Category Archives: Android

Google Responds To Cloud Drive with Music Beta

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I just read about Google’s new Music Beta which seems to be their response to Amazon’s recent announcement of Cloud Drive. I downloaded the app on my Droid phone, but all I got was some random podcast I had on my phone. So I next went to the Music Beta site to get that set up, but all I could do was request an invitation to join. Just like everyone else, I’m waiting to see how good it is. If you want more details right now, Engadget has a nice comparison chart of the two services. In the mean time, here’s Google’s video showing off what it looks like.


Amazon Introduces New Weapon in Droid Battle – Cloud Drive

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Amazon introduced a new service called Cloud Drive. Cloud Drive acts as a personal cloud based server. That means you store your music, videos, documents on the web and listen to/watch/use it via downloads/streaming. You get 5 GB of storage for free and can buy more if you need it.

To quote Amazon:

Amazon Cloud Drive is your hard drive in the cloud. Store your music, videos, photos, and documents on Amazon’s secure servers. All you need is a web browser to upload, download, and access your files from any computer.

Seems like the Droid Content war has begun…