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Seagate Backup Plus Slim 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive STDR1000102 Blue

  • Features mobile backup using the Seagate Mobile Backup App
  • Protect your stuff with easy, flexible backups
  • Back up from Facebook and Flickr and share to YouTube
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  • newegg Mobile backup Install the free Seagate Mobile Backup app on an iOS or Android mobile device to back up all of the pictures and videos from the device to the drive or the cloud. Backup mobile devices via a WiFi connection while at home, or use services like Dropbox or Google Drive while on the go, away from home.
  • newegg Backup and Protect Photos, Videos, and More Automatically Life is full of amazing moments you want to remember forever. Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive lets you back up your content on a Windows computer using two easy, automatic backup options in the Seagate Dashboard—scheduled or continuous backups.
  • newegg Do More with Social Networks Don't risk losing those great photos you've posted online. Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive finally bridges the gap between your online life and the rest of your life, letting you automatically back up your favorite memories from Facebook and Flickr. You can also share new videos directly to your YouTube account.
  • newegg Easy to Share Files Between Windows and Mac Computers Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive lets you seamlessly transfer files between Windows and Mac computers—no reformatting required.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • JAMES S.
  • 4/11/2015 2:12:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWould help if I could write files to it!

Pros: None that I found.

Cons: I attempted to use this device to backup a relative's Mac. Instructions on how to accomplish this task are buried and hard to find. Essentially I was to drag and drop files onto the drive. BUT the drive refused to allow me to write anything to it.

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  • Andrea W.
  • 3/30/2015 2:20:08 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSolid, Fast Backup Drive with Simple Software

Pros: Fast on USB 3.0. Easy-to-set software for weekly backups.

Cons: None so far. Will update if that changes.

Other Thoughts: I bought this for a friend who is not tech savvy. I wanted something that she could plug in once a week for backups and unplug when backup is complete. This accomplishes that. Very easy to install and use the software.

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  • Thomas H.
  • 2/16/2015 12:19:47 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsSeagate Short life.

Pros: Good price, sharp design.

Cons: Drive simply stopped working after about 3 months of light use.

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  • Don P.
  • 10/22/2014 5:01:55 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat for movies.

Pros: Use this for downloads. Great for watching movies on my TV. Holds a ton of data. Fast. Reliable. Compact. Great price.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: One of the best purchases I ever made. Bought a second one.

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  • John H.
  • 9/25/2014 10:26:32 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPerfect!

Pros: Small, portable, and reliable. What more could you ask for? Oh yeah, it's fast too.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Caught it during a sale, couldn't pass up the deal.

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  • Anonymous
  • 9/3/2014 1:14:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsOnly front aluminum ?

Pros: works great on vista , and 8.1 drag and drop or play off of ! Have not tried and of the programs and don't plain on so I cant say anything good or bad about the back up feature's ex !

Cons: does not have a full metal body only the front is aluminum and the side and back is a cheap soft plastic ?

Other Thoughts: works good ! But not happy it doesn't have a full metal body!

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  • Anonymous
  • 8/5/2014 10:45:02 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsworks great

Pros: USB 3.0, blue color (yay!), small and lightweight, huge storage capacity that matches my internal HDD's capacity.

Cons: Can't spit out a winning Lottery ticket.
Can't make me a sandwich.

*sigh*

Other Thoughts: I just received it in the mail today, and immediately hooked it up to my computer to start backing up my OS before doing an OS upgrade. It comes with installers for both Win & Mac to install Seagate's Dashboard program. I am not using it, but from what I gathered by my quick glance in the QuickStart booklet, it sets up an auto-backup program for you. Can also apparently backup your Android or iOS phone as well (download the app from your App/Play store). I use Linux and am not backing up my cell phone, so this Dashboard program won't work for me, and thus I can't comment on how well it works. Sorry guys.

Using my Linux OS's built-in backup tools, everything backed up to the Seagate portable drive quickly and easily. Linux auto-recognised the drive without issue. Files saved without issue. Everything worked as expected. I am happy.

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  • Katherine H.
  • 7/21/2014 8:04:15 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat Low
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsStylish and Reliable

Pros: I needed an external hard drive for school. This one was the perfect size (needed 500gb or higher) and I must say I was very happy it came in a very nice blue color. the fact that it works with both mac and pc without needing to be reformatted made it even better, as I was dealing with macs in school and my pc at home. After a semester of working in maya and flash I still have plenty of room left on my hard drive.

Cons: ... it didn't come with its own carrying case? (doesn't have anything in the con category)

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  • Bob B.
  • 6/28/2014 3:41:06 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsfrustrating

Pros: Reasonably priced when on sale
Blue
Compact

Cons: Support Website is useless
Seagate Dashboard Program is useless
Provided USB cable is short

Other Thoughts: After owning for several months and spending hours trying to get the frustrating Seagate Dashboard (the on-board software that manages the drives backup features) to work, I threw in the towel and just let Windows 7 backup utilities do the job.

Like some other users, the program will install just fine and attempt its first backup. At some point early on the process, it gets stuck. I'm not being impatient; I could probably manually transcribe binary for each of the files in the amount of time I've let this program spin its wheels.

One of the reasons I picked up this drive is that it is supposed to back up your files continuously, should you choose to do so, but I can't do that with bogus software.

I should have just used Windows Backup instead in the first place, but since my problem seems to be common, I thought for sure I could find a workaround online. Nope. I'm not interested in spending hours of my life on the phone with tech support just to get the basic features of the drive to work as intended.

I'd give it 1 star, but Windows Backup was able to backup the files, so technically the drive works.

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  • Merritt L.
  • 6/22/2014 5:10:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsThumbs up

Pros: Fast, silent, hasn't broken down yet like other reviews suggest

Cons: None (yet)

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