Seagate FreeAgent DockStar STDSA10G-RK

  • Seagate FreeAgent DockStar STDSA10G-RK
76
Based on 14 scores, 28 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    5
  • Good:
    3
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Simple setup, Expandable storage (up to four USB drives), Affordable, Easy to use
  • Lets you attach up to four drives, Easy setup and file sharing.
  • Provides access from anywhere to your USB drives or FreeAgent Go drive. Sleek and professional looking drive dock.

Cons:

  • Requires yearly subscription for Pogoplug service after first year, No printer support
  • Doesn't share files from PCs on the same network

Expert reviews and ratings

By ComputerPowerUser on 80

Theres much more to the DockStar/Pogoplug combo than file storage. We love the iPhone and Android apps that bring full client functionality, including streaming, to your smartphone, for example. The only drawback we found is that the UI will let you...

By Expert Reviews on 60

Seagate's Dockstar is designed specifically for accessing your files remotely rather than for local file sharing, so it's not for everyone....

By Testfreaks on 90

The FreeAgent DockStar is the perfect solution for those not wanting to deal with online storage sites or the hassle of setting up a a dedicated NAS box. Transfer speeds are definitely slower than other networking solutions, but this is a trade off...

By ITP.net on 60

While the DockStar works as claimed, its setup process can become complicated if its auto-setup fails....

By PCWorld on 90

Dock this? Well, I say dock that, and that, and that... which is actually a pretty good description of what Seagate's FreeAgent DockStar does. It allows you to dock one of the company's FreeAgent Go hard drives, or any other USB hard drive for...

By PC Mag on 80

Simple to setup and easy to use, remote access to USB drives doesn't get any easier than with...

By Just Another Mobile Monday on -

We have been talking a lot lately about Seagate and their FreeAgent Go drives. I have to come clean and tell you that I am a huge fan of these portable drives, and have really been impressed by the quality and breadth of the accessories which are...

By The Gadgeteer on -

The Seagate FreeAgent DockStar is small network adapter made especially for Seagate FreeAgent Go portable hard drives. Its compatible with both PCs and Macs and is a simple way to connect up to four external USB 2.0 storage devices (hard drives...

By LanOC Reviews on -

the DockStar is a solution for someone looking for the freedom to access their files anywhere while avoiding the downsides of fulltime online file...

By Gear Diary on -

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to review the Seagate FreeAgent Go. It is a small, pocket-sized external hard drive that looks sleek and has a tremendous capacity. One of the nice features of the hard drive is that it has only one port- a...

By GadgetReview on -

Every holiday families get together, picture are taken, video interviews are precariously recorded and yet no one ever views them. So how is a family to share all this media? Sure, you could spend countless hours uploading the contents of your hard...

By Notebook Cooling on -

As Seagates first consumer NAS offering, the DockStar has shown to have its ups and downs. They did indeed keep it simple so that the average consumer should be able to set the dock up and use it with some flexibility at a acceptable speed....

By Computeractive on 60

Handy for accessing your files over a home network or over the internet but not a true network hard...

By Bigbruin on -

As a simple NAS device allowing you to take any USB hard drive and attach it to your network, the Seagate DockStar shines. Toss in the capability of using the PogoPlug service with up to four hard drives, and the DockStar becomes even more valuable...

By Tech Olive on 70

Having your important data becoming remotely accessible can be a chore for some and just setting up a simple home network storage drive can be tasking. You could spend hundreds and maybe thousands of dollars on a NAS device to remedy your woes, but we...

By HotHardware on -

For anyone who has toyed with the idea of setting up and using a NAS device for the very first time, the DockStar could be a great way to get your feet wet. The device is inexpensive (at the time this article posted, Amazon was selling it for $78.99)...

By SlashGear on -

Most digital libraries flourishing and ubiquitous connectivity spreading, having access to our personal data and media wherever we are is looking all the more appealing. NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices have had the ability to share via...

By HardwareGeeks on -

A few weeks ago Seagate sent me their new Dockstar, a dock for your FreeAgent Go drives that allowed you to put them onto your network essentially turning them into a NAS. The idea of it made me smile, the idea of being able to plop my drive in a dock...

By CrunchGear on -

I like innovative products and after spending some time with the Seagate FreeAgent DockStar, I think its just that. This thing is cool. The concept is simple, and thankfully, so is the product. All you do is insert a Seagate FreeAgent Go hard...

By Geek.com on -

Storage is no longer enough. Todays consumers, who have a huge range of options as to where to put their content, want both storage and availability. This is easy enough for online services, but for traditional storage companies like Seagate,...