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The MEEM Review: A Charger That Automatically Backs up Your Phone

The MEEM, available for iPhone and Android, is a charger that automatically backs up your phone every time you plug it in. Your photos, videos, contacts, etc. will be saved to the MEEM so that you’ll have it in case you lose or break your device.

The MEEM Review

Price and Where to Buy the MEEM: The MEEM is $49.99 for Android (16GB) or $69.99 for iPhone (32GB) on Amazon and Meem’s website.

How the MEEM Rates:

  • Usefulness: 10/10. I primarily use my phone to capture photos and videos while I travel. I would hate to lose all of those if something were to happen to my phone while on the road, especially since it’s tough to back-up without good wi-fi or data. The MEEM automatically saves everything whenever I charge it, so it’s perfect for travel. Plus, I don’t have to worry about the MEEM being hacked, as it saves to itself (rather than in the cloud).
  • Value: 9/10. You get a lot of storage space for the money, although the iPhone version gives you more and costs more.
  • Portability: The MEEM is not that much bigger or heavier than a regular charger.
  • Durability: 10/10. The MEEM is a solid, well-built charger.
  • Cool Factor: 10/10. Peace of mind is pretty cool, as is this gadget.

Final Verdict: If you’re concerned about losing your precious photos, videos, or data from your phone, you need the MEEM.

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