Articles in Category: Cloud Services
Is Using the Cloud Safe?
As security compromises seem to happen regularly, many ask, “Is using the cloud safe?” It’s as safe as you make it.
Is OneDrive a Backup?
OneDrive is a powerful tool, but thinking of it as a backup can take you down a dangerous path.
What Should I Do About Boxcryptor?
With its sale to Dropbox, the future of Boxcryptor is uncertain. There’s no rush to take action, but I’ll share recommendations.
Five Reasons I Went All-in With Dropbox
Knowing how you use online storage will help you choose the correct provider with the correct set of features at an appropriate price.
Half a Dozen Uses for OneDrive
OneDrive is a surprisingly powerful service that many people overlook or don’t understand. I’ll review six ways you can leverage OneDrive.
How Can One Service Take Down So Much?
What happens when a major cloud service goes down, and what’s the takeaway?
Is Microsoft OneDrive Free?
OneDrive has both free and paid offerings.
Why “Always Keep on this Device” Doesn’t
The “Always keep on this device” feature has misled people into deleting and losing important files. Here’s why, and what to do instead.
Why Is My OneDrive Full?
OneDrive tries to make it easy to back up important folders, but at the cost of making some things very confusing.
Why Is My Zoom Video Breaking Up?
Video break-up on video calls and conferences is common. There is one common culprit, but it can be difficult to diagnose.
What if My OneDrive is Too Big for My Hard Drive?
Cloud storage is ubiquitous, convenient, and BIG. There are options if OneDrive is too big for your hard drive.
The Two Types of Cloud Data Threats and How You Protect Yourself
All cloud data threats boil down to one of two things. I’ll review them and lay out what you need to do to keep your data is safe in the cloud.
How Do I Delete Files From OneDrive, but Not My Computer?
There are a couple of ways to delete files from OneDrive without deleting them from your PC: move them or stop using OneDrive.
Could OneDrive Get Hacked? What You Really Need to Worry About
Yes, OneDrive could get hacked. So can any online service. The real question is, how likely is it, and are there other things we should be worrying about instead?
Back Up Smartphone Photos Using OneDrive
Smartphones are a popular way to take snapshots and videos. Tools like OneDrive are great for making sure those are backed up automatically.
Is Online Document Conversion Safe?
Online document conversion services can be safe, or they can represent a real privacy risk. I’ll look at the options.
What is Cloud Computing?
Cloud computing is the latest buzzword for something we’ve been doing for a long time: using applications that live on the web instead of our PCs.
Why I’m (slowly) Switching to OneDrive
I’m slowly switching to OneDrive because I realized there was a fundamental difference between Google Docs and Microsoft Office Online.