Cloud Computing

How to use Bump to transfer files between your phone and your computer

If you find yourself always needing to transfer files to and from mobile devices and computers, you might want to look into getting the Bump app. It's very easy to use and works with different platforms.

Computing

Microsoft’s SkyDrive celebrates 1 billion documents, makes collaboration easier

Microsoft now stores one billion Office documents and, starting today, users no longer need to sign in to or even have a Microsoft account to access and edit documents in Office Web Apps.

Computing

Bitcasa cloud storage service leaves beta, celebrates with discounts

Bitcasa, a paid service that allows unlimited cloud storage, is now out of beta and available for use. To celebrate, the company is offering deals on its cloud storage service during the month of February.

Computing

Cloud essentials: understanding the basics of cloud computing

Get caught up in the cloud with a simple explanation of how cloud computing works, plus see comparisons of various cloud services.

Computing

Dell announces Project Ophelia, a USB stick that uses the cloud to make any monitor a PC

The new device from Dell's cloud computing arm lets you have a computer from the cloud on any screen with a USB port.

CES

Waste not, want not: CPUsage wants to repackage and recycle your computer’s leftover power

CPUsage pays users for their wasted CPU power and redistributes to high performance needs companies, an idea that the company hopes will rise on the continued advancement and adoption of the cloud.

Computing

Opinion: Tablets are changing the tech you use, whether you own one or not

The rise of the tablet has heralded changes big and small across the tech ecosystem, from a booming market for cloud storage to the fall of Flash.

Mobile

Some Americans believe stormy weather interferes with cloud computing

While many Americans use cloud computing every single day, that doesn't mean they necessarily understand it.

Computing

Hands-on with Pogoplug Series 4: Convert your local storage system into cloud

Should you invest one-time in the Pogoplug Series 4 which turns your external hard drive into cloud? We address your queries in our review.

Computing

Opinion: I’m sticking with the cloud (and you should, too)

Recent security breaches and ownership issues have skeptics doubting whether the cloud should really be the future of computing, but ultimately, we still control our own online destinies.

Computing

DT Debates: Is cloud gaming ready for the big time?

Writers Ryan Fleming and Caleb Denison debate the merits of cloud gaming and whether it's ready to steal the console's spotlight.

Gaming

Dropbox confirms the end of public folders, directs you to its quick-link feature

As Dropbox continues to iterate its file storage and sharing service, it yanks public folders. On the flip side, it's also gifting mobile media users with bonus storage.

Web

Why the death of Windows Live may save Microsoft

The end of Windows Live — and everything the name represents — may be the thing Microsoft most needs to stay alive and healthy.

Computing

How Nvidia’s Kepler chips could end PCs and tablets as we know them

Tremendously powerful new processors toiling away in the cloud could make it irrelevant what kind of screen you connect with, ushering in a new age of computing.

Computing

Microsoft abandons Windows Live branding in Windows 8

As Microsoft continues to finish up work on Windows 8 for a projected Fall 2012 release date, the company is leaving behind a familiar brand in favor of continuity across devices.

Computing