AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

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AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by jsol » Tue May 20, 2014 11:19 am

I hope this works or will work with Auria. I'm tired of itunes syncing.
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Re: AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by Rim » Tue May 20, 2014 11:24 am

This is not much different than a "wifi drive". The only difference is it allows you to plug it into the iPad, instead of using wifi. The same issue is still there - there's no way to directly access a hard drive/flash drive/etc from an app. Apple only permits an app to access it's own area on the iPad's drive (the "sandbox").

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Re: AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by jsol » Tue May 20, 2014 11:26 am

That's too bad. I was really excited. I thought this device would solve our itunes syncing headaches.

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Re: AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by Rim » Tue May 20, 2014 11:28 am

It's certainly a step in the right direction. As soon as Apple permits apps to access external data, we'll be all set.

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Re: AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by jsol » Tue May 20, 2014 11:29 am

Awesome!!! We are almost there 8)

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Re: AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by jsol » Tue May 20, 2014 11:30 am

Maybe Apple can make an exception with Auria only since it's such a fantastic product and not a toy rather a serious tool.

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Re: AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by Washboy » Tue May 20, 2014 11:37 am

Supported File Formats:
Video

.mp4, .m4v, .mpv, .mov, .mpg, .mkv, .avi, .wmv, .rmvb, .flv, .3gp, .gif
Audio
.wav, .aac, .aif, .aiff, .caf, .m4a, .mp3
Images
.jpg, .tiff, .gif
Documents
.doc and .docx (Microsoft Word); .htm and .html (web pages); .key (Keynote); .numbers (Numbers); .pages (Pages); .pdf (Preview and Adobe Acrobat); .ppt and .pptx (Microsoft PowerPoint); .txt (text); .rtf (rich text format); .vcf (contact information); .xls and .xlsx (Microsoft Excel); .zip; .ics

"Do I need a special app in order to use iStick?
Yes. iStick requires a free universal iPhone/iPad/iPod touch app that will be available from the Apple App Store. We are also working with 3rd party app developers to have our iStick work on their apps as well."
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Re: AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by jsol » Tue May 20, 2014 11:59 am

Wow!! So, some light at the end of the tunnel.

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Re: AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by Philmius » Tue May 20, 2014 1:56 pm

129$ for 8GB??? :shock:

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Re: AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by Jus » Tue May 20, 2014 2:02 pm

Was wondering about the price

:shock: that's shocking

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Re: AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by Washboy » Tue May 20, 2014 2:06 pm

Philmius wrote:129$ for 8GB??? :shock:
$79 = 8GB
$129 = 32GB

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Re: AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by Jus » Tue May 20, 2014 2:13 pm

That's a better price well for the32 8)

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Re: AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by Philmius » Tue May 20, 2014 3:57 pm

My bad, I didn't scroll to the bottom of the page and read the proposed retail prices off the pledges list on the right. They should fix this though ;-)

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Re: AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by jsol » Wed May 21, 2014 10:26 am

Reasonable to hopefully eliminate the iTunes sync headaches. Which reminds me why I wasn't an apple early adopter since I fancied click drag rather than sync and wait.

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Re: AT LAST! The Apple Approved iStick USB Flash Drive

Post by peteT » Tue May 27, 2014 4:34 am

Hi Rim,

I see earlier in the thread a quote from the manufacturer after a question:


"Do I need a special app in order to use iStick?
Yes. iStick requires a free universal iPhone/iPad/iPod touch app that will be available from the Apple App Store.
We are also working with 3rd party app developers to have our iStick work on their apps as well."

Is it worthwhile for you to contact them with a view to Auria being able to work with their drive or is this something where the current Apple rules are unhelpful at this stage.


Kind regards,

Pete

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