The Canvio AeroCAst 1TB hard drive is an external storage device made by Toshiba that can wirelessly transfer files to and from mobile devices that are not equipped with USB ports. The drive can accommodate up to six devices which is a couple less than its close competitors, Seagate and WD.
Mobile devices can be connected to Canvio AeroCast by logging in to the wireless network where it is also linked. Its Bridge mode feature allows devices to connect to the internet even though they are still connected to the drive.
The Station mode is for the separate connection of the hard drive and mobile devices to a router. In this mode, the users will be able to use the Chromecast streaming feature.
As mentioned, Canvio AeroCast allows video and photo streaming via Google Chromecast. A streaming dongle can also be used to stream videos and photos on TVs and other larger screens. However, Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) is not supported by Canvio AeroCast.
The Canvio AeroCast comes with an app that be used to back up the contents of mobile devices.