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Seagate Wireless Plus

from  $159.99+
83
Global
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Summary

The Wireless Plus is a portable backup drive that doubles as a WiFi hotspot, letting you stream media files and share data with smartphones, tablets, and other devices. With 1TB of storage, the ability to stream to 3 devices simultaneously, and battery life of up to 10 hours, the Wireless Plus is, as Network World puts it, "essential if you have a ton of multimedia content (let's say more than 64GB) that you'd like to access at any time, or if you want multiple users to access different content from different devices." Wired concurs, saying video playback from the drive is "flawless and basically buffer-free," and that it's well worth its price, "especially if you spend a lot of time on planes, in hotels, or at your in-laws’ house."

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nitehawk
I'll post more updates about this as time goes on, but for now I'm excited to...read more
90
bbuskey
It does exactly what I need it to do. I can watch my movies on it when/wherever...read more
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81
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Speed

78
 

Design and form factor

80
 

Portability

85
 

How It Stacks Up

82

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78
 

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60
 

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How It Stacks Up

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78
 

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60
 

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82
 

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