Long Known for Storing and Sharing, Box Aims to Be More About Doing

Do things with the stuff you store.

Media Device Stores and Shares Well With Others

SanDisk’s Connect Wireless Media Device may relieve some of your devices’ storage burden and could serve as a media-sharing godsend on a long car trip.


The Next Step for Computing: The Storage Fabric

The storage fabric consists of the ability to access data nearly anywhere at any time, as well as a superstructure of hardware, software and services to deliver and manage it.

Sinofsky Comments

I have owned every iphone released (and every ipad and galaxy and kindle). It is far better to actually use a product day in and day out so before CES I started using it and will use it for a month or so. Just prior I was using my 920. In Office I spent a long time using SmartSuite or Google Docs for the same reasons.

— Steven Sinofsky, commenting on a post by Bijan Sabet, entitled “Why Don’t Microsoft Alumni Use Their Own Products?”

Seven Questions for Google Enterprise Chief Amit Singh

Is Google Apps finally mainstream yet?

Google Killing Off a Few More Products in Some Late Fall Spring Cleaning

An advertising service for RSS feeds and changes to Google Drive storage limits are among the latest changes Google is making to its slate of services.

A Laptop for a College Student

Walt answers a reader’s question on whether to wait for Windows 8 before buying a college-bound student a laptop.

Sundar Pichai: Google Drive Is About Context, Where Competitors Are About Files

After years ago helping to kill an unreleased previous product called Google Drive, Sundar Pichai is now pitching a product with the exact same name.

Google Stores, Syncs, Edits in the Cloud

Google Drive lets you store and share documents, photos, music and more, plus create and edit files online.

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SocialFolders: Like Dropbox for Social Networks — But All on Your Desktop, Not in the Cloud

Would a local backup of your cloud-based pictures and documents make you feel more comfortable? That’s how SocialFolders wants to help. Today it launches a Dropbox-like desktop tool that downloads copies of Facebook, Flickr, Instagram, Google Docs and other content. Plus, users can use SocialFolders to sync and upload content as well, so they can, for instance, drag and drop their Flickr albums into Facebook.