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New Seagate Replica PC Backup Appliance Makes Data Backup And Recovery Effortless

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Continuing its commitment to helping people preserve, protect and enjoy their digital content, Seagate today introduced a new backup appliance that completely eliminates the need to manually learn, manage, or dedicate any time to the backup process. Unlike most backup utilities, the new Seagate Replica backup appliance is a complete PC backup system, which automatically and continuously stores up-to-date copies of everything on a PC, including installed applications, operating system, e-mail, pictures, music, movies, Internet bookmarks and settings. Available in two configurations, the Seagate Replica solution delivers seamless backup for either a single PC or multiple PCs in a household.

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Looks like a nice product.

Let's hope they have put anti-skid feet on this. I lost a previous Seagate device to a simple knock-off-the-table that the 70cm fall was enough to destroy it. Fall would have been avoided with rubber anti-skid feet to stop it sliding off.
 

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clever! But I'd rather use ghost:)
 
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It all sounds very nice - A simple solution for the simple user.

But no mention of capacity?

One would assume looking at it that it is a 2.5" drive based device... Can't imagine it will be able to handle a lot of machines these days running well over 1Tb...

Still, it seems targeted at the lower end - or perhaps the more "practical" end - of the market, and it looks pretty good when taken in context.
 
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They "stole" the blue LED strip design from Lacie... Fail.

Though, it does look nice.
 
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'what if' ALL your data is around the terrabyte department? would this still be enough?
 
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Pretty nice, although by the sleek (and compact non ventilated) compartment housing the hdd I would assume this is more fragile and likely to break than an internal hard drive. When SSDs are cheap enough for this to be one of them it would be nice I suppose. Of course, you'd also have to worry that if it's backing up everything if you were to get some kind of infection it would also spread to that. For the average person, that is probably the most likely scenario for needing to have your important things backed up in the first place.
 

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effortless. just plug it in, start the transfer and wait 6 hours for the exciting high speeds* of USB2.0 to fill the drive.

*in 2002