With all of the attention that Apple’s forthcoming iCloud initiative has placed on cloud computing, one wonders how some of the pioneers in the field will react. In the case of Pogoplug makers Cloud Engines Inc., the response appears to be a new, low-cost mobile-centric device for the home that allows streaming to anywhere.
Whether your iPhone is on Verizon or AT&T, one thing is for certain -- it shoots amazing 720p HD video. Unfortunately, Apple has hindered our ability to share such video, but thankfully some enterprising third-party developers are quickly filling this gap. The latest is Thwapr, which promises to share up to 30 minutes of video with a free cloud-based service.
If you're anything like us, you've tried and failed to convince your friends and family to agree to the use of a single social networking site to make staying in touch a no fuss affair. With Mom on Twitter, your old roommate on Facebook and your co-workers all rocking out on MySpace (um...really?), sharing your life can be a real pain -- especially when it comes to firing off a few photos to everyone you want to keep in your personal loop. Fortunately, thanks to a slick new web-based service, sharing your image files across multiple platforms has never been easier.
If you love to share photos with your friends and family but privacy issues keep you fearful of doing so with big services like Facebook, you may have a new choice -- Path has launched their website alongside a free iPhone app that gets the job done, sharing your photos with only the people you want to see them.
Interactive agency Fi launches alpha version of its founder's beautified and simplified vision of the Internet. The Web service, several years in the making, aims to capture the ethos of all Apple products: physical beauty and technical ease of use.