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New update adds Web browser access through any Wi-Fi enabled device

  • Portability: Wi-Fi enabled and Flash-based storage makes it the perfect external storage companion on the move
  • Casual Sharing: Wireless sharing of documents and media files with three users or more
  • Sleek Design and Easy to use: simply drag and drop files from your desktop or laptop

Sunbury -On- Thames, UK - May 9 th 2012 Kingston Digital Europe Ltd, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced an update enabling browser support for Wi-Drive®. The update allows multiplatform wireless streaming of data to any Wi-Fi enabled mobile device via a Web browser. All current owners of Kingston Wi-Drive can update their devices and it will be included in future shipments. This expansion of device support allows a mixture of users' preferred mobile devices to simultaneously access and share content on Wi-Drive. With integrated Wi-Fi and four hours of battery life, Kingston Wi-Drive offers great pocket-sized portable storage and easy file sharing for any Wi-Fi device including Apple iPad®, iPhone®, iPod touch®, Android devices, Kindle Fire and more

In addition, Wi-Drive is now available in capacities of up to 64GB. The new 64GB version allows even more sharing and further expands the capacity of every Wi-Fi enabled device. The new, larger addition joins the existing 32GB Wi-Drive.. Kingston also offers optimised Apps for Wi-Drive providing additional features for users. Wi-Drive App1 for Android OS devices is now available on Google Play App store.  Due to the variety of Android-based devices, Wi-Drive offers the most versatile experience for users so they can choose between the Web browser and App to access and share their media. 

Further enhancements and fixes have also been made to the Apps for Kindle Fire and Apple devices.  Current users of these Wi-Drive Apps will automatically receive notice of these updates while all-new downloads of the Apps will be to the new version. The free Wi-Drive App is available for Kindle Fire on the Amazon Appstore, and for Apple devices in the App Storesm.

Details and a download of the Wi-Drive hardware CD update are available here.

Requires use with Kingston Wi-Drive hardware.

Check out the Wi-Drive in action online:

Wi-Drive video demonstrationiTunes® Podcasts on Kingston Technology Channel

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About Kingston Digital, Inc.

Kingston Digital, Inc. ("KDI") is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world's largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please call +44 (0)1932 738888  or visit www.kingston.com/europe.