Mimobot Review

As most of you know, my laptop died last Friday. When I was telling you about the laptop loss and my normal computer backup routines, I told you a little about my Princess Leia Mimobot Flash Drive. Here's the excerpt if you've already read the post or don't feel like going back:
“Tragically I hadn't backed up in about 2 weeks. Something I usually do almost every day... It's why I keep a little jar of pen drives with it!!! And why I have spindles and spindles, cases and cases of back up disks from once a month for the last 7 years and boxes and boxes of 3.5" floppies from before that!

Central Pen Drive Guide

1. Central Current: Current design jobs for clients / Blog stuff & draft posts / daily Mozilla Thunderbird email backups
2. Central DigiGraphics: Digital scrap booking & current personal projects
3. Central Home Management: Our home management files, schedules, cleaning lists, family emergency info, family medical info, kitchen guides, you know all that OCD home organization goodness.
4. Central Media: Video game information, walk-throughs, cheats. Media Inventories.
5. My ***NEW*** 4 gig Princess Leia Mimobot is still currently empty because I love it so much I just sit and stare at it for hours. [review coming soon! ... now that I have to re-write it!]


BUT my computer had not been working right all week so I didn't get to back it up.”


So as promised I want to tell you about my exciting Mimobot flash drive!

A few months back I saw someone on Twitter, tweeting to @mimbot. They were saying something really weird that grabbed my attention and so I had to figure out what this was all about. I clicked on to @mimobot's profile and was interested to read that they were having a Word of the Day competition. Everyday they were posting a WOTD and all you had to do was reply to them with a sentence using the WOTD to be entered to win one of their very cool flash drives. From the moment I saw them I was in love!

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Mimobots are collectable designer USB flash drives. Launched in 2005 by Mimoco, Inc. They are original designs by artists and preloaded with all kinds of neat “Mimory” that includes music, video, animations, and games. Many of the Mimobots are produced in limited quantities between 500 to 5,000 units. They offer 1 to 8 gigs of storage and look cute while doing it! They even have a great story about how the Mimobots came to this planet: the story from the mimobots of planet blõôh.

melettomain neromain pastaiomain
They have a few different types: original MIMOBOT characters, artist series collaborations, and licensing partnerships. Besides all the great artists originals, the licensed Mimobots are characters
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I’m sure you will recognize. Jhd_shop_HappyTreeFriendsapans DOMO, Halo Characters like Master Chief, Happy Tree Friends, and STAR WAhd_shop_haloRS!!! Yes, Star wars!

Star Wars in one of our favorite movies! I fell in love with the hd_shop_StarWarsPrincess Leia one! My mom called me Princess Leia growing up and she is of course my favorite Star Wars Characters. Dave collects Boba Fett stuff, so he had to have the Boba Mimobot. Wow were we amazed when we received them. We didn’t even want to open them! They come in these really neat clear cases that are so cool. On the top of the case it says what number yours is. My 4 gig Princess Leia is 2,224 out of 3,500. Dave’s Boba Fett is 4,420 out of 5,000. That alone makes you feel special! So we finally got around to opening them [carefully!!!] How awesome are these things?!?!?!
SW2_Leia SW2_Boba
Yeah I know! Pretty much as awesome as it gets! Dave plugged his in and we spent the next hour playing with the preloaded content on both of them. I have never been so excited over a pen drive in my life!
They even came with cute little protoHoodie Keychains especiallyhgmzv2_2 to fit our characters! They have these fun hoodies to fit everyone of their Mimobots in a variety of colors. I always am excited when my technology can stay warm and adorable in their own little hoodies.
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I will have no problem when I get my new computer backing it up everyday! These Mimobot drives are so cool, you WANT to use them as much as possible! I am happy just looking at it! hehe! Dave’s actually using his to back up some files right now!
So I know you’re all going to head right over to Mimoco’s Mimobot site and buy one right now! BUT for those of you who want a chance to own one out of the goodness of their hearts, they have offered one of you lucky readers a Mimobot of your choice!
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY,
MY RULES HAVE CHANGED!!!
TO ENTER: Visit Mimoco.com and look at the Mimobot Drives. Come back and leave a comment letting me know your favorite Mimobot and why!
US ONLY – ONE ENTRY PER HOUSEHOLD
Not following all directions will result in disqualification!
For extra entries:
  1. Visit Mimoco.com and goto store locations. Come back and leave a comment telling me the closest place they’re sold near you.
  2. In another comment, tell me an artist you would like to see design or character you would like to see in a Mimobot.
  3. Follow @mimobot AND ME @erinjeany. Then tweet about this giveaway with both of our twitter names included. The more creative the better! Then come back and leave another comment with your twitter name AND the tweet URL!
  4. Blog about this giveaway. Leave another comment with your blog link.

