Seagate has also upgraded the Backup Plus FAST software's Dashboard to include a mobile backup application to provide protection for mobile device data.
Backup from mobile devices can also be sent directly to the drive via a Wi-Fi connection or through cloud services such as Dropbox or Google Drive while on the road.
The 4TB Seagate Backup Plus FAST portable drive is available for $299.99. The high-capacity Seagate Backup Plus is also available in 2TB capacities for $129.99 and 3TB for $159.99.
Seagate's thinnest 2TB portable drive
Seagate also announced the second generation of its thin external storage lineup, the Seagate Backup Plus Slim. The new generation comes with up to 2TB of capacity in a half-inch (12.1mm) form factor.
The new Backup Plus Slim drives also use a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface.
Seagate Backup Plus Slim drives are available from Amazon and Seagate.com for $99.99 for 500GB; and $119.99 for a 2TB Slim drive.
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