the cloud

  • Goodbye iPhone, Hello Smartphone

    I started a new full time job at about the same time that my 2-year AT&T contract ended. My new job provided me with a Blackberry Bold 9700, to chain me to the corporate teat. I opted not to renew my personal AT&T contract, officially retiring my iPhone 3G, as it didn’t make sense to carry two smartphones. The Blackberry is not a perfect device, but I’m wholeheartedly… Read More

  • Fallout: New Vegas Shows The Danger Of Leaning Too Heavily On The Cloud

    Bethesda released Fallout: New Vegas for the PS3, Xbox 360, and PC yesterday. The reviews fill me with great hope, particularly Canard PC’s take. (Canard PC was one of the few publications to note that Fallout 3 was, in fact, a hot mess, at least from the perspective of presenting a well-written game.) But there’s one problem with the game, specifically as it relates to the… Read More

  • Video: AMD explains the explosive growth of the Cloud (there's no stopping it!)

    From the good folks at AMD comes this, a video explaining the wonders and joys of moving all of our computing… to the Cloud! The soundtrack makes me feel like I’m in the movie Hackers. What a simultaneously great and terrible movie. Read More

  • 3G networks at breaking point, says WiFi provider The Cloud

    [UK] This has vested interest written all over it but the claims made still seem plausible enough. According to The Cloud, Europe’s largest mobile WiFi provider, 3G networks are at a breaking point. To blame is the rise in smartphone usage and the accompanying ‘unlimited’ data plans, along with social networking, online video and music streaming, all of which encourage… Read More

  • WiFi for UK iPod touch users

    Do you live in London like Pete Doherty and have an iPod Touch? Well then! Leave that pipe at home and head out into the streets baby, ’cause you’ve got yourself some WiFi for that iPod Touch thanks to The Cloud. A new plan called Cloud Unlimited Music will be available today for £3.99 or ~$8 and allows iPod Touch users to access the internet as much as they want. Basically… Read More

  • AT&T Adds More WiFi To Europe

    Nothing special here, just good news for those of you living or visiting Europe in the future. AT&T has teamed up with The Cloud to offer over 9000 new WiFi hotspots around Europe, bringing the total amount of WiFi spots up to around 37,000. Very nice. AT&