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How can export pictures on an iOS device to an SD card or a USB memory stick without using a computer?

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Since the iPhone and iPod Touch don't have an SD card port or the inherent ability to mount a USB memory stick, you'll need to purchase 3rd party hardware (and potentially software) to transfer data to either of these media types without a computer.

A Google search on the subject could help. I can't make a product recommendation, but one place to start is with some reviews like this one at Wired's Gadget Lab

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It's worth noting that the Camera Connection Kit is meant to import data from an SD card onto an iPad, not the other way around. As far as I know, it can't be used to offload pictures from the iPad. Or can it? –  Dan J Jul 4 '12 at 16:28
    
@DanJ, no, it can't. I've correct that error in the answer with an edit. –  ephsmith Jul 4 '12 at 17:10
    
@DanJ I haven't tried it myself, but I remember seeing a JailBreak package that enabled writing to the Camera Connection Kit and enabled reading (and writing) on more devices. I'm not sure what it's called, but I believe it's out there somewhere. –  Andrew Larsson Jul 9 '12 at 22:19
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