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Bitcasa shuts their cloud storage offering

See? This is what gets me about cloud storage. You can spend hours, days, months and years uploading your treasured memories to an online drive, only for the provider in question to shut up shop. You’re then left scrambling around trying to find a new provider, or buying …

Upload your entire cat photo collection to Amazon

I mentioned fairly recently that you could get some pretty sizeable online storage from a variety of places but Amazon wasn’t included. It’s worth considering though, because they’ve now added the ability to upload an unlimited amount of photos if you’re using their Prime service. Unlimited? Is that …

You want a serious amount of online storage?

Whether you’ve got a big microSD card in your phone or you’ve got plenty of on-board storage, backing your stuff up to the cloud is always a good idea. There’s a big selection of online storage providers, or you can get yourself a NAS drive and backup those …

GetYounity – Access your computer files on the go

Right, so these people emailed me twice and they went to all the trouble of making a very swish video showing how their private cloud-based storage doohickey works. No, they did not offer me a job at their company for huge amounts of cash, but the product does …

Swiftkey Cloud Beta now available

The latest beta version of Swiftkey is now available, and it brings cloud support to spread predictions between all your devices. Swiftkey is a third-party keyboard that predicts what you type, as most Android users will know by now. The way it does this is by analysing what’s …

Acer Cloud Mobile, super cheap and definitely worth a look

Times are hard. Just last week I had to downsize my second home to a condo in the Caribbean. Ohhhh the shame of it. If you’re looking to switch to a SIM only deal and get yourself a decent cheapo smartphone, have a look at the Acer Cloud …

Acer Cloud Mobile now £179.99. Corr blimey!

We’ve reviewed it and we’ve mentioned last month that it was down to less than £200. Now it’s even cheaper with the price dipping down to just £179.99, and that includes the delivery and everything. The handset will, of course, arrive unlocked and has a 4.3” IPS 1280×720 …

Acer Cloud Mobile is now available for under £200

Can you remember the Acer S500 Cloud Mobile? Well I can, I reviewed one last year and it was a great little phone with a great spec, a great screen, amazing sound quality, a decent camera and now it has a great price. Expansys are one of the …

G Cloud Backup updated. Keep your mobile data safe.

Worried about losing your phone and not having those precious texts, photos or documents? We’ve been given a nudge about a refreshed backup app for Android. It’s free and includes the ability to only backup when your phone is plugged in. G Cloud Backup saves your contacts, call …

Want infinite cloud storage for your device? Bitcasa – A review

You want online storage, you normally head to Dropbox. However, if you’re looking for more storage, you might want to check bitcasa.com. They provide “infinite” storage, yes – you heard right. Currently there’s no limits so you’re free to download the app (currently Android only, but an iPhone …

Astro updated – Google Drive, Dropbox and more

Hey you lovely, lovely reader you. How you doing? Tried Astro File Manager recently? It’s now got a stack of new features, but the one I’m using most is the Dropbox integration. Just grab the app, connect your account and start moving files around. It centralises all your …

Battery Stats Plus – Recommended Android App

One major complaint around almost every smartphone currently available is battery life. Unless you have a Motorola Razr Maxx or the Galaxy Note 2 with their giant batteries or have every data service turned off then battery life is almost certain to raise its head as an issue …

Acer Cloud Mobile Available from Wednesday 3rd October

News has reached us that the new Acer Cloud Mobile will be available from 3rd October directly from Expansys. The new 4.3″ device is set to ship with Android 4.0 Ice Cream sandwich and is powered by a 1.5Ghz dual core Snapdragon processor.  With 16gb internal storage and …

Acer Cloud Mobile now up for pre-order

Earlier on in the year Acer announced a few different Android phones. The highest spec phone announced was the the Cloud Mobile. It is going to be the first device to use the new Acer Cloud service. It is also probably the highest spec Acer I have ever …

SkyDrive, Dropbox and Google Drive – FIGHT!

For a time, previous users of Microsoft’s cloud storage service can upgrade to 25GB – free! To previous users of SkyDrive can now upgrade their previous 2 gigabytes of free storage can clink on a link – yes, that’s right – and get another 23GB for free.  Good, …

HiDrive adds extra features to their mobile apps

The bods from HiDrive have been twiddling around with their mobile apps and have added stacks of new features. Their service is similar to DropBox but locks your important stuff away in one of their ISO 27001-accredited datacentres in Germany. All versions now have bandwidth-friendly image previews, with …

Cloud storage – Have you tried HiDrive?

You want online storage, you go to Dropbox, right? Well yes, you could, but there’s other providers to choose from. HiDrive free gives new users 5GB of storage and it’s all stored in super-secure datacentres in Germany that are owned and operated by Strato – the people behind …

Google Music Beta Hands On

When Google launched Music Beta back at IO back in May one of the biggest disappointments that it was to be an invite only beta available only in the US. However through some nefarious means (*cough* proxy server!) I managed to sign up and snag myself an invite to …