Seagate kicks off CES 2015 with two new NAS drives. The company launched Personal Cloud and Personal Cloud 2. The Personal Cloud is a 1-bay NAS whereas the Personal Cloud 2 is a 2-bay NAS that features RAID functionality for data protection.
Both devices are designed to be the central hub for the digital contents where you would use to store your pictures, photos, and movies. Contents stored on the Personal Cloud would be able to stream to your other computing devices such as smartphones, tablets, PCs, or TV with Seagate Media application.
The Personal Cloud also supports other media streaming devices such as Smart TV and blu-ray players, Roku, Google Chromecast, AppleTV, and other DLNA-based devices such as PS3 or later or XBox 360 or later.
It also supports popular online storage such as Amazon S3, Box, Baidu, DropBox, Google Drive, HiDrive, and Yandex Dik. So you can use them to backup or synchronize data to these popular Cloud services.
Like most NAS devices. the Personal Cloud also has a built-in app manager that enable the ability to install additional apps such as WordPress, BitTorrent Sync, and ElephantDrive.
The Personal Cloud will be available later this month in 3TB, 4TB, 5TB capcities. The Personal aCloud 2 would come in 4TB, 6TB, and 8TB capacities. The pricing for these drives ranges from $169.99 to $479.99.