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Amazon buys 12 new cloud-video related domain names

08/22/2011, It looks like Amazon is taking up its online streaming video service a notch – as the company has been reported to have purchased a dozen new domain names that are all related to cloud video. While it hasn’t been announced what Amazon plans to do...

Microsoft patent suggests cloud based OS

08/17/2011, Cloud computing seems to be the way that we are headed these days, and with that it’s not surprising to see Microsoft patent what they are calling “Fast Machine Booting Through Streaming Storage”, which essentially means booting the OS from the...

Apple patents driverless printing technique

08/15/2011, Let’s face it, when we get a new computer and we want to hook it up to our printers, it’s usually quite a hassle to look for the drivers, download it, install it. All of that just because we were hoping to print one or two documents. After all,...

HTC purchases mobile backup service developer, Dashwire

08/05/2011, While HTC is still under fire from Apple due to alleged patent infringement, it doesn’t look like the Taiwanese manufacturer is letting those problems get in the way of its business. It has been recently reported that HTC has purchased a Seattle...

Microsoft updates OneNote Mobile for iPhone to version 1.2

07/26/2011, Microsoft OneNote users will be excited to know that the app has now been updated to version 1.2 with a whole bunch of new features. Released earlier this year in January, OneNote for the iPhone is an app that allowed users to easily capture notes, ideas,...

Google user’s account deleted: 7 years of digital life gone

07/22/2011, As wonderful as cloud services might be, we’re always constantly reminded to not use them as our main backup and for a very good reason, as a man named Dylan M. had to find out the hard way. He recently discovered that his Google account was...

Acer looking to launch their own cloud system

07/21/2011, With cloud services that are starting to pop up everywhere, it’s really no surprise to see that Taiwanese hardware vendor, Acer, has decided to hop aboard the bandwagon as well. This was probably brought on by Acer’s latest acquisition of iGware this...

Loss of phone contacts is biggest nightmare (study)

07/19/2011, Plaxo, the company behind Plaxo.com – the world’s leading online address book has recently released the results of a study it performed, which brought to light some interesting findings. According to its study, 55% of people cited that the biggest...

Pogoplug becomes pure software, opens DIY floodgates

06/22/2011, Pogoplug is often known as the cute “plug” that transforms a USB hard drive into a network attached storage (NAS) with a powerful (yet, super easy to use) web media server. More recently, it has become the force behind a number of  NAS...

Best Buy to roll out Music Cloud service

06/21/2011, You know what they say – when it rains, it pours. It seems to be getting crowded up there as more and more companies start to work on delivering their cloud service, where you have Amazon’s Cloud Player, Google Music, and Apple’s iCloud...

Dropbox confirms password glitch

06/20/2011, If you logged in to your Dropbox account on Sunday, between 1.54pm PT and 5.46pm PT, you might not have noticed it but you could use any password to log into your account – or any account for that matter. Dropbox has confirmed this afternoon that a...

Office 365 to go live real soon?

06/20/2011, Microsoft issued a press release today that clearly states that “Microsoft Office Division to make announcement”, alongside “detailing the latest on Microsoft Office 365,” which is actually the company’s next-generation cloud...

Microsoft shows off SkyDrive features for Windows Phone 7

06/08/2011, In the official Windows Phone Blog, the team recently revealed even more new features that will be part of the upcoming Mango update for Windows Phone 7. This time around we have a preview of the phone’s SkyDrive capabilities. Users can share photos...