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Lyve Minds LyveHome Review — Far from Picture-Perfect
Aug 21, 2014 - in Reviews
The LyveHome tries to make photo and video storage simple, and comes with lots of built-in storage, but it's ultimately not a very good cloud alternative.
Move, Watch, Share Videos with New RealPlayer Cloud
Oct 3, 2013 - in News
RealNetworks now has a cloud service for storing, sharing and streaming your videos.
Dropbox Is Peeking At Your Files, But Don't Panic
Sep 14, 2013 - in News
Don't mind Dropbox reading your test files. It's all normal procedure.
Google Rolls Out Server-Side Encryption in Cloud Storage
Aug 19, 2013 - in News
Google is introducing server-side encryption in its commercial storage product. Will Google Drive be next?
BitTorrent Sync Goes Beta, Includes Mobile
Jul 17, 2013 - in News
Here's a good way to securely share content between PCs and mobile devices, family and friends.
Dropbox Platform Aims to Eliminate the Hard Drive
Jul 12, 2013 - in News
Dropbox is not just for file syncing anymore.
Amazon Cloud Drive Now Offers File Sync
Apr 3, 2013 - in News
It took long enough.
15 Tips & Tools to Free Up Storage On Your Android
Mar 4, 2013 - in Picture Story
Free up some storage space on your Android device with these tips and apps!
Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie May Feature Google Now Widget
Feb 12, 2013 - in News
Image of a Google Now widget briefly appeared on search giant's support page.
BitTorrent Intros Secure, Private Dropbox Alternative
Jan 26, 2013 - in News
BitTorrent Labs has launched a pre-alpha of BitTorrent Sync, a local non-cloud distributed syncing service.
Microsoft Releases New SkyDrive Features
Jan 11, 2013 - in News
Enhanced support for dragging and dropping files.
New Android Console Enters Kickstarter, Challenges Ouya
Jan 3, 2013 - in News
This Android console fits in your pocket.
The Pirate Bay Sails Into The Cloud
Oct 18, 2012 - in News
The popular torrent site is now floating in the cloud, raid-free.
Hard Drive Optimization Tips and Tricks
Oct 8, 2012 - in Picture Story
Optimize your Hard Drive or SSD with these tips and apps!
4Sync Cloud Storage Launches with 15GB Free Space
Oct 2, 2012 - in News
4Sync is now out of beta, offering 15 GB of free cloud storage and a chance to earn 25 GB more at no additional cost.
10 Cloud Backup Services to Try
Jul 26, 2012 - in Picture Story
You really have no excuse to keep backup copies of your important files, especially when there are numerous services to choose from. Such as these 10.
Lexar to Release XQD Memory Cards
Jul 12, 2012 - in News
Lexar confirmed that it will be offering XQD memory cards. XQD was first announced by SanDisk, Sony and Nikon in 2010 and later released as a specification by the CompactFlash Association.
Windows 8 Can Be Stored and Run on a Flash Drive
Jul 10, 2012 - in News
You can finally take Windows 8 with you on the go...
Origin PC Launches Back to School Promo for Free SSDs
Jul 10, 2012 - in News
If you want a computer with a free SSD, this might be the best opportunity.
Dropbox Canning Public Folders For New Accounts
Jun 15, 2012 - in News
No more public folder sharing for new Dropbox members starting next month.
Do Handheld Scanners Really Work?
Jun 5, 2012 - in Reviews
We examine all the of the hardware and software-based portable scanning options we could get our hands on.
Sandisk Releases 19nm Flash Chip eMMC Cards
Jun 5, 2012 - in News
Sandisk today said that it is now manufacturing flash memory devices using 19 nm flash chips.
Amazon Finally Releases Desktop App for Cloud Drive
May 2, 2012 - in News
Just like the other cloud solutions, Amazon's Cloud Drive now has a desktop app for Windows and Mac platforms for easy file transfers.
Google Isn't Claiming Ownership of Your Google Drive Files
Apr 30, 2012 - in News
So at least for now, 'Don't Be Evil' is still operational.
Dropbox Strikes Back: Adds Auto-Uploading, More Capacity
Apr 27, 2012 - in News
Dropbox couldn't let the week end without adding another incentive to use its cloud storage service.
China Blocks Google Drive
Apr 25, 2012 - in News
Just hours after its launch, China blocked locals from accessing Google Drive. Maybe it was over the terms of service?
Catching a Ride to the Cloud with Google Drive
Apr 25, 2012 - in Reviews
Late to the game, does Google have what it takes to make an impact in the world of cloud storage?
Google Docs and Gmail Also Receiving Capacity Increase
Apr 24, 2012 - in News
Google is now increasing the storage capacity of Google Docs from 1 GB to 5 GB prior to the Google Drive rollout.
Dropbox Now Allows Public Sharing of Files
Apr 23, 2012 - in News
Dropbox users can now share videos, picures and documents to friends and family who don't need a Dropbox account.
Google Drive Launching Next Week with 5 GB Storage
Apr 17, 2012 - in News
A leaked draft release states that Google Drive will launch next week with 5 GB of free storage.