Hacking for reasons of more memory

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  1. DCIV

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    I am sure this is out there and I have been reading but frankly I'm over reading threads and not exactly getting the info I want.

    First, when I bought my ipad I thought I could get the hotspot hard drives and use it as basically a flash drive on a non hacked ipad. Upon reading, just seems like I can pull stuff from that hard drive and not upload to it. Am I wrong with that?

    Second, I am not against hacking my ipad but if I don't have to then I would just rather not. But is there a USB drive that is true write to and download from without hacking? Also if I do hack my ipad everything I see says I have to supply the USB with power for it to work, is that true or are some flash drives capable? If the ipad is hacked can I used a hot spotted hard drive the way I first wanted too or still no?

    I am hoping someone can answer this clearly with links so I can enjoy my ipad with unlimited space.

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    Have you checked out the threads in the forum on WiFi connected hard drives? One of the many threads may have the solution you need. http://www.ipadforums.net/portable-wifi-drives/
     
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  3. DCIV

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    All those seems like you can stream or download but not upload. I looked at a couple threads and maybe I'm wrong but I would really like it to operate like a flash drive on a pc. Wireless hard drive is fine if I can truly upload and download.
     
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    If you can upload and download to/from the iPad from a drive then the iPad is no longer a secure device, I will guess that no, unless you Jailbreak, you won't be able to read and write to an external drive. On that note remember - I truly don't know, only assuming based on the control Apple is normally willing to give up.
     
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    I am sure someone has the answer on how I can achieve a simple function such as a quick and easy flash drive that's more than 8 gigs for 100 bucks.
     
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    Okay. Maybe I made this too complicated. I just need to give and take moves from my ipad at will without a computer or outlet. If that means hacking then fine. If one of those hotspot hard drive works great. Just say get this. Do this. And you can transfer stuff easily.
     
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    Have you looked at/considered the Air Stash or the Seagate Wireless Plus streaming products? The Air Stash creates a WiFi service to stream from an SD card while the Seagate is more of a hard drive (with its own storage) that broadcasts to your iPad.

    Maybe one of those is worth looking at?

    Marilyn
     
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    I have looked into those. Can I upload to those from my ipad? Hacked? If so using what program? That seems like the best cost as well I just don't want to buy it bad be upset when I can't get it to upload from my ipad and download from it. Make sense?
     
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    From want I understand about these two products (note that I don't own them), these allow for both upload and download of files. They are wireless flash drives. According to AirStash web site:

    As for Seagate Wireless, the same applies:

    So, you can upload, download or stream from either of these devices.

    Oh, and you don't need to be jail broken to use these devices. You just need the [free] app from the AppStore. And the physical device, of course... :)

    Marilyn
     
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    Graci!
     

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