The box takes a minute to set up and promises anonymity for all surfing done through the connected router. It may not prove quite that simple to use in reality, but it’s certainly an intriguing and cost-effective privacy tool.
Pogoplug appears to be the first company to offer a service that uses Glacier, Amazon’s slow-but-cheap storage service as a data archival backend-in-the-cloud. But nobody expects it to be the last.
PogoPlug continues to pivot from simple hardware for remote file access to true web storage. The new PogoPlug Cloud blends locally stored files and online content for easy streaming, sharing and storage. Think Dropbox, but with added access to a home hard-drive with near-limitless capacity.
Creators of the original PogoPlug, Cloud Engines, launched a new $80 mobile hardware product on Thursday that streams home media to smartphones and tablets. PogoPlug Mobile enables a “personal cloud” with media access and, in the case of Android devices, can remotely backup photos and movies.
Cloud Engines, the company behind “personal cloud” Pogoplug, announced it has raised $15 million from new investors Softbank Capital and Morgan Stanley Investment Partners along with existing investor Foundry Group. Cloud Engines said the capital will go toward global distribution of the Pogoplug service and devices.
If you like the idea of having remote access to your files, but aren’t comfortable with cloud storage services, then Pogoplug Biz may be worth considering. The Pogoplug hardware allows users to connect up to four external hard drives directly to the Internet.
Reiterating much of the iOS presentation by Steve Jobs, the new web page adds a few details to what iOS 4.2 brings in November. As Steve Jobs said, “it’s all about iPad,” and that’s a shame because it should be about the cloud.
If there weren’t already enough reasons to buy CloudEngines’ Pogoplug — the nifty little gadget that turns any USB drive into a personal storage locker accessible over the Internet — the company today announced a neat new feature: web printing.
The Pogoplug, a nifty little gadget that turns any USB drive into a personal storage locker accessible over the Internet, has received an update to its companion Android app. The new app includes several web worker-friendly features that should help to boost mobile productivity:
The PogoPlug, a nifty little gadget that turns any USB drive into a personal storage locker accessible over the Internet, has received an update that’s particularly useful for web workers: You can now email files to your device, and preview documents stored on it through my.pogoplug.com.
Pogoplug, a nifty little device that enables you to easily access your files from anywhere via the Web (see my previous post…
Pogoplug, the little gadget that turns any USB-enabled drive into a personal storage locker accessible over the Internet, impressed me as much…
Earlier this week my colleague Kevin Tofel asked what would happen if Cloud Engines, the company behind Pogoplug, went out of business.…
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