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 my stuff on them to my new account, but…that move … Continue reading Backup The Information You Have Stored on the Cloud

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). How can I upload my computer-based CD music from iTunes … Continue reading Music: Google Play and iTunes

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 see some options from CNET). Note: I was not new … Continue reading Cloud Based Computing: Confessions of an Early Adopter

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 was cool. Plug it back in, turtle speed. I did … Continue reading Google Drive Upload & Download Speed Limits

Netflix Uses BlueJeans Cloud-Based Videoconferencing

Figured I’d jump back, at least a little bit, into the technology I helped pioneer….desktop video conferencing and cloud-based videoconferencing.  (VC vendors with a story to tell….send me your stuff!) BlueJeans is a cloud-based provider of multipoint videoconferencing services.  I have looked at BlueJeans here, in older blogs, but, I thought you might be interested (and I am interested as well) to see how video … Continue reading Netflix Uses BlueJeans Cloud-Based Videoconferencing