It’s finally here! Back in May Seagate introduced their portable WiFi enabled hard drive capable of transferring large files to and from your Android device while on the go. The device is capable of storing up to 500 GB’s of data and can be accessed absolutely anywhere and at anytime from your Android smartphone. The days of waiting to get home to transfer content from your portable USB enabled hard drive are a thing of the past. The device contains its own battery capable of holding a charge for up to 25 hours and will run you about $200. All we were waiting for was a complimentary Android application to easily access our content while on the go. The wait is finally over. Seagate has finally announced the application’s arrival and you can download it now on the Android Market. Hit the break for a video demo and excerpt from Seagates presser and don’t forget to let us know what you think about the device in the comments below.
CUPERTINO, Calif. – August 1, 2011 – Seagate (NASDAQ: STX) today unveiled a new app for Android operated mobile devices that will provide a seamless wireless connection to 500GB of storage to stream up to 300 HD videos. Introduced in May of this year, GoFlex Satellite™ mobile wireless storage is the first battery-powered external hard drive to wirelessly extend the storage capacity of any Wi-Fi enabled mobile device. Although previously compatible with Android tablets and phones by using the device’s browser, the experience with GoFlex Satellite mobile wireless storage will now be enhanced through the seamless connectivity and added features of the GoFlex Media™ App for Android.