CLOUD COM­PUT­ERS

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Is this the fu­ture of on­line stor­age?

Gmail is a free web­mail ser­vice with 1GB stor­age and voice/ text chat in­cor­po­rat­ing a calendar and con­tacts list. www. gmail. com

▼Drop­box is a web-based file host­ing ser­vice for stor­age and shar­ing. Com­peti­tors in­clude Box, Sharepoint, Su­garsync and Doc­u­men­tum. www. drop­box. com

Google Docs is a free, web-based word pro­ces­sor, spread­sheet, pre­sen­ta­tion, form, and data stor­age ser­vice. docs. google. com

Spi­derOak is an on­line back-up tool with which users can share, sync and store all of their com­puter’s con­tents. www. spi­deroak. com

Me­dia host­ing cloud sites such as Youtube, Flickr, Sound­cloud of­fer on­line stor­age. Al­ways read the fine print about your me­dia prop­erty rights.

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