LAS VEGAS--The new Seagate Wireless Plus is essentially a portable drive with a built-in battery life and built-in Wireless-N access point.
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Out of the box, the device comes included with a USB 3.0 adapter, which also charges its battery when plugged into a computer, and a separate power adapter for use without a computer.
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Here's the Wireless Plus with its USB 3.0 adapter snapped in. When connected to a computer with an included USB 3.0 cable, it works just like any other portable drive.
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The portable device now comes with 1TB of storage space, twice the amount of its predecessor.
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The larger storage space and the longer battery life doesn't affect the Wireless Plus' physical size much; it's still very compact.
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The Wireless Plus comes with two indicator lights for its power and Wi-Fi network statuses.
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When not used with the USB 3.0 adapter, the Wireless Plus gets even more compact. You can cover its port with an included lid.
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The Seagate Wireless Plus looks slightly better and is slightly more compact than the Seagate Satellite (left).
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The Seagate Wireless Plus is available immediately after CES 2013 and is slated to cost $199.99.
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