If you’ve tried copying a file larger that 4GB to a thumb drive you might have received an error saying it’s full, when you know it’s not. Here is how to format a thumb drive in Apple format which will allow you to save larger files.
We were on holidays in a unit and there was a TV where we were staying. I didn’t have any cables but thought it would be nice to play some music from my Macbook air through the TV. The TV had a USB port. Here’s how I got my iTunes songs onto a USB drive and then onto the TV. This should work for pictures and movies too.
You may not know that USB Thumbdrives come in different formats. This article explains why this matters and how to format a USB drive into the format that you want.
Check this out… the SanDisk ‘Crizer FIT’ thumbdrive.
I searched for ‘world’s smallest USB thumbdrive’ on Google and then ordered 3 different brands from Ebay. This one by Sandisk was the best. All three worked, the differences are in the moulding, and the problem is how to attach them to your keyring (which you pretty much need to do so you don’t lose it!)