Seagate Wireless Plus Wins CNET’s Best Of CES 2013


WEBWIRE – Monday, January 14, 2013

LAS VEGAS, NV — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) today announced that Seagate® Wireless Plus mobile device storage has been selected by CNET for the ‘Best of CES’ award for Networking and Storage. Designed to wirelessly stream content for up to eight smartphones or tablets the new wireless drive can be pre-ordered now from BestBuy.com and Amazon.com for $199.99. Seagate Wireless Plus will be available by the end of January 2013.

Selected by CNET’s unbiased expert editors, the winners were the most exciting, innovative, and promising products at the show. CNET editors scoured the 2013 CES show floor for products to consider for the prestigious award. In addition, CNET awarded a Best of Show product and thousands of online readers and viewers voted for the CNET People’s Voice winner.

“We are thrilled that CNET has selected Wireless Plus as a “Best of CES” award winner,” said Scott Horn, vice president of marketing at Seagate. “A category of storage first pioneered by Seagate, this latest offering of wireless storage improves on an already great product concept.”

“Hundreds of companies and manufacturers descend on Las Vegas each January to announce the products that will make news in the coming year,” said Lindsey Turrentine, Editor in Chief of CNET Reviews. “CNET’s army of editors work tirelessly to meet with industry insiders, explore every inch of the CES show floor, and live blog every major press conference to make sure we find the most exciting new tech from the show. We’re happy to have selected Seagate for a Best of CES Award.”

About Seagate Wireless Plus
The new Seagate Wireless Plus creates its own Wi-Fi network to connect wirelessly to tablets and smart phones. With enough space for 500 HD movies and a new 10-hour rated battery life, you’ll have all you need to be entertained anywhere including long road trips or flights.

Seagate Wireless Plus mobile device storage is accessed through the mobile Seagate Media app for Apple iOS, Android and Kindle Fire HD devices. The Seagate Media app has been developed for all major mobile devices, including Android, Kindle Fire HD, Apple iOS and will also work with just about any device that can connect to a Wi-Fi network. Additionally, you can use Wireless Plus to enjoy video, photos, music and even documents on the big screen via Apple Airplay, DLNA or an app designed specifically for Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-ray players.

About Seagate
Seagate is a worldwide leader in storage solutions. Learn more at http://www.seagate.com.

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