You often hear people saying that privacy is important. Especially online, where your data can be used in ways unknown to you, it’s even more important. Why exactly is it important though? Does an average joe, someone who has a couple of files here and there on the Internet need to care about privacy? The answer is an astounding yes. In an ideal world, privacy wouldn’t be something you would have to ask for, or choos
The most popular trend of the recent years has been the development and popularization of online applications. Web applications, which were first developed as an experiment, now has become so popular that they successfully compete with desktop apps. That’s why it may be easily supposed that very soon we won’t need an operating system in the form we see and use it now. Thus, Google has already been selling Chromebooks
We recently published a Google Drive Review where we rated this service very highly in terms of features that it offers. When it comes to file management, Google Drive is definitively one of the leaders among other services of this type. Its excellent integration with Google Docs and Gmail account enables easy sharing and collaboration but Google still finds some space for improvements here. The expansion of the clou
It seems that Google enjoys letting information about their products leak before an actual release. Either that or they have really disloyal employees. Back in April, the information about Google Drive leaked two days before its official launch and now there is another “inside info”. Namely, Android Police allegedly got the information and the screenshots of a new Google product – Google Wallet credit card. Recently,
Cloud technology is one of the most reliable, inexpensive, scalable and effective data backup and recovery methods for today’s business and personal applications. It must be used wisely, however, to ensure that data is secure and not susceptible to security threats. IT WORLD says IBM banned Dropbox because of security breaches with Mitt Romney’s email account. The ban occurred because confidential data was thre
In today’s increasingly mobile world more people and businesses are starting to use cloud storage so that they can access their data from almost anywhere. Unlike traditional storage options that require users to be connected to the hardware housing their data, cloud storage allows the user to upload their data to a remote server and access it from anywhere with an internet connection. This is extremely efficient for
Google Wallet is a mobile payment app first released on September 19th2011. The system was initially available only on a Sprint’s Nexus S 4G and it used to support only a limited number of cards. These limitations were probably the reasons why the app didn’t have many opportunities to get widely adopted. However, the improvements Google now made with the support of the cloud may make Wallet more of a household item.
Since the buzz around cloud computing has been created few years ago, the cloud market was being rapidly populated. Now there are dozens or even hundreds of providers that offer cloud storage services. The reason is clearly a growing readiness of users to adopt the cloud. In the beginning people were weighting advantages of the cloud against its disadvantages and hesitated to move their files to cloud storage.
Even before we entered the new millennium mobile devices began their hasty development. Perhaps now it doesn’t seem so, but the mobile revolution started with the first “brick” mobile phones with limited functions. Now the majority of population in developed countries regularly uses at least two different mobile devices and it is difficult to believe that tablets and blackberries actually had such a funny technologic
Cloud computing and hybrid cloud provider Egnyte announced today that they raised $16 million from Google Ventures to improve their business. Besides Google, the existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Polaris Ventures were also included in the Series C round of financing. Egnyte is an enterprise-focused cloud company and the purpose of this new investment will primarily be a development of the co