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All The Useful Products Google Has Killed Off Since 2006 [Infographic]

When Google Reader was discontinued, it broke the hearts of journalists, bloggers and news hounds everywhere. Before that it was Google Talk. Before that; Google Labs. In fact, the search juggernaut has killed off a significant number of useful products in the name of profitability and progress. This infographic marks the passing of every significant product and service: from 2006 to present.

Microsoft Offers 'Internet Of Things' Suite On Azure Cloud Platform

Microsoft isn’t shy about its ambition to gain ground in the ‘internet of things’ (IoT) market and it has now brought out a set of IoT tools for its Azure cloud computing platform. Called Azure IoT Suite, the new offering is targetted at businesses that want to get on the IoT bandwagon quickly.

HP Releases Helion CloudSystem 9.0 For 'Mix And Match' Cloud Environments

HP has launched its Helion CloudSystem 9.0, a private cloud enterprise offering that can help organisations manage mixed cloud environments. The company has also launched a complementary piece of hardware on which the new software can be deployed on.

Salesforce Revamps Core CRM Offering has overhauled its bread-and-butter customer relationship management (CRM) product with a brand new look and added capabilities. The changes are collectively known as Lightning. Here’s what you need to know about this new offering from the software-as-a-service (SaaS) juggernaut.

Use An Alias Folder In Dropbox To Quickly Save iOS Attachments 

Saving email attachments and other files to Dropbox is a great way to smooth out your workflow between working on your phone and your computer, but it gets a little messy. Over on the Sweet Setup, they suggest using an alias folder so you remember to actually check it.

Does Your Organisation Trust Hosted Cloud Email Services?

The email server is down at work. Within two minutes, nervous murmurs could be heard in the office followed by people sticking their heads up in their cubicles looking like lost lambs. Pretty soon the entire workplace grinds to a halt. Suffice to say email is a critical part of almost every organisation and while businesses are moving many of their productivity applications to third-party cloud providers, there is still some resistance in doing so with emails.

Ask LH: How Can I Sync My Various Macs?

Dear Lifehacker, We live in a world with multiple computers for one person, but I am having one issue. How can we keep everything in sync? I would like to work on my Mac at home. Close it, go to work and open my (different) Mac at work. I want the same configuration (yes, I do have some tendencies…), same files, same everything where I left off at home. Any suggestions?

Amazon's Dedicated Cloud Drive App Comes To iOS

iOS: Amazon’s Cloud Drive is a solid alternative to Dropbox. Android users have had access to the standalone app since late June, and iOS users can now also use it, thanks to Amazon’s newly released Cloud Drive for iOS.

How To Maximise Your Free Storage Space On Every Cloud Service

Between Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and half a dozen other services, the sky is the limit on how much cloud storage you can get. Here are some of the best ways to get extra free space on each service.

Dropbox Users Can Grab 100GB Of OneDrive Storage For Free

In a clear play to get Dropbox users over into their own cloud storage camp, Microsoft is offering an extra 100GB of OneDrive storage for free for a year. All you need to do is sign into OneDrive (or create an account) and let OneDrive send a file to your Dropbox account to verify you are a Dropbox user. Then you should have an additional 100GB of space for 12 months.

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