Kingston has announced a new flash storage device that has the ability to be used on tablets and smartphones as well as your computer. When you want to use the device on your computer, it connects via a USB port. When you want to use the device on your tablet or smartphone, it connects via a microUSB port.
The flash drive can be had in multiple capacities including 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB versions. When the storage drive is used with tablets or smartphones, the device has to support USB On The Go or the drive won’t function. To use the microDuo with a mobile device does require an application.
The app is available for Android devices and allows the transferring of files to and from the smartphone or tablet to the drive. This will be a nice product for users that want to easily get large video files or photos off their tablet and smartphone and onto the computer while on the go. Pricing for the microDuo is unavailable. If your Android device lacks USB OTG support, the microDuo won’t function.Filed Under: USB Gadgets