wifi hard drive

Discussion in 'Portable WIFI Drives' started by macfoot, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. macfoot

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    Hi i got ipad 1 and have been told you can get a wifi hard drive which will work with any ipad ?
    has any one on here used one and if so where can you get them from
     
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    There is the Kingston Wi drive you could try and I know many people here favor the Seagate. Either google or try Amazon and you should find a wealth of information. Good luck!
     
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    I have 3 options for you: Airstash which let's you use any SD card and broadcasts using an ad-hoc wi-fi connection. I believe it is now under the Maxell brand -- it was independent when i got it. Kingston Wi-Drive works the same way, but has fixed memory (no SD or USB) -- comes in 16 or 32 Gb. I just to the 32 Gb for < $90. The third is the CloudFTP sold by Hypershop. This broadcasts an ad-hoc wi-Fi connection or it can join an existing wireless network. This device has a powered USB slot so you can you a USB stick, portable hard drive, or memory card reader. I have all 3 - Wi-Drive is nice as it is the size of an iPhone, but is not expandable. Airstash is ok, but seems too slow for video streaming sometimes. CloudFTP rocks! This started as a Kickstarter project by a college engineering student. Expandable with any USB Drive. I will now travel with that and a 500Gb hard drive for lots of videos! Both CloudFTP and WiDrive have no trouble streaming 1080p video!
     
  4. Gabriel1

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    I just checked out the CloudFTP device and it looks fantastic......I'm going to have to get myself one of those.

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  5. macfoot

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    Hi thanks for that i like the CloudFTP can i ask where about you got yours ?
    i live in England
     
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    I don't have one yet, I live in the UK too, I googled CloudFTP+uk and got a few sites that appear to stock it.

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    ok whats the best place you can get one and how much thay going for ?
     
  8. Hayles66

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    When they say a USB hard drive. Does that mean like my Toshiba external HD 500GB which runs off my Toshiba laptop or do I have to buy a portable HD. Sorry to be dense but I'd like to know.

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    Any external HD which can be hooked up to a USB socket.....in fact you can connect camcorders, cameras, just about anything that can connect to a USB and has a memory.

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    Wow! That does sound good. I could leave my laptop forever. Dreaming......

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