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Fast streaming; 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 goanywhere “real” storage device built for iPad, iPhone and Android. USB 3.0. 3year 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 vers
Ease of usage, Android and iOS compatible, steaming without any lag
Works up to 150 feet away. Speedy buffering. Streams to three iOS devices at one time.
Shock Resistant, 802.11n wireless, Good Standby Battery, USB 3.0, Good Looking, Rugged Underside, 500GB.
App and web-based interfaces make media access user-friendly, Comes with USB 3.0 cable and car power adapter, Compatible with other GoFlex device cables, Ability to share content to multiple devices simultaneously
Huge storage vat for the iPad/iPhone. Wireless. Works with other Wi-Fi devices. GoFlex connector compatible.
Able to stream media via Wi-Fi; rechargeable battery; can connect up to three devices simultaneously
Wireless access to a hard drive.
Compact for a media streamer, Works incredibly well, Builtin battery
Seagate's good-looking and compact GoFlex Satellite is a new breed of external hard drives that can stream digital content stored on it via a built-in Wi-Fi network. As an external hard drive, the device features USB 3.0, is relatively fast, compact.
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. NTFSformatted drive means headaches for Mac compatibility.
You cannot access internet over Wi-Fi while disk is in use.
Desktop software is bloatware. Requires NTFS software to mount drive on a Mac. Battery life isn’t ideal for super long trips.
Bad User Interface, Lose Internet Connection When Using Satellite, Can only View and Download Files Wirelessly
Cannot (currently) access wireless Internet while attached to the device, Priced much higher than other GoFlex drives
UI needs work. No shuffle on music playback. Needs case. No connection to the Internet while drive is in use.
Connecting to device causes Internet connection to drop; no playlist support; non-iOS clients might encounter streaming media complications
Performance underwhelms next to USB 3.0 competition.
Limited to 500GB, Spartan iOS app, Videos don't work right in noniOS browsers
The GoFlex Satellite supports only three wireless clients at a time, doesn't allow for Internet access, and its USB 3.0 performance could be better. The drive's included GoFlex Media iPad app takes a long time to load photos and doesn't work i
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...
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...
By Expert Reviews on December 07, 2011
The Seagate GoFlex Satellite is a nicely designed portable NAS for tablet and smartphone owners...
By Smarthouse on December 06, 2011
Shrinking devices are taking to flash memory and solid state drives more commonly these days. They're more expensive and offer less space than the traditional hard drive. Having a portable hard drive has only become more of a necessity in this era,...
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...
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...
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....
By TechRadar on November 14, 2011
What the Seagate GoFlex Satellite tries to achieve is admirable, but due to technological constraints it doesn't quite reach those lofty...
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