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Wirelessly add 500GB to your cellphone or tablet

Seagate

Wishing that your iPad or iPhone could handle more data? You could add a few gigabytes by paying for a cloud-based storage service each month — or you could wirelessly sync a portable hard drive to the mobile device.

The Seagate GoFlex Satellite portable hard drive can help you do just that. It's among the first gadgets to expand the storage capacity of any Wi-Fi-enabled mobile device and it sounds like it can handle the task pretty well.

The 500GB hard drive is 802.11 b/g/n compatible, has a battery which can keep video streaming for up to five hours, can serve up to three devices at once, and comes with a free iOS app to make things easier (those who are using Android-based mobile devices will have to access their content via the browser).

The GoFlex Satellite can be pre-ordered now from Seagate.com, Amazon and BestBuy.com. It is priced at $199.99 and will be available in July.

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Rosa Golijan writes about tech here and there. She's obsessed with Twitter and loves to be liked on Facebook.