GOOD LUCK!

And remember: ALWAYS BACK UP YOUR COMPUTER!

&hearts Erin
All Mimobot Images are copyright of Mimoco, Inc.

128 comments:

MJ said...

I love Smiling Malfi by FriendsWithYou

EllyBean said...

I like the Mr. TTT Rainbow! He's so cute and colorful.

EllyBean said...

I checked in Oregon, and there is nowhere close for me to buy them.

EllyBean said...

I would like to see Totoro as a mimobot!

EllyBean said...

I blogged: http://connected2christ.com/theblog/2009/02/19/to-talk-about-thursdayto-talk-about-thursday

Carolyn G said...

I like the Pink Meletta. SO darling and cute and pink!!!

Carolyn G said...

I live in NC but the closet store location is in Atlanta at the W Hotel

Carolyn G said...

I would love to see a Keith Harding or Romero Britto mimobot.

quitecontrary1977 said...

The Pink Meletta by Tokidoki is my fave. It's girly, punky, and has that great Japanese style. Plus the pink/black color combo is always a hit with me!
quitecontrary1977@hotmail.com

PicN'Knit said...

I really like them all but Gigglebyte is the one I like best of all.

PicN'Knit said...

There is one location is Michigan that sells Mimobot's. That's in Ann Arbor, MI

PicN'Knit said...

My son,Chung is a great artist, unknown but great. I would like to see what he could design. I bet they would be a great seller!

Jessica said...

My favorite one is the owlsy owlbert. I am a sucker for anything with owls on it!

Jessica said...

The closest one to me is the Urban Outfitters in Faneuil Hall in Boston, MA. There's none in NH!!

Jessica said...

I think a great artist would be Ed Hardy. Some of his designs are so cool.

The Dreamer said...

I'd get C3P0 for my hubby

addeviant006 at gmail dot com

The Dreamer said...

they sell them at Kawaii Gifts in Pittsburgh

addeviant006 at gmail dot com

The Dreamer said...

I think they should have Paul Frank designs. The money would be so cool!

thanks

addeviant006 at gmail dot com

Steelers Fan said...

I would get the wicket. It's awesome!

bf2phoenix[at]gmail[dot]com

Cindy said...

I love Pupstar he is soooo cute

Cindy said...

I think Chic Chat in Ft Lauderdale is closest to me. All of the stores are on the other side of the state.

Cindy said...

I am a Disney fanatic and a NASCAR fanatic so any of those would be good

Cindy said...

I tweeted.
http://twitter.com/MomMaven/status/1233230940

valerie2350 said...

i like han solo

valerie2350 said...

they're sold at Disney Vault in downtown disney

valerie2350 said...

hello kitty?

valerie2350 said...

following and tweet
http://twitter.com/valerie2350/status/1233567664

Shel said...

My favorite is Zombie Tiki God by heyimlindsayp..who wouldn't want a Zombie Tiki God protecting their most important data? Besides it's so colorful, I'd want to keep it out on my desk and stare at it all day long.

shel704 at aol dot com

Shel said...

My closest store is:
Harukuru Inc.
1723 E.32nd Street
Cleveland, OH 44114-4513

shel704 at aol dot com

Shel said...

I'd love to see Mimobots with designs from Keith Haring especially his "Barking Dog".

shel704 at aol dot com

Shel said...

