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  • Amazon Cloud Drive Gets Its Own API

    Amazon Cloud Drive Gets Its Own API

    Amazon is working to make its Cloud Drive service more competitive in the crowded online storage market. After recently bundling free, unlimited photo storage on Cloud Drive for Amazon Prime customers, today the company is going after developers with a new Cloud Drive API. The API will allow third-party developers to integrate Cloud Drive into their own applications, so they can focus more… Read More

  • Amazon Cloud Drive Photos App Expands To Support Video Upload & Playback On Android

    Amazon Cloud Drive Photos App Expands To Support Video Upload & Playback On Android

    Amazon Cloud Drive Photos, the photo uploading utility that helps move photos from a mobile device into Amazon’s online storage, may have to change its name. Now, the tool doesn’t just support photo uploads, it supports videos as well. Videos can be manually uploaded one by one, or users can opt to have videos auto-save from their devices directly into Amazon’s cloud. Read More

  • Amazon Takes On Google, Facebook & Dropbox By Adding Auto-Uploads To Its Cloud Drive Photos App

    Amazon Takes On Google, Facebook & Dropbox By Adding Auto-Uploads To Its Cloud Drive Photos App

    Look out, Google, Facebook and Dropbox? Amazon has now added automatic mobile photo uploads to its Amazon Cloud Drive Photos Android app, in an update released yesterday evening. The functionality makes the otherwise fairly bare bones photos app more of a competitor in the space, given that Google (via its Google+ app), Dropbox, and Facebook (iOS-only for now), have all recently eased the… Read More

  • Amazon Cloud Drive Now To Include Unlimited Music, But It Will Cost $20/Year

    Back in March, Amazon beat Apple and Google to the “music locker” punch with their “Cloud Drive” and “Cloud Player”, which offered 5 GB of free storage space and an accompanying music player, respectively. At the time of release, both the Cloud Drive and the Cloud Player were only available on the Web and Android. Today, Amazon is announcing a few nifty… Read More

  • The Cloud Will Be Your Hard Drive, Despite The Record Labels' Greed

    Amazon’s move into the cloud music storage and streaming game is nothing if not controversial. I love it. They’ve seemingly looked at what companies like Apple and Google have been dealing with for months, if not years, and just said “screw it, let’s just do it.” Ballsy. Brilliant. Wonderful. Of course, the service itself seems kind of “meh”. But… Read More

  • Fly or Die Review of Amazon Cloud and Color App

    Fly Or Die: How Will Color Solve The Loneliness Problem? (Plus, Amazon Cloud)

    In this week’s episode of Fly or Die, we cover two big launches—Amazon Cloud Drive and Color—and a Quirky DIY pocketKnife called the Switch. Just yesterday, Amazon launched its Cloud Drive, which is a general storage service in the cloud which is being pushed as a media locker, starting with music Color is the $41 million photo app nobody can figure out. Is it the future or… Read More

  • Founders Of MP3.com, mSpot On Amazon's Music Locker: All Eyes On The Labels

    Founders Of MP3.com, mSpot On Amazon's Music Locker: All Eyes On The Labels

    I penned a blog post earlier today covering the potential impact that Amazon’s new digital music locker will have on startups that have been letting people upload their music to the cloud for years (but charge more for it than Amazon does unless they need to store literally tens of thousands of songs). I got a response from the founders and head honchos of two of those startups in the… Read More

  • Will Amazon Drive Music Lockers Like MP3Tunes And mSpot Beyond Oblivion?

    Will Amazon Drive Music Lockers Like MP3Tunes And mSpot Beyond Oblivion?

    Make no mistake about it: the digital music space will be turned upside down this year, courtesy of giants like Apple, Google, HP, Sony and now, Amazon. Earlier today, the latter announced that it was entering the world of digital music locker services with a bang, introducing services dubbed Cloud Drive and Cloud Player that basically let you store your digital music – and more –… Read More

  • Amazon Cloud Player Doesn't Work On iOS — But It's Not A Flash Issue

    As you may have read by now, earlier tonight, Amazon dropped a bomb on their rivals in the online music space: a fully working cloud storage and playback system. And it’s not just working on desktop web browsers, it works on Android devices too. One important place it doesn’t work though: iPhones, iPads, iPod touches — no iOS devices. At first, you might think this is a… Read More

  • Amazon Beats Apple And Google To Cloud-Based Music Storage/Streaming

    Amazon Beats Apple And Google To Cloud-Based Music Storage/Streaming

    Well, the rumors were true. Not only is Amazon entering the “music locker” space, they’re doing it before both Google and Apple — as their “Cloud Drive” and “Cloud Player” have just gone live on their site tonight. Cloud Drive is the name Amazon is giving to its media storage space on their servers. They give you 5 GB of storage for free and… Read More