Mimoco released this video clip/ad yesterday featuring a race between the Superman and Flash…flash drives.
It’s been several years since Mimoco bought the license to produce DC character-themed USB thumb drives. Of course they started with the usual suspects: Batman and related characters. Green Lantern got a push when the movie came out. You’d think that a Flash-themed flash drive would be an obvious choice, but I suppose they were playing it safe.
Store and transport your data at lightning fast speeds with the ultimate self-referential flash drive of all time, the Flash MIMOBOT designer USB flash drive. Could there be a more perfect character for a character-based flash drive? The answer, of course, is no.
Truer words, Mimoco. Truer words.
Thanks to Christopher Schmitt for the tip!
Update: Come to think of it, this does look a bit familiar… Continue reading
On a related note, while Mimobot has the current license for actual DC Comics-inspired flash drives, they’ve been sticking with the Batman and Green Lantern characters for now. You’d think someone over there would see the inherent appeal of a Flash flash drive.