Tag Archive: Cloud


Google withdraws its bid for Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract

Google says the project doesn’t align with its AI principles.

The Pentagon is currently soliciting bids for a $ 10 billion cloud computing contract that will involve shifting vast troves of data from the Department of Defense to a commercial cloud. Google was one of the tech giants angling for the project, along with Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, and others, but today the company announced that it is withdrawing its bid.

Without going into details, Google said that  [Read More…]

Lifetime 2TB Zoolz cloud storage plan just $45 right now

Here’s a question for you: what do you do with all of your downloaded music, pictures, documents, and other media? Chances are good you are backing some of that up either automatically or manually. And, if you’re like a lot of Android users, you’re probably tapping into Google Drive for help. There are better solutions for very little money.

What happens, though, when you get close to filling up your allotted storage space? Before you break out that credit card  [Read More…]

Does the Amazon Cloud Cam work with other Alexa products?

Best answer: Yes! Amazon Cloud Cam works perfectly with Amazon Alexa, as well as some Amazon Echo displays and Amazon Fire devices.

Amazon: Amazon Cloud Cam Security Camera ($ 120)

Which Amazon products does the Amazon Cloud Cam work with?

You can use any Amazon Echo speaker or other Alexa device to replay alerts, speak to whoever is near your Cloud Cam, and more. If you have an Echo Show, Echo Spot, Fire TV, or Fire  [Read More…]

Kotlin moving to Google Cloud Platform

Kotlin is the darling language for Android devs, and now it’s moving into the Cloud.

Android developers love Kotlin. Google can tell us that 27% of the top 1,000 Android apps are built using Kotlin or that developers who are using it have a 97% satisfaction rate and that’s great.

But we’ve also had developers tell us in person that they not only love it, but it’s also changed how much time they need to spend doing  [Read More…]

Best mounts for your Amazon Cloud Cam

The Amazon Cloud Cam is the Alexa-enabled home security camera of the Amazon-lover’s dreams. It’s great on a table or desk, but if you have pets or kids who might knock it over, or if you want to set it at a different vantage point, you’ll want a mount. There aren’t too many options available right, but below you’ll find the best of what’s around.

Amazon’s choice TotalMount hole-free wall mount

Who better than Amazon to pick a  [Read More…]

Simplenote: Straightforward and reliable note taking in the cloud (Review)

Just as in any category at this point, there is a wide variety of applications for note taking in the Play Store. Applications like Evernote, Microsoft’s OneNote, and Google’s own Keep Notes are the most popular ones available, offering a plethora of tools and features. However, if all you want is to take notes in a dead-simple app with a minimal interface, astounding performance, and unlimited syncing across platforms, then you should definitely give Simplenote a chance.

Developer: Automattic, Inc  [Read More…]

Does Amazon Cloud Cam protect your privacy?

Best answer: Yes. Video from your Cloud Cameras is sent to Amazon’s servers whenever it detects motion. Amazon stores this video on its servers but does not share it with third parties. Whether you’re comfortable with that will determine whether you want to purchase an Amazon Cloud Cam.

The following products are from Amazon: Amazon Cloud Cam ($ 120) Foscam Home Security camera ($ 75) Western Digital 3TB My Cloud ($ 180) Western Digital 6TB My Cloud  [Read More…]

What are the best cloud storage services for my Android?

Having a mobile phone that’s capable of taking pictures and videos, creating documents, and downloading media is something we often take for granted. That such a small device is so powerful and able to house so much is lost on a lot of us.

In the early days of PDAs it was a different situation, and for a number of reasons. Chief among them was the fact that much of what was stored on these phones was locally housed and  [Read More…]

Cloud Remote for PS4 vs Universal Remote for PS4: Which should you buy?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. We also happen to be avid PlayStation lovers and have the best recommendations for you when it comes to peripheral hardware.

Universal Remote

Traditional design

$ 30 at Amazon

Pros Cost efficient Dedicated PS4 buttons Bluetooth Compatible with up to three additional devices Cons Outdated design Too many buttons Larger size

An archaic design that’s outlived its welcome in 2018.

Cloud Remote  [Read More…]

Watch the house while you’re away with the $37 wireless YI Cloud Home cam

Improve your home security.

The YI Cloud Home Camera is currently on sale at Amazon for just $ 36.99 when you enter promo code TU7S58Y9 during checkout. Today’s sale marks an all-time low price for it and saves you $ 12 off what it sells for on average.

This 1080P HD wireless IP security camera is capable of capturing panoramic video and can also live stream footage directly to your phone. It offers complete 360-degree coverage along  [Read More…]