I cleverly tweeted:
http://twitter.com/auntiethesis/status/1233619764

shel704 at aol dot com

Shel said...

I blogged:
http://auntiethesis.blogspot.com/2009/02/one-hot-mimobot-giveaway.html

shel704 at aol dot com

one6ylady said...

My favorite is Fairybit and my 2nd favorite is Meletta

one6ylady(at)aol(dot)com

one6ylady said...

I'd love to see a tinkerbell design

one6ylady said...

BOO.... closest store to me is Abakus at 1100 Vine Street P121, Philadelphia, PA 19107 - they don't have ANYTHING in Delaware yet.

one6ylady said...
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one6ylady said...

one6ylady (that's me) now follows both of you on Twitter, and I Tweeted about this crazy hot company and their wildly wicked flash drives here http://twitter.com/one6ylady/status/1233855208

The Ever Loving Minstral of Joy said...

I just twittered about you!
www.twitter.com/concordflight13

The Ever Loving Minstral of Joy said...

Oh and apparently the closest place to me is in Milford Connecticut at some store called Play.
Sadly I've never heard of the place.

The Ever Loving Minstral of Joy said...

And my favorite HAS to be http://www.mimoco.com/shop/mimobot-crossover-series/c-3po.html

C-Freakin-3PO.
I mean, who CAN'T love him?
Really now.

The Ever Loving Minstral of Joy said...

As for designs I'd really like to see.
I think that mimobot drives could offer a lot to bands.
If bands put even an EP on a drive and the made it look like someone in the band, or designed it with band logos, there could be not only some serious cash there, but a great opportunity to get music videos and band promotional material out and about.
So Death Cab For Cutie Mimobot?
Yes.

Wakeful D said...

I love Meletta, as it has always been my dream to have a monkey sit on my head without all of the real-world consequences.

Kristy said...

My Favorite one is C-3PO hes the best in Star Wars. To have a little C-3PO would be awesome.

Kristy said...

I live in Maine and The closest store's that carry mimobots is in Boston, Ma and about a 6 hour Drive for me.

THG said...

mimoShroom. I love the expression on its face!

Brandy said...

My favorite is Owsley Owlbert. Owls are such cool birds, and so intimidating in person! Also, I like steampunk-inspired stuff--how cool would it be do have a real mechanical owl?!?

Brandy said...

There are actually several locations near me because I live in Massachusetts--any of the Boston stores would be closest.

cara ann said...

my favorite mimobot (that i've been eying up for a while) is the Bobafett one! he is such a ladies man. and i love that when you take off the cap, you can see his little face!!! :)

Brandy said...

I'd really like to see a Mimobot designed by Rama Hughes, my favorite illustrator. http://www.ramahughes.com/

cara ann said...

the closest retailer to me from Buffalo, NY is about 8 hours away in NYC! :(
(though, i feel like i have seen these at Urban Outfitters before?)

cara ann said...

one artist that i would totally LOOOVE to see do a mimobot would def be Joe Ledbetter.

http://www.joeledbetter.com

i totally ADORE his work.
and have some of the limited edition vinyl toys that he has come out with.

:)

Wickystix said...

My favorite is definitely Golden Panda as my roommate has decided that if I were to be an animal I would be a panda and I believe it too.

Wickystix said...

OMG the only place in VA that sells them is Artisans which is a mile from my house!

Wickystix said...

I would love to see a mimobot designed by Tom Siddell who does Gunnerkrigg Court. I think his style is just beautiful.

http://www.gunnerkrigg.com/index2.php

mimokage said...

My favorite mimobot?!?! It's so hard to choose! Although it changes weekly, but current favorite mimobot is Mr. TTT Rainbow by FriendsWithYou. He's so colorful and happy, and he would certainly brighten up my day wherever I take him =)

mimokage said...

I live all the way in Hawaii. The only location that "sells" mimobots is a store called in Animation Magic, but they never have them in stock =( *sigh*

Carolyn G said...

I tweeted:
http://twitter.com/carogonza/status/1234792918

Addison said...

Domo X MIMOBOT
I like how the teeth open when you pull off the cap.

