File Transfer

  • IBM Buys Aspera, A File Transfer Company That Counts Apple And Netflix As Customers

    IBM Buys Aspera, A File Transfer Company That Counts Apple And Netflix As Customers

    IBM is acquiring Aspera, a bootstrapped file transfer company that counts media companies, SaaS providers and large enterprises as customers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Aspera’s software is built on “fasp” its patented file transfer technology. It is designed to leverage a company’s wide area network (WAN) and commodity hardware to achieve speeds that are… Read More

  • Pixelpipe Automates Pi.pe, Now Lets You Schedule File Transfers Across Cloud Services

    Pixelpipe Automates Pi.pe, Now Lets You Schedule File Transfers Across Cloud Services

    Today, the San Francisco-based startup Pixelpipe is adding a new feature called “Pipelines” to its file transfer service Pi.pe. The feature automates file copying between cloud services, similar to the way IFTTT automates other tasks on the web. Now available as a public beta, Pi.pe first launched in April of this year, offering users a quick and easy way to move media between… Read More

  • File transfers via soundwave

    Remember modems? No, not cable modems or DSL modems, which are more technically network bridges. I’m talking real, honest-to-goodness analog modems, the kind that actually made noise. The kind where, if you picked up the phone while you were connected to The Internet!, you’d hear warbling screeches and that nude picture of Samantha Fox that you were downloading would be ruined! Read More

  • Driver-free internet connection sharing via USB

    It’s not too common nowadays for two computers sitting side-by-side to NOT be able to both access the internet, but on the off chance that such an occasion may arise, Brando’s got a (theoretically) no-fuss remedy in the form of a little USB dongle. Read More

  • Sony does Surface-like photo transfers

    http://progressive.playstream.com/playstream/progressive/flashplayers/FLVPlayer.swf Hey, look at this doodad. It’s similar to a near-field technology feature that Microsoft showed off a while ago with its Surface technology except this is from Sony. You basically drop your camera on top of that cube, which is actually a media storage device. The cube senses that your camera is there… Read More

  • USB to USB: Totally Not Gay

    While I firmly and solidly think iTunes does a pretty good job of keeping my photos and music synchronized between my iPod, Treo, Powerbook, and whatever else I’m toting, sometimes it’s too much. If I have photos on my camera I’d like to take off the SD card, but don’t want to go through the hassle of setting up my laptop and so forth, I’m screwed. Until I saw… Read More