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Are you over your monthly limit for cell phone picture messaging? Do you just want to save the pictures you take with your cell phone camera without sending them over your phone or the Internet? Most cell phone providers sell USB cables and software allowing you to download your pictures directly from your phone to your computer. You can also buy external memory cards, card readers and other gear to attach to the phone to download those cell phone pics. This hardware will also help you save video messaging files in the same way. You don't have to send video or pictures with your picture messaging option. The one-time price of the extra hardware can save you money on your monthly cell phone charges and help you store the memories you capture with your cell phone camera.