The Pogoplug Pro adds Wi-Fi and costs $30 less than its predecessor, and remains a unique and easy-to-set-up device for sharing files online. However, many of its higher-end features (printing, media streaming) remain buggy and unreliable.
The Pogoplug Series 4 is a cleverly simple device for getting files and media from your hard drive, USB drive, or SD card online and making them shareable with smartphones, tablets, and PCs. While many may find it redundant with cloud storage services, the Series 4 is easily the best version of the Pogoplug to date.
With more USB ports and a few new features, the new Pogoplug remains a unique and relatively easy way to share files online. However, its media-streaming features leave something to be desired.
The Pogoplug provides a quick and easy way to share files from any USB storage device to users on a home network or over the Internet.
As shown: $99
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The Toshiba Canvio Connect has some good excuses for you to get it.
Toshiba announces the shipment of the Canvio Connect USB 3.0 portable drive, including a lifetime subscription to Pogoplug for personal cloud storage on the host computer.
This Cheapskate exclusive will save you more than 20 percent on a yearlong subscription to the service, which gives you all the cloud space you can eat.
Why settle for one deal when you can get three? But hurry up: two of them have the potential to sell out.
This new backup service looks pretty promising, but it's the free Pogoplug Classic (value: $49.95) that really seals the deal.
Normally $19.95, this popular program provides secure, autofilling forms and passwords.