Dell outlines its future vision of the Cloud

Cloud computing from Dell has been a mouth-watering prospect for tech geeks for a few years now. It is viewed by many as next wave of information technology for individuals, companies and governments. It is also seen as the biggest revolution in how we share information electronically since the birth of the internet. So, just … Continue reading Dell outlines its future vision of the Cloud

Yuilop UK Launches Free Cloud-Based Mobile Numbers

When Skype was launched a decade ago, it heralded a new concept in mobile communications. Now, its pioneering template of free internet-based conversations has been taken to another level by the launch of yuilop – a free cloud-based communications platform with truly global reach. Operated through a downloadable app for iOS, Android, Windows and BlackBerry … Continue reading Yuilop UK Launches Free Cloud-Based Mobile Numbers

Connected Data’s Transporter: Off-Cloud Social Storage

There’s a lot to be said for the magic of the modern age. At the touch of a button everything I say or do can be transmitted across the world to an audiences of tens. And “cloud” storage has created an impressive array of possibilities for people or small businesses who want to access all … Continue reading Connected Data’s Transporter: Off-Cloud Social Storage

Strato’s Hi-Drive: 5GB of free high security cloud storage

For storing files, the world is taking inspiration from England’s summer: it’s all about the Cloud. And while Yahoo!, Gmail and Hotmail rule cloud-based e-mail, YouTube is the King of cloud video, Flickr and Facebook champion cloud pictures, Dropbox is the only big name in cloud-based file storage. That’s something German-based Strato plan to change. … Continue reading Strato’s Hi-Drive: 5GB of free high security cloud storage

ExpenseMagic: Accountancy takes to the cloud

Self-employed? Run a small business? Or do you just have to track purchases for your job? If you’re generally frustrated by keeping track of your expenses, fret not, as there’s an app for that: ExpenseMagic. Using the iPhone’s camera (or the iPad and iPod Touch), you take a picture of your expense receipts, which then … Continue reading ExpenseMagic: Accountancy takes to the cloud

Blurb iOS app: Share your stories in an instant

One of the great things about all this technology we have at our fingertips is that we can share instantly with friends and family – maybe post up some pictures from a party, or share a video of a family event with relatives who couldn’t make it. But sometimes all that uploading and fiddling about … Continue reading Blurb iOS app: Share your stories in an instant

Wuala: Online DropBox competitor from LaCie

It’s always nice to have some competition, right Dropbox? Enter Wuala, by LaCie – an online file storage service that steers dangerously close to copying DropBox, but with added functionality and cheaper pricing. Read on for our comparison of the two services. Functionality It’s a score-draw in terms of functionality. Both products offer very light … Continue reading Wuala: Online DropBox competitor from LaCie

Mozy online back up by EMC

As the designated IT guy in my social circle I’ve had to say “… but you’ve backed everything up right??” more times than I care to remember. The first line of working with computers 101 and the mantra of IT support professionals , backing up your work should be second nature (case in point, I … Continue reading Mozy online back up by EMC