Easily Tranfer Files Between Your Mac and iDevice With This Thumb Drive [CES 2013]

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CES 2013 bug LAS VEGAS, CES 2013 – This is one of those simple ideas we’re surprised no one has come up with before. The PhotoFast i-FlashDrive HD is a flash drive with two different interfaces at each end — one 30-pin, one USB — that makes it super-easy to tranfer files between a desktop and anything with a 30-pin connector. It’ll also work with a Lightning connector through a Lightning adapter.

But the key ingredient here isn’t even the device itself — it’s the free app that works with the flash drive to easily swap files between the drive’s storage, your device/Mac’s storage and even Dropbox. For some strange reason there’s both a normal and an HD version, even though both versions are Universal Apps and seem identical.

These aren’t cheap. the 8 GB version, the smallest, is $99; on the other end of the scale, the 64 GB is a whopping $329.

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  • dcj001

    I will stick with Dropbox.

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Eli MilchmanWhen he was eight, Eli Milchman came home from frolicking in the Veld one day and was given an Atari 400. Since then, his fascination with technology has made him an intrepid early adopter of whatever charming new contraption crosses his path — which explains why he's Cult of Mac's test editor-at-large. He calls San Francisco home, where he works as a journalist and photographer. Eli has contributed to the pages of Wired.com and BIKE Magazine, among others. Hang with him on Twitter.

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