We don't have to tell you that portable flash drives are handy for transporting files. But they're only useful if you can actually remember to bring them from the office to your apartment next time you need to tackle a little work from home. These 5 flash drives are nearly impossible to lose.
Each of these compact and portable storage devices can clip on to your clothes, keys, files, messenger bag or anything else you're sure not to forget. It's 100% guaranteed they'll be there when you need them.
1. The Bulavkus USB flash drive is what happens when a flash drive and a safety pin love each other very much. Clip this onto your clothes for truly "go-anywhere" data storage. From Art Lebedev Studio, 4GB, launched in April 2012 and hopefully coming to stores soon.
2. Tech company Verbatim makes some solid compact flash drives, but this one features an integrated clip to hang on between the buttons on your shirt or the inside of a wallet. $7.99 for 4GB from Amazon.
3. The Data Clip by Japanese company Nendo is shaped like a paperclip to piggyback onto folders, notes or whatever else you're dragging around. $39.99 for 4GB from AudioCubes.com.
4. The Clip Flash Drive from Imation features an attached mini-carabiner to securely clip onto keys and belt loops. $13.99 for 4GB from Amazon.
5. The USB Wooden Clip Flash Drive from Brando can fasten onto anything a clothespin can handle, like your shirt sleeves or the strap of a messenger bag. 2GB for $16, 4GB for $17, 8GB for $20, or 16GB for $25, from Brando.com.
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