One definition of the word frustrating is realizing you don’t have the right cord for the right job when you need it most - whether it be for an iPod, iPhone or one of the multitude of mobile devices that connect via USB. Presenting a simple yet effective solution to that particular problem is the Scosche flipSYNC, a keychain USB and sync cable about the size of a car alarm remote control.

Available in two models, one for iPods / iPhones and one that supports micro and mini USB ports, the flipSYNC keeps things simple. Forgoing retractable cables for two short wires that fold out of a plastic shell, the flipSYNC then sits conveniently on the user’s keychain. And for those that like to travel light (and who doesn't) it also means one less cable to carry.

No stranger to convenient accessory solutions for Apple’s most popular releases, Scosche has the “necessary accessory” available from its website for US$19.99.

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