Google Drive Finally Launching in April?

Google Drive, Google’s cloud-based service that will challenge the likes of Dropbox and Box, is apparently going to be officially rolling out during the month of April, this according to Om Malik from GigaOm. It appears that the service will be released sometime during the first week of April which just so happens to be […]

Are You Living in the Cloud Without a Net?


Are you living in the cloud yet?  I am not and don’t plan to exclusively. I am too concerned with how volatile online companies are to going bankrupt or even worse, a government agency shuts the site down. This recently happened to Megaupload, a file sharing site that’s service was used in good ways and […]

Dropbox Gets a Makeover with Better Photo Viewer and File Manager


Dropbox gave their popular cloud sharing and synchronizing service’s website a makeover with a slightly different look but more importantly a new photo and video viewer as well as improved file management tools. If you have media files stored in a Dropbox folder, then you can click them and photos will open. The fill the […]

SugarSync Adds File Management, Enhances Sharing on Android


SugarSync is one of our favorite cloud storage tools for a number of reasons, and this week the Android app got even better thanks to new features. The new Android app for SugarSync now makes it easier to share ile and folders, adds the ability to manage your files and includes referral links so you can earn […]

Acer CloudMobile Android Smartphone Shown Off on Video Ahead of MWC


Like other smartphone rivals that have either leaked, teased, or announced their hardware ahead of the Mobile World Congress trade show that’s slated to happen at the end of the month, Acer is already showing off its wares in the form of the CloudMobile Android smartphone. The name is a little odd, but given its […]

OS X Mountain Lion: Review Roundup–The Cloud is In


On Thursday, Apple gave developers a preview of what it was working on with its next-generation desktop-class operating system known as OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Mountain Lion, as it is commonly referred to, will succeed the current version of the Mac OS called OS X 10.7 Lion. Rather than hosting a larger media event, […]

Google Drive Now Live for Some, Beta Launch Imminent?


We had reported that Google is looking to launch an iCloud and Dropbox competitor in the form of Google Drive, a cloud storage solution that integrates with other Google services, and it looks like the service is now live for some users according to Geek Wire. A user of that site had sent in a […]

HTC to Introduce Beats Streaming Media Service?

HTC Teamed Up With Beats Audio To Announced HTC Sensation XE

HTC is hoping to leverage its $300 million partnership with Beats Audio to regain lost ground in the race for smartphone dominance as it is rumored that the smartphone-maker is preparing to launch a streaming music service. Details are scarce right now on how the service will work or what features will be included, but […]

Google Music Sale Offers Romantic Songs for Valentine’s


Remember the days of mixed tapes and CDs? Well, Google is hoping those days are long gone and the outfit is hoping that you’ll be turning digital once February 14 rolls around as Google is now offering a sale on romantic albums just in time for Valentine’s. The sale isn’t quite as steep as Google’s […]

Google Drive Rumored to Launch Soon


Google is prepping the launch of its own cloud-based storage solution known as Google Drive. The service, which is similar to what rivals Dropbox and Box offer, would allow users to store data on Google’s servers and Drive would allow users to access their stored information from multiple devices anywhere where there is an Internet […]

Google Updates Google Docs for Android for Tablet, Offline Viewing


The Google Docs for Android app has been updated in Android Market to provide additional features to users of Google’s cloud-based office suite. The new updated app, available for free, now brings offline viewing and editing as well as better tablet support for viewing documents. Offline users will help users with limited data plans have […]

Acer Ventures into the Cloud with AcerCloud Announcement


In addition to its hardware announcements, Acer also introduced its cloud service called AcerCloud which will allow PC users, including those of you that also own Android and Windows Phone smartphones, to access their content across devices when on-the-go. The service will be powered by Acer’s Always Connect technology which will allow users to obtain […]

Microsoft Releases OneNote for iOS, iPad


Though a full version of Microsoft Office still has not hit Apple’s iOS platform yet, Microsoft has released OneNote for the consumer tablet. The iOS version of OneNote is now compatible with Apple’s iPad and can take advantage of the larger screen real estate afforded on the tablet. The tablet version comes with a new […]

Quickoffice Updated to Version 5.0, Brings Increased Cloud Support


Quickoffice for Android has now been updated to version 5.0. The new update could be found on Android Market, though curiously Amazon’s Appstore for Android still lists the older 4.x version number. With version 5.0, which we previewed on tablets about a month ago at CTIA Fall 2011 in San Diego, California, there’s an improved […]

Amazon Prime Customers Get 1 Free Book ‘Rental’ Per Month With Membership


Ahead of availability of the company’s first Android Kindle Fire tablet, Amazon is wooing customers to join its Prime membership program by adding a new feature for avid readers. In addition to long-time favorite features of the Prime program–such as free two-day shipping and access to free streaming video from Amazon’s on-demand library of movies […]

QuickOffice for Tablets to Be Updated with Better Cloud Integration (Video)


At CTIA a few weeks ago in San Diego, California, I caught up with the QuickOffice people to see what they’re working on. The latest update, version 5.0, is forthcoming and the developers of the office productivity suite, now available for both Android and iPad tablets, will come with better cloud integration, a more tablet-optimized […]

Google Music Store Speculated to Allow Users to Share Tunes


Sometimes, a drummer may march to his own beat, but what if that drummer wanted to march to the beat of his fellow peers? Google’s Google Music store will supposedly allow users to share songs and tunes with each other according to the latest Internet speculation. To enhance the content available for the Android platform […]

Google Adds Honeycomb Tablet Support to Google Docs


Google’s online document creation, editing, and storage suite has now been updated to support a better experience for tablets. In particular, Google Docs–which includes tools for documents, spreadsheets, and presentations–can now support a desktop-like experience through an updated app for Android tablets. The updated native Android app–available free on Android Market–now brings a multi-pane user […]