Complicated Mama said...

I like the PSY cyclopse type mimobot!

It reminds me of Mike Wizoqski on Monsters inc.. which is my favorite movie to watch with his majesty.

Complicated Mama said...

I tweeted it out http://twitter.com/ComplicatedMama/status/1235380750

Leah said...

I soooo love the Pirate Nero by tokidoki! Brilliantly perfect for AAAAAARGH pirate lovin' family! : )))

Thanks so much for this fabulous give~away! : )))

leahita[at]gmail[dot]com

Leah said...

I am so excited! Our closest location is only 3 blocks away! : )))

Atmosphere
1728 North Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90027

leahita[at]gmail[dot]com

Leah said...

I would love to see MERMAID MIMOBOTS! : )))

leahita[at]gmail[dot]com

Leah said...

I am following you and MIMOBOT on TWITTER....username leahita.

And, I TWITTERED about this fabulous give~away.

http://twitter.com/leahita/status/1236484028

Thanks again! : )))

leahita[at]gmail[dot]com

Leah said...

I was granted one wish by @erinjeany - tweet her & u can have one too! : )))

Thanks so much! : )))

leahita[at]gmail[dot]com

That Girl said...

I like gigglebyte because it's the happiest looking one to me.

That Girl said...

They actually have them in Cleveland! Which is not too far from me.

That Girl said...

Natasha Wescoat does some neat designs. I think she'd mesh well with mimobots.

That Girl said...

I added both of you and tweeted here as tammigirl:

http://twitter.com/tammigirl/status/1236540163

rooann said...

Super Malfi by FriendsWithYou is my favorite mimobot... i love the colors and the expression, so cute. i'm a huge friendswithyou fan to begin with and i also love mimobots, so this mimobot is tops in my book!

rooann said...

the nearest store location for me is Disney Vault @ Downtown Disney!

rooann said...

I would LOVE LOVE LOVE to see Rolito mimobots... i think it's a perfect match!

Upstatemomof3 said...

Hubby would want a Satr Wars one - I am guessing C3PO. Very cool little things.

Shel said...

i got the extra entry, tweet @erinjeany to get yours

shel704 at aol dot com

Betty said...

•My fave is the Boba Fett, since my son is such a big fan.

http://www.mimoco.com/shop/star-wars/bobafett.html

Betty said...

My closest locations could be

Dallas Museum of Art

1717 North Harwood
Dallas, TX 75201
214.9220.1200
www.dallasmuseumofart.org



A++ Boutique De Force

445 S Saulsbury St.
Lakewood, CO
www.boutiquedeforce.com



Samurai Comics

5024 N. 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85014
www.samuraicomics.com

Betty said...

I would like to see a Mario Design on a Mimobot.

Betty said...

my twitter name:
its_me_betty

http://twitter.com/its_me_betty/status/1239016200

Liza767 said...

Pink Meletta by tokidoki its so cute

Liza767 said...

Wicked Goodz

6 Central Street
Salem, MA
978.745.3119

wow thats far away :(

Liza767 said...

i would love to see my little ponies

Jinxy and Me said...

I love Owsley Owlbert - it's so cute!

Kara said...

I like the Mr. TTT Rainbow by FriendsWithYou one.
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Kara said...

The closest store is at the Glendale Galleria, I believe it was called Metro Park. Disney Vault at Downtown Disney is also close.
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Kara said...

I would love to see the Disney Wall E characters on these designs
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pestkaj said...

I see they have these at the Chicago Museum of contemporay art near me!

pestkaj(at)yahoo(dot)com

pestkaj said...

I would love to see muppets!!

noreen said...

Princess Leia because my girls and my husband adore Star Wars and might really use it!

Heather said...

I like the Queen by Undoboy.

Tsoniki Crazy Bull said...

I love the Star Wars ones! I remember when these came out, I should have bought one back then! hahaha I also like the Master Chief, would make a good gift for my husband!

Tsoniki Crazy Bull said...

The closest place they are to me is Houston, which is at least a three hour drive away.

Tsoniki Crazy Bull said...

