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SkyDrive for Android is a basic cloud tool with many rivals

Microsoft’s SkyDrive is a surprisingly obscure service compared to other cloud tools considering the corporate name behind it. But all the pre-Windows 8 buzz has really focused Microsoft’s strategy around the cloud, warranting a SkyDrive update and mobile roll out. SkyDrive for Android was relea ... Full Article »

September 4, 2012 5:00pm

Jolicloud doesn't quite deliver what it sets out to

If you, like me, have never used Jolicloud before you download the app to your phone, you will probably be bewildered and not know what's going on. And when you finally figure it out, you'll wonder what the point of it all is. Jolicloud for Android is a mobile version of the social networking aspec ... Full Article »

July 6, 2012 4:00pm

Nvidia cloud graphics chip makes life easier for Android gamers

Certainly the biggest news in mobile gaming this week comes from Nvidia, with a new Kepler-based graphics chip that aims to revolutionize cloud-based gaming. Unveiled at the GPU Technology conference in San Jose, Calif., the new chip will make cloud-based gaming more economical, faster, and less rel ... Full Article »

May 17, 2012 9:28am

Syncplicity Android app stores and shares in the cloud

If you haven’t yet explored cloud storage, here’s another chance. The Syncplicity app provides an easy way to store and share files, photos, videos and music from your Android device, and Windows and Mac apps allow you to sync with the same storage from personal computers. With a service like th ... Full Article »

November 29, 2011 5:30pm

Carriers look to Android app publishers to survive mobile transition

There’s a lot of parts that make up today’s mobile market, and carriers are one group that are anxious to not be left behind. A few years ago, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile were at the center of the mobile universe, acting as middlemen to channel phone calls, mobile games and text messa ... Full Article »

September 13, 2011 7:30pm

The cloud is driving video services on Android

Online video streaming has been gaining traction for years, but many still haven’t dropped their cable service all together. Mobile is changing all that, with more features, more personalization and more access. And while many have yet to cut the cord cable, home entertainment is becoming a much b ... Full Article »

September 12, 2011 9:15am

Comparing clouds: A look at the three major cloud music services and what they offer

On Monday at the Worldwide Developer’s Conference, Apple finally unleashed its much-anticipated cloud music service to the world. How does it fare as a response to both Amazon’s and Google’s music offerings? Let’s take a look at the pluses and minuses of all three of these major cloud music ... Full Article »

June 7, 2011 4:30pm

Android inspires iOS 5 updates, must stay focused on cloud access

Apple (AAPL) may not have revealed a new iPhone at WWDC yesterday, but the annual event brought a major update to every product in their lineup, thanks to software upgrades for Mac OS X Lion and iOS 5, along with the launch of the new iCloud service, a significant improvement to Apple’s MobileMe s ... Full Article »

June 7, 2011 9:02am

Senator introduces bill to add privacy protections to cloud data

Suddenly, everyone’s trying to send your data out into the “cloud,” promising all kinds of great services. But the cloud (a term used to refer to using Internet-based servers to store and access information, rather than using more traditional data storage devices like hard drives) brings with ... Full Article »

May 24, 2011 4:30pm

Why this ex-iPhone user believes Google’s new music service will rock

You’ve probably been reading all about the new Google Music Beta service announced at I/O today. There’s been plenty of news, and even some first looks to whet your appetite. I eagerly signed-up at the website, but like millions of others, am still awaiting my full beta invitation. Let’s hope ... Full Article »

May 10, 2011 5:00pm


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