Now there's a cable allowing you to transfer photos directly from iPhone to iPad, no PC required

Now there's a cable allowing you to transfer photos directly from iPhone to iPad, no PC required
Are we in the post-PC era already? Apple’s iOS 5 is a huge leap in moving us towards that with iCloud, but if for some reason you don’t want to be reliant on Cupertino’s servers to speed up that transition or don’t have a data plan, this cable will help. The company making it claims that it’s the fastest way to transfer images directly from your iPhone/iPod to an iPad, and while we haven’t compared transfer speeds, we’ll take their word for that. 

The white cable is not an Apple original but the concept behind it is pretty clear - you have the iPhone 30-pin connector on one side and an iPad 30-pin ending on the other. You shouldn’t mix the two (the one for the iPad is larger) as the transfer won’t work, but once you get it right you can use it right away - it’s plug-and-play with no need to install additional software.

Luckily, it also supports all iPhones from the good old first-gen iPhone to the latest iPhone 4S. The iPhone / iPod to iPad Camera Connection Cable price tag stands at $14.99 and if you like its idea, you can hit the source link below to order it. 

source: USB Fever via RedmondPie

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1. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

look.. a cable transfer in 2011.. how quaint.

3. tacohunter

Posts: 408; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

This is revolutionary

11. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Look a troll in 2011 that's been trolling Apple articles for over 2 years.

19. SleepingOz unregistered

The pot calling the kettle black.

2. SleepingOz unregistered

WOW!! This is so cool and dope and advanced and "HIGH QUALITY"!!!

4. HTCiscool

Posts: 449; Member since: Jul 16, 2011

I thought Bluetooth had already been invented. Correct me is I am wrong.

5. SleepingOz unregistered

Wrong! This is the biggest and latest tech in term of file transfer! =D

6. goflet

Posts: 50; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

what if i want to connect 2 ipads.?? is there a cable for that too?

10. tacohunter

Posts: 408; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

Just use the same cable. I think it would work cause you can also charge an iphone and ipad with an iphone charge adaptor, (goes a bit slower thought).

7. hepresearch unregistered

hmmm... I might be tempted, after seeing this, to not buy a smartphone for $100, a tablet for $200, and a new PC for $200... in favor of an iPhone for $200 and an iPad for $600 or so? So for $300 more, I have less devices and functions available to me, but my coolness factor MUST go through the roof! Oh, and if I really do want a home computer, I can probably get one of those iMacs for only another $1,000... =8-D

13. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

$200 tablet and a pc for $200. Sounds like you're buying junk

16. crankyd00d

Posts: 191; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

I'd rather buy junk than overpriced junk (Apple products in case you don't get it :-)

21. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

You've never had an Apple product if you think it's junk.

22. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

Or his opinion is just different than yours. That's what you call trolling though, right?

26. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Calling high quality products junk is trolling, yes

29. mikeystar

Posts: 17; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

i've had an ipod touch and an iphone, nothing special

36. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

taco thinks over priced = high quality. personally i think paying too much per feature compared to the competition is junk. wanna know who falls into that category?

46. hepresearch unregistered

Calling high quality products expensive might be trolling, too... depending on the day of the week...

32. hepresearch unregistered

haha taco... that is because I like to buy junk. It costs nearly nothing, and usually still works decent enough to get the job done for a while. I have had this PC I am on right now for 2 years... I bought it for $10 on Craigslist, and it just needed new RAM... I put 256MB in it and it worked well enough to run my old copy of MS Office 2002 and a few other necessities. If I desperately needed a complete new PC right now, I know I can get one with Windows Vista or XP on a decent platform for about $200. You may call that junk, but it would work for my needs. I am in the process of acquiring parts for my next computer. I will soon have the needed 256MB of RAM, the USB ports, the power supply, the CD/DVD ROM and CD-RW drive, the motherboard and CPU (aiming for 1GHz). I will be running Knoppix-based DSL... and it will run very smoothly! My thumbdrive will be flash memory in place of an actual hard drive, so I will not need to buy or worry about a stupid platter scratching or a motor burning up. I hope to spend less than $120 when it is all said and done. As for a smartphone... as you can see I am using a classic old Nokia 6620. I got it for free, thanks to some dude who did not want to fix a cracked LCD. I bought the replacement LCD on eBay for $5 and installed it myself... now I have a Nokia 6620 that works like new. I hope it lasts me until it either becomes illegal to have a mobile without GPS, or until GSM gets phased out in the US. It was junk to him, but treasure to me. As for tablets... I guess you would consider a brand new Amazon Kindle Fire (for $199) to be junk as well... but I have seen enough to know it would work for my purposes. As yet, I do not need a tablet for anything, but it would be fun to have one just to read ebooks and maybe listen to music or do a little light web browsing. You may ask why I like to buy junk... the truth is that if money were no object I just might consider an iPhone, iPad, and/or iMac combination. However, I have no hope of making enough money to buy such things any time soon, and so I make do with what I can get for free or cheap. Yeah, maybe I have shown you that, by your definition, I have no class at all whatsoever... I can't even afford to buy an iPhone by itself, nor afford the monthly plan I would have to get to make the thing work. I am apparently such a dreadful example of human trash because I am economically unworthy of your blessed iPhone... LOL!

37. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

i would call that being responsible and living within your means. What few people ever do.

8. -RVM-

Posts: 331; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Apple again late to the game. I could transfer files directly from phone to phone many years ago.

9. saiki4116

Posts: 413; Member since: Mar 31, 2011

This is revolutionary and is magical....Apple BS. What an irony when phones are communicating with anything and everything you imagine,here comes a revolutionary icrap,just gives me another reason to not buy apple products.

12. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

Can android phones do this with an android tablet btw?

14. wassup

Posts: 565; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

yes, because most android tabs have USB otg,which means that they can also access normal USB sticks, along with other phones. you just need the adapter for them. i hope it clears up any doubt :)

30. mikeystar

Posts: 17; Member since: Nov 17, 2011


38. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

dont forget you can blutooth any file, email it, zip it in a group and do stuff with it, cable transfer it, stream it, run it remotely from one android device onto another (good luck ever seeing that on an iphone), hook it up to your computer, put it on an SD card, and probably more. im so glad you think cable transfering is the coolest thing out there.. .lol

15. Evil_SaNz

Posts: 259; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

Just matter of choice, via wi fi direct (ftp, http) & via local network; via bluetooth; via usb making one of the two a mass storage device...

17. ElectroManiac

Posts: 47; Member since: Sep 29, 2011

And soon with Ice cream sandwich via NFC if both of your device support it.

18. SleepingOz unregistered

We don't need that magical, revolutionary, "high quality" POS 'coz we have our old, plain, dull BLUETOOTH! Do you even think before posting stupid comments like this?

20. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

I don't need a cable at all anymore. iCloud syncs all my devices automatically. Maybe google will copy it so you can take advantage too. Or you could just get an iPhone.

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