As we reported this morning, Microsoft is planning to launch two local Azure data centres in Australia. When will they launch? Will there be a cost difference? Lifehacker got the answers direct from Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s global president for Server & Tools.
The cloud storage wars are heating up and there are a lot of reasons to look at the alternatives. One big question is: “Which service is the fastest at syncing files?” Unsurprisingly, that title goes to reigning incumbent, Dropbox.
A little over a year ago, Google officially changed the name of its Docs app to Drive and gave users cloud storage to compete with Dropbox. While the search giant has so far yet to dethrone the incumbent, the service does have one distinct advantage over the competition: a wide array of extensions and apps that integrate directly into the service.
Adobe Photoshop, along with all other Creative Suite applications, just made a move to the cloud. Adobe decided to discontinue software you can actually buy so it can force you to rent the applications for a monthly fee. This change comes with a number of problems but also some advantages. Here’s what the change means for you.
Mac: One difficulty with cloud storage is that you actually have to remember to save your files to the relevant location. Quicksand is an app that automatically saves every file you open to your cloud storage drive so you don’t have to remember.