Seagate has a dedicated Android app for accessing music, photos, videos, and other files stored on one of its wireless drives. The latest version of said app adds the ability to stream things to Chromecast, LG TV, and Roku devices. This way you can get files from one thing onto a different thing using another thing entirely. Welcome to the future. Again.

Since the future is starting to look familiar now, you already know what to expect here. A Chromecast icon will appear when viewing media that is cast-able.



There are some caveats. LG TV and Roku support requires "newer devices," presumably meaning that older LG and Roku models aren't supported. And just as before, you still need a Seagate Wireless Plus, Seagate Central, LaCie Fuel, or GoFlex Satellite storage device to get any use out of the app.

Thanks, Ziad Kalach.

Bertel King, Jr.
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  • Justin

    I have one of the SeaGate Satellite drives hanging around somewhere. I might dig it out and see if this is worth putting it back into use. Prior to this, it's a great idea with terribly bad software. I ending up picking up a RAVPower Filehub and things have went much better. Out of the box SMB/CIFS means I don't need to use their app, I can use ES File Explorer to do my data managing. I initially worked toward getting the satellite to do that, but the RAVPower is far better and the fact that I can use SD cards with it means it takes the crown in this case.

  • AVI cohen

    Amazing. Bought the central recently and it works grate.