Seagate today announced Wireless Plus, a portable 1TB hard drive that can wirelessly streams content for up to eight smartphones or tablets. The wireless storage device can hold up to 500 HD movies and runs on battery power for up to 10 hours.
Seagate Wireless Plus mobile device storage is accessed through the mobile Seagate Media app for Apple iOS, Android and Kindle Fire HD devices. The Seagate Media app has been developed for all major mobile devices, including Android, Kindle Fire HD, Apple iOS and will also work with just about any device that can connect to a Wi-Fi network. Additionally, you can use Wireless Plus to enjoy video, photos, music and even documents on the big screen via Apple Airplay, DLNA or an app designed specifically for Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-ray players.
The Seagate Wireless Plus includes a new option to save content and files to the drive wirelessly through the new Seagate Media app. For the first time, consumers will be able to enjoy capturing a great HD video on their iPhone and then wirelessly uploading it, in full resolution, to Wireless Plus with its 1TB of storage.
The new 1TB wireless drive comes with a removable SuperSpeed USB 3.0 adapter for quick loading of photos, video, music and even documents. Fill it up and go, for true anywhere access of all your favorite entertainment or much needed work-related files anywhere. Because the Wireless Plus creates it’s own Wi-Fi network, there is no need to stream or download your content from the Internet or to spend money on a data plan. Everything is with you, where you want it, when you need it with a secure and wireless connection.
Pricing and Availability
Seagate Wireless Plus mobile storage is available now (Jan 7, 2013) for $199.99.
The prior generation of this product line is called GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage. A comparison of the two products is shown below:
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