They say that Google factors pagespeed heavily into its search and ranking algorithm, but apparently these best practices don’t apply to its own network of sites. Is it just me or does cruising Google Drive feel more like Driving Miss Daisy? Also, I don’t doubt Facebook’s technology prowess, but the pages are becoming more novel-like… Continue reading The 4 Slowest Sites You Use Each Day
Do you often play movies, TV shows or music on your iPhone or iPad? If so, you might want to start using the free and open source VLC player (if you’re not already). Besides providing a highly functional and sleek interface for all your media player needs, VLC released a few useful updates today that… Continue reading Open Source Media Player VLC Gets iOS 7 Redesign, Dropbox Streaming and Google Drive Integration
Sometimes when collaboratively editing documents among teams on Google Drive, tracking changes can get a little hairy. To help users make more sense of the life of their documents, Google is adding a new activity stream to Drive that will make it easy to review every action take on files and folders. Now when you… Continue reading Google Drive Adds Activity Stream So You Can Track Changes to Your Documents
Earlier this week we compared the speed and reliability of popular cloud storage services. While we discovered that Google Drive is the fastest service, and Box the most reliable, we still need to know more in order to decide which service to use. Here we compare Google Drive, iCloud, Dropbox, Box, SkyDrive, and Hightail (formerly… Continue reading Which Cloud Storage Service Is Right for You?
Are your important files floating around somewhere in the cloud? Which cloud storage service do you fancy? Storing data on the Web is convenient because you can access it from anywhere on the go – as long as the service is reasonably fast and reliable, that is. Last year the Royal Pingdom investigated the reliability… Continue reading Cloud Storage Report: Google Drive Tops Dropbox in Speed and Reliability