Technology has come so far, and to keep up with it, devices and/or accessories has also evolve in order to accommodate the changes that are employed on the latest gadgets. That is why we come to the latest in the flash memory department as SanDisk announced that some of its higher capacity USB-Dual and Connect Wireless Stick can now be bought in Australia.
The latest USB-Dual drives of the third largest manufacturer of flash memory, according to Ausdroid, now has 128GB capacity and offers both microUSB and full size USB connectors so that users can go straight from a PC to his smartphone with just a simple change in connector. The connection using the microUSB is USB-OTG which most of the smartphones today supports.
Meanwhile, the Connect Wireless stick allows users to connect to the storage as a wireless drive using its matching app – Connect Drive. It offers a full size USB port that can be used on connecting to a PC and charging it. Its current capacity, as of now, is 200GB.
According to its page in the SanDisk site, the Ultra Dual USB drive 3.0 is the solution for a faster and easier transferring and sharing of files from a user’s OTG capable Android phone or tablet to a PC or another Android device.
The transfer speed is also fast as the no wait rate is up to 150MB/s3. With this kind of speed, transferring one’s collection of movies, audio books, music etc. can now be done in just seconds. There is also a wide range of memory capacity to choose from. Now with the new 128GB capacity, the other options available are 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB.
Additionally, once the user downloads the memory zone app from the Play store, it can be used to monitor the available memory and also manage, organize and back up files stored on the user’s Android device. It is compatible with PCs that runs the Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and Mac OS 10.6 and up with no drivers required.
Meanwhile SanDisk expounds that with its Connect Wireless Stick, one doesn’t need to plug it directly to a device to save and access the user’s stuff as it can be done from a distance. Just make sure that you have this stick together with its app. It also automatically creates a back up copy of the user’s photos and videos into the drive once the drive is connected.
Its app has two versions, one for iOS and one for Android. The wireless stick is also available in five memory capacity variants which are 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB and 200GB. Ausdroid reports that the USB-Dual could be bought from ebay resellers for $99.95 USD while the wireless stick can be bought for $299 USD from Wireless1.
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