appleSimilar to the Kickstarter-funded iStick from earlier in the year, SanDisk today revealed the iXpand Flash Drive. The drive enables customers to easily transfer images, videos, and also other documents between an iOS tool with a Lightning adapter and also a desktop computer or note pad with a typical USB port.

When the flash drive is plugged right into an apple iphone or iPad, the iXpand sync app is introduced and could be set up to instantly sync images and also video clips from the gadget’s camera roll to the flash drive. Entire films (including most prominent non-native and PC-friendly formats, like AVI as well as WMV) could also be kept on the iXpand and also played from the flash drive straight onto the iPhone or iPad.

‘According to IDC, virtually three-quarters of all pictures are now captured on mobile phones and tablet computers,’ said Dinesh Bahal, vice president, product marketing, SanDisk. ‘With this significant increase in mobile-generated material, customers are seeking simple means to manage all of it. Our study shows that 82 % of U.S. mobile phone individuals discover transferring photos, videos, songs and various other data to be extremely important to them. We produced the iXpand Flash Drive to offer customers a quick as well as protected means to move their favorite content between gadgets so it’s readily available when and also where they desire it.’

The flash drive also supplies users an included layer of safety and security in cross-platform security. While in the iXpand sync application, data can be password secured while the drive is attached to an apple iphone or iPad, then decrypted on a Mac or PC as well as vice versa.

Available in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB dimensions, the iXpand Flash Drive is suitable with the apple iphone 6, apple iphone 6 And also, apple iphone Fives, iPhone 5c, apple iphone 5, iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 2, as well as iPad mini running iOS 8 or iOS 7.

The 16GB and also 64GB variations of the drive could be purchased directly off of SanDisk’s official web site today and market for $59.99 and $119.99 specifically. Starting Nov 16, Ideal Get will exclusively market the 32GB variation in retail and on their internet site for $79.99.