Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage USB3/WiFi
Quick transfer via USB 3.0.
Multiple options to charge battery or power the drive.
Easy to use interface on PC and iOS devices.
A go-anywhere “real” storage device built for iPad, iPhone and Android.
3 year warranty.
Internal WiFi lets three different people connect to the drive at once.
Makes you look smart for going with the 8GB tablet instead of the 32GB versions.
Works up to 150 feet away.
Good Standby Battery.
Low battery life.
Playback limited to device types.
If your tablet is WiFi only, you have to disconnect from the rest of the world to access your files.
NTFS formatted drive means headaches for Mac compatibility.
You cannot access internet over Wi-Fi while disk is in use.
Desktop software is bloatware.
Bad User Interface.
Lose Internet Connection When Using Satellite.
Can only View and Download Files Wirelessly.
No shuffle on music playback.
No connection to the Internet while drive is in use.
Connecting to device causes Internet connection to drop.
No playlist support.
Limited to 500GB.
By LanOC Reviews on February 19, 2013
So what's the catch? The Seagate GoFlex drive retails for $199 for 500GB of storage. Even with the heightened hard drive prices that we recently have seen on the market, that is still a good chunk of money for only that much space. However, there is...-
By CoolSmartphone on January 28, 2013
About two “Gadget Show Live” events ago I was approached by a man carrying a iPad with a HD film playing on it. Nothing new there I thought, but as I was walking away, he showed me a small portable hard drive which he had in his pocket. The...-
By PC Advisor on November 02, 2012
While it's a good all-around portable drive, the 500GB Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless's raison d'être is serving up files and multimedia via Wi-Fi. The drive creates its own local hotspot that you can log onto with just about...70
By TechSmart.co.za on May 31, 2012
One of the very few problems with the tablets in general is that invariably even the maximum space (64 GB) can all too quickly fill up with one’s photos, games, music and movies. This is even further exacerbated by the fact that certain tablets do...-
By Tech2 on February 25, 2012
In a world where sometimes you just can’t find the space to take it with you when you go, and by that we’re referring to your media and not your money, Seagate offers a slightly unique solution. Enter the GoFlex Satellite portable hard drive...65
By Expert Reviews on December 07, 2011
The Seagate GoFlex Satellite is a nicely designed portable NAS for tablet and smartphone owners...80
By Smarthouse on December 06, 2011
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By Channel News Australia on December 06, 2011
Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Nokia - Seagate?s Wi-Fi wonder streams content onto three separate devices at once, but there are a few chinks in the armour.Shrinking devices are taking to flash memory and solid state drives more commonly...80
By Tbreak.com on November 22, 2011
One of the worst decisions to make while getting an iPhone or iPad or iPod Touch is that extra bit of storage is going to cost you a lot. Jumping from 16GB to 64GB seems an awful lot when you consider the price hike. However, Seagate wants to remedy...70
By AnandTech on November 21, 2011
Hypothetical situation here: let’s say you bought an iPhone or iPad, but cheaped out and got a 16GB model. You’ve got around 10GB worth of music, a few gigs in photos and applications, and you lose the rest to formatting and the OS itself....-