iCloud Security Improvements Incoming, Says Apple

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In light of the recent celebrity photo leak that apparently happened because of an iCloud security flaw, Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that the company will improve iCloud’s security features in order to prevent something like this from happening again and protect users from social engineers. Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, Cook makes […]

Dropbox Storage Pricing Receives Massive Cut

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Amidst heavy competition from other cloud storage services, Dropbox has made some changes to its pricing on its storage plans, offering a 1TB plan for just $9.99 per month. That puts Dropbox right on par with Google Drive’s 1TB plan as well, but one thing to be aware of is that the 1TB plan from […]

Google Drive Prices Drop, Is the Best Deal in Town

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Google has announced changes to its pricing plans for Google Drive storage. The company has lowered its tiered pricing plans and is now offering 100GB of storage for $1.99 per month, 1TB for $9.99 per month and 10TB for $99.99 per month. This essentially puts Google Drive as one of the cheapest cloud storage solutions […]

Box Offering 50GB of Free Cloud Storage with iOS App

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The popular cloud storage service Box is bringing back its offer of 50GB of storage for free when new users download and install the updated iOS app that was released today. The Box iOS app updated today with lots of new features and an refreshed design.¬†The app now sports faster photo loading, full text search […]

Dropbox 3.0 Brings iOS 7 Changes and More

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The big behemoth in 3rd party Cloud solutions, Dropbox, dropped a new version for iOS users that takes advantage of iOS 7 features and adds some new wrinkles. Dropbox 3.0 has been redesigned in both looks and under the hood for iOS 7. If you don’t mind all the white and the shiny new white […]

WD My Cloud Launches for Personal Cloud Storage Up to 4TB

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Western Digital has launched a new hard drive and cloud storage solution called My Cloud, which allows users to essentially create their own cloud storage service, but have all their files stored on a local drive instead of company servers. Once users have My Cloud set up, they can access the files from any device […]

MobileMe Users Bumped to 5GB of iCloud Storage After Grace Period Ends

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Today is the first day that former MobileMe subscribers will have to begin paying for more cloud storage if they want it. When Apple’s iCloud launched back in 2011, this meant that MobileMe would be dissolved, but Apple decided to grace those with paying subscriptions with two free years of iCloud storage equivalent to what […]

How to Add Storage to Your iPhone 5S, iPad 5: Kingston MobileLite Review

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In the post-PC revolution, computers are being replaced with smartphones and tablets. Unfortunately, for many consumers making that switch, the transition isn’t all smooth sailing. Though devices like the Google Nexus 4, Apple iPhone 5 and forthcoming iPhone 5S, the iPad 4 and forthcoming iPad 5 tablets, and the HTC One Android smartphones offer plenty […]

Ford Talks Connected Cars, the Cloud and Data Security

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During the Ford Trends conference, Jim Buczkowski, Henry Ford Technical Fellow and director of Electrical and Electronics Systems, discussed the future of connected automobiles and storing data in the cloud. As part of the Evos concept, the vehicle will learn driving habits, routes, and even music preferences. In the current age of governments and companies […]

Apple Finally Brings iWork Suite to Windows Via iCloud

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Thanks to the power of the browser and Apple’s iCloud, the Cupertino, California software-maker is now bringing its consumer-friendly Office competitor, called iWork, to Windows PC. iWork consists of three separate apps: Pages, which is the equivalent to Word for documents, Numbers, which is the equivalent of Excel for spreadsheets, and Keynote, the PowerPoint substitute […]

How To Automatically Backup iOS Photos (and Videos) to Dropbox

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If you have heard of Dropbox, or use it, you are aware that the program is designed to keep your files synced across a litany of devices. It even includes an online storage element that provides 2GB for free. You might not be aware of the fact that you can also have your iOS device […]

Google to Take On Pocket With Google Keep

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Pocket, formerly known as Read It Later, may find a new behemoth of a competitor in Google if it launches its newly leaked Google Keep service. The aim of Pocket is to save web URL to the cloud service and then log in on the same device or a different device to read the URLs […]

Google Launching Streaming YouTube Music Service This Year

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Google is said to be prepping a music streaming service under its YouTube brand for launch later this year. According to a report on¬†Fortune, the YouTube streaming service will be separate, but complementary to, Google’s own Play Music service. YouTube music would be positioned as a streaming subscription service that’s intended to compete against Spotify, […]

Redbox Instant Streaming Pricing and Launch Details Revealed Ahead of Launch

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In a posting on Redbox’s support site, which has since been taken down, launch details and pricing information for the instant video streaming service was revealed. The service, which hopes to take on Netflix’s Instant Streaming and Amazon’s Video on Demand internet streaming business for movies and TV shows, will be delivered through a partnership […]

Apple Prepping iWork in the Cloud to Compete With Google Docs, Cloud Office

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There are reports that Apple may be collaborating with VMware to deliver a cloud-based web app of its iWork productivity suite to compete against Google Docs and Microsoft’s cloud-based Office solutions. It’s unclear if Apple intends on charging a subscription or licensing fee to end-users for cloud-based access to the Microsoft Office-replacement iWork suite, or […]

In Apple’s iCloud, Why an iPhone 5 Without NFC Makes Sense

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When Apple announced the iPhone 5, many were disappointed about the lack of inclusion of NFC hardware that would enable more wireless, near-range communications with neighboring devices. However, given the use of Photostream in the Photos app and Apple’s Passbook app, it makes sense for Apple to not include the emerging near field communications technology […]

Barnes & Noble to Introduce Nook Video Store, Nook Video App This Fall in U.S.

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For users who are not pleased with Netflix, Amazon video-on-demand and Prime streaming services, and Google Play store, Android tablet-maker Barnes & Noble will be introducing its own video service for Nook tablets starting this fall. Dubbed Nook Video, the storefront will feature “blockbuster movies, classic films and original TV shows from major studios including […]

Apple Readying iTunes Music Streaming Service to Challenge Pandora

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In perhaps the biggest shift of its iTunes business strategy, Apple is reported to be in negotiations with record labels to launch a music streaming service as part of its iTunes platform. The service is said to be focused on the mobile platform–which includes the iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad–as well as the desktop as […]