Back to the future, with SkyDrive

Microsoft has been making great efforts to make SkyDrive more feature rich and available on virtual every platform – mobile, tablet, PC, Mac, and tightly integrated into Windows 8 and Windows Phone. The 7GB provided by free is greater than most other free equivalents, so when you factor that in it’s a fairly amazing solution.…… Continue reading Back to the future, with SkyDrive

2012: The rise of the “personal cloud”

Having online backup or storage provided with your new device purchase is not a new concept – notebook manufacturers have been doing this for years, as have PC and even server vendors. Now that cloud is mainstream we saw in 2011 companies like Asus re-branding their complimentary online disk service as a cloud service. Apple…… Continue reading 2012: The rise of the “personal cloud”