Sprint Unveils Free Cloud Storage Service
Sprint today announced the availability of a new cloud-based storage service. Owners of Android and iOS devices can download the new app from the Google Play Store or iTunes App Store, respectively, beginning today. Spring is offering all customers 5GB of storage for free, but customers can upgrade to unlimited storage for $4.99 per month. Sprint says the service will be ideal for those seeking a place to backup photos, videos, and other files. The service is being backed by a company called Pogoplug.
Verizon Updates Cloud App with Smart Albums
Nov 5, 2015
Verizon Wireless has improved the Verizon Cloud app for Android devices with new features called Smart Albums and Print Shop. Smart Albums can automatically select the best photos and videos to create albums based on events and locations.
Google's Files Go File Management App Gains Search Tools
Mar 22, 2018
Google today updated Files Go for Android devices and introduced several new features to the file management app. Files Go on Android now supports file search.
Google Drive Lets iPhone Owners Save Backups
Dec 14, 2016
Google recently made it easier for iPhone owners to save the contents of their devices in the cloud. Google Drive now includes several options within the iPhone app for backing up contacts, calendar events, and photos/videos.
Google Play Instant Lets You Test-Drive Games Without Downloading Them
Mar 19, 2018
Google today announced several changes to the Google Play Store and Google Play Games apps that should entice Android device owners to check out the latest games. A new feature called Google Instant Play lets people tap and try games directly in the Google Play Store and Google Play Games app without first downloading the game.
Samsung to Delete Third-Party Apps from Cloud Backups
Jan 31, 2018
Samsung today informed those who use its Samsung Cloud service that it will no longer backup data from third-party applications. Starting February 6, 2018, the company will only backup information stored in Samsung-branded apps, including contacts, calendar, internet, notes, photos, videos, music, and documents.
Sponsored Storage is a thing of the past...unfortunately.
Provide me tangible, real world benefits, and then by all means, I'll consider it. But until then, please no.