Once again, Google has rankled privacy-focused people with a product change that appears to limit users’ options. It’s easy to miss the fact that you’re automatically being logged-in to Chrome if you’re not paying attention.
OneDrive for Windows 8.1 shows you all the files in your locker—but they’re not necessarily all stored locally on your machine. If you want to make sure they are all synced and available the next time your Wi-Fi connection disappears, here’s how to do it.
In the future, one company deals with the problem of data theft by inventing robotic couriers that will deliver their data packages no matter what gets in their way. But what happens when one of those packages contains a weaponized program?
Thanks to Ford and Domino's unholy union of utility, gluttony, and good old fashioned American engineering, your next car could come with a built-in pizza ordering app. Are those tears running down Lady Libety's face you see? Nope—just meat sweats.
One of BitTorrent's latest little tricks, a sorta-kinda-but-not-really cloud storage service, just grew up into a real app today. BitTorrent Sync and all of its shared folder goodness just launched into Alpha today, and you can go check it out for yourself.
Facebook is testing a new photo sync system which automatically uploads photos taken on Android handsets to the web.
Apple unveiled the latest iCloud iteration at today's WWDC, beefing up the the fledgling service with a bevy of new features. Here's what's new.
It's been ages since I've mentioned Dre and 50 Cent in the same breath, but 50's new SYNC headphones remind me that he was once one of his proteges. These cans are pretty much his answer to the Beats by Dre headphones.
Gmail. Damn near everyone you know uses it, and now they (and you) can use it offline. Sound the trumpets! And if that's not enough, offline Google Calendar and Docs will be rolling out within the week. This pleases me.
This is a crazy figure: 50% of the iPhones brought to Genius bars have never been connected to a computer. Ever. I don't know about you, but I can't understand how people can live without synching between devices or backing up.
For those of you with enough of a schedule and social life to necessitate a calendar—you lucky jerks—good news ahead: Outlook for Mac will be able to sync calendars, notes, and tasks with iOS with the release of Office for Mac 2011 SP1 next week. Calendars and tasks won't, though, sync with MobileMe because of some…
How do you get your awesome iPhone pictures onto your computer? Plug it in? No! That's beyond annoying. Instead, use PhotoSync for iPhone and iPad. It wirelessly transfers photos to and fro your iOS device and computer. No cables allowed.
Toyota is joining the in-car computer adventure with "Entune," their own take on the apps and smartphone integration game a la Ford Sync. The first apps look solid, but will they be the first to allow user-installed apps?
By loading software onto its vehicles through Wi-Fi, Ford expects to save millions. But this technology could be used to provide drivers the option of handpicking their car's features, much like apps do for smartphones.
Speaking about one possible future of Google integration, company fellow Amit Singhal outlined a frankly terrifying vision—where Google scans our to-do lists, automatically searches for outstanding tasks and tells us when and how to complete them...
The first generation of Ford's voice-activated car control system, Sync, recognized some 100 commands. The new version, beefed up with tech from voice-recognition company Nuance, recognizes over 10,000. Basically, your new Ford just became a way better listener.
Previously Wi-Fi Sync, the clever app that allows folks with jailbroken devices to sync to iTunes over Wi-Fi, was only for Mac users and iPhones. But now Windows lovers and iPad owners can join the fun as well.
For a while I carried a USB drive on my keyring, but it never helped me rescue a computer lab damsel in distress like I had hoped it would. Maybe I'll fare better with Scosche's FlipSync folding USB key fobs.
Froyo? That's just what the myPhoneDesktop app eats after a hard day of wirelessly zapping links, text and images from your computer to your iPhone or iPad—a taste of the mouthwatering functionality Google demoed on Android last week.