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The iXflash App offers free benefits for everyday use, even without the iXflash drive

ixflash app benefits

Our phones, which is almost a misnomer these days as we tend to use our cell phones more as micro Laptops and less for talking to other people. As the smartphones become more and more powerful with greater operational capabilities, they have become an indispensable part of our lives for business and entertainment. For example, virtually everyone that owns a smartphone, utilizes the ability to send and receive emails and instant/direct messages (IM / DM). Often these messages contain attachments, including compressed files, such as the most common compressed file extensions being .ZIP, .SITX, .7Z, .RAR, and .GZ.

If you’re an iPhone / iPad user, you know that those devices cannot natively open these types of compressed files without using a 3rd party App, which all have a cost associated with them. The unintended added bonus for the iXflash App is that it also offers a method to open and save / view files that are contained in a compressed file. Not only is the iXflash App completely free, but it can provide a very useful tool to open files that are currently unavailable through the iPhone and iPad’s native OS.

On top of that, the iXflash App can hold and open/playback many formats of content, such as music and movie formats, like mp3, mp4, High Efficiency Video Coding H.265, flac, and many more. If you just want a temporary storage to place music and movies that’s easier to install and remove from your iPhone and iPad than iTunes, the free iXflash is your ticket.

Everyone with an iPhone or iPad that uses a Lightning connection is welcome to download the FREE iXflash App and use these benefits for yourself and if you choose to purchase the actual iXflash drive, you can also take advantage of the many other wonderful benefits it offers, such as:

• Quick complete back-up of your entire photo album with just one touch.
• Live Recoding Plus – Able to take photos and videos directly to the iXflash without using devices memory
• Easily transfer files between PC/Mac computers and your iPhone, iPad, iPod.
• Set the drive to read only / write protect
• Enjoy music and movies without an internet connection
• Intuitive file management
• Plus, many other convenient features that make the iXflash drive even more than just an extended flash storage for your iPhone, iPad, iPod.

For more details about this topic or any product that Vinpower offers, please visit our website, www.vinpowerdigital.com or contact a Vinpower representative today.

The shutter of UltraViolet’s Cloud Movie Locker, shows the need to maintain a physical backup for your important digital content and movies

Ultraviolet out of business

It was recently announced at the end of January that the once popular UltraViolet cloud movie locker will be shutting down for good in July. What does that mean for the more than 30 million users expecting content they paid for to be available to them on demand through this service, who collectively stored more than 300 million movies and TV shows in their cloud libraries? It puts them in a bind, even they are allowing customers to link their collection to another Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) service, it requires them to investigate which other cloud service they want to port their content over too and whether all their content will be available through the service they choose. Even though there are a number of other DECE providers, they all don’t have the access to the same licensed content. Therein lies a major problem, such as what if the alternative DECE service doesn’t have access to the same copyrights that UltraViolet does? That means a movie title you own through UltraViolet may not be offered on the service you switched to. What does that mean, do you lose that title? Even after you switch your library to another carrier, what if that company goes out of business too? Since everything is held in the cloud and you have no physical copies of your content, ultimately, there’s a risk you could lose your entire library of movies.

That’s why it’s important to always maintain a physical copy of any digital content you own. Optical discs stored properly, have an extremely long shelf life and are not susceptible to the potential pitfalls that cloud based digital content is, such as data corruption or deletion. In fact, to prove the vulnerability of relying solely on Cloud storage, just recently, the once popular MySpace social media site confirmed that they irretrievably lost all data content from years 2003 through 2012. This data loss wasn’t because of the company being hacked or a virus, but simply due to an accidental deletion during a data migration from one set of servers to another. That would never happen with optical discs. If you want to make sure your movie collection or any digital content will always be available to you, keep a backup on optical discs!

For more details about this topic or any product that Vinpower offers, please visit our website, www.vinpowerdigital.com or contact a Vinpower representative today.