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Cammy IP camera cloud viewing app review

on Sunday, June 15th, 2014

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 importantRead More…


Mediafire – 50GB more free cloud storage

on Monday, January 21st, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

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”Read More…

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Try a Taste of FXI Cotton Candy

on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
Posted in: Android related, News

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 personalRead More…

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How to Use your Box Account as a Network Drive

on Monday, February 27th, 2012
Posted in: Articles, Miscellaneous

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 wayRead More…


Google Music Beta Review… The Promise & the Peril

on Saturday, June 11th, 2011

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 pcRead More…

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Fujitsu ScanSnap S1100 Portable Color Scanner Review

on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

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 myRead More…


Pogoplug Pro Available

on Monday, October 11th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, News

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 asRead More…


Pogoplug enhanced with a Biz Version

on Thursday, August 26th, 2010
Posted in: Gear, Miscellaneous

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,Read More…


Android: Living on a Cloud

on Thursday, November 5th, 2009
Posted in: Android related

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 philosophyRead More…


Who needs a desktop PC – Sync your phone with Google

on Monday, July 20th, 2009
Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod

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 andRead More…


Gmail labels are now more like folders

on Wednesday, July 1st, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

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 haveRead More…