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Seagate releases battery-powered drive for iOS, other mobile platforms

The drive offers up to 500GB of capacity

Seagate today announced a battery-powered wireless external drive for mobile devices, including those powered by Apple's iOS, such as the iPad.

Seagate's GoFlex Satellite mobile wireless storage , offers up to 500GB of additional storage wirelessly for any mobile device with Wi-Fi access over 802.11 b/g/n.

The GoFlex Satellite drive has a rechargeable battery; mobile devices are connected directly to the drive by use of the free GoFlex Media app -- available now on iTunes and the Apple App Store -- or a Web browser.

GoFlex Satellite is available immediately for preorder from Seagate.com, Amazon and BestBuy.com for a suggested retail price of $199.99. It is scheduled to arrive in Best Buy stores in July 2011.

Lucas Mearian covers storage, disaster recovery and business continuity, financial services infrastructure and health care IT for Computerworld. Follow Lucas on Twitter at @lucasmearian or subscribe to Lucas's RSS feed . His e-mail address is lmearian@computerworld.com .

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