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2012-07-31 21:25:22

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Holdouts on Microsoft's Hotmail email service have to make a transition to a new email interface. Microsoft is set to introduce a cloud-based Outlook.com. The new personal email service will replace Microsoft's Hotmail and Live.com email services. Microsoft designed Outlook.com with streamlined functions that can handle advanced email issues. "Recently, we talked about how we've reimagined cloud services for Windows 8 and Windows...

Microsoft Demos Office for Windows Phone 8
2012-07-22 07:30:50

Derek Walter for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft gave a preview of how Office will look on the forthcoming Windows Phone 8 devices this week. On the company´s Office Next blog, Microsoft detailed the many ways that the next version of Office will be connected to its SkyDrive service. The post, by Microsoft´s Gray Knowlton, said that Office 2013 will allow users to pick up work from the exact spot where they left off on another device. For example, writing in...

Hands On: Microsoft Office 2013 Consumer Preview
2012-07-17 04:26:48

Derek Walter for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The newest version of Office substantially steps up Microsoft´s game in the cloud storage space. While you can still use Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the rest of the family to save files to your desktop, file sharing and syncing is built into the application´s DNA. Version 15, which will be known as Office 2013, is in public beta for those who want to give it a go. It has some enhanced visual polish along with the heavy...

Image 1 - Google Drive Seeks To Build Productivity Suite In The Cloud
2012-05-10 08:06:14

Derek Walter for RedOrbit.com Many comparisons have been made amongst the major providers of file syncing services. Dropbox, SkyDrive, Google Drive, SugarSync and iCloud all offer a variety of strengths and shortcomings for those looking to keep their files in sync between computers, smartphones and tablets. But Google has something more up its sleeve with Google Drive. While it will sync files, it also is building an online productivity platform where some users could perform all of...

LG Joins The Cloud
2012-04-30 13:16:18

Amazon, Apple, Dropbox, Google and Microsoft will soon be facing some new competition. LG has announced it will launch the beta of its new cloud offering tomorrow, and they´re calling it “LG Cloud.” Like Apple´s iCloud, the new service will be designed to work on “three screens:” Smartphones, tablets and televisions. The service will allow users to stream video and photos stored in LG Cloud to each of these devices. Rather than having the service...

Concerns Erupt Over Google Cloud Service
2012-04-26 09:11:26

Lawrence LeBlond for RedOrbit.com Google´s new online storage service released this week drew sharp criticism from tech firms and bloggers due to the fact its controversial privacy policy will allow the Internet search giant to have unchecked access to all your stored content. Google´s updated integrated privacy policy, which took effect on March 1, covers all aspects of Google services, including the new Google Drive. The policy states that some of its services allow users...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.