Hands-on: HyperDice routinely backs up your iPhone to USB or microSD storage

HyperDice is a model new product from Sanho’s Hyper model that routinely backs up your iPhone to microSD or USB storage when you cost. The product is on the market now for a 40% off special preorder price for a restricted time forward of a launch scheduled for subsequent month.

Synology RT2600ac: The AirPort Extreme alternative.

Hands-on with HyperDice

As you’ll see in our first-look hands-on video beneath, the HyperDice features a male USB connector on one aspect to plug into your iPhone charger of alternative. On the other aspect, one can find two feminine USB-ports. One lets you plug in your iPhone whereas the opposite offers you a spare to attach a USB drive to retailer backups and browse recordsdata.

The HyperDice additionally has a microSD card slot for those who select to make use of that for storage as an alternative of or along with a USB drive. And it’s tiny. The whole HyperDice measures in at 1.86” x 1.4” x 0.94” and weighs simply 20g. When utilizing solely a micro SD Card, the unit will get to retain its small kind issue.

Video walkthrough

Subscribe to 9to5Mac on YouTube for more videos

Once linked, HyperDice can routinely backup your pictures, movies, contacts, and extra on to the USB drive or microSD card you insert when you concurrently cost your iPhone or iPad.

HyperCube USB Connection

The system makes use of an app that Hyper will make accessible following the launch. This will can help you entry any of the content material you could have saved on the microSD card or USB storage system you insert, together with archives of backups and the power to view and stream pictures, movies, and extra instantly off the system.

HyperCube USB

The HyperDice itself additionally features as a USB drive whenever you plug it right into a Mac or different laptop, permitting you to additionally use it as thumb drive to simply switch content material to and out of your Mac along with iPhone and iPad.

HyperCube app

HyperDice is available now at a special $29 preorder price (40% off) on Kickstarter and can later be accessible for $49.99 at retail.

HyperDice Features:

  • Tiny system that connects between USB charger and iOS/Android system
  • Free iOS/Android app
  • Automatically backups pictures/movies/contacts onto microSD or USB drive
  • Restore pictures/movies/contacts from backup to iOS/Android system
  • Allows iOS/Android to entry media/knowledge recordsdata on USB and microSD
  • Copy/minimize/paste/transfer/delete/rename recordsdata on microSD and USB drive
  • Supports audio/video streaming playback
  • Supports picture slideshow/thumbnail view
  • Measures 47.three x 35.5 x 24mm / 1.86” x 1.4” x 0.94”
  • Weighs 20g / 0.71oz / 0.04 lb

HyperCube app browser

The unit we obtained is an early prototype unit, however it labored fairly nicely in our testing. In typical Hyper fashion, the {hardware} itself is stable, whereas the app will profit from the extra polish that comes throughout the the rest of its growth. Once the HyperDice launches, we’ll be again with a full evaluation that breaks down all points of the unit.

HyperCube USB ports

If you end up working low on space for storing in your system, the HyperDice makes it straightforward to backup your pictures and movies as a way to take away them out of your iPhone or iPad and release valuable storage. What do you assume?
HyperCube iPhone USB backup charger