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September 4, 2012
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Amazon Cloud Drive review

Update (April 2013): Since this article was written, Amazon launched full file synchronisation for Cloud Drive, in a manner similar to Dropbox. Therefore this review is outdated. Amazon recently launched its Cloud Drive service, which gives every Amazon customer 5 … Continue reading

August 8, 2012
by Neil Turner

Enabling two factor authentication across the web

Yesterday I talked about what can happen if someone is able to break into your iCloud account, and also the importance of two-factor authentication, which may have thwarted that specific attack had the account owner enabled it on his Google … Continue reading

April 24, 2012
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SkyDrive vs Dropbox vs Google Drive

Back in December I did a quick comparative review of Microsoft’s SkyDrive and Dropbox, and basically declared Dropbox the winner. Things have changed since then – Skydrive, now known as OneDrive, has become much simpler, and Google Drive has launched … Continue reading

December 22, 2011
by Neil Turner
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How safe is your data on free services?

Last week’s post about Delicious and Pinboard got me thinking. Pinboard has a clear business model – everyone pays to use it. Delicious’ business model is not so clear – there’s no advertising or premium accounts available. So how does … Continue reading