Seagate's New Mobile Storage System Shares Files With Its Own Wi-Fi Network

By Leslie Horn on at

You can only keep so many photos and videos on your iPad until you run out of space. But you still have files you want to take with you. Seagate is helping you out with its new Wireless Plus mobile device storage.

The portable 1TB drive can be accessed by up to eight tablets or smartphone through Seagate's media app for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire. It has USB 3.0, and apparently it creates its own Wi-Fi network so you don't have to have any kind of data plan or connection to get to your videos, photos, or music. You can find Seagate Wireless Plus mobile storage on Amazon for around £150. It might make your next transatlantic trek a lot less boring.

Seagate also updated its networked home storage systems—now you can get to your files via a Samsung smart TV app, as well as the company's mobile apps or Apple AirPlay. It automatically and continuously backs up the files on all your home computers, whether they're Macs or PCs. Coming in March, there'll be a 2TB system, 3TB, and 4TB. Your spouse might have a Mac and you might have a Windows computer, but at least you can share your storage more conveniently.