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Articles tagged with: sync

Dropbox Got A Direct Competitor!

Dropbox no wonder has been a hit sync and storage solution, however it is now going to face a tough and direct competitor called RapidDrive. It integrates directly with the computer’s file system and provides local storage that later on syncs automatically with the remote servers.

Playstation Vita Can Serve As PS3 Remote

Sony’s next generation PlayStation portable, aka PlayStation Vita is already making a huge buzz regarding its rich hardware and cool features. The device is expected to reach stores in October.

We have already been hearing a lot about the device’s feature to synchronize content with PlayStation 3. But according to latest reports, the device can possibly serve as a PS3 remote control.

Ford Sued Over SYNC Technology

A Washington state technology company filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Ford in federal court.

Eagle Harbor Holdings, and its subsidiary MediusTech, claim Ford used several automotive technologies in Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury vehicles without authorization.

Major Take-Aways From WWDC 2011

Apple’s CEO announced today a new service called iCloud at Apple’s WorldWide Developer Conference 2011. The service allows Apple product owners to store both documents and music in the cloud (on the Internet) rather than on a physical computer, hard drive, or mobile phone.

With the iCloud, users will be able to have greater access to content without having to max out their portable media devices. The iCloud also will offer the convenience of synchronizing automatically with all of the user’s Apple devices (iPhone, iPads, and Mac computers), allowing users to access docs, apps, calendars, and e-mails from any location without having to worry to remember to hit the Sync Button on their computer. Here are some key highlights:

Windows 8 Online ID Through Cloud Sync -LEAK

Even though Windows 8 is set to launch in 2013 or 2014, we have already seen a large number of leaks. While it is cool to see what Microsoft is working on next, all these leaks are sure to take the entire novelty aspect away from consumers. Maybe this is a secret strategy on Microsoft’s part, educating us over a span of a few years about the next Windows so we all hop on it like a German Shepard lunges at a slab of steak. If this isn’t Microsoft’s strategy, well, then they are complete newbs, which I have to leave open as a possibility given the relatively recent release of Windows Vista.

Apple Takes Another Step In Cloud Direction

After our recent blog about Apple’s upcoming cloud service, we have new information that Apple has made a purchase in the Cloud industry. Apple has purchased iCloud for $4.5 million which could be an excellent foreshadowing of future success. Although it has not been officially confirmed by Apple, GigaOM reports that Xcerion may have sold the iCloud.com domain.

Apple’s Cloud Music Platform, Coming Soon!

Apple sources have recently reported that it will soon release an online music storage cloud-based service. The launch is expected to arrive before Google’s version of cloud-based solutions. With Apple’s new online storage system, iTunes users will be able to store music on a remote server while given the rights to access their songs from different devices. Although Apple hasn’t yet signed any licenses with record labels regarding this service, many are eager to begin the talks.

Critical Security Flaw Found In Dropbox

If you’re unfamiliar with Dropbox, it is basically a tool that allows users to sync files between multiple computers and devices. To use the system, the user installs the software, points to a folder to be synchronized, and is then able to access those files among other computers or devices that he or she owns. A critical security flaw has recently been spotted that could expose users’ files to anyone and everyone on the web.

Introducing The Apple iPod, Without Wires?

According to CultofMac, Apple is working on a way to synchronize iPods and iTunes wirelessly. Steve Jobs is working hard to ensure that the next generation of Apple products will be wireless, at least for the iPod. Instead of importing music, movies, and apps manually through wires, the iPods will auto-sync with your iTunes whenever it is connected to your WiFi network. I will admit this is cool only because it makes iPods easier to use, especially for people who aren’t as computer friend as others.

Final Cut Pro X Due In June

Apple previewed Final Cut Pro X on Tuesday, the newest version of the very popular Final Cut series. The announcement arrived at the Final Cut Pro User Group Network Supermeet, held during the the Las Vegas 2011 National Association of Broadcasters Show.

The company claims that Final Cut Pro X has been rewritten from scratch, supporting 64-bit, a new user-interface, as well as a bunch more features. The new software makes use of the Mac OS X core and popular features like Cocoa, Core Animation, Open CL, and Grand Central Dispatch have been implemented to speed up and enhance performance. Even with all the changes,