Fountain Valley, CA -- May 8, 2012 -- Kingston Digital, Inc.,the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., theindependent world leader in memory products, today announced a hardware update enabling browsersupport for Wi-Drive®. Theupdate allows multiplatform wireless streaming of data from any Wi-Fi enabledmobile device via a Web browser. The feature will be included in futureshipments and all current owners of Wi-Drive can update their own device. Thisexpansion of device support allows a mixture of users’ preferred mobile devicesto simultaneously access and share content on the Wi-Drive. With integratedWi-Fi and four hours of battery life, Kingston® Wi-Drive offers great pocket-sizedportable storage (up to 64GB) and easy file sharing for any Wi-Fi deviceincluding Apple iPad®, iPhone®, iPod touch®,Android devices, Kindle Fire and more.
In addition to access via browser, Kingston alsooffers optimized apps for the Wi-Drive providing additional features for users.Wi-Drive App1 for Android OS devices is now available. Due to thevariety of Android-based devices, Wi-Drive offers the most versatile experiencefor users so they can choose between the Web browser and App to access andshare their media. In some cases, a third-party player is recommended for videoplayback within the Wi-Drive app for Android.
Minor enhancements and fixes havealso been made to the apps for Kindle Fire and Apple devices. Current users ofthese Wi-Drive apps will automatically receive notice of these updates whileall new downloads of the apps will be to the new version. The free Wi-DriveAndroid App is available on Google Play. It is also available for Kindle Fire on the Amazon Appstore for Android, andfor Apple devices in the App Storesm.
New Hardware Update Adds Web Browser AccessThrough Any Wi-Fi Enabled Device
· Portability: Wi-Fienabled and Flash-based storage makesit the perfect external storage companion on the move
· Casual Sharing: Wireless sharing of documents and media files with three users
· Expandedstorage: Wi-Drive adds up to 64GB of storage
Details and a download ofthe Wi-Drive hardware CD update are available here.