Cloud computing archive

  • Sony Ericsson handsets to come preloaded with Dropbox
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    Sony Ericsson handsets to come preloaded with Dropbox

    By 2 June 2011

    Keeping your precious data safe is always a challenge, especially when you are the sort of person who enjoys the company of the blue screen of death more than they would care to remember. Battling those BSOD blues is easy with programs like Dropbox which...

  • Google wants to entertain as Google Movies and Music Beta by Google go live
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    Google wants to entertain as Google Movies and Music Beta by Google go live

    By 10 May 2011

    Google has announced that it will be offering users the ability to stream movies from the Android Market in the US - from either a web browser on a PC, or on your phone or tablet. Movies will vary in price, starting from $1.99 and users will be able to...

  • Google Music to launch without record labels at I/O
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    Google Music to launch without record labels at I/O

    By 10 May 2011

    Google I/O is to kick off with a bang with the announcement of Google's new music service. But, if you were expecting an Amazon/iTunes rival then you're in for a shock - the Big G is launching Google Music without the backing of any record labels. Instead,...

  • Apple building a Castle in the iCloud
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    Apple building a Castle in the iCloud

    By 2 May 2011

    Apple's cloud assault looks to be on course, with a couple of key events occurring within the last few days which suggest that the Cupertino giant is ready to revamp its operating systems. Firstly, reports at the tail end of last week suggested that Apple...

  • iTunes floats towards the cloud after Apple signs Warner
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    iTunes floats towards the cloud after Apple signs Warner

    By 25 April 2011

    There were murmurs at the end of last week that Apple had managed to sign up two of the top four record labels in its quest to take iTunes into the cloud, and now reports are emerging that the Cupertino collective has managed to tie-up Warner Music. Warner...

  • Dropbox for iPad and iPhone update brings bulk photo uploads
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    Dropbox for iPad and iPhone update brings bulk photo uploads

    By 18 April 2011

    Dropbox, the fantastic filesharing service which we happily all use on Pocket-lint, has updated its iPhone and iPad app with a number of new features on Monday. Version 1.4 will now let you upload bulk images and video from your iOS device, without having...

  • Amazon Cloud Drive streams in
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    Amazon Cloud Drive streams in

    By 29 March 2011

    Amazon has announced a trio of new cloud-based platforms that all fall under its digital locker service - Amazon Cloud. First up is the actual locker itself, the Amazon Cloud Drive, which allows you to store not only music (MP3 and AAC), but videos, photos...

  • PS3 3.60 update rains in cloud storage
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    PS3 3.60 update rains in cloud storage

    By 10 March 2011

    Sony has gone live with version 3.60 of the PlayStation 3 firmware, with the most obvious addition being the cloud-based game service for PS Plus subscribers. Gamers who cough up their subscription fees will be able to upload game-save files up to 150MB...

  • iPhone nano to be cloud-only device with no memory?
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    iPhone nano to be cloud-only device with no memory?

    By 15 February 2011

    It seems that Apple iPhone nano leaks are springing forth all over the place, as new info from the Cult of Mac suggest that the rumoured iPhone nano will be going cloud-only - losing it's built-in memory in the process. We brought you news recently of...

  • Cloud based saving coming for PS3 gamers
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    Cloud based saving coming for PS3 gamers

    By 31 January 2011

    Gaming site Kotaku is reporting that PlayStation 3 fans will soon be able to take an eye-off their ever filling PS3 hard-drives, by saving their game content in the cloud instead. The move, which is apparently going to be called "Online Saving" when it...

  • Iomega SuperHero rescues your iPhone's data
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    Iomega SuperHero rescues your iPhone's data

    By 4 January 2011

    This is one of those devices that is so simple, you wonder why nobody has thought of it before (and also scour the web looking for evidence of one). The Iomega SuperHero (awesome name, we know) is an iPhone and iPod docking station that charges your iDevice,...

  • Win a Jolibook by Vye
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    Win a Jolibook by Vye

    By 21 December 2010

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Jolicloud to give one lucky reader the chance to win a limited edition Jolibook by Vye. Jolibook by Vye gives you powerful, up to the minute, web connectivity at the touch of a button. Within minutes you can access over...

