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Old June 22nd, 2011, 07:39 AM   #1
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G-CONNECT storage drive for iPad

"G-Technology by Hitachi today introduced its G-CONNECT™ wireless storage solution, providing instant, wireless storage and 802.11n WiFi Internet access for \your Apple iPad, Phone® and many other mobile devices. The G-CONNECT solution provides on-the-go wireless access to content not already loaded on iOS devices, including movies, music, books, photos and documents. No Internet connection is required. G-CONNECT provides access to five+ simultaneous devices, depending on the workload, and supports up to five SD or three HD video streams at once."

Read the full press release here: G-Technology Delivers G-CONNECT Wireless Storage for Apple iPad at DVInfo.net

Looks like an ideal solution for wedding & event videographers who want to carry and show a full library of demo reels, and a perfect match for the 16GB iPad. For the cost of upgrading to a 64GB iPad, this drive gives you 500GB of storage plus a WiFi hotspot. Very interesting.
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Old June 28th, 2011, 04:32 PM   #2
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Re: G-CONNECT storage drive for iPad

The only problem with this solution is that you cannot upload to the drive from your ipad or from your cards without utilizing a computer. If you travel this could be quite problematic, because it requires to bring a laptop along, making the ipad superfluous.
For this reason alone I think Hyperdrive iPad hard drive is a better solution, although it lacks wifi.
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