Category: Cloud

  • Backup The Information You Have Stored on the Cloud

    Backup The Information You Have Stored on the Cloud

    UPDATE 3/15/2019: I finally got back into my “disabled” account and was able to tighten up the account security! I decided to secure some long untouched, but still needed if only in the background, accounts on Google the other day. Note: These accounts would have both been long-gone had Google made it easy to move […]

  • Music: Google Play and iTunes

    Music: Google Play and iTunes

    I realize that music CD’s are going the way of the dodo bird…..BUT…..we still have a great CD collection, and Lori keeps buying CD’s. As such, I have a TON of uploaded CD music on my Windows computer–in iTunes. But, I want to use Google Play as my cloud-based music storage location (I am Google-fied). […]

  • Cloud Based Computing: Confessions of an Early Adopter

    Cloud Based Computing: Confessions of an Early Adopter

    A few years ago (mainly because I was broke and could no longer afford high-priced PC centric programs like Word, Excel, etc) I decided to start moving my PC-centric “stuff” off of my computer and into the cloud (I happened to choose Google, but, the choice is yours where you end up. Click here to […]

  • Google Drive Upload & Download Speed Limits

    Google Drive Upload & Download Speed Limits

    AltamontCowork member Brian needed to backup the contents of his computer to Google Drive.   AltamontCowork’s network slowed to turtle speed. Investigating the cause, we found the culprit: Google Drive upload was sucking all the bandwidth available on our Comcast   router and Internet connection. As soon as we unplugged Brian’s computer from the network, everything […]