I would love to see a patterned design like something from fabric.

vwestermeyer said...

the gigglebyte is my favorite ... just too adorable

Carolyn G said...

"@erinjeany granted me 1 wish. for your extra entry tweet her" :)

YZgirl4 said...

I like the Luke Skywalker bc my nephew is so into Star Wars right now, he got us back into it!
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YZgirl4 said...

They have it at the Disney Vault in downtown Disney, not too far from me here in Cali.
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Dina said...

I like C-3PO because I am a Star Wars fan.

Dina said...

They are sold at W Hotels, so W Atlanta - Midtown is the closest to me.

millaa said...

I like pupStar cause he looks like he likes to have fun

wooster said...

I love Owsley Owlbert, he's so cute. My kids are into birds.

Sharla said...

My favorite is the original Fairybit! Too cute!!!

Sharla said...

The closest store to me is MetroPark in Nevada! Not even in the same state! Thank goodness you can buy online!

makeetis said...

I like the Fairybit. So cute. brewerchickey78(at)yahoo.com

makeetis said...

The closest store to me is about 2 hours away. brewerchickey78(at)yahoo.com
Rivet

1200 N. High St.
Columbus, OH 43201

Victoria said...

I love Gigglebyte because its girly and makes me smile! utgal2004[at]yahoo[dot]com

Victoria said...

My nearest store is the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston... how cool is that!?! I can check out fun art and get this! utgal2004[at]yahoo[dot]com

Victoria said...

I'd like to see a Hello Kitty or Minnie Mouse design. utgal2004[at]yahoo[dot]com

Courtenay said...

Definitely Boba Fett because he's just cool.
Thanks!

Courtenay said...

Looks like they are sold just 3 miles from my workplace at Rivet in Columbus.
Thanks!

Courtenay said...

I would love to see some Cartoon Network characters that look like the little character versions shown in CN commercials. Ben 10, particularly.
Thanks!

Courtenay said...

Here's my tweet:
http://twitter.com/courtenay27/status/1259047878
Thanks!

WonderfullyMade729 said...

I love these!!! My absolute favorite is the "Giggles" from Happy Tree Friends... lol.

Thanks!
wonderfullymade729 at gmail dot com

WonderfullyMade729 said...

Looks like the closest store to me is Wish on 447 Moreland Ave. in
Atlanta, GA
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WonderfullyMade729 said...

I would like to see a tinkerbell mimobot!
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Tamara B. said...

I like the Pink Mellleta by Tokidoki because she is in the color of pink and is the cutest.
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Tamara B. said...

The cloest store which is far away is the Miami Art Museum
101 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130

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Tamara B. said...

I would like to see a floral design for the ladies & a superhero design for the men.
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Tamara B. said...

I am a follower via Google and I subscribed to your email.
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WonderfullyMade729 said...

http://twitter.com/tweet4sweeps/status/1259665113
tweeted!
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Anonymous said...

they sell mimobots at this store near me:

Giant Robot San Francisco
622 Shrader Street and Haight
San Francisco, CA 94117
415.876.4773
www.gr-sf.com

ewang said...

I love the domokun x mimobot. His face is so funny and multi purpose. Is he screaming because he has lost data before backing up? Is he shouting for joy because he has?

A Trivita Mom said...

Closest Location to me is
www.dallasmuseumofart.org

Wow museum quality.

A Trivita Mom said...

Would like to see the blonde female Mii from Wii game Animal Crossing City Folk done by
Bananafromcanada
I would buy it in a heartbeat

A Trivita Mom said...

http://twitter.com/slimshakes/status/1326824121

Tweeted giveaway

Following @mimobot @erinjeany

A Trivita Mom said...

My favorite is Swirl very feminine classy pretty color, just love weverything about it and the price is fantastic, ok talked myself into buying it ;)

A Trivita Mom said...

Posted giveaway on my blog

http://healthywealthymoms.blogspot.com/2009/03/backing-up-your-blog.html

makeetis said...

I really like Fairybit. I love it because it is green and I love fairies and butterflies. It would fit right in at my home.
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