Cloud Drive http://www.stuff.tv/amazon/cloud-drive/news en-GB Apple's iCloud just got cheaper http://www.stuff.tv/cloud-drive/apples-icloud-just-got-cheaper/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In the battle for cheaper Cloud offerings, iCloud doesn’t want to get left behind </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="567" height="425" title="Apple&#039;s iCloud just got cheaper " alt="Apple&#039;s iCloud just got cheaper " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/ic.jpg.jpg?1410362183" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>While Apple was busily launching the <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/apple/apple-iphone-6/review" target="_blank">iPhone 6</a>, <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/apple/apple-iphone-6l/review" target="_blank">iPhone 6 Plus</a> and <a href="http://www.stuff.tv/sg/apple/apple-iwatch/review" target="_blank">Apple Watch</a>, it did some tinkering to its cloud offering, too.</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/hafizahosman" title="View user profile.">Hafizah Osman</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-title"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Cloud wars </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-body"> <div class="field-label">Body:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>&pound;2.99 a month or &pound;35.88 per year will get you 200GB of storage space, &pound;6.99 per month gives you 500GB, while its top-tier storage, 1TB, will cost you &pound;14.99 a month.</p> <p>Although it&#39;s a change for the better, there are some very competitive offerings from other Cloud service providers.</p> <p>Here&rsquo;s why &ndash; for one, Apple&rsquo;s free storage plan sits at only 5GB and when you compare it with what other players have to offer, Google and Microsoft is way more charitable with its 15GB gratis <a href="https://blog.onedrive.com/new-onedrive-storage-plans/" target="_blank">OneDrive</a> offering.</p> <p>And if you compare prices, Google charges US$10 (&pound;6.20) monthly for 1TB&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;cheaper than Apple&rsquo;s &pound;14.99&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;and also has a mid-range 100GB option which Apple lacks. Even <a href="https://www.dropbox.com/plans" target="_blank">Dropbox</a> is ahead of the game with its recently revised &pound;7.99 per month offering for 1TB of storage.</p> <p><strong>READ MORE:&nbsp;</strong><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/apple/apple-iphone-6/review" target="_blank"><strong>Apple iPhone 6 hands-on</strong></a></p> <p>[Sources: <a href="http://www.engadget.com/2014/09/09/apple-reveals-new-icloud-pricing-but-you-still-only-get-5gb-free/" target="_blank">Engadget </a>and <a href="http://mashable.com/2014/09/09/icloud-new-prices/" target="_blank">Mashable</a>]&nbsp;</p> <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="180" src="http://pages.haymarket.com/stuff_signup/enews_embed" width="300"></iframe></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-label">Image #1:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="567" height="425" title="Apple&#039;s iCloud just got cheaper " alt="Apple&#039;s iCloud just got cheaper " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/ic2.jpg.jpg?1410362183" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/cloud-drive/apples-icloud-just-got-cheaper/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/cloud-drive/apples-icloud-just-got-cheaper/news#comments Apple Cloud Drive iCloud Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:29:18 +0000 Stephen Graves 1447199 at http://www.stuff.tv Amazon Cloud Drive launched in UK http://www.stuff.tv/amazon/amazon-cloud-drive-launched-uk/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Fancy 5GB free storage for storing whatever you like? Amazon welcomes your online junk </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/amazon-cloud-drive-uk_0.jpg?1364399690" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_4233.jpg?1364399690" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Amazon Cloud Drive is now available in the UK giving you 5GB storage for free.</p> <p>Simply download the app to your computer and you’re instantly granted the free storage with paid options for greater space. 20Gb will set you back a mere £6 per year, while 1TB will cost you a steeper £320 – but there’s plenty of option in between the two also.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/life-etc/news-nugget/amazon-cloud-drive-launched-in-uk </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/amazon/amazon-cloud-drive-launched-uk/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/amazon/amazon-cloud-drive-launched-uk/news#comments Amazon Cloud Drive Tue, 28 Aug 2012 12:01:56 +0000 Luke Edwards 422503 at http://www.stuff.tv