with Apple devices, it promised a high tech approach to your connected life where your digital files are easily within reach, stashed away in the Cloud. alas, the promised of this digital Shangri-La is often hampered by inadequate radio’s reception and the risk of being ripped by hackers who are smarter than Apple’s engineers. that said, if you have complete mistrust of the cloud and find syncing your device, wireless or not, to get files to your device a gargantuan task, then the iStick is a must-have addition to your life surrounded by Apple devices. billed as the world’s first USB flash drive with Lightning connector, the iStick has neat slider built into it that allows you to switch between a regular USB connector and the Lightning connector, thereby letting you to easily transfer any files between your computer and the iDevices. simply plug it to your computer, drag-and-drop the desired files. after that, all you have to do is to remove the drive and plug its Lightning connector end to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch, and boom, your files are ready for your Apple small devices.
with a companion, it will allow you to view documents, watch movies, listen to audio files and view photos, directly from the iStick or copy them to your devices. you can even use iStick as a portable backup media for backing up your iPhone contents, as well as photos and videos. last but not the least, iStick can also function as a regular USB flash drive to transporting and transferring your digital files. and oh, it is an Apple MFi certified device, so you can have a peace of mind using it without having to deal with sucky “This Device Is Not Supported” warning. the iStick USB Flash Drive by Sanho Corporation is running an astoundingly successful Kickstarter campaign that has to date, roped in over 5,000 backers and more than $680,000 in financial backing. available in 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB model, you can pre-order yours for $79 and up during the campaign duration. shipment is expected to kick off sometime in August 2014. see it in action in the video below.