Seagate FreeAgent Desk and FreeAgent Go for Mac Giveaway

Seagate FreeAgent Desk and FreeAgent Go for Mac Giveaway

Gregory Han
Sep 15, 2008

Product: Seagate FreeAgent Desk and FreeAgent Go for Mac

This weekend we got down to the nitty gritty business of changing out a secondary internal hard drive. We had to change out the guts of our system after filling it to the brim with HD content from iTunes (we've finally jumped into watching Heroes and thus found ourselves with zero room after partially downloading Season 1). The admittedly modest 160GB drive of music and video moved over to the roomy external 1 terabyte Free Agent Pro, then back over to a new 500 GB Seagate Barracuda from Newegg ($75 and it came literally the next morning). Thank goodness for spacious external drives for these sort of situations and daily backups, like these two new Seagate external drives that were specifically designed to work with and compliment Mac setups.

The FreeAgent Desk and FreeAgent Go are both handsome new additions we're excited to be offering as a giveaway today to celebrate the announcement of their availability specifically for Mac users. Go under the jump to learn how to qualify to be one of the first to win one of these new Seagate storage solutions (but don't worry Windows users, you can qualify and win a Windows-compatible equivalent also)...

Here are the specs of the newest drives from Seagate we're offering one each of:

FreeAgent Desk:

  • Available in three sizes 500 GB, 1 TB and 1.5 TB.
  • FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 interfaces (FireWire 400 supported)
  • Mac complimenting brushed metal finish
  • Mac formatted and Time Machine-ready
  • Supports Apple power-management
  • 5-year limited warranty (and from our past experience, they do honour this agreement without much hassle besides waiting for delivery; excellent coverage).

FreeAgent Go:

  • Portable form factor
  • Mac complimenting brushed metal finish
  • Connects to computers via a FreeAgent FireWire 800 desktop dock, simplifying transfers
  • Available in storage capacities of 250 GB and 320 GB
  • Supports FireWire 800 and USB interfaces (including FireWire 400)
  • Includes durable carrying case and compact FireWire and USB cables
  • Mac formatted and Time Machine-ready
  • 5-year limited warranty

How to Enter:
So how do you win one of these spiffy new external storage solutions? Easy. Just tell us what you plan to store on your new drive if you're chosen as our random winner. Also tell us which drive you prefer (Windows users can opt for a Windows-compatible equivalent). We'll pick one random winner for each drive on Thursday night at 11:59pm (yes, we're up that late) and announce those winners on Friday.

Rules: Please, only one submission per person per giveaway post. Duplicate submission will be discarded. You'll need to be a registered member of the Apartment Therapy network of sites to post a submission. Make sure the email address in your Apartment Therapy registration is valid; that's how we'll contact you if you win. If you haven't registered yet, please join us below.

Winners must claim their prize within three business days after the date of notification of such prize. A Sweepstakes winner's failure to respond to the prize notification within the specified three business days will be considered such Sweepstakes winner's forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. If an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may also be selected from the pool of eligible entries.

To enter, you must be a U.S. resident, age 18 or older to enter. Employees, partners and vendors of Apartment Therapy and their immediate family members are not eligible to enter. We will disqualify any entries that we believe are generated by scripts and other automated technology. When applicable, the winner may be required to execute and return within five business days an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability and Publicity Release to be eligible for the prize or an alternate winner will be selected.

All prizes will be awarded. No substitutions including for cash are permitted, except that Apartment Therapy reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater monetary value for any prize. Winners shall be responsible and liable for all federal, state and local taxes on the value of their prize. To receive a complete list of winners or a copy of the Official Sweepstakes Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Apartment Therapy, 22 Howard Street #4i, New York, NY 10013.

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