Gizmodo EIC Annalee Newitz recently waxed poetic about her new Android-compatible flash drive, and we've found a terrific deal today on a similar item. It still has a microUSB connector opposite the standard USB, but it's even smaller than the Corsair she wrote about, and cheaper too. So why would you want one of these things?
The awesome part is that it has a micro USB connector on one side, and USB 3.0 on the other. Perfect for moving all the pictures and vids from my phone to another machine. I always carry a spare flash drive with me, and this was a big upgrade — mostly because I'm sick of uploading files from my phone to Dropbox or Drive in order to get them onto my laptop. I want to save things locally, not pass them through somebody else's server farm.
I'd also add that these are great for storing movies and other media for long trips, especially if your phone or tablet is running low on storage. But whatever your motivations, we don't know how long this deal is set to last, so grab one while you can. There are also smaller capacities available at lower prices. [Kingston Data Traveler 32GB, $12]
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