The Cloud

To the naked eye, The Cloud is exactly what you might think. It lingers high in the sky, floats there, moving around our world - morphing from stratus to cumulus to cumulonimbus, depending upon how far away from the surface it wants to be.  It's not difficult to get to, you can take a plane. In fact, all it takes is one quick phone call, and it's been known to meet you half way. The inside, however, is …  Well, it's something to behold....more

What Does it Mean to Have a Connected Home?

The internet-connected TV, PC, mobile and tablet are all connected to the home in ways like never before. All of these appliances are talking to one another in various ways. For example, many of us share media, display photos on various devices, or use different devices remotely for home security, HVAC control, access control, and on/off administration of various devices....more

Converting to the Cloud: 5 Gains for Your Business

Believe it or not, most businesses are still slow to converting their documents to a cloud-based storage system. I get the initial hesitation though. Cloud storage often allows for material uploaded to be shared among many which for the more privacy-first inclined of us could be nerve wracking. And speaking of privacy… what about keeping said material private and secure without the worry it could get hacked into?...more

Your Personal Cloud Demystified: The Glue that Simplifies Life Online

As our need to be mobile increases, our gadget portfolios grow from a single PC to multiple devices—our data is scattered across all of them. The cloud brings it all together....more
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This Mother-Daughter Team is Changing How You Live in "The Cloud"

When most people think about a "cloud," they think of fluffy, white cotton balls floating in the sky. When Jenn Donogh and Kathy Nelson think about a "cloud," they’re thinking about how to manage the large amount of data that powers our businesses (and lives). ...more
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Should You Store Passwords In The Cloud?

It seems that almost every site on the web requires a password. At least twice a week, I get an email from someone who wants me to join yet another network, which requires yet another username and password. You can cop out and use the same username and password combination, but that’s just asking for trouble....more

How to Use the Cloud to Reduce Expenses

Many people are looking to cut expenses. Personally, I’ve shaved at least a couple thousand dollars a month from my expenses by downsizing to one car, cutting out lots of monthly recurring fees, and looking closely at which services I can now shift to the cloud....more

Cloud-Based Contacts Managers: To Use or Not to Use?

The old adage, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know,” still rings true today. Without a network of “trust agents,” influencers, or simply good contacts, it’s hard to get anything accomplished. Getting a new job, making sales, or simply finding a good accountant requires a network of people you know, like, and trust to make a recommendation so you won’t get fleeced....more

Cloud Home Security is Here

A burglary occurs every 15 seconds. The chance of your home being broken into is higher than you’d think. The good news is that today’s alarm systems are “not your father’s alarm.” Twenty years ago, a contractor had to spend a week tearing up your walls, ceilings, and windows to retrofit a messy, hardwired security system. These alarms were so expensive that they were mainly used by businesses, rather than in private homes....more

The Cloud of Clouds: Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services is a cloud-based service hosted by Amazon.com, which provides numerous tools for web-based businesses. The service’s primary function is to help businesses of any size compute and store data.Solutions available to both businesses and consumers include:...more