Why not use a laptop instead of that clumsy 2-piece combination?
You make a very good point but the GoFlex drive is pretty small, could fit in a backpack with the iPad and you would still not be carrying around as much weight as a laptop, and of course the biggest reason to use one is so that you can extend the storage capacity of the iPad. Plus with a range of 30 feet, you can set the drive down in one room and use the iPad in any room you want to use it in - or take the iPad out to your deck, porch, backyard, etc. You sort of get the best of both worlds .... just my opinion.
well yes you can go to amazon and type i- flash drive it comes in 32gb 16gb and 8gb the 32gb is about £100 just to give you an idea, you have to install the i- flash drive app which is free and the i - flash drive basically works like a flash drive which has two sides one to plug into an ipad or iphone yes it works on the iphone as well it can store anything really but apps: movies, documents, music, photos etc you can also backup your contacts and add files from dropbox it's great
There are some wireless external hard drives that can be used with the iPad.
The Kingston Wi-Drive, which costs $50 for the 16 Gigabyte, and then $30 more for every 16 gigs more. It works by you turning it on and then accessing the files on it from an app that you download on your iDevice. You can access music, movies, and other stuff. No connections or anything, it works like a WiFi connection, you connect to it from the setting on the iPad under wireless networks.
Then there is the Seagate GoFlex, which some would recommend over the Wi-Drive. But this one costs $199 and had 500 Gigabytes of storage. It works the sameway as the Kingston: no wires, runs over its wireless connection. You can actually fit up to 300 HD movies on it.
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