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Clickfree Transformer
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Clickfree Transformer

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Clickfree Transformer Backup for iPod/iPhone Review

The Gadgeteer
6 January 2010
  • Conclusion: The Clickfree Transformer for iPod retails for $49.99, and is available @ http://www.clickfree.com/products_transformeripod.php .
  • Pros: Easy to use. Simple to set up. Can be used on both Mac and PC
  • Cons: Steep pricing. Unable to backup Applications.
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Overall 6

Clickfree Transformer SE

15 December 2009
  • Conclusion: Clickfree Import Music I'm torn on my final thoughts about the Clickfree Transformer SE. While it worked well with USB drives, it just did not work with the iPhone 3G. I think the $89.99 price tag is a bit steep for what you get.
  • Pros: Simple, intuitive interface. Backs up multiple computers to multiple devices. Easy to use once it�s configured.
  • Cons: iPhone backup didn�t work. Did not work reliably. Had to restart program to access options. Over-priced.
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No-Brainer Backup to Any USB Drive: Clickfree Transformer Reviewed

26 August 2009
  • Conclusion: $60 cable that turns any USB drive into an automatic backup drive for Windows PCs.
  • Pros: Works with flash or USB hard drives, Default settings provide comprehensive file coverage, Up to 10 machines per drive
  • Cons: Might have to reboot between each backup, Doesn't do "bare metal" recovery
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Overall 8

Clickfree Transformer Cable

PC Magazine
13 July 2009
  • Conclusion: Finally, making Windows-based document backups is as easy as plugging in a power cord.
  • Pros: No configuration necessary. No installation needed. Works across all user accounts if you're an administrator. One of the most user-friendly backup methods we've tested. Works with any USB hard drive or USB key. Can support multiple computers.
  • Cons: Doesn't work with Limited-access accounts. No Mac compatibility (yet). You need to buy storage separately. Performs file backups only. May not work with some USB hubs.
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Overall 8

Clickfree Transformer for iPod

PC Magazine
4 July 2009
  • Conclusion: You'll never have to worry about leaving your hard drive at home again with the new Clickfree Transformer for iPod, which turns your portable media player into a backup device.
  • Pros: No configuration necessary. Works across all accounts at the administrator-level. Easy to use. Works with any iPod or iPhone. Doesn't touch existing content on iPhone/iPod. Mac and Windows compatible. Supports multiple computers. Can move music from your iPod or iPhone to your hard drive.
  • Cons: Doesn't work with Limited-access accounts. Requires .NET installation. Only backs up files. Doesn't have iPod dock connector: you must use your own Apple-supplied cable.
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No More Excuses! Back Up Your Data the Easy Way with the Clickfree Transformer

Gear Diary
20 April 2009
  • Excerpt: Sure, we say we’re going to diligently backup our data. Heck, sometimes we even actually do it. It starts out with the very best of intentions. You backup all those files daily. Then weekly. Then, monthly. Soon enough, though, you’ve fallen off the cart.
  • Pros: Simple to use.  No software to install.  Easily backs up your data to an external device.
  • Cons: The product page needs to be updated to reflect Mac compatibility (even with Time Capsule, a lot of potential customers will be Mac users
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Overall 8

Clickfree Transformer Review

LAPTOP Magazine
8 April 2009
  • Summary: Priced at $59.99, the Clickfree Transformer is a wonderful tool for no-brainer backup. This device makes the most sense for those who already own an external drive. If you're starting from scratch, Clickfree sells its own line of hard drives with capacities from 120GB ($89.99) to 500GB ($219) that...
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Review: Clickfree Transformer Cable

5 January 2009
  • Excerpt: We previously reviewed Clickfree’s Automatic Backup, which allows for effortless backup by simply inserting a DVD into your computer and having the program launch itself and then search and backup all relevant documents.
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Overall 8

Clickfree Transformer review

TechRadar UK
22 July 2009
  • Summary: Clickfree's latest offer hassle-free backup on the go
  • Pros: Couldn't be simpler, Usable on multiple machines and hard drive
  • Cons: Limited configurability, Not cheap
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Overall 7

Clickfree Transformer Cable

Pocket Lint
9 January 2009
  • Pros: Simple, works out of the box, takes advantage of existing USB drives
  • Cons: A touch on the expensive side
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