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  • iDrive Launches OOLOO, A Voice Search App Powered By People, Not Algorithms

    iDrive Launches OOLOO, A Voice Search App Powered By People, Not Algorithms

    iDrive, a company better known for its data backup and syncing services, is now branching out in a new direction with the launch of a mobile application called OOLOO. (Seriously, we’re running out of names, aren’t we?). The idea for the app can best be explained as something of a “staffed” version of Siri – meaning that instead of algorithms and engines answering… Read More

  • Backup Service IDrive Adds Sync Functionality

    Backup Service IDrive Adds Sync Functionality

    The online backup service IDrive today announced that it is going beyond only backing up your data and is adding a sync feature to its lineup that will automatically keep files on different machines up to date.
    The company says this essentially doubles the online storage space available on IDrive, as every paying user now gets as much sync space as backup space with their accounts. Read More

  • IDrive Launches Long-Term Data Archival Service Via Shipped Hard Drives

    IDrive Launches Long-Term Data Archival Service Via Shipped Hard Drives

    Cloud storage and data backup service IDrive today announced the launch of a new long-term archival service that allows users to ship data to the company on physical drives. IDrive Safe, as the company calls this feature, allows users to choose between plans to allow a single backup with up to 1TB of storage ($99.50/year), annual backups ($199.50/year) or monthly shipments ($999.50/year for up… Read More

  • IDrive Launches Facebook Backup So You Never Lose The Photos And Videos You Were Tagged In

    IDrive Launches Facebook Backup So You Never Lose The Photos And Videos You Were Tagged In

    IDrive, like most online backup services, has long focused on keeping the data on your local hard drive safe by backing it up to the cloud. Now, however, the company is launching a new product that expands its services beyond your local drive and deeper into the cloud. IDrive now allows you to also back up your pictures and video on Facebook to its servers. This backup feature, it’s… Read More

  • Backup Service IDrive Now Ships 1TB Hard Disks To Users Who Want To Back Up Large Amounts Of Data

    Backup Service IDrive Now Ships 1TB Hard Disks To Users Who Want To Back Up Large Amounts Of Data

    Online backup service IDrive today announced a new service that allows its users to back up large amounts of data to the cloud. Instead of waiting around for days to upload what are often hundreds of gigabytes of data, IDrive now ships hard disks to its users so they can back up to a terabyte of data to the cloud. The users then ship the drive back to IDrive and the company enables the data… Read More

  • Bootstrapped Company Behind iDrive, iBackup Is Fed Up With Patent Trolls

    Bootstrapped Company Behind iDrive, iBackup Is Fed Up With Patent Trolls

    Normally, one doesn’t learn about patent infringement litigation through press releases, and if it does happen it’s usually the company initiating the lawsuit(s) that intends to make some noise. This morning, however, a company under attack by patent trolls decided to take its rant public. Read More

  • New BMWs To Sport Apple Interface, iPad And iPod Out Integration

    The Paris Motor show is going on now. The usual car unveilings are a given, but also the shows are becoming a place for automakers to showcase and release exciting new tech. Take BMW for example, they are known around the globe for making the “ultimate driving machines.” Now, they are entering the realm of being the ultimate connectivity machine. Read More

  • Mobile contacts backup solution IDrive Lite gets an upgrade

    IDrive Lite is easily one of my favorite iPhone applications. It backs up my contacts to the cloud so I don’t have to worry about losing that vital information were I to lose the device or accidentally drop it into a river (don’t ask), it works like a charm and it’s absolutely free. And today the company behind the app, Pro Softnet Corporation, made the tool even more… Read More

  • IDrive Lite, A Contacts Backup App For iPhone And BlackBerry, Gets Even Better

    IDrive Lite is easily one of my favorite iPhone applications. It backs up my contacts to the cloud so I don’t have to worry about losing that vital information were I to lose the device or accidentally drop it into a river (don’t ask), it works like a charm and it’s absolutely free. And today the company behind the app, Pro Softnet Corporation, made the tool even more… Read More

  • Backup And Share Your iPhone Contacts For Free With IDrive Lite

    We don’t write about every iPhone application that we come across (there are other sites doing a great job at that), but sometimes we just have to. For instance, IDrive, which specializes in backup solutions, has a neat application dubbed IDrive Lite that allows you to backup, share and restore all your iPhone contacts completely free of charge if you’ve updated your iPhone… Read More