The Patriot Aero offers up to 1TB of storage space, supports up to five Wi-Fi clients at a time for HD streaming, and has around 6 hours of battery life. The device supports USB 3.0 when working as a portable drive and offers very fast speeds as an external hard drive. The device's Patriot Connect mobile app is a little oversimplified, although it works as intended.
The good: The Patriot Aero Wireless Mobile Drive is compact, delivers very fast speeds via USB 3.0, and has decent battery life.
The bad: There's no car charger included, and you can't use the mobile app to search, preview, or organize content.
The bottom line: The Patriot Aero is a fast and competent mobile drive that unfortunately doesn't have enough new features to make it stand out.
May 17, 2013 4:36 PM PDT
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