external, used to boot up into a given operating system. Well, that used to be the definition. Now, mentioning "boot drive" takes on an entirely new meaning. Dr. Martens, which is a boot company that has been around for years and years, just celebrated their 50th. In order to really revel in their achievement, they could have just produced a new shoe. But instead, they did something different. Very different.


They produced a USB drive, and as you might guess, it's a "boot drive" in more ways than one. Not only can this USB flash drive act as a boot drive for your computer, but it's also shaped like a boot. Cute, right? It's a limited edition drive with 2GB of storage space, and it measures 2" tall. It's $25, which isn't bad given the form factor. And if you're a big fan of the company's shoes, well, this one's a shoe-in. Sorry, we had to.

Via:  Dr. Martens
Comments
3vi1 4 years ago

>> And if you're a big fan of the company's shoes, well, this one's a shoe-in. Sorry, we had to.

If we ever meet at a con one day, I'll be the guy punching you. :) lol

Looks like a horrible design that could impede access to the second USB ports on some systems... depending on which way the toe point.

animatortom 4 years ago

Now they need to make them in military colors and hand them out to the troops :)

realneil 4 years ago

naw!

You can keep 'em,......

digitaldd 4 years ago

One question, do they feature Airwair?   Wink

HaydeePomposo one year ago

Do you have them on black? and how much it is the cost, I would like to buy about 40 of them.

digitaldd one year ago

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Do you have them on black? and how much it is the cost, I would like to buy about 40 of them.

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They only have purple left Haydee.  http://www.dmusastore.com/p-5379-purple-usb-boot-2gb.aspx

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