iTunes vs. The Cloud

iTunes vs. The Cloud I have spent over a decade building a collection of digital music. During that time, through many obsessive late nights, I made sure that my music remained in impeccable order. Each artist filled in, each album complete, and each year carefully researched. The library was organized by artist first, and then by album chronologically

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Mobile Cloud Computing: What Does The Future Hold?

Mobile Cloud Computing: What Does The Future Hold? When industry pundits forecast in 2006 that the usage need of data would surpass that of the voice market, not many could not conceptualize such a market outlook. Five years later and the ratio would pitch data market at nearly 70% of the mobile market and growing.

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Film And The Cloud

Film and The Cloud So how are cloud companies and film companies working together, and what’s new? Let’s find out. Did you know that Channel 4, PBS, Fox Entertainment Group and many more media companies all use Amazon’s public cloud service? Of course Amazon with it’s billions behind it will be at the forefront of

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The Adobe Creative Cloud: Designing In The Cloud

The Adobe Creative Cloud: Designing In The Cloud Adobe is a brand name on the internet. We pretty much all use it. Trusted the world over for it’s design and publishing tools. What is less known is Adobe’s digital hub: Adobe Creative Cloud. Adobe Creative Cloud allows connectivity with Adobe Touch Apps. Creative Cloud enables

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Video May Be Big Data’s Secret Weapon

Video May Be Big Data’s Secret Weapon Big data is all the rage. When someone utters those two words, images of pages upon pages of statistics come to mind. It also conjures up ideas of this data coming together to form a more consolidated and organized sheet that can help your business understand how consumers

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Movie Cloud: Will It Democratise The Film Industry?

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Movie Cloud: Will It Democratise The Film Industry? The first thing to really change independent film was the DSLR. Personally I have made a movie on a Canon 60D. It is a stills camera that shoots HD, cinema-quality film. The independent film route is a hard and brutal road which has practically no money in

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A Different Look At Cloud Computing

A Different Look At Cloud Computing Take what you know and have fun with it Business has locked down the idea of cloud computing. Cloud computing has taken the business world by storm, for sure. Think about it: endless open-ended space, applications, data storage and just about anything else a company could want. But now

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Cloud Computing: Back When It Was Fun

Cloud Computing: Back When It Was Fun Technology changes fast around here. Sometimes it is hard even to keep up with the latest technology, never mind the latest trends. What does that mean for you, the person sitting down right this moment and reading this? It means that once done, you’re going to be left

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Cloud Computing Simplified

Cloud Computing Simplified Understanding the idea behind cloud computing is simple. Long before the term cloud computing was even invented, we had all been using some form of it. If you’re an online gamer playing games like WoW or Eve, the basic idea of cloud computing is used there. Their servers hold information (not that

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What The HECK Is The Uppernet From Verizon?!

What the HECK is the Uppernet from Verizon?! Been watching television lately? If so, the odds are more or less strong that you’ve come across yet another of Verizon’s slickly produced commercials, touting the grandeur of a superhero action movie, boldly hailing the company’s latest venture, the “Uppernet,” in all capital letters. Impressive, Grandiose, Important:

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Adobe Creative Cloud: Creation On The Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud: Creation On The Cloud Last week Adobe released the long-awaited CS6, which comes with Creative Cloud. Creative Cloud provides a simple subscription option ($50/month) to access Adobe’s complete Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, After Effects, Dreamweaver and Flashbuilder), which costs $2600 to buy retail. The package also includes a 20 GB free

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Aereo: Cloud-based DVR Streaming Public Broadcast TV

Web TV is supposedly the next big thing, but Aereo goes a whole different direction by providing public broadcast TV and other channels to your iPad or Safari browser (for PC and Mac users). In addition to streaming these channels to your browser, they also allow for Digital Video Recording or DVR on their cloud

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Robert Rodriguez Gets A Little Help From The Cloud

Robert Rodriguez

Robert Rodriguez Gets A Little Help From The Cloud Robert Rodriguez Makes Exciting Move, Terrible Pun: “Quick Draw Animation” Revealed at SXSW Creator of the El Mariachi trilogy and Grindhouse collaborator Robert Rodriguez has found a new avenue with which to create his highly stylized exploitation flicks, opening Quick Draw Animation. The Press Release was,

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Videographers: Getting Your Head In The Clouds

Videographers: Getting Your Head In The Clouds The spread of HD capturing has made video production a storage intensive endeavor. The digital revolution is promising mass decentralization in some video production houses. But how will it work? Cloud Storage HD footage can range from 48mb to 153mb per second in readily available cameras like the

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