The Apple devices were limited from USB connectivity so far and this created problems to the users when they wanted to transfer data fast and securely without using internet between their devices.
The iStick team puts an end to this by allowing you to move your data fast and securely between computers and your iOS mobile devices (such as iPhones, iPads and iPod touches) without the need of any wireless connection and internet by introducing the iStich USB drive with lightning connectivity.
If everything goes well, iStick will be launched between August and September 2014 at $129 for the 8gb model, $169 for the 16gb, $199 for the 32gb, $299 for the 64gb and finally $399 for the 128gb.
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Current iStick App Features
- Free universal iPhone/iPad/iPod touch iOS app
- Music & Movie Player (able to decode MKV, RMVB, AVI, WMV etc.)
- 1080p HD movie streaming, direct playback from iStick
- Photo & Document (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, PDF, iWork) Viewer
- Open files directly on the iStick without the need to copy to iDevice
- Copy/Move files between iDevice and iStick
- File Management (Copy/Cut/Paste/Delete/Rename/Create Folder)
- Backup photos/videos from iDevice Camera Roll to iStick
- Support “Open In” functionality
- Open files from other apps in iStick app
- Open files from iStick in other apps
- iDevice Contacts backup and restore
- Capacity: 8GB/16GB/32GB/64GB/128GB
- Connectors: Standard USB 2.0 and Apple MFi-Certified Lightning Connector
- iStick-to-USB Speed: 12MB/s (Read), 7.5MB/s (Write)
- iStick-to-iDevice Speed: 2.5MB/s (Read), 1.9MB/s (Write)
- Construction: ABS Plastic and/or Aluminum
- Dimensions: 51.6 x 28.6 x 9.1mm
- Weight: 10g
Supported File Formats:
- Video: .mp4, .m4v, .mpv, .mov, .mpg, .mkv, .wmv, .flv, .3gp, .gif
- Audio: .wav, .aac, .aif, .aiff, .caf, .m4a, .mp3
- Images: .jpg, .tiff, .gif
- Documents: .doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics
iPhone 5/5s/5c, iPad (4th Generation), iPad mini, iPad mini with Retina display, iPad Air, iPod touch (5th Generation)
A few more pictures of the iStick:
Is iStick something that you were missing from your iOS device?