[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Seagate has launched Backup Plus external storage devices, a new range of backup devices that lets users setup one-click backup, saving, and sharing of their Facebook and Flickr content.

Seagate Backup Plus hard drives work interchangeably with both Windows and Apple computers, and come loaded with the new Seagate Dashboard software for one-click local backup. With just a click of an icon, computer files are replicated onto a Backup Plus drive. The Seagate Dashboard included on Backup Plus also provides a single click path to Save(download) and Share (upload) personal photos and videos on Facebook and Flickr.

Scott Horn (Vice president, Marketing, Seagate): Seagate is in the business of keeping digital content and files protected in every aspect, whether it is in the cloud, stored on PC or with our external consumer products.

The Seagate Plus external drives are available immediately from Amazon, BestBuy and other retailers including Seagate.com, Seagate Backup Plus drives will initially be available in capacities of 500GB, 750GB and 1TB capacities for portable drives and 1TB to 4TB for Backup Plus Desk drives.

This new family of external storage will be available in red, blue, silver and black for the portable 2.5-inch form factor with a manufacturer’s suggested retail prices at launch are: 500GB, $119.99; 750GB, $129.99 and 1TB, $139.99. The Backup Plus Desk 3.5-inch drive: 1TB, $129.99; 2TB, $149.99; 3TB, $179.99 and 4TB, $249.99.

Backup Plus for Mac portable is available in silver and will ship in 500GB for $119.99 and 1TB at $139.99. The Backup Plus Desk for Mac will be available at launch for 2TB, $189.99 and 3TB, $209.99.