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Amazon® releases desktop app for cloud storage services

Amazon has unveiled a new desktop application for its cloud storage service named Amazon Cloud Drive. The desktop app enables users to easily store and organize files and media directly from either desktop of their Windows-based computer system of Apple Mac PC.

Cloud storage made easy

With this Amazon desktop app, users can now easily upload their pictures, documents, video clips, and other important files, just by dragging and dropping them to the Amazon Cloud Drive icon.

The best thing about this new desktop app is that the user can continue to use his computer normally while the uploading is being carried out. The desktop app can even handle abrupt computer reboots and lost Internet connections without affecting the important media and documents.

According to Amazon, the Cloud Drive, which was launched last year, offers its users tiered levels, beginning with five gigabytes of free storage, or enough to hold about 1,000 songs or 2,000 photos. The cloud storage service can be extended up to 1,000 gigabytes, on a payment of US $20 to US $100 per annum.

LG® launches its own Cloud storage service

Korean handset maker, LG Electronics has become the latest company to join the race of Cloud storage. Named LG Cloud, the Cloud storage service of LG will allow users to access content across various electronic devices.

The only thing required by the user to use the LG Cloud service will be to download the LG Cloud app for their Android smartphone from Google Play or from the LG SmartWorld app store. The users can even get the required app for their LG TV from the latter app store, while the app for PCs and laptops is available on LG’s official website for download.

LG Cloud is the first that allows users to manage and consume all types of content on ‘three screens’ which includes Android smartphones, PCs and smart TVs… without a separate set-top box, explains LG.

The main USP of LG Cloud will be its real-time streaming transcoding technology that can make the content playable in an ideal format. So, if the user is on Android smartphone and wants to watch a film then it can be automatically converted and made compatible to suit the handset.

FTP Client Cyberduck 4 Brings Support for Windows and Cloud Storage

Cyberduck, the free and popular file transfer application, has released a new update. Version 4.0 extends the much-awaited indigenous Windows support, while adding also new features such as the power to upload the various services of cloud storage and maintenance for files to the extent of five terabytes in size.

The other significant feature is that Cyberduck may now look after one’s Google Docs, permitting one to directly upload files to one’s account to convert the same. This is a big thing if one has several documents. Uploading of images is supported and may be imported utilizing OCR or optical character recognition. For all new features of Cyberduck one may refer the official change log.

The recent edition of Cyberduck 4.0 has come out of beta which can be downloaded free. The software is basically an SFTP/FTP client; however, it also can upload to different cloud platforms comprising of Google, WebDAV, Windows Azure, Rackspace, and more.

Some other features which are new include the capability to choose a bookmark for uploading while dragging files in the apps, or copy and paste utilizing menu for duplicating. Innumerable bugs have been quashed in the meanwhile, like high CPU utilization after completing a transfer. Lengthy histories must not result in slowing down and queued transfers always should begin in perfect order in place of a random one. The Mac software is consisting of the Universal Binary needing Mac OS X 10.5. Windows version is available also for the first time, giving support to Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows Vista.

Apple has filed quietly for getting a patent which may hint at Mac OS X Lion receiving an in built cloud feature backup. The app, labelled Safe Deposit Box in patent, will let users drop and drag files into encrypted space of optional type which will keep them secure not requiring a system of entire volume protection such as File Vault. However, preferences will let users able to maintain a local copy and thrust it out to the cloud storage or server bank for backup off-site.

If a users desires, they can prioritize files via a system of rating which will automatically identify what standard of backup and security they receive. Security will be fine grained relatively as well. It can lock down files on a primary level having encryption.

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