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thumb drive to cloud

by dweiss6914 / June 12, 2013 2:22 AM PDT

is is possible to upload contents of a thumb drive to one of the cloud storage places directly without having to load it on your computer first?

If so how

Thanks in advanced

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So is this worth another 99.95 dollar box?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 12, 2013 6:17 AM PDT
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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 12, 2013 2:31 AM PDT
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I have an EyeFi card that does this. And if you have a normal thumb drive, to get it to the cloud means you need something to move it for you. Why not any computer?

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Reply to Bob
by dweiss6914 / June 12, 2013 5:56 AM PDT
In reply to: Absolutely.

I don't want to have to first download everything to computer and then upload to cloud. Can I do it without downloading to computer first?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 12, 2013 6:08 AM PDT
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If I were to copy it to my EyeFi card, I almost avoided the download to my PC first. But then we need something to act as a bridge from this thumb drive to the EyeFi and well, that's possible. But the only thing I have that is not a PC that can do this is my Asus Transformer tf300t with its dock. And even then it's quite a bit of wrangling.

My answer is sure, it can be done but the workaround looks to always involve some computer and cost more than using my PC.

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Re: upload to cloud
by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 12, 2013 7:21 PM PDT
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That depends on the program you use to upload it to the cloud. Can you explain how you do that now, after you copied the data from the thumbdrive to your computer?


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