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June 13, 2012

Seagate unveils Backup Plus hard drive to store content from social networks

Seagate Backup Plus products provide backup for content on social networks, such as Facebook and Flickr

By CBR Staff Writer

Hard disk drives manufacturer Seagate Technology has introduced a new line of external storage devices, Backup Plus that delivers one-click backup and enables uers to save content from social networks like Facebook and Flickr.

Seagate Backup Plus products provide backup for content on social networks, such as Facebook and Flickr which allows users to easilly store a local duplicate copy of photos from social networks on computer.

The new external drive will come loaded with the Seagate Dashboard software for one-click local backup of digital content providing a single click path to Save (download) and Share (upload) personal photos and videos on Facebook and Flickr.

Seagate Backup Plus drives will initially be available in capacities of 500GB, 750GB and 1TB capacities for portable drives and 1TB to 4TB for Backup Plus Desk drives.

The new external storage devices does not require any external power source and work interchangeably with both Windows and Apple computers, the company said.

Seagate Marketing vice president Scott Horn said Backup Plus is a product that eliminates the barriers to protecting the digital assets.

"The new Dashboard delivers a simple and complete backup experience with the added benefit of saving photos and video stored on Facebook and other social networks," said Horn.

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