Cloud/SaaS

Windows and MS Office on your iPad or Android device?

By at 4 February, 2012, 10:11 am

Working on a hosted desktop offers a number of benefits, including the ability to connect to it from a variety of devices across different platforms. Work on your virtual desktop from your Windows PC at home, check in from the coffee shop and make a change to a letter on your iPad and finally, access and open a pdf from your Android device. If your device crashes, no worries, the virtual desktop is unaffected because it is not running on your device but on a hosted machine in a server farm.

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Are there Alternatives to Dropbox?

By at 8 July, 2011, 4:39 pm

Dropbox has quickly become a widely used product and service with a good reputation at least up until recently. In the last few months, Dropox has made a number of misstatements and gaffes regarding who has access to your data and to what extent that Dropbox could make of it. From a lawyers perspective, Dropbox should not be used for confidential or other sensitive data unless it’s been encrypted prior to uploading to your Dropbox account.

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The Unofficial Guide to Dropbox Now Available

By at 23 November, 2010, 12:03 pm

I’m a big fan of Dropbox and wrote about this terrific tool in my recent post Dropbox: Have you Got Yours? With consummate timing, the folks at Makeuseof.com posted an article entitled The First Unofficial Guide to Dropbox , making available for free download or online reading, Matt Smith’s Using the Magic Pocket: A Dropbox Manual ebook.

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