Toshiba TransferJet wireless transfer USB sticks now out in the wild

With a good week or two left before the rumored end of year production schedule,Toshiba has announced the availability of its TransferJet product. This pair of USB and micro-USB sticks is supposed to be Toshiba’s answer to the problem of quick and easy transfer of files between a mobile device and a computer, but it has its own quirks that might make it even less feasible.

Back in 2008 Toshiba announced it was working on a new wireless data transfer system called TransferJet and has iterated the design and shrunk the size since then. The main draw was the promise of data transfers averaging 375Mbps, but potentially reaching 560Mbps without need of a cable. That sounds great for getting large files to and from a mobile device like a smartphone or tablet.

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