Western Digital Company which is known for it’s high quality storage devices launched their new hard drive My Passport Wireless, an easy to use Wi-Fi enabled storage drive that allows consumers to save, access and share stored content wirelessly with any smartphone, tablet, computer or other device. The best part of this drive is that there is no need of any wires or Internet connection for data transfer as the My Passport Wireless drive broadcasts its own wireless network that allows up to eight devices to connect at the same time to access any content stored on the drive. There is also high speed USB 3.0 connection available in the drive for transfer of large amount of data just in case. The portable wireless drive features Wireless N with MIMO technology for enhanced wireless performance so that users can access and transfer files quickly, as well as stream up to four HD videos simultaneously.
For setting up Android or iOS smartphone, the user just have to download WD MyCloud mobile app. The WD My Cloud mobile app easily connects to a My Passport Wireless drive for simple production setup, and once setup the mobile app provides intuitive navigation, sharing and playback of the drive’s content. There is also an integrated SD card slot which can be very beneficial to photographers as they can easily transfer the data directly into the drive.
The My Passport Wireless is expected to be available in India from the last week of October 2014 and will be priced at Rs.11,000 for 500 GB and Rs.13,000 for 1 TB.