Weeks before we saw saw about the Seagate GoFlex Satellite a 500GB wireless WiFi external HDD that powers mobile devices like Android phones,tablets and iOS devices.
Transcend now has announced its Wi Drive a similar external wifi flash HDD designed especially for Apple devices, including iPod touch Gen 3 and 4, iPhone (3G, 3GS, and 4G) and iPad.The device is slim compact and fits your pocket.it works with Wi-Fi 802.11g/n with wireless security (WPA/WEP).
The iOS app specially developed to stream files from the drive does a quick job that even HD movies can be streamed without a struck.Loading in data from your Mac or PC is quite simple with the USB interface.This drive comes in two capacities.16 GB and 32 GB variants.This is not a big space for sure but serves good when extra memory is needed.
Kingston Wi-Drive Features and Specifications:
Capacities: 16GB, 32GB
Dimensions: 121.5mm x 61.8mm x 9.8mm
Operating Temperature: 32°F to 122°F (0°C to 50°C)
Storage Temperature: 14°F to 185°F (-10°C to 70°C)
Wireless Network Interface: Wi-Fi 802.11g/n with wireless security (WPA/WEP)
Rechargeable Battery: up to four hours of continuous use
Cable: Mini-USB to USB cable included. User can upload files and content from their PC/Mac to the Wi-Drive using the USB cable
Portable: Uses Flash-based technology for durability and reliability
Convenient: pocket-sized for easy transportability
Simple: just plug into a USB port
Guaranteed: one-year warranty
App: downloadable at Apple’s App Store
Compatible with: iPad, iPhone 3G/3GS/4, iPod touch (3G is limited to iOS 4.2.1+)
Configurable APN (access point name) and Key functions to connect to Wireless Access Point
Supported File Formats:
• Audio: AAC, MP3, WAV
• Video: m4v, mp4, mov, Motion JPEG (M-JPEG), AVI
• Image: jpg, bmp, tiff
• Document: pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, txt, rtf, xls
The price is not so cheap.the 16 GB will cost you $129.99 and the 32 GB would be $174.99.But the previously discussed Seagate Satellite though bulky holds 500GB for $199.
What do you think of this drive? Would you consider buying it? Share your thoughts in comments!