Quik.io – This is a new service to share your files (Photo, Doc, Videos and Music) from your desktop.
Different from other Cloud storage services, it does not store any your files in the cloud. It only make a way from your computer to your devices, like iPad. The APPS on your iPad will found your files in your computer, then stream it or download it from your computer. It the file type not suitable for iPad viewing. It will convert automatically. It is easy to use and convenient.
After you download and install the APPS on your devices and desktop. You may also need to configure your firewall (probably your Router) to open the port form 38888-39000. (detail from Quik.io forum)
Application for Education
I think it is great way to share the teaching materials to student wirelessly. They can view the resources right from their devices. Once teacher add any materials, they can get it immediately! Nice teaching flow!
- QuikIO Announces iPhone Mobile-to-Mobile Content Sharing at Macworld/iWorld (virtual-strategy.com)
- New QuikIO 2.0 With QuikBeam Lets You Beam Media Between iPhones, iPads (cultofmac.com)
- Expo Notes: QuikIO adds mobile-to-mobile media sharing (macworld.com)
- QuikIO adds iPhone-to-iPhone file transfer feature to its media streaming service (thenextweb.com)
- Daily iPhone App: Quik.io lets you easily share files between your iOS devices (tuaw.com)