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Kingston DataTraveler Bolt Duo review

REVIEW – Phones and even tablets often serve as the most-used, or even the only, camera that most people have these days.  The cameras on most of these devices take great pictures, so they are a good, convenient method of documenting your daily life.  The problem with relying on a mobile device as your camera is …

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Wow, you can buy a 400GB microSD card for less than $180 right now

This is crazy… I can still remember my first PC which was a used IBM model something or other with a whopping… wait for it… 10MB hard drive. Yes, you read that correctly, 10 megabytes. Whoo, I thought I was the ultimate nerd with that kind of storage space. Fast forward about 30 years and …

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SanDisk announces world’s fastest UHS-I microSD card

Recently at Mobile World Congress 2018, Western Digital announced its newest microSDXC card that it touts as “the world’s fastest UHS-I flash memory card” – the 400GB SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSDXC card. The card features super-fast read speeds up to 160MB/s, write speeds up to 90MB/s, UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) rating, and a Video …

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Always be ready to share your files with the Gigs 2 Go biodegradable flash drives!

If you’re always looking for a flash drive to share large files, you might want to take a peek at these. The Gigs 2 Go flash drive pack offers four breakaway flash drives in a credit-card-sized package that fits in your wallet. These ultra-thin USB chips are not only shockproof and waterproof, but they’re also …

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iStorage datAshur PRO USB Flash Drive review

If you are in a hurry and dropping in to get the bottom line on the passcode protected datAshur PRO USB 3.0 USB Flash Drive from iStorage here it is:  it’s by far the best flash drive I have ever had and probably like you, I have had dozens upon dozens of them.  It protects your data with a …

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Emtec Connect iCOBRA2 Lightning On-The-Go USB 3.0 Flash Drive review

I learned in the Microsoft world that connections and drivers and CODECs were the worst part of this brave new world. Plug and Play was an improvement, but it always seemed like I couldn’t upgrade my equipment until I’d forgotten about that tech and was now behind a different generation or two. Then I moved into …

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USB Memory Direct custom flash drives review

If you have ever attended a trade show, you have probably picked up more than a few freebie USB flash drives with various company’s logos emblazoned on them. If you have your own company, club, event or group and have thought about buying a bulk order of flash drives with your own logo to use …

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No iOS storage, no problem with the PhotoFast CR-8800 iOS microSD card reader

So, it might seem with my last two posts that I may be running out of storage on my iOS devices. This is not exactly true, the fact is I just happen to run across these products at the same time and thought they were neat. But if you are running out of storage for …

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Lexar’s 1000x microSD cards put fast and tiny flash memory in your pocket

The Lexar Professional microSDXC/SDHC UHS-II cards are not just fast, they are 1000x fast. That means their high-speed performance is perfect for the capture of high-quality images and extended lengths of 1080p full-HD, 3D, and 4K video that you capture with your smartphones, tablets and action cameras. And if you don’t have a smartphone, tablet …

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PhotoFast i-FlashDrive MAX 32GB USB 3.0 for iPad & iPhone with Lightning Connector review

Last December, I reviewed the i-FlashDrive external storage for iOS device from Brando.  It was basically a flash drive that plugged into an iOS device with a Lightning connector to serve as a backup and/or external storage device, and it could work with a computer as a flash drive.  It was a convenient way to …

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Fun USB flash drives for Despicable Me Minions fans

I know there are more than a few of you out there who love those little yellow gibberish-speaking Minion characters from the Despicable Me movies and their soon to be released solo movie due out in July. Now you can have your own set of Dave, Kevin and Stuart Minions that not only look cute, …

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