This week’s announcement by Google of its new Google Compute Engine cloud offering is a big deal, and GigaOM’s coverage to date has been pretty spot on. However, having read the excellent coverage by Om Malik and Derrick Harris, as well as some interesting analysis on other sites (like here and here), I’m stuck with the feeling that most are missing […]
It’s been a busy time for cloud storage and music services and Apple’s launch onto the scene with Apple iCloud has officially declared it global war. The lines have begun to blur as to what you own, where you own it and just how much you have to pay for the privilege to do […]
[credit provider=”Dave Goehring ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/carbonnyc/1359721335/”] Earlier today, Wall Street Journal tech guru Walt Mossberg pointed out the biggest flaw in Amazon and Google’s cloud music servicesThey require you to upload your music files one by one, which can take days if you have a big collection. Every time you get […]
[credit provider=”Apple”] Apple has deals for a cloud music service with Warner and EMI, and is very close to signing up the other two big labels, Sony and Universal, CNet reports.The online music universe is moving from the pay-to-buy-a-song model pioneered by Apple and its iTunes Music Store to cloud-based […]
[credit provider=” vagawi via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/vagawi/2459294638/”] Amazon Cloud Player appears to have gotten an update, because the online music player and storage service now works on iOS devices.Head to Amazon Cloud Player on your iOS device, and ignore the warning that your browser is not supported. Tap a song to […]
[credit provider=”AP” url=”AP”] Amazon is having a meeting today with the big record labels about its cloud music storage service, Reuters reports.The service lets anyone upload and back up their music to Amazon’s servers. A service like that had been rumoured from basically every tech company for a while, but […]
[credit provider=”http://likethedew.com” url=”http://likethedew.com/2010/03/04/computer-science/”] Stuff happens.Hard drives crash, taking your music and photos along with it. Gmail loses your emails. Twitter mocks you with incessant Fail Whale warnings.
Security software giant AVG just announced their first offering in the online backup category, AVG LiveKive.
[credit provider=”Amazon.com”] Amazon’s Cloud Drive and Cloud Player are convenient ways to store files online and access them later, but the services are notably absent of features.
Last week’s release of Amazon CloudDrive (a digital music locker that provides storage in the cloud for consumers) should give consumer web services which store, stream, or otherwise provide simple webapps on top of S3 pause.
[credit provider=”Gladinet” url=”http://gladinet.blogspot.com/2011/04/amazon-cloud-drive-windows-integration.html”] Less than a week after Amazon’s Cloud Drive went live, a developer has come up with a way to turn it into a network drive on your PC.This means you won’t have to log in to Amazon every time you want to upload new files. Instead, you […]
Music subscription service Rhapsody was spun out of RealNetworks one year ago today, and the company is celebrating its birthday with a party at high noon.
[credit provider=”Screenshot”] Even though Amazon left iOS owners behind with its new Cloud Player service, there’s still a way to get your songs to stream using the mobile version of Safari.But be warned: this method, which comes from Mashable, will only let you listen to one song at a time, […]
is a complete cloud-backup solution for your computers that enables you to store all your music online and listen to it on any device.
Last week Amazon set their sights on the mobile app market, launching their Appstore for Android. This week they’re attacking Android devices once again, but that’s not all—they’re getting into the online storage biz.
[credit provider=”Screenshot”] Amazon launched it’s Cloud Player and Cloud Drive service today, which lets you store files online and stream music to your computer or Android phone.We spent some time with it this morning, and despite some missing features, the service is an amazing value and pretty easy to use.
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