Kingston launches Wi-Drive for iOS device storage
Now selling through Amazon and other retailers, Kingston's new Wi-Drive external drive lets iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch users store and access content directly on their devices.
Running out of storage space on your iPhone or iPad? Then you may want to take a look at Kingston's new Wi-Drive.
Now available for sale through a variety of retailers, the iPad, and iPod Touch users can access directly on their devices. So you can house documents, music, videos, e-books, and other files on the drive and then wirelessly stream that content onto your iOS device. You don't even need a local Wi-Fi connection; the drive uses its own built-in Wi-Fi to communicate with up to three mobile devices at one time.stores content that iPhone,
Kingston is offering and directly selling the Wi-Drive in two different flavors: a 16GB version for $149 and a 32GB model for $199. But you'll find lower prices elsewhere. Vendors such as Amazon, Newegg, Fry's, and J&R are selling the 16GB edition for $129 and the 32GB model for $179.
The Wi-Drive follows on the heels of a similar device from Seagate dubbed the. The GoFlex Satellite sells for $199 but provides 500GB of storage.
Aby CNET's David Carnoy found it comparable to the GoFlex Satellite, though both share the same limitation of limited support for video codecs, a problem that Kingston told CNET it hopes to address down the road.