Seagate's Expansion 2TB Portable External Hard Drive (opens in new tab) can keep your most important files secure wherever you go, and now you can pick one up on sale for just $49.99 at Amazon. Today's deal brings this external hard drive to a new low price there, but the sale is limited in time as it forms part of an Amazon daily deal. A bunch of other PC accessories (opens in new tab) are also on sale there until the end of the day.
You'll have plenty of space for your photos, movies, and music with 2TB of additional storage. You can also use it as an external backup drive. It's plug-and-play for Windows, though you can reformat for use with a Mac.
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I mean, 14TB is a whole lot of space to work with. Works with Windows PCs and connects easily via USB. It's plug-and-play so you don't need any extra software. Comes with an 18-inch USB cable and 18W power adapter. It is covered by a 1-year warranty.
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This USB 3.0 drive that's backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and works seamlessly between Windows and Mac without reformatting. Has customized backups and folder mirroring. Comes with a year of Mylio Create and 2 months of Adobe Photography Plan.
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Designed to be Android Ready so you can easily manage your phone using the included Android app. Has universal compatibility thanks to the USB-C port so it works on Windows and Mac. Lightweight design with fabric cover. Includes 3-year warranty.
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Uses USB 3.0 for connection and fast data transfer speeds. Backwards compatible with USB 2.0. Plug in the power adapter and USB cable and it's good to go. Just drag and drop right out of the box. Works with Windows. Comes with 1-year warranty.
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A simple on-the-go USB drive with a minimalist brushed metal enclosure. Works great as a backup or for portable media storage. Comes with a two-year warranty from Seagate. Compatible with Windows and Mac but may need reformatting for Time Machine.
This external hard drive works with Windows computers right out of the box, and works perfectly with a Mac after a reformat which is simple enough to do. It's a plug-and-play drive that uses USB 3.0 for fast transfer speeds up to 120 MB/s and for power. It's also backwards-compatble with USB 2.0. Like most plug-in drives, it's easy to just drag the files to the drive that you want to save to either make a copy or use the drive as additional storage to free up some space on your computer. With all that new-found room, you can store a whole bunch of movies, music, photos, and other media.
Seagate includes a one-year warranty and an 18-inch USB 3.0 cable with this purchase. Other sizes are available if 2TB isn't enough or is overkill for what you need. Existing owners of these drives rate them highly with average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars (opens in new tab). If you're not sold, check out our list of the best external hard drives for plenty of other options.
Adam Oram is a Senior Writer at iMore. He studied Media at Newcastle University and has been writing about technology since 2013. He previously worked as an Apple Genius and as a Deals Editor at Thrifter. His spare time is spent watching football (both kinds), playing Pokémon games, and eating vegan food. Follow him on Twitter at @adamoram.
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