Amazon Cloud Drive can now sync across OS X, Windows, web, and Kindle Fire. Watch out Dropbox, you've got competition.
Now that Amazon has finally given us a lustworthy cloud-surfing tablet, you might be wondering just how Amazon's Cloud Drive stacks up against the rest of the pack. Read on for our ultimate cloud storage smackdown.
The battle for the cloud. That's what keeps Google, Amazon, and Apple execs and engineers up at night. That's where the next generation of tech dominance is going to be won or lost. Unless, as the WSJ suggests today, Apple's already won.
From thinking they don't need licensing deals, to "aggressively courting" the big record labels, Amazon's change of heart on the Cloud Player storing/streaming issue will likely cost them dear. After all, it's not like the labels will be responding nicely to their calls, after effectively setting up a streaming…
Amazon may argue that functionally, their Cloud Drive service is the same as storing media on an external hard drive, but question marks hover over their Cloud Player, which streams those tracks from the cloud. In the eyes of Sony Music—and possibly more record labels—this Cloud Player requires Amazon to sign extra…
Amazon's taken a leap into the cloud, and they're taking your music with them. But what exactly is Amazon Cloud Drive? And more importantly: how do you use it?