Seagate Wireless Plus Wins CNET’s Best of CES 2013

  Seagate Wireless Plus Wins CNET’s Best of CES 2013

2013 International CES

Business Wire

LAS VEGAS -- January 10, 2013

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX) today announced that Seagate^® Wireless
Plus mobile device storage has been selected by CNET for the ‘Best of CES’
award for Networking and Storage. Designed to wirelessly stream content for up
to eight smartphones or tablets the new wireless drive can be pre-ordered now
from BestBuy.com and Amazon.com for $199.99. Seagate Wireless Plus will be
available by the end of January 2013.

Seagate Wireless Plus mobile device storage awarded by CNET as 'Best of CES'
2013. (Photo: Business ...

Seagate Wireless Plus mobile device storage awarded by CNET as 'Best of CES'
2013. (Photo: Business Wire)

Selected by CNET’s unbiased expert editors, the winners were the most
exciting, innovative, and promising products at the show. CNET editors scoured
the 2013 CES show floor for products to consider for the prestigious award. In
addition, CNET awarded a Best of Show product and thousands of online readers
and viewers voted for the CNET People’s Voice winner.

“We are thrilled that CNET has selected Wireless Plus as a “Best of CES” award
winner,” said Scott Horn, vice president of marketing at Seagate. “A category
of storage first pioneered by Seagate, this latest offering of wireless
storage improves on an already great product concept.”

“Hundreds of companies and manufacturers descend on Las Vegas each January to
announce the products that will make news in the coming year,” said Lindsey
Turrentine, Editor in Chief of CNET Reviews. “CNET’s army of editors work
tirelessly to meet with industry insiders, explore every inch of the CES show
floor, and live blog every major press conference to make sure we find the
most exciting new tech from the show. We’re happy to have selected Seagate for
a Best of CES Award.”

About Seagate Wireless Plus

The new Seagate Wireless Plus creates its own Wi-Fi network to connect
wirelessly to tablets and smart phones. With enough space for 500 HD movies
and a new 10-hour rated battery life, you’ll have all you need to be
entertained anywhere including long road trips or flights.

Seagate Wireless Plus mobile device storage is accessed through the mobile
Seagate Media app for Apple iOS, Android and Kindle Fire HD devices. The
Seagate Media app has been developed for all major mobile devices, including
Android, Kindle Fire HD, Apple iOS and will also work with just about any
device that can connect to a Wi-Fi network. Additionally, you can use Wireless
Plus to enjoy video, photos, music and even documents on the big screen via
Apple Airplay, DLNA or an app designed specifically for Samsung Smart TVs and
Blu-ray players.

About Seagate

Seagate is a worldwide leader in storage solutions. Learn more at
http://www.seagate.com.

©2013 Seagate Technology LLC. All rights reserved. Seagate, Seagate
Technology, the Wave logo, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Seagate
Technology LLC or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries.
All other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their
respective owners. Quantitative usage examples for various applications are
for illustrative purposes. Actual quantities will vary based on various
factors, including file size, file format, features, and application software.
Exact battery life subject to product model, normal usage conditions and
configurations.

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Contact:

SEAGATE
Nathan Papadopulos, 408-658-1357
nathan.papadopulos@seagate.com