Editors Liked

  • Large storage space, SD card slot
  • SD card slot. 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi with Hotspot pass-through. Compatible with Google Cast. 1TB capacity
  • Low price point, SD port, USB 3.0 port, Simple to use
  • Wirelessly access videos, pictures and other data at home and on the go, send almost any video to your Chromecast
  • USB 3.0 interface (not a given with wireless drives), WiFi passthrough allows phone or tablet to connect with device and Net at same time, Backs up data over WiFi, Less expensive per gig than competing wireless drives

Editors Didn't Like

  • Software bugs, Can be slow at times
  • Lacks DLNA support. Only supports manual drag-and-drop copying. No bundled documentation. Mac use requires installing included NTFS driver. Software conflicts. Lacks Web-based interface for laptops. Slow reaction time in testing
  • Streaming content was a bit slow to start, Navigation was simple to setup and use but there were delays while going from one folder to another, or using certain functions
  • There is absolutely NO security on the Toshiba Canvio Aerocast WiFi Hard Drive, if it's attached in station mode, anyone connected to the network can get to your data — which is cool and dangerous all at the same time
  • Poorly designed app, Hard to navigate UI, Slower than expected speeds
  • A little bulky, Warranty only one year