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MiniStationTM Air 2 wirelessly reads and writes contents to Wi-Fi DAS 

London, UK, 17 July 2014:  Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking solutions, today extends its portable hard drive offering with MiniStation Air 2 (HDW-PDU3 series). The device offers ease of use and flexibility, enabling users to expand their storage capacities without the hassle of wires, cables, or Internet connection.

The HDW-PDU3 offers 500 GB or 1 TB worth of storage and up to 12 hours of battery life. Using integrated Wi-Fi to create its own hotspot and stream data, the device also doubles as a portable battery charger for charging smartphones. Movies, pictures and music can now be shared with DLNA supported devices, and allows up three simultaneous HD streams.

Its new and improved user interface provides an enhanced consumer experience across its app, available for iOS and Android®, mobile, tablet and laptop devices. The MiniStation Air 2 includes SuperSpeed USB 3.0 when directly connected to any PC or Mac® computer.

Frederic Frati, Director Western Europe at Buffalo Technology, said: "The MiniStation Air 2 is the latest addition to the Buffalo MiniStation family, and offers multi-functionality; doubling as a smartphone charger, whilst expanding your existing storage capacity and enabling users to share content.

The MiniStation Air 2 eliminates the hassle of wires and gives users the freedom to manage their data without an Internet connection. If a connection is available, connected devices can have access to both, the drive's content and the Internet, without the disturbance of wires.

The MiniStation Air 2 is compatible with all popular operating systems, including Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Mac OS 10.4 - 10.9.

Availability

Available at Amazon, Dabs, Ebuyer

SSRP:

500GB £89.99 inc VAT

1TB £114.99 inc VAT 

About Buffalo Technology

Buffalo is a global manufacturer of innovative storage, multimedia, and wireless networking products for the home and small business. The company is recognised as the Number 1 total PC peripheral manufacturer in Japan, and was named the worldwide consumer NAS market leader 6 years in a row.

The company's storage products are addressing the needs of the individual and the business, providing cost-effective network attached storage (NAS), portable and desktop hard drives, multimedia players, and Wireless LAN routers, which together offer a complete and integrated solution for the small office and digital home environment.

Headquartered in Japan, Buffalo Technology has offices in the UK, France, The Netherlands, USA and Taiwan. For more information please visit www.buffalo-technology.com.