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Pogoplug SERIES 4

Pogoplug SERIES 4
alaScore 85

7 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 reviews of Pogoplug SERIES 4. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People really like the size. The design also gets good comments, whereas there are some negative reviews about the reliability.

usability, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Pogoplug SERIES 4 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Dante D'Orazio (

Pogoplug Series 4 review


Pogoplug recently joined the cloud storage craze, and now offers 5GB of free storage to everyone in a service similar to Dropbox, Box, iCloud, and SkyDrive. Before the cloud became a buzzword,...

High-speed I/O thanks to SATA and USB 3.0 ports ; Small and light form factor ; Very easy setup

Irritating, buggy software ; Unreliable video streaming ; Low-res photo and video viewing ; Poorly-designed eject button

The best Pogoplug hardware to date needs a complete software revamp

Apr, 2012

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: (

Pogoplug Series 4


The Series 4 supports NTFS, FAT, HFS+, EXT2, and EXT3 drive formats and works with Windows XP to Windows 7 and Mac OS 10.6.6 or higher. It works with most Web browsers, including IE8 and IE9, Mozilla Firefox 6, Apple Safari 5, and Google Chrome....

Easy setup. Affordable. Good port selection

Some video playback issues. Can't upload entire folders via the Web interface. Slow video transcoding

The Pogoplug Series 4 is a neat little device that lets you share your music, movies, photos and other files from your own personal cloud while your data stays safe at home.

Expert review by: Jon L Jacobi (

Pogoplug Series 4 review


The Pogoplug website portal where you upload, download, share, and view files is capable enough to get the task done. You use an email address and a password to log on. Of course, you're limited to the speed of your connection, but if you connect from...

Since the danger that your Pogoplug might morph into an unreachable box has vanished, I can recommend it without reservation as a stress-free way to access and share files across the Internet without actually storing them online. The portal would...

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Cris (

better & faster than the previous models


I use it for: - storage of all my photos and videos - auto backup my android phone\'s data - auto backup some of my pc desktop, notebook and tablets. - sharing media to friends and family - accessing data remotely. It is very easy to setup. What I...

Fast Connectivity","Quiet","Sata Connection","USB 3

No Smb Support

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: bbbob84 (

Great Product, POOR POOR Customer Servic


Orderring was easy, but then I get an e-mail from JR saying it is back orderred and I won\'t get it. Being it was a holiday present I scrambled and ordered from a different vendor, albeit at a lesser price. Surprisingly I received both on the same day....

Durable","Fast Connectivity","Quiet","Reliable","Versatile

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: N/A (

Ambitious device... works somewhat well


Overall, the software still needs a quite a bit of work. However, the core functions work, and it's pretty easy for non-technical users, especially the setup. The pogoplug is pretty ambitious... if the software didn't have so many bugs, I'd be...

Far simpler to setup than I expected, especially considering it is doing some complicated router tunneling ; Web interface does allow quite a few functions ; Pogoplug device allows access via SSH for the geeks among us ; The Windows companion backup...

Mass upload via web application is a bit wonky ; The Windows companion backup software has a few issues. Video backup using the Windows backup software spins for hours, seemingly doing nothing. Windows backup software also doesn't seem to allow backup...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Andrew (

Just as described


I use this to stream movies and music to my PS3 and it works great!


Jul, 2012