Kingston DataTraveler USB Flash Drive Review

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USB drives which are vital to collect, store, and transfer information even daily for many of us! Especially for teachers. The new Kingston DataTraveler USB Flash Drives exclusively come with urDrive software which is a free pre-loaded application for organizing and exploring apps, games, and music. It transforms your Kingston USB drive into an active storage device as opposed to the “old school” method of simply storing and transferring data. PLUS it comes with online storage!
This really is a pretty awesome set up. Now you can access your bookmarks, social media pages, photos, and more from anywhere you have your Kingston urDrive Software at! No more worrying about logging out of your accounts in public places. It’s all accessed through the app on your software! Check out this video below to learn a little more:
Pretty awesome huh? I let my husband test drive this software out since he’s our technology guru in the house and he absolutely loved it. Not only is the USB drive we received to try an 8 GB which is an awesome size for storing tons of information, it was perfect for fitting on his keychain. However, it is very small so be careful not to loose it! The speed of upload was very quick as well.There were 9 different apps which directs you to personalized things:

 

1.      Norton PC checkup
2.      Maxthon Now – Browse the internet. This program
will save your favorites, bookmarks, and passwords for use on any computer.
3.      V-Drive – File backups 6 free GB of online
storage. Can sync devices to automatically backup to this.
4.      Foozkids- allows your kid to safely browse the
internet at anyone else’s computer with your knowledge of where they have
been!! (AWESOME AWESOME program!)
5.      Games – allows you to download many different
games for free trials. Can easily purchase games that travel with you.
6.      Store – Allows you to purchase apps.
7.      Facebook – Links to your own facebook account
without having the other persons computer being able to access your past info.
8.      Youtube – allows direct link to youtube.
9.       Twitter– links to your own tTitter account without having someone elses computer being
able to access your past visits.

 

Overall – we both highly recommend!! It’s a very versatile product for many different people and occupations. An absolutely must for college students and a huge benefit for teachers and others who need quick access to their files at many different locations. The promo prices I’ve seen floating around are fantastic (about $10) which is a great deal for just a flash drive let alone this useful software!! We will be using ours daily for my husband (a teacher) as well as when we travel for our kids to use their Fooz account!

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64 Comments

  1. tiggysmum70 says:

    That is totally awesome. Those would be great gift ideas too!

  2. Cara Whitehead says:

    Cool! I want one of these!

  3. super cool! need one for my new school computer!

  4. Diane Zurlo Keller says:

    Wow – this would be an amazing tool to have. It would be especially useful since I am attending grad school now too.

  5. Phoenixmama says:

    wow…i hope I win!

  6. mickey3028 says:

    In my classroom, these would be great for my students that can't afford a flash drive. I could keep them and allow students to use them for saving projects and/or transferring their projects to my computer. Amazing!!!!!

    Annalise

  7. Alyson Brown says:

    I am a teacher and this would be incredibly helpful for when I have to bring work home to use on my computer. How exciting!

  8. angela parker says:

    I am a student and will be starting my practicum this month. will be great to use for that. student teaching coming very soon.

  9. Kelly B aka Queen Bee! says:

    Oh gosh, I need a new flashdrive! You read my mind……………

    [email protected]

  10. I am a teacher, and I believe that a teacher can NEVER have too many flash drives! 🙂 I'm always running out of space on my hard drive. I'm always creating new projects, so storage space is always an issue–because I always want everything WITH me!

  11. Jennifer Lucas says:

    I use the ONE flash drive that I have to transfer student work from computer to computer. I could really use on that was just for my work!!

  12. Mrs. Richardson says:

    I'd love to win this because I use the computer labs with my students and some of them don't have the money to buy these and I could use some these as loaners to them, plus it helps me to lend them if they need to save something in lab for the next time

  13. tiggysmum70 says:

    Followed on Twitter w/ MStern70

  14. BrunoDogg2 says:

    I would love to win this to give as gifts to my kids teachers!

  15. I would love this!! I want to put my pictures on them.

  16. Nicole Hall says:

    This sounds like a great product–for backing up all of my pictures, information, etc.! Thanks! 🙂

  17. this would be fabulous for my family of 7 to use 🙂

  18. susanlanai says:

    I'd love to win because it would be such a nice gift!

  19. This would be great to have. More ways to organize work always helps 🙂

  20. Nicole H. says:

    My teacher husband's school gives him a (heavy) laptop which is a burden to carry back and forth each day- we'd love a drive like this! Plus, I am a student in college, and my sister is just entering college, so we'd find plenty of ways to use these 🙂

    [email protected]

  21. Sherrie Cruson says:

    Both my husband and I would use the urDrive to store our laptop information

    [email protected]

  22. id like to win b/c kingston is super reliable & high quality.

