Cloud Storage – Lots Of Options & Lots Of Space

Looking to store your files in the cloud , there are many services for this with free space before you would have to upgrade and pay for more space. Dropbox – 2Gb free One Drive – 15Gb free – 1TB with Office 365 soon  Google Drive – 15Gb free Copy – 15Gb free Box – 10Gb free  There are also upgrade options for referrals or for buying certain products and activating the app services for those devices , such as Android devices ( Nexus & Chrome books ) , Surface tablets and selected smartphones. There are also apps for your smartphones and tablets so you can access all your files while on the go.   Lots of storage but make sure you make note of your user names and passwords or use a password manager.

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HDMI Cables – Don’t Waste Your Money & The Monday App

So you are about to buy a new TV and the store selling it to you tries to convince you that you need the “mega expensive” HDMI cable as it will deliver ” outstanding picture quality ” etc . This is purely a marketing trick to get you to part with some extra money for a cable that you can get for half to a quarter of the price. HDMI is a digital signal , 0s and 1s , and will work the same on a $10  cable or the expensive cable which is usually sold at a “Monster” price CopyCopy is cloud storage where they will give you 15GB of storage on the internet where you can store , documents , photos etc  You can install it on your computer , smartphone and tablet and access your information on all these devices as there are Apps for iOS for iPads & iPhones and for Android devices. Your documents are still on your computer but a “ copy “ is also in the cloud. Change a document on one device and it is synced to the cloud and on all your devices that have Copy installed. Copy is free 

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New Year Tech Resolutions & A Great App From South Australia

New Year Tech Resolutions A new year is time for some change so lets embrace some technology resolutions for 2014  I will realise the importance of keeping my computer up to date  Windows update is your first line of defence against getting malware / virus I will not pay for or download bogus software that they claim will perform miracles and revive their computer  There are many so called “ free “ solutions which will only cause issues – don’t download these  Optimiser Pro Reg Clean  Winzip Utilities – Registry Optimiser I will not talk to bogus telemarketers telling me there is a problem with my computer  Microsoft do not ring anyone and tell them there is an issue with their computer I will treat with great suspicion emails and links in emails If it looks like it was not meant for me it probably wasn’t  I will learn to back up so when disaster strikes I do not lose everything  You do not have a copy of something unless you have 3 copies  One on your computer One on removable media – dvd , flash drives , portable hard drives  One in the cloud  I will embrace and learn… Read More

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