Kingston announced its Wi-Drive, a wireless portable storage device designed to expand the storage capabilities of iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The pocket-sized Wi-Drive utilizes flash memory for storage and supports WiFi 802.11g/n allowing users to access stored files wirelessly, without requiring cables or an Internet connection. Using the Wi-Drive app from the App Store, the drive lets users to stream videos, access music or share files with other Apple device owners.
The Kingston Wi-Drive is available in 16GB and 32GB capacities. It is easy to use. You simply drag and drop files from their PC to Wi-Drive via USB cable, similar to a typical USB Flash drive data transfer; then you download the Wi-Drive app to connect your iOS devices to the Wi-Drive. It works with iPhone 3G/3GS/4, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.2.1.
The Wi-Drive measures 121.5mm x 61.8mm x 9.8mm. Its rechargeable battery provides up to 4 hours of continuous use. You can get one in late June.
|Part Number||Capacity and Features||MSRP (U.S. Only)|
|WID/16GZ||Wi-Drive 16GB||$ 129.99|
|WID/32GZ||Wi-Drive 32GB||$ 174.99|