[NA]USB flash drives[NA]

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  1. Let'sgoflying!

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    If one is listed as 3.0, will it be backward compatible with 2.0?
    Can it be used in either port, without changing software/drivers?

    Good brands...SanDisk?

    Anything to avoid?
     
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    Yup, had good luck with PNY
     
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    Yes.

    Not really.*

    *Unless you’re crazy and only have one copy of the data. Which you should never do with regular storage, let alone removable media.

    What’s the application?
     
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    Get one with 2 interfaces so it will plug into your laptop and your phone.
     
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    Examples?
    For iphone?
     
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    Temporary storage of data; ie immediate transfer from a laptop to a desktop.
     
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    Hey, that link did not work for me....but I will try to google the first part of it, thanks
     
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    Yup
    Not working for me either. that's what I get trying to do it on my phone.
     
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    For USB 2.0 and a quick transfer to another machine, this is a $3 problem. Already spent too much time on it.

    Buy three.

    https://www.microcenter.com/product/487105/16gb-usb-20-flash-drive

    If you’re moving more than 16GB, spend $5.

    If you’re moving more than $5 will carry, buy two WiFi dongles and make a point to point network. LOL.

    This is commodity level tech at this point. USB drives are the new floppy disks.
     
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    "If one is listed as 3.0, will it be backward compatible with 2.0? "
    YES.

    "Can it be used in either port, without changing software/drivers?"
    YES.

    That's it.

    Two words. Yes. Yes.
     
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    Be careful with ones the size of a finger nail. I managed to lose one last week. Disk encryption is your friend.
     
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