A discussion with Tech Night Owl host Gene Steinberg about Apple’s missteps in 2010 somehow segued into far-ranging speculation about how Apple could radically improve the Mac and iOS experience with cloud-based storage and syncing of common files. follow link
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Adam Ponders a Future in the Clouds on the Tech Night Owl Live
The important question is whether or not Apple or other cloud-based firms will provide enough of a benefit to outweigh any disadvantages. For instance, Dropbox has been a huge book to the production of Take Control ebooks, and since all books are meant t be public in the end anyway, we couldn't care less about the data existing on Dropbox's servers. And although CrashPlan backs up everything on our Macs, it compresses and encrypts everything before transmitting it, so it's never readable on the other end.
Just my 2¢
Those extra copies provide peace of mind, certainly, but not in comparison to something like CrashPlan.