SanDisk's Dual USB Drive is a great accessory for a MacBook

If you own one of Apple's teeny MacBooks (check out my review here) you probably have a love/hate relationship with the single USB-C port.

It's very small (which facilitates the ultra-thin design of the laptop) and supports higher wattage charging, USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps) data transfer and DisplayPort 1.2 all in a single connector that’s one-third the size of a traditional USB port. That's cool. On the other hand, it's the only port that Apple includes on the laptop. And some of us aren't willing to trust "the cloud" as our only means of data transfer.

That's where SanDisk's Dual USB Drive comes to the rescue. It's the first Dual Flash Drive to include one reversible USB Type-C connector and one USB 3.0 connector. This makes it easy totransfer content to and from a MacBook and other Macs and PCs.

SanDisk made the Dual USB Drive fairly rugged. For example, a plastic protector swivels to cover whichever end of the flash drive isn’t in use. This locks into place over either the USB 3.0 or USB-C end to cover the opposite connector.

The SanDisk Dual USB Drive works with Macs running OS X 10.6 and higher. No drivers are required, so it's plug and play ready.

There are two downsides to the Dual USB Drive. One: it only offers 32GB of storage. And it's a bit pricey at $64.99 (though it does come with a two-year limited warranty). However, I find that's a price worth paying for the ease of swapping files between the MacBook and my iMac.