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LogMeIn's Dropbox Competitor Cubby Now Open To All

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Cubby, LogMeIn’s answer to Dropbox, is launching out of private beta today and is now available to all users. The service is a late arrival to the crowded online storage space, dominated not only by startups like Dropbox, Box and Bitcasa, but also major players like Microsoft, Google, and Amazon....
LogMeIn's Dropbox Competitor Cubby Now Open To All

Buy a CD from Amazon after 1998? Check Amazon Cloud Player for MP3 tracks

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If you've bought a popular music CD (you know, those plastic discs with music on them?) from Amazon over the last 15 years, you may now be able to download those MP3s for free via your Amazon Cloud Player. Amazon announced its new service called "AutoRip" on Thursday morning,...
Buy a CD from Amazon after 1998? Check Amazon Cloud Player for MP3 tracks

Now serving over 1B page views per month, 500px launches completely redesigned professional photo portfolios

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500px on Wednesday announced the launch of its new Professional Photo Portfolios, redesigned from the ground up. The Canadian company also revealed that it is now serving over a billion page views per month – a milestone it passed just two months ago and has maintained ever since. 500px’s new...
Now serving over 1B page views per month, 500px launches completely redesigned professional photo portfolios
Boxee opens up Cloudee to everyone, adds desktop uploader

BitTorrent Launches Private and Secure Dropbox Alternative

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BitTorrent is a very powerful distribution tool. There is simply no faster way than BitTorrent for those who share files with several devices at once. Just ask Twitter and Facebook, two major technology companies that rely on BitTorrent technology to distribute files across their networks. For the public, however, there’s...
BitTorrent Launches Private and Secure Dropbox Alternative

Amazon Launches 'AutoRip', Offering Free Digital Versions of Purchased CDs

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Seeking to enhance its profile among music buyers, Amazon today announced the launch of AutoRip, a new service that offers customers who purchase physical CDs through Amazon free digital copies of their purchases through Amazon Cloud Player. The service is also retroactive, meaning that customers who bought any of the...
Amazon Launches 'AutoRip', Offering Free Digital Versions of Purchased CDs

More spring cleaning

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Technology offers so many opportunities to help improve users’ lives. This means it is really important to focus or we end up doing too much with too little impact. So today we’re winding down a bunch more features—bringing the total to nearly 60 since we started our “spring” clean last...
More spring cleaning

SoundCloud launches simplified, cheaper Pro plans and embraces brands with Pro Partner accounts

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SoundCloud‘s business model is taking an important step forward today with the introduction at SXSW of a simplified premium offering and the launch of a number of partnerships with big-name brands. Additionally, the company is making it easier for users to discover accounts they may be interested in. From now...
SoundCloud launches simplified, cheaper Pro plans and embraces brands with Pro Partner accounts

Reminder: Google Buzz Is Still Dead, Your Data Will Be Moved To Drive, And They Thank You For Using It

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Google Buzz, the social service that Google launched way back in 2010 and then killed in 2011, reminded former users that their data still lives in and will be moved over to your Google Drive accounts in July. That’s lovely. The email describes exactly what will happen with your data,...
Reminder: Google Buzz Is Still Dead, Your Data Will Be Moved To Drive, And They Thank You For Using It

What's Bugging Online Storage Users? It's Not Always What You Think

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While people who use Dropbox and Box worry about security, users of services like Google Drive and Apple's iCloud seem  more concerned with implementation issues. Is that a sign of dangerous complacency, or is it only natural that the level of of security concerns vary between different online storage services?...
What's Bugging Online Storage Users? It's Not Always What You Think
SoundCloud's New "Moving Sounds" Feature Holds Promise For Ads, Viral Content Like Tumblr's Gifs
Boxee TV: Boxee's second set-top box is all about insane, unlimited cloud DVR

Google Drive vs Dropbox, SkyDrive, Box and more – How does it stack up?

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With today’s release of Google Drive the obvious question to be asked is how it stacks up to the existing competition. Whether you choose to use Drive by itself, or in conjunction with something else, it’s best to move forward while educated so we’re here to help you out. We’ll...
Google Drive vs Dropbox, SkyDrive, Box and more – How does it stack up?

As downloads grow, hard drives shrink -- the average iOS game is now 60MB

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Apple’s decision to increase the cellular data download limit from 20 to 50 megabytes has led to a dramatic and noticeable increase in iOS app size reports ABI Research. According to the latest study from the company’s Mobile Application Markets service, the global average size of an iOS app was...
As downloads grow, hard drives shrink -- the average iOS game is now 60MB

128GB iPad: from myth to reality in 24 hours

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Following rumors that surfaced on Monday that Apple may begin offering iOS devices in 128GB capacities, the company announced on Tuesday that it is indeed launching a 128GB iPad starting next week. The new model joins the existing fourth-generation line-up of 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB models, and comes in...
128GB iPad: from myth to reality in 24 hours

Google's "Spring" Cleaning In Fall: AdSense For Feeds, Classic Plus and Spreadsheet Gadgets Get The Axe

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It’s that time again when Google does its “Spring Cleaning.” Basically, that means the company axes the stuff that really isn’t working and takes up too much time or resources. But lets call it what it is, these things failed or fizzled. On its blog, the company outlined what’s happening...
Google's "Spring" Cleaning In Fall: AdSense For Feeds, Classic Plus and Spreadsheet Gadgets Get The Axe

Dalton Caldwell's experiment with a paid social network is going free (sort of)

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Since he hit his fundraising target and launched App.net back in August, there have been few more vocal advocates for paid social networks and products than entrepreneur Dalton Caldwell. You and your data are not the product we’re selling to advertisers, he promised his backers and audience, as part of an...
Dalton Caldwell's experiment with a paid social network is going free (sort of)
Boxee TV adds a slew of features that should have been at launch

Just before WWDC, Apple makes it easier for developers that don’t sync a lot of data to use iCloud

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Apple has informed developers that it has boosted storage limits for the iCloud Key Value Store. The value was previously around 64KB, the new value is 1MB per app. This could aid developers of applications that sync small amounts of user data in implementing iCloud synchronization. The previous limit was...
Just before WWDC, Apple makes it easier for developers that don’t sync a lot of data to use iCloud

Google consolidates storage limits across Mail, Google+, Drive

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Google today announced a combination of cloud data storage limits. Rolling out over the next couple of weeks to all users, the search engine is allocating a total of 15GB to users, shared across Gmail, Google+, and Google Drive. Business customers are offered 30GB of unified storage shared between the...
Google consolidates storage limits across Mail, Google+, Drive
Boxee TV: Like paying to be a beta tester (review)
Quik.io launches with an excuse to stay lazy: Instant streaming between devices
Younity skips storage limits, making all your files available on all your devices
Bye-bye Google Buzz (again)

Email: The Original Cloud

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Sponsored by This is the first of a series of posts looking at how email has changed over the past decade-plus. These posts are sponsored by Outlook.com. As always with sponsored posts, the sponsor has no editorial say in the actual content of the post. Email is one of...
Email: The Original Cloud

Amazon AutoRip service bundles digital copies, CD purchases

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Amazon wants to breathe life back into CD sales by offering free MP3 versions of your Amazon CD purchases including any discs you've bought since 1998 with a new program called AutoRip. Your free MP3s are automatically stored in Amazon Cloud Player after you purchase a new CD and...
Amazon AutoRip service bundles digital copies, CD purchases

Free storage takes a (small) hit in Google's latest house-cleaning

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Google has been on a mission ovet the past year to trim the number of products and features it supports, and the latest batch of pink slips came today. Among the soon-to-be-gone features Senior Engineering Director Yassi Matias highlighted in a Friday-afternoon blog post are separate Google storage accounts, and...
Free storage takes a (small) hit in Google's latest house-cleaning

Google dumps data silos, announces a unified storage pool for Gmail and Drive

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Traditionally, Google's cornucopia of services were all solitary islands in Sergey Brin's vast online sea--completely solitary, and completely cut off from one another. All that changed when the company instituted its new (and controversial) privacy policy, turning those islands of info into an interconnected web of sharing virtually overnight....
Google dumps data silos, announces a unified storage pool for Gmail and Drive
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