Thank you to Kingston for sponsoring this review. Please click here to learn more about Kingston. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective. All opinions are my own.

The Kingston urDrive software comes pre-loaded on the Kingston DataTraveler USB. It provides apps, games, music and a safe Internet surfing environment for kids with the FoozKids. The urDrive software adds fun to the regular USB flash drives we usually use. Instead of just adding pictures, videos and music to a boring USB drive, you can have fun playing games too.Kingston urdrive software usb datatraveler

Keeping Kids Safe Online

Have you ever traveled to Grandma’s or stayed with friends for a few days and your kids want to play on the computer? You are unsure about the safety issues because Grandma does not have online safety software for kids installed on her computer. If you have the Kingston DataTraveler 109 8GB (affiliate) with Kingston urDrive software, you plug it into the USB slot on Grandma’s computer and open up the FoozKids application on the urDrive software and your kids can safely use the Internet.

kingston urdrive software menu

Kingston urDrive Features

  • Comes in 8 GB or 16 GB
  • pre-loaded with software
  • Free Games – I had a lot of fun playing the Need for Speed game
  • PC Checkup – Scan your computer to keep it running in tip-top shape.
  • Built in web browser
  • Online storage
  • MP3 player
  • Photo viewing software
  • More apps to download
  • Inexpensive at a retail value of $9.99
kingston urdrive
You can load up the Kingston urDrive with photos and videos so you’ll have them to share with anyone at any time. The Kingston DataTraveler is so small, you can easily carry it with you in your wallet. Just plug the Kingston USB drive into a computer and you are ready to show off your latest trip photos.This video gives you a great overview of the Kingston urDrive features:

Kingston urDrive Pros

  • Portable
  • Safe for kids to use
  • Easy setup for most
  • Comes in 7 colors (white, black, silver, blue, pink, orange and teal)
  • Additional online storage

Kingston urDrive Cons

While the size of the Kingston urDrive makes it very portable, it also makes it easy to lose. Since it has the software for kids, I would have preferred it was bigger so that it’s easier for kids to hold and use (and not lose.) But it’s a “con” I can overcome!

 Kingston DataTraveler 109 urDrive software USB

Kingston urDrive Giveaway

ENDED!!  Kingston and Clever Girls are providing 5 Kingston DataTraveler USB flash drives with urDrive Software (as seen in the above picture) as a giveaway for one (1) lucky reader. (One reader will win all 5.)

To Enter:

Leave me a comment below (NOT A FACEBOOK COMMENT) telling me who you would share your Kingston urDrive drives with (or maybe you won’t share.)  Please retweet this post after you have entered.

Details:

  • Retail value is $50.00.
  • Must live in the U.S. to win.
  • Ends at 10:00 pm ET on Tuesday, November 23, 2011
  • One (1) random winner will be chosen using “And The Winner Is”
  • Winner will have 48 hours to respond or another winner will be selected.
Disclosure: Thank you to Kingston for sponsoring this review.  I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective. All opinions of the Kingston urDrive are my own. Affiliate links within.

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