The hard drive market may be considered a "dead horse" by quite a few people, but it seems that the new and refreshing ideas keep coming. After introducing the The thinnest external hard drive in the world (and also Has acquired Samsung's hard drive division, On the road) Seagate now presents another brilliance in the form of hard drive Which can work without wires and cables at all, based on battery Internal and Communication Wi-Fi.
The new drive is named GoFlex Satellite And can actually be used not only as a storage drive in an elegant black envelope, but also as portable media buffers that will work with any device Wi-Fi connection As for it - including iOS-based devices, which may well be an available and convenient solution for the limited storage capacity of Smartphones And tablets) and the high amounts of money that consumers need to add to buy a device with volume storage enlarged).
The GoFlex Satellite offers support for 802.11b / g / n Wi-Fi networks, volume storage 500GB, internal 3.7 volt battery that should last for 25 hours in standby mode or 5 hours in continuous work mode, USB 3.0 connection that can be used both for measuring and operating the device in Miza and you will need it, "normal" charger and even car charger - when the whole package costs you $ 200. It is not cheap, but also not more expensive than "upgrading" a device with 8 / 16GB of volume storage For a device with a volume of 32 / 64GB.
The drive itself looks rather compact, based on an 2.5-inch configuration and offers a neutral design that can easily fit into both the office environment and the home desk. The drive comes with 3 years warranty and dedicated software to synchronize the drive with PCs and devices based on operating systems Dark.
At engadget.com Checked the GoFlex Satellite and said that the drive worked wonderfully with the devices Dark Thanks to the special software, although he encountered some difficulties when working with devices Mobile Others (Android, in this case). In the popular blog, they added that the drive can stream information to 3 devices simultaneously - a not bad feature at all that will allow you to share information with your friends more easily.
The device is available for pre-order through Amazon And we hope that this is only the first swallow on the way to an era in which hard drives can perform a number of different and useful operations at a price that is suitable for most consumers.