Tag Archives: Cloud
Dropbox for iOS got updated and it brings support for iPhone 5, and removes photo resolution cap. These new improvements means that there’s no black borders on your iPhone 5 screen, and photos you take will not be shrunken to iPhone 4S size, even if you took your photo with 12MP camera. iPad, iPhone and iPod now shows what ever they can handle. As there is something good for Dropbox users there must be something not so good. Photos are still compressed upon downloading and downloading takes more time now even with compressed photo. For some people new updated Dropbox is great news(iPhone 5 users), but yet if you’re hurry and need those photos not compressed, you might not be so pleased.
Following Hotmail’s update to Outlook, Microsoft updates it’s cloud storage service SkyDrive and gives it design overhaul. SkyDrive’s updated design is based on Windows 8 and it looks like great. The new SkyDrive design introduces instant search, a contextual toolbar, thumbnail multi-select, drag and drop organization and HTML sorting. Microsoft also updated it’s SkyDrive app for PC and Mac, company also told that the SkyDrive app for Android is coming in few weeks, along with SkyDrive API for developers. This update is part of Microsoft’s new way of designing apps and it’s proving it to be on a right path, revamped Outlook(previously hotmail) has attracted 10 million users in month.
Dropbox has confirmed that user info was stolen, adds new security measurements and features. Login names and passwords was stolen from unnamed number of users. Email addresses, which were leaked was the reason for spam in the first place. Dropbox has also contacted those whose info was stolen, company also released new security features. These new security features includes a two-factor authentication option coming in several weeks and a new automated feature that will check for suspicious activity. You can now see your logins to Dropbox account on landing page.
Apple released iTunes Match in Poland and Hungary yesterday, Apple now also appears to be opening up it’s iTunes in the Cloud for movies in at least UK, Canada and Colombia, which before had access only music, music videos and books.
This expansion also means that iTunes in the Cloud for movies has first time launched outside U.S. This feature allows users who has downloaded movies from iTunes, can now download same movies to iOS device, any computer or Apple Tv.
Here is the full list of supported countries: iTunes in the Cloud Support
Google announced today Google Drive client at their Google I/O. iOS version of Google Drive has same great features as in Android version, including OCR and picture recognition. One of the greatest features must be Google Drives ability to recognize landmarks by analyzing the photos.
And here is our hands-on video:
Today at Computex 2012 in Taipei,Taiwan ASUS Chairman Jonney Shih unveiled the ASUS Cloud Computing. Cloud Computing target is to integrate software, services and the ultimate ASUS transformation devices into one seamless platform. Basically meaning that it’s making all your ASUS devices work as one and all ASUS integrated softwares to sync via cloud to your ASUS devices.
Here is Cloud Computing Promo Video: