Reviews and Problems with Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive USM 500GB - 1TB (STBU - series)
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Review: Seagate Backup Plus Portable
3 August 2012
Excerpt: A hard drive is a hard drive is a hard drive. Unless you’re a deep study, the differences between competing portable storage drives seem minute, and few things influence purchasing decisions more than capacity and price.
Pros: Software makes it very easy to back up photos from Facebook and Flickr (Seagate says more services are on the way) with just a few clicks. Drive’s modular connector lets you swap interface types. Build is light, but case is solid enough to be tossed into a backpack. Price is right. 2-year warranty!
Cons: Disparity in software features between Mac and Windows. Only a difference between 500GB and 1TB, so there’s no reason to buy the lower-capacity drives. Seagate’s cloud storage service, which this drive can interact with, is pricey and seems unnecessary given the wealth of cloud-based options on t...
Excerpt: Seagate is the leading provider of hard drives and storage solutions and help people to share, store and protect their valuable digital data. The company offers a wide range of hard disc drives, solid state drives and solid state hybrid drives to its worldwide customer's base.
Summary: Seagate has two capacities for the Indian market – 500GB priced at Rs 5,600 and 1TB priced at Rs 7,700. It’s expensive by a few hundred rupees than portable USB 3.0 hard drive by other brands, but the premium is quite justified by the useful backup software and the option to swap to FireWire 800 and...
A speedy little portable hard drive with backup software that can save Facebook and Flickr photos
Good Gear Guide.au
10 March 2012
Conclusion: The Seagate Backup Plus Portable Drive comes with software that can backup your Facebook and Flickr photos in addition to your computer's data. However, the implementation of that feature could be better and some other aspects of the software need to be worked on, too.
Pros: Quick performance, Easy to use, Changeable interface
Cons: The Dashboard software interface needs some work, Facebook and Flickr uploads failed, Flickr backups restricted to the 'large' photo size
Test: Seagate Backup Plus 1TB (STBU1000200) (Externe Festplatte 2,5 Zoll)
21 March 2013
Excerpt: Fazit: Im Test zeigt die Seagate Backup Plus 1TB keine Schwächen, aber auch keine herausragenden Leistungen. Dafür ist ihr Preis pro GByte von 7 Cent sehr günstig. Und mit einem optionalen Adapter für rund 40 Euro Aufpreis wird die USB-3.0-Platte zum Firewire- oder Thunderbolt-Datenträger.
Pros: Sehr gutes Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis, Gute Mobilität, Optionales Upgrade
Test: Seagate Backup Plus STBU500203 500GB (Externe Festplatte 2,5 Zoll)
9 March 2013
Excerpt: Fazit: Mit der Kombi aus hochwertigem Kunststoff und Aluminium in diversen Farbvarianten bietet die Seagate Backup Plus ein interessantes Design - dabei verliert sie das Wesentliche nicht aus dem Auge: Die Performance im Test ist gut (rund 83 MByte/s), die Ausstattung ansehnlich (USM-Adapter für...
Pros: Interessantes Design, Gute Performance, Überzeugende Hard- und Software-Ausstattung