Seagate Wireless Plus Wins CNET's Best Of CES 2013
Selected by CNET’s unbiased expert editors, the winners were the most exciting, innovative, and promising products at the show. CNET editors scoured the 2013 CES show floor for products to consider for the prestigious award. In addition, CNET awarded a Best of Show product and thousands of online readers and viewers voted for the CNET People’s Voice winner.
“We are thrilled that CNET has selected Wireless Plus as a “Best of CES” award winner,” said Scott Horn, vice president of marketing at Seagate. “A category of storage first pioneered by Seagate, this latest offering of wireless storage improves on an already great product concept.”
“Hundreds of companies and manufacturers descend on Las Vegas each January to announce the products that will make news in the coming year,” said Lindsey Turrentine, Editor in Chief of CNET Reviews. “CNET's army of editors work tirelessly to meet with industry insiders, explore every inch of the CES show floor, and live blog every major press conference to make sure we find the most exciting new tech from the show. We're happy to have selected Seagate for a Best of CES Award.”
About Seagate Wireless Plus
The new Seagate Wireless Plus creates its own Wi-Fi network to connect wirelessly to tablets and smart phones. With enough space for 500 HD movies and a new 10-hour rated battery life, you’ll have all you need to be entertained anywhere including long road trips or flights.
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.
Seagate Wireless Plus, mobile storage you can access without wires or Web
With Seagate Wireless Plus, you can enjoy your media and access your files without wires or the Internet. This mobile storage device broadcasts its own WiFi network, so you can wirelessly stream your media and files to your tablet or smartphone on-the-go and off-the-grid. The free Seagate Media app for iOS and Android makes it easy to navigate and enjoy content wherever you go.
Forget about having to choose which files to load onto your tablet or smartphone before a trip. Bring it all with you! Wireless Plus has 1TB of built-in storage, which means you can load up to 500 movies or thousands of songs, photos and documents. Simply drag-and-drop to load files wirelessly from your PC or Mac computer or use the USB 3.0 adapter to load files up to 10× faster than Wi-Fi.
Wireless Plus allows up to eight tablets and smartphones to access and store content at the same time. Leave it in your bag, set it on the table, place it anywhere in the car—with a range of up to 150ft you’ll never feel tethered to your storage. Best of all, by creating its own Wi-Fi network, there is no need for an Internet connection and you don’t have to use your data plan.
Navigating your media library is a snap with the Seagate Media app for iOS ® , Kindle Fire and Android . Sort through large media libraries with filters, keyword search, and folder and thumbnail views. Download movies and other media to your device, so you can enjoy your content later, when not connected to Wireless Plus. When you need more storage capacity on your smartphone or tablet, you can easily off-load photos and videos from your device’s camera roll by uploading them to your Wireless Plus storage device using the Seagate Media app.
At home, Wireless Plus can stream media to your TV too. Game consoles, smart TVs, connected Blu-ray players and other DLNA devices can access the content on Wireless Plus whenever you have it connected to your home network via Wi-Fi. If you have an Apple TV , your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch can use Airplay ® ® to take your media from small screen to big screen. Additionally, with Samsung Smart TVs and Bluray players, you can install the Seagate Media app directly on your Samsung device and experience the content with an interface optimized for living room viewing with easy remotecontrol navigation.
Seagate Wireless Plus Specifications
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