Seagate today announced its GoFlex Satellite mobile wireless storage drive, which is the first battery-powered external hard drive to wirelessly extend the storage capacity of any Wi-Fi enabled mobile device. The GoFlex boasts a storage capacity of 500GB, Wi-Fi access over 802.11 b/g/n, and a rechargeable battery, and has been made primarily with iOS devices in mind. To this end, Seagate has also launched the GoFlex Media app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, designed to help you seamlessly connect the GoFlex to your iOS device.
The GoFlex Satellite drive costs $199.99, and can be preordered now from Seagate.com, Amazon and BestBuy.com. Seagate says that it should be available in Best Buy stores in July 2011, and will also be onsale worldwide later in the summer. Click here to download the free app: GoFlex Media (Seagate Technology) for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store