Storing your stuff –Where?

cloud_storageUp to now you may have stored all your documents and worksheets on your hard drive in your computer, or if you use a tablet or smart-phone you may have elected to use one the cloud storage services to overcome the problem of  insufficient storage capacity on your device.

As a member of Kapiti SeniorNet you may have been shown how to use OneDrive, Microsoft’s answer to cloud storage, but there are quite a number of other options well worth taking a look at. Continue reading

Take a tablet twice a day

Samsung Unpacked at IFA 2012 in Berlin, introd...

Samsung Unpacked at IFA 2012 in Berlin, introducing Galaxy Note II and Window 8 OS Based Devices (Photo credit: samsungtomorrow)

At the 2012 IFA show where major manufacturers of electronic gadgetry show their wares the new and latest Tablet computers for the coming Windows 8 operating systems were on display.

Can’t say it has made your job easier if you were thinking of a new computer or whether to add a Tablet to the old PC or just get a Tablet as your only computer. The staggering number of models just for Windows 8 systems let alone new iPads and Android versions makes it necessary to seek good advice and to consider your needs carefully before making the decision.

One good thing may be that

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Erik talks ‘SkyDrive’

Windows Live SkyDrive Logo

To all Members: Thursday, 17 May at the Q & A session t 9.30 – 12.30 Erik will be talking about Cloud Storage and specifically how you can make use of Microsoft’s SkyDrive online storage. Erik will show you how to register for Skydrive yourself and then he will demonstrate some of the ways you can use Skydrive while also explaining the benefits and pitfalls.

Don’t miss this session Erik is passionate about all things “Cloud” and we know this will be an interesting and entertaining session.

See you at SeniorNet Kapiti.

Update: We had a great morning with 25+ members learning about Cloud storage offerings, the what, where and how. Questions that followed showed a keen interest in modernising and extending free storage and sharing opportunities. Don’t miss the next Q&A session.