  • Dropbox drops the beta tag for 1.0 release
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    Dropbox drops the beta tag for 1.0 release

    By 17 December 2010

    Dropbox has finally broken free from the shackles of its public beta period with the launch of  Dropbox 1.0. Version 1.0 adds some nifty new features to the equation as well, including a new selective-sync option, where certain devices will only sync...

  • Pogoplug Pro: Storage without wires
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    Pogoplug Pro: Storage without wires

    By 12 October 2010

    Pogoplug has announced the update to its useful storage solution, throwing Wi-Fi into the equation and slapping on a Pro tag for good measure. Pogoplug Pro, brings with it all the things that you loved (and Pocket-lint loved too, we gave it 8 out of 10...

  • Spotify co-founder hopes to save music industry
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    Spotify co-founder hopes to save music industry

    By 24 September 2010

    Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek claims that illegal downloading has irreparably damaged the music industry's traditional ways of selling "records", but cloud computing could find new ways of generating much needed revenue. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal Europe’s...

  • Win one of five 12-month subscriptions to MozyHome
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    Win one of five 12-month subscriptions to MozyHome

    By 18 August 2010

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Mozy to bring you the chance of winning one of five year-long subscriptions to MozyHome, enabling you to keep all your important digital bits and bobs nice and safe. According to research carried out by Mozy, the average...

  • Google tweaks Gmail layout with new Contacts
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    Google tweaks Gmail layout with new Contacts

    By 11 August 2010

    News has just appeared on Google's blog giving details on its update to its Gmail contacts. After reviewing feedback from users Google has produced a few changes to Contacts, in a bid to make an easier user experience, as well as a whole host of other...

  • Pogoplug plugs in cloud printing
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    Pogoplug plugs in cloud printing

    By 30 June 2010

    Remember earlier this month we told you all about HP's launch of its ePrint range - the printers that will print from any device that you can send an email from? Well, now hard-drive based cloud service Pogoplug has got in on the email printing game by...

  • mSpot: A cloud based music player
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    mSpot: A cloud based music player

    By 28 June 2010

    Cloud based music services are all set to become a big deal in the next few months. Apple has bought Lala and we're all expecting an iTunes cloud service announcement and Google outlined its ideas at its I/O conference. One service that is already off...

  • Acer set for Chrome OS in two weeks
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    Acer set for Chrome OS in two weeks

    By 14 May 2010

    Waaaaay back in December we told you how Acer was planning on releasing a netbook running Google's Chrome OS in the second half of 2010. Well, the second half of 2010 begins on June 1 and it looks like we were on the money. No? Well, we were almost right....

  • Mozy on over to new online backup service
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    Mozy on over to new online backup service

    By 4 May 2010

    US company EMC Corporation has brought its Mozy backup service to the UK and Ireland. Offering two solutions, MozyHome and MozyPro, the firm caters for consumers and businesses, with different monthly subscription rates and features to suit. Both services...

  • Google Cloud Print revealed
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    Google Cloud Print revealed

    By 16 April 2010

    One of the gaping holes in in Google's Chrome OS project was the question mark over how people were supposed to use peripherals when the OS didn't contain the reams of drivers normally required to make people's gadgets work. Well, that hole has now been...

  • Google introduces new Docs interface
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    Google introduces new Docs interface

    By 13 April 2010

    Google has rolled out a new version of Google Docs to its users, significantly revamping the interface and adding a pile of new features in the document, spreadsheet and drawing applications. The majority of the changes can be seen in the video above....

  • Pogoplug review
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    Pogoplug review

    By 9 February 2010

    As the world gets smaller, but our online one bigger, the need to share files with each others is growing at a fast pace. Cloud computing services like Dropbox are quick to get going and free to run initially, but can soon start costing you money...

  • What the hell is cloud computing?
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    What the hell is cloud computing?

    By 5 February 2010

    Welcome to "What the hell is?" where we at Pocket-lint simply and briefly dejargonise technology talk into what people would normally say if they weren't trying to sound clever. Now naturally, most of you out there are going to know some of these terms...