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Good news for cloud developers with a data fixation: the Windows Azure Store has expanded to Australia, allowing developers to buy (and sell) data sets for use with their cloud applications. Australia was one of 25 new markets added to the service last week. [Windows Azure Store via Windows Azure Blog]
Imagine this: you’re busy working on your computer and need to access documents saved on your external hard drive. You connect it, get ready to find your data and… nothing happens. Your hard drive isn’t working. Uh oh. Before you panic, there are several things you can try on your own before calling in the pros.
Dear Lifehacker, My wife just got her first iPhone, and I want to streamline everything we do: share our contact lists, calendars, task lists and grocery lists. so we don’t have two versions of everything floating around. How can I do this? I want as much of our daily info as collaborative as possible.
iOS: Onavo Count, our favourite data usage tracker for Android, is now available for iPhone users looking to avoid hefty excess data fees.
iOS: If you don’t have a generous data plan with your mobile phone carrier, then you likely keep pretty close track of your data usage so you don’t go over. While a lot of different apps exist to help you do this, DataWiz is a tracking app that has all types of useful features to help keep your data bill down.
From now until October 31, Telstra is offering an additional 1GB of data for the first 12 months on contract plans costing $80 a month or more (or $60 a month or more for BYO plans). That gives you 2.5GB a month rather than 1.5GB on the cheapest plan. If you’re signing up with Telstra anyway, the extra data would certainly be welcome, but it’s still a relatively small amount compared to rival contract plans. [Telstra Exchange]