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X'mas Gift Idea 3: Never run out of storage space for your digital stash

By Wong Chung Wee - on 22 Dec 2018, 2:00pm

X'mas Gift Idea 3: Never run out of storage space for your digital stash

Seagate Backup Plus Portable 5TB – For digital hoarders who need all their files wherever they go

Portable HDDs are convenient for storage and archival purposes. Digital content that are created or captured will rank highest in priority for most users, when it comes to their preservation for posterity.

The Seagate Backup Plus Portable 5TB offers a convenient manner to store and archive your digital files - without relying on the concerns of cloud storage and slow connectivity to access, upload and manage content in the cloud. The drive's large capacity, courtesy of its 2.5-inch 5TB BarraCuda internal drive, and its ability to operate without an attached power source, make the portable HDD suitable for digital hoarders who need to bring it all with them.

The drive has an anodized aluminum enclosure that comes in five exciting colors, and it features a ubiquitous USB 3.0 port for power and data. Out of the box, it works with both PCs and Macs; there’s also the bundled Seagate Dashboard utility for backup operations. At launch, the drive commanded a premium price of S$339; however, it now retails at a steeply-discounted price of S$199 from select retailers like


Guess the Next Day’s Gift Suggestion and Stand a Chance to Win One!

That’s right, we have got hints packed at the end of our daily Christmas gift suggestions and it’s up to you to guess what the next gift suggestion might be. This routine will take place every day leading up to the 29th December 2018 and HardwareZone Members (residing in Singapore) who get the most number of correct guesses will stand a chance to win some of the gift ideas in this series!

Bonus Step: Discuss about the prospective gift idea in the forum and you might just get a bonus prize for being constructive and helpful. Don't forget to share our gift ideas to your friends and get them to participate too!

Riddle Me This: What is the Next Gift Suggestion? (Contest Hint)

Our next festive gift suggestion is another pocketable gizmo, a brand new one that just launched last month, but one that can print out your memories. Tell us the brand, model and how it will benefit you!

Bonus tip: This brand sells cameras too!

Post your ANSWER in our Discussion Thread!

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