Thought Out has announced a new concept product, code-named the "KEY," which is designed to jack into the 2G iPod shuffle to create a standard USB 2.0 plug -- allowing you to "sync, charge, and transfer data like any standard USB drive." You'll be able to get a a $22 KEY in early 2007 to snuggle up to your shuffle -- that is, assuming you haven't lost your new friend in the couch before then.

[Via iLounge]

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