Cloud Storage

Windows Phone 8 gains full-resolution video and image SkyDrive backups worldwide

Windows Phone 8 gains full-resolution video and image SkyDrive backups worldwide

Similar to the feature for Android users that allows images and videos to be backed up to their Google account, Microsoft offers full-resolution image and video backup to SkyDrive for Windows Phone 8 users. While handy, the feature wasn't universally available to all users, leaving some without the convenience it poses. That changes today, with the company announcing that full-resolution backups will be available in all markets.

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iOS Amazon Cloud Player hits Ford SYNC AppLink-equipped vehicles

iOS Amazon Cloud Player hits Ford SYNC AppLink-equipped vehicles

This week Ford and Amazon have attached at the hip, pushing their Amazon MP3 app's connectivity in iOS device to Ford SYNC AppLink-equipped vehicles. Now if a user works with an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad and has a Ford vehicle with SYNC AppLink abilities, they'll be able to stream music from their Amazon Cloud Player music library automatically. This is a rare moment in which iOS connectivity has come after, not before, a similar feature working with Android devices.

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Google Drive adds right-click sharing from desktop

Google Drive adds right-click sharing from desktop

Google has been rolling out updates to Drive at a moderate pace, having added improvements for iPhone back on April 8, for example. And while all the updates bring welcomed features, this latest one more or less trumps all the recent ones, adding a functionality found in many competitors' services and one sorely needed for power-users. Starting today, users can share content from within Google Drive on desktop with a simple click.

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Dropbox hosting first developer conference in July

Dropbox hosting first developer conference in July

What once was just a small startup looking to revolutionize cloud storage, is now a company getting ready to host their own developer conference. Dropbox has announced "DBX," which will be the company's first developer and partner conference, and it will take place on July 9 this year in San Francisco.

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Verizon Cloud storage now available for Android

Verizon Cloud storage now available for Android

Verizon has rolled out the Android app version of its online storage solution called Verizon Cloud, which isn't a terribly original name but gets the main point of the service across. With Verizon Cloud, customers can do the same thing they've likely been doing with Dropbox and similar services already - upload and store content in the cloud, ensuring that it is always there even if the smartphone ends up lost or needs to be wiped.

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LG Cloud floats around the globe

LG Cloud floats around the globe

LG launched its LG Cloud service last year in the United States, South Korea, and Russia. After almost exactly a year of availability, LG has now announced that rolling its Cloud TV service out to over 40 countries. The new countries it will get access to LG Cloud includes locations in Europe, Asia, Central Asia, and Latin America.

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Space Monkey personal cloud hits Kickstarter

Space Monkey personal cloud hits Kickstarter

Back in early March, we talked about a new product that turned up called Space Monkey. The product gave the user the benefits of a hosted cloud storage account with pricing you would expect to find for an external hard drive. We mentioned at the time that the people behind Space Monkey hoped to launch the product in the next few months.

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HP launches Moonshot cloud server system

HP launches Moonshot cloud server system

HP is looking to make a splash in the enterprise industry again with the announcement of the company's new line of Moonshot servers running Intel Atom chips. These new servers are a part of a multi-year plan by HP to cut down on space and power needs when it comes to big data storage. The company says that these new Moonshot servers will help with that initiative.

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Google Drive for iPhone updates with landscape mode and better performance

Google Drive for iPhone updates with landscape mode and better performance

Google Drive and iPhone users rejoice. Google just updated their Google Drive app for the iPhone, and it comes with one new feature that completely changes how you edit documents on your smartphone. The updated app now includes landscape mode for both document editing and spreadsheet editing, making it easier and quicker to type out those reports on the go.

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Yahoo Mail brings Dropbox integration for easier attachments

Yahoo Mail brings Dropbox integration for easier attachments

Dropbox is one of the most popular cloud storage services on the internet today, and in an effort to bolster its email capabilities, Yahoo has included Dropbox integration with Yahoo Mail, making management of your various email attachments much easier and quicker than before, allowing you save and retrieve attachments from the cloud.

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Nebula launches OpenStack-based cloud computer

Nebula launches OpenStack-based cloud computer

Cloud storage is becoming all the rage nowadays, but some people are wanting to take it to the next level. That's what Nebula is for, a new startup company that was founded a couple of years ago, and they officially launched the Nebula One, which is what they call a "cloud computer" that's based on OpenStack.

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Amazon Cloud Drive updates with file syncing

Amazon Cloud Drive updates with file syncing

Amazon's Cloud Drive service hasn't been around for too long -- about a year now, but it's already starting to feel like a viable replacement for Dropbox, especially considering that the company just added file-syncing capabilities to Cloud Drive today, allowing you to access your files from different devices anywhere.

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