Cloud

cammy-1

If you have ever been to a party where they say to BYOB - bring your own beer, then you'll understand the concept of the Cammy IP camera cloud viewing app that requires you to BYOC - bring your own camera. As a diehard fan of Dropcam cameras, I was intrigued by Cammy for one important [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Home, Kitchen, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
mediafire

Need even more online Cloud storage?  We've tried to keep you up to date with what's available so here's another free offering.  When you sign up with MediaFire they'll give you 50GB of storage. It is their basic offering so there's no batch uploading, files sizes are limited to 200MB and long term storage is "limited" [...]

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Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

Try a Taste of FXI Cotton Candy

FXI Cotton Candy

We first reported a prototype of the FXI Cotton Candy in November 2011, and a new updated version is now available for pre-order for $199 with limited availability in March 2012. As a quick reminder, the Cotton Candy is a self contained USB memory stick sized computer device that allows users to connect to personal [...]

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Posted in: Android related, News
Box network 7

Did you just take advantage of the free 50GB Android account mentioned in my previous post? Did you already have a box account from the iOS or Sony Ericsson promo? Or do you just already have a Box account? I've got to admit, the web interface on the desktop is pretty clunky. There's no way [...]

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Posted in: Articles, Miscellaneous
google-music-1

I love to listen to music on my various gadgets, and I have a bunch, including some Android gadgets.  So once I got my invitation I was excited to try the new Google Music Beta.  It's no secret to anyone who knows me that I am fed up with iTunes.  I am a Windows pc [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Music Gear, Reviews
ScanSnap 01

The ScanSnap Color Scanner from Fujitsu is one of those products that surprised me when I first used it. It surprised me because it works so well. The scanning was surprisingly fast and the scanned images were a perfect copy.  I had to stop myself from scanning any picture and document I could get my [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews

Pogoplug Pro Available

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Pogoplug has added a new version of the Pogoplug, available today. We have covered the Pogoplug updates in the past as they added printer support and a wireless adaptor, and added the Pogoplug Biz. This appears to update and replace the Pogoplug, with the following features: Built-in wireless capabilities All-Black Same $99 retail place as [...]

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Posted in: Gear, News
PogoplugBiz

Pogoplug is taking pre-order for the Pogoplug Biz. This is a newer, more expensive version of the Pogoplug Janet posted about earlier. They announced the new product on their Blog back at the end of July. The basic Pogoplug is $99, the Pogoplug Biz will be $299. There are no fees for using the service, [...]

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Posted in: Gear, Miscellaneous

Android: Living on a Cloud

Cloud

This is the last post about the Motorola Droid before I post my final review. I want to spend some time in the post to discuss the Android OS and it's relationship to the cloud. Based on some of the comments I received, I think it would be helpful to explain some of the philosophy [...]

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Posted in: Android related
google-sync

At the beginning of this year I began my journey into cloud computing by moving my server based IMAP gadgeteer email to Gmail for domains. The process was relatively painless and it left me asking myself why the heck I hadn't done it sooner. My favorite features have been the awesome spam filtering, searching and [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod
gmail-labels

Yay, my favorite cloud app is getting some new features. I just read on the Gmail blog that instead of having a collapsible label list, that labels are now moving under the Inbox. Don't worry though, you can hide the labels you don't use that often. Which is great if you're like me and have [...]

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