updated 12:20 pm EDT, Mon September 19, 2005
LaCie Carte Orange
LaCie today unveiled its credit-card sized USB key called the . The ultra compact USB storage device offers an unprecedented 4GB (4000MB) or 8GB (8000MB) storage capacity. "With its sturdy metal design and plastic bumper, LaCie Carte Orange is amazingly light and thin—far thinner than most traditional 1GB or 2GB USB keys." Measuring at 6mm height and weighing less than 60g, the LaCie Carte Orange is powered by an integrated USB 2.0 connector, which can be plugged into any USB-equipped computer. The flexible connector allows users to plug LaCie Carte Orange into the port wherever it may be located on the computer, and retracts for safe transportation. It is available for $100 (4GB) and $150 (8GB). LaCie Carte Orange ships with LaCie Silverlining and SilverKeeper drive management and backup utilities.