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2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim

by Matt Ellis

Oct 31, 2014

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Products / Technology

Just because you’re lying on a beach enjoying a well-deserved vacation doesn’t mean you have to stop working!


One of the biggest obstacles in traveling is not being able to take everything you may need, especially work documents. But the right portable hard drive is like a bottomless suitcase … as long as what you’re packing is digital. This can be especially useful for photographers, who can empty a day’s worth of gorgeous memories onto the drive and start fresh the next day.


But choosing the right external hard drive depends on how you’ll use it, and a good one for the office may not be so good for traveling.


Like other tech-heads before us, we’re suggesting the 2TB Backup Plus Slim from Seagate. Named the Best Portable Hard Drive by Wirecutter, the Seagate has one of the lowest failure rates on the market, and is also one of the lightest, making it ideal for travel. It’s compatible with Mac or PC, and even lets you back-up from either your computer or mobile device with the free Mobile Download App. And thanks to the 3.0 USB connectivity, you don’t have to worry about plugging it in or excessive wires — it gets its power straight from the computer.


Don’t use a relaxing vacation as an excuse to skip out on your job — get back to work!



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