  23. This sounds fanastic! Would be great to use.

  24. What a great prize. Thanks for hosting the giveaway!

  25. i'm always looking for new ways to organize my thumb drive data and this sounds soooo cool!

    [email protected]

  26. Randy Sue McKeever says:

    This would be so AWESOME to use between home and school for me and the others would be even MORE AWESOME for my special needs students! They are learning technology oh so slowly with our limited technology and this would give them a big leg up in their world! Thanks!

  27. Rebecca Graham says:

    I would like to have this for backing up my photos.

    rhoneygtn at yahoo dot com

  28. I love that not only does it store, but organizes too. There's a number of uses that we could use this for, from personal, school and work.
    Thanks so much.
    rickpeggysmith(at)aol(dot)com

  29. I would like the urDrive because it includes a built in browser that can allow me to easily move favorites and bookmarks between computers.

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

  30. Always in need more storage and would love to try out the urdrive software

  31. Mrs. Polston says:

    Wow what a great way to do a little backup and organize at the same time. I sooo need this -for the back up, not the organization 🙂

  32. Lori Thomas says:

    I`d love to win this,sooo easy to use and great for backing up files

  33. i want to win this to share with my family who is always losing files

  34. Mary Calabrese says:

    I am so bad about backing up files and hopefully this would help me actually do it.

    ighmeg at yahoo dot com

  35. Teachers can never have enough flash drives. I could give them as presents to my other teacher friends in addition to using them for my own classes. Plus, I could also transfer the data from school to home and back again as well as back up my work.

    Thank you,

    Christine Womack
    [email protected]

  36. i want to win because i volunteered my USB at my daughter's school that was suposed to be returned after use, but seemed to mysteriously disappear.
    stigay at comcast.net

  37. my flash drive just filled up

  38. Perfect for school and graduate work!

  39. I want to have this as it fits my daily needs of sharing, carrying data, browsing, some games and fun.

  40. I would love these because my computer blew up, actually 3 of them in one week, 2 desktops and a laptop, all I could afford to replace them was a HP MINI which has no cd rom drive! I have to go to the parents and load everything on USB Flash drives to put on here GRRR irritating, but more drive would help!

  41. I'd like to win because my husband could use this. cwitherstine at zoominternet dot net

  42. I want to have this as my usb broke-off and I'm rendered helpless.

  43. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    i want to give this to my son in law
    as a christmas gift
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  44. KowgirlsRule says:

    I want to win because I always am needing programs and files at home and at work and this is great to use between two different computers.
    kowgirlsrule at gmail dot com

  45. I want to win because I'll be working mostly from home once the new baby arrives, and this would make transporting files easier.

  46. I only have 1 USB drive so this would be great.
    ericacarnes(at)gmail(dot)com

  47. I want this for our pictures. Thank you

    candieluster(at)gmail(dot)com

  48. I'm a teacher and could really use this to transfer information from home to school and back!

  49. The Paisley Apple says:

    Technology is our FUTURE! As an educator, I am in the process of moving all of my teaching files, that I have collected over the past 15 years, to flash drives. These would be a welcome addition to this tedious, yet awesome, organizational process! Together….we can make a difference! 🙂

  50. Gail Wiltshire says:

    I"d like to win these because part of our SIP is to create public service announcements. These are huge files and I would like to save and house them on a flash drive. 5 flash drives would give me plenty of space!!

  51. mom2gabnnat says:

    I want to win this because my daughters are starting to need them for school assignments, and they sometimes misplace them.
    jenswps at yahoo . com

  52. I could certainly use this for school, personal files, photos, games, son in college needs this,my teaching partner would get one and the list grows!

  53. would love to win this, I need to backup my pictures and documents, I would share this with my sister and neice, they both are school teachers 🙂

    hbbs55 at gmail dot com

  54. this would make is so easy to transfer stuff between my home & work computers

  55. pauline15 says:

    This would be perfect for my daughter to keep her schoolwork / homework organized!
    pauline15_01(at)hotmail(dot)com

  56. brianpiero says:

    Thanks for the giveaway…our kids need flash drives for school !!!

    senorpiero [at] yahoo [dot] com

  57. I would love to win , especially for the Foozkids feature. My kids are always on the computer at relatives houses..etc and would feel a lot safer with something like Foozkids .
    jas8929(at)gmail(Dot)com

  58. I have no backup for my files. I really need to do that.

    tdlsfm(at)gmail(dot)com

  59. Kellie Conklin says:

    This is a great USB drive! Because I am constantly bringing my computer and transferring files back and forth between home and school, I definitely need something that has all of these features! It will make my work much easier, thanks!

  60. Anonymous says:

    Oooooooo would love this to help me organize all my files, pics and SMARTBOARD files. Would really help me start on my New Year's resolution to get reorganized!

    Caryl VanFleet [email protected]

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