Portable storage for wireless document sharing on iOS

Kingston launched the Wi-Drive, a wireless, Flash memory based portable storage solution that allows users to play videos, access music or share files with other Apple device owners.

The pocket-sized Wi-Drive utilizes Flash memory based technology to store data from a USB-compatible desktop or laptop. These files are then retrieved via Wi-Drive’s built-in wireless signal without requiring cables or an Internet connection. Three users can work simultaneously with different file types from a single Wi-Drive even whilst staying connected to the Internet.

To begin using Wi-Drive with any of the compatible Apple products, users simply drag and drop files from their desktop or laptop to Wi-Drive via USB cable, similar to a typical USB Flash drive data transfer. Users then download the Wi-Drive application from the App Store before connecting the Wi-Drive to their device.

Kingston offers Wi-Drive in both 16GB and 32GB sizes and the product will be available only at Apple Premium Resellers.

Kingston Wi-Drive features and specifications

  • Capacity: 16GB, 32GB
  • Dimensions: 121.5mm x 61.8mm x 9.8mm
  • 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 desktop or laptop to the Wi-Drive using the USB cable
  • 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 (Internet Connection)
  • Supported File Formats: AAC, MP3, WAV, m4v, mp4, mov, Motion JPEG (M-JPEG), AVI, jpg, bmp, tiff, pdf, doc, docx, ppt, pptx, txt, rtf, xls.



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