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The Cloud Computing Book

The Cloud Computing Book

The Cloud Computing Book 6th Edition

The new age of computing has meant we barely ever store things on our devices anymore, and instead we keep our beloved photos, documents and videos in the cloud. However, cloud computing takes many forms, and it can get pretty confusing to figure out how to get the most of each service. From OneDrive to iCloud and Spotify to Netflix, we cover the biggest and best of cloud computing services and instruct you on the ultimate way to use them on a range of devices. Featuring: Google & Android - Essential guides for Drive, Docs, Gmail, Google+, Play and more. Apple iCloud - Learn to sync everything across your iDevices. Microsoft - Get the most from OneDrive, Outlook and Office 365. And more... - Discover a variety of cloud-based services such as Dropbox, SoundCloud, Netflix and Spotify.

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Future Publishing Ltd
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1 minuti
welcome to the cloud computing book

Over the last few years, technological advancements have changed the way we work and play. Gone are the days when you had to save documents onto USB drives to share them with work colleagues. No longer do you have to carry around a phone, diary, notepad and pager to remember what you’re doing and where you should be. And if you want to purchase a new album or rent a movie, you don’t even need to get up out of your seat. Cloud computing has revolutionised the way we use our Macs, PCs, smartphones and tablets - even our games consoles. Syncing and sharing files with anyone around the world has never been easier, and storage is no longer an issue as everything can be saved to the cloud and…

24 minuti
the complete guide to cloud computing

Cloud computing sounds like an invention dreamed up in a marketing meeting, but it is real and in use today by millions of people. You may not be aware that you are using it, but it is highly likely that you are in many more ways than you think. The easiest way to think about cloud computing is to consider it as an application that does not sit on your computer, but on the internet instead. You do not need to know the exact location of the software or associated data and instead can access all of the information as you would with locally stored data on your computer. The fact that the information is remote offers many advantages because this makes it available to a variety of devices, including desktops,…

3 minuti
the features and functions of google drive

It may have been a long time coming, but Google Drive finally arrived in 2012. While the likes of Dropbox, OneDrive and iCloud have cemented their place as fully functioning cloud-storage options, Drive has been developed to work seamlessly with Google’s other applications, and although a little late to the party, Drive is likely to become the default option for many people. Offering 15GB of free storage, and the option to purchase more if needed, all you need to get up and running is a Google username and password. The service itself is packed full of features, with everything you’d expect on offer. You can upload files and images, create new documents, share your work with others, set viewing and editing permissions, and organise and search your files. And if you…

3 minuti
share and upload files on google drive

As is the case with most cloud-based storage options, Google Drive is an ideal way for you to store and share your documents and images. Being linked to your Google account, it means logging in and getting access to your files is easy, whether you’re on a desktop or mobile device. The functionality on offer with Drive is impressive, and you can upload files and share them with anyone around the world with just a few clicks. It includes features that were available in Docs, meaning you can create files from within the Drive interface itself. With 5GB of free storage, this is a service that is likely to appeal to many, and offer a good alternative to the likes of Dropbox and OneDrive. In this tutorial we’ll walk you through uploading…

3 minuti
a guide to getting started with gmail

Gmail is an incredibly complex and clever online service that manages to successfully hide all of the trickery behind the process. It’s simple to use, yet at the same time capable enough for the most serious of email users. With many project management-style features and a level of reliability that few other clients can match, it should prove to be the perfect email solution for the majority of users. The huge amount of included space and the way the system works with other Google services, such as Contacts and Tasks, means that it will likely soon become a reliable and much-trusted integrated service that efficiently helps you to deal with the communications that you receive on a daily basis. It’s hard to find a feature in other email solutions that Gmail…

3 minuti
an introduction to google calendar

Google Calendar is a powerful but easy-to-use internet calendar, and there are several good reasons why you should choose this featurepacked time-management solution to organise your schedule. For example, you can create multiple colour-coded calendars (which is handy if you want to separate personal and business schedules) and choose to share events with coworkers, friends or family members. Customisable reminders help you stay on schedule, and you can choose to have reminders delivered by email or SMS text message. You can also opt to sync your schedule with desktop personal information manager (PIM) solutions such as Microsoft Outlook or Apple’s iCal. Additionally, if you own a smartphone, you can use it to access your agenda for when you are away from the desktop. On a final note, although Google Calendar is…