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Seagate introduces Backup Plus storage devices


Seagate Technology ( has introduced Backup Plus storage devices, its reinvented consumer storage product family that delivers what the company says is the easiest setup, one-click backup and the ability to save and share your content on Facebook and Flickr.
Seagate Backup Plus hard drives are newly designed external storage that work interchangeably with both Mac and Window systems and deliver features to protect, share and save nearly every aspect of one’s digital life. These products come loaded with the new Seagate Dashboard software for one-click local backup.

Seagate says the Backup Plus products are the world’s first external hard drives to provide backup for content on social networks, such as Facebook and Flickr. Storing a local duplicate copy of photos from social networks is purportedly now as easy as backing up files on your computer. S

Available immediately from Amazon, BestBuy and other retailers including, Seagate Backup Plus drives will initially be available in capacities of 500GB, 750GB and 1TB capacities for portable drives and 1TB to 4TB for Backup Plus Desk drives.
This new family of external storage will be available in red, blue, silver and black for the portable 2.5-inch form factor with a manufacturer’s suggested retail prices at launch are: 500GB, US$119.99; 750GB, $129.99 and 1TB, $139.99. The Backup Plus Desk 3.5-inch drive: 1TB, $129.99; 2TB, $149.99; 3TB, $179.99 and 4TB, $249.99 MSRP.
Backup Plus for Mac portable is available in silver and will ship in 500GB for 19.99 and 1TB at $139.99. The Backup Plus Desk for Mac will be available at launch for 2TB, $189.99 and 3TB, $209.99. 

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