Cloud Computing So Useful Yet So Misunderstood

Have you ever thought about downloading videos or music or keeping all of your photos on your computer only to change your mind because you don’t want to take up too much storage space? You aren’t alone, a lot of…

Sony, Panasonic to Develop 300GB Discs

Sony and Panasonic have announced that they will be partnering up to develop a next-generation optical disc for professional use. The companies have set a goal of an optical disc with a recording capacity of “at least” 300GB by the…

Yandex.Disk Expands Its Cloud Storage Options

“Google of Russia” search engine Yandex is expanding the cloud storage options for users of its Yandex.Disk storage service. Yandex.Disk offers 20 GB of storage for free, but now users can add on 10 GB, 100GB, and 1 TB packages…

Google Unifies Storage Across Gmail, Google+ And Drive, Upgrades Everyone To 15GB Of Storage

If you’re like me, you’ve probably already used up most of the free 5GB Google provides to Google Drive users. You may even be thinking about upgrading. You might want to hold off on that as Google is about to…

Catholic Deacon Arrested for Child Porn After Verizon Finds It on the Cloud

A deacon at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Fullerton, a suburb of Baltimore, has been arrested and charged with multiple child pornography counts after Verizon tipped authorities to materials stored on the company’s online cloud backup system. 67-year-old William…

Google Wants You To Pledge To Go Paperless

Google is part of a group of companies called the Paperless Coalition. There are seven companies in all including Google (Google Drive, specifically), HelloFax, Manilla, HelloSign, Expensify, Xero, and Fujitsu ScanSnap, and they want you to go paperless in 2013.…

Amazon Launches Cloud Drive Photos On Android

Despite some confusion as to what the cloud actually is, many Americans are turning to it for all their storage needs. There’s big money to be had for the players in the cloud storage business and Amazon is one of…

You Can Now Share Files Via Amazon Cloud Drive

Amazon’s Cloud Drive service is only one of the many cloud storage services that are vying for your dollar. In fact, you could argue that Amazon doesn’t give you the best deal in terms of free storage. It does, however,…

Yandex Opens Its Cloud Storage Service To Everyone

Back in April Russian search giant Yandex unveiled Yandex.Disk, their brand new cloud storage service. At the time, it was invitation only and only available in Russian. Today, they’ve dropped the invite requirement and opened up the service to everyone.…

Cloud Storage For Free For Dropbox Dropquest Participants

A few days ago, Dropbox began its annual contest Dropquest. It’s an online scavenger hunt that leads to participants getting free cloud storage. DropBox describes the contest: Dropquest is a multi-step scavenger hunt that has you solve a series of…