Kingston Unveils Wireless Drive
By John Laposky On Jun 6 2011 - 4:01am
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CALIF. —
Digital introduced its Wi-Drive, a Wi-
Fi flash-based storage device designed
for iPad, iPhone
and iPad Touch users.
The Wi-Drive allows
users to expand
of documents, images,
video files they can
access from Apple
devices. To begin
using Wi-Drive with
any of the compatible Apple products, users
drag and drop files from their PC to
the 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.
“Wi-Drive is an ideal solution for iPad,
iPhone and iPod touch users who feel
confined by their current storage capacity,”
said Andrew Ewing, Kingston’s flash
memory business manager. “Wi-Drive allows
owners to wirelessly
and media files, and
choose to share
them with others,
while on the go for
work or pleasure.
comes in two capacities,
32GB, each sporting
a small 4.75 by 2.4 by 0.4-inch form
The drive’s rechargeable battery allows
four hours of continuous use per charge.
It ships with a mini USB-to-USB cable.
The 16GB Wi-Drive retails for $129.99
and the 32GB model for $174.99. They
will be available in late June.