miiSTOR ICE (CES 2008)

By: Rose A. Valenta - Jan 11, 2008   Updated: Mar 25 2011
References: miistor & elitechoice.org
This miiSTOR ICE diamond encrusted USB drive is the answer to every geek's prayer when it comes to luxury accessories. It is a platinum creation with 456 diamonds. The price tag is $29,347 or £15,000.

Other miiSTOR USBs include Snow, Stahl, Silver, Jet and Jet +, some of which are featured in the gallery.

Implications - With the rise in adoption of consumer gadgets, luxury consumers are looking for upscale items that flaunt their wealth and ooze exclusivity. This storage device is covered in hundreds of diamonds, which kicks the blinged tech theme up several notches. In creating such a pricey item, designers hope to attract a notoriously fickle target market.