USB over the Air

  • December 17, 2009

A few years ago, it looked as if wireless USB technology would soon make the data cables that snake around our desks as obsolete as cathode-ray-tube monitors and floppy disks. But that turned out to be a false start. Now, the first wireless USB hard drive is finally on the market, boasting a capacity of 1.5 terabytes and a data transfer rate of up to 15 megabytes per second.

Product: Pro WX wireless USB hard drive
Cost: $450
Availability: Now
Source: imation.com
Companies: Imation

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