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Wireless storage device My Passport now available in New Zealand

20 Oct 14

WD, the leader in connected storage solutions, has announced the availability of My Passport Wireless in New Zealand.

My Passport Wireless is a Wi-Fi-enabled storage drive that allows users to save, access and share stored content wirelessly with any smartphone, tablet, computer or other device.

WD says the My Passport Wireless drive is a simple way to connect all computing and mobile devices to content without any wires or Internet connection.

Additionally, when users need to transfer large amounts of data, the My Passport Wireless drive provides the option of using a high speed USB 3.0 connection.

“As we celebrate its 10th anniversary, the success of WD’s My Passport line of portable hard drives is unprecedented,” explains Jim Welsh, executive vice president, WD Content Solutions Business and Worldwide Sales.

“Our new My Passport Wireless drive continues the evolution, resolving a common problem for today’s mobile consumer; too many devices with limited storage and no way to offload their content and free up space on-the-go.”

The My Passport Wireless drive broadcasts its own wireless network that allows up to eight devices to connect at the same time and access any content stored on the drive.

The drive is available in 1TB or 2TB models, allowing users to store and access up to hundreds of hours of movies and music as well as photos and other digital files, from their smartphones and tablets that are typically limited by minimal storage capacity.

The WD My Cloud mobile app easily connects to a My Passport Wireless drive for simple product setup. Once this has been completed, the mobile app provides intuitive navigation, sharing and playback of the drive’s content.

The WD My Cloud app also helps unify all of a users’ content under a single app and user interface by allowing access to content on the My Passport Wireless drive, the WD My Cloud family of personal cloud storage, and on major public cloud services such as Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Drive from just one app.

In addition to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, the portable wireless storage drive is an ideal companion for cameras with its integrated SD card slot. The built-in SD card slot lets users copy their content from the SD card to the My Passport Wireless drive to make room for other files.

Additionally, with integrated FTP, the drive connects to compatible wireless cameras so that users can automatically transfer photos from their cameras to the drive as they are taking them.

The WD My Cloud mobile app currently is available for download for free from the App Store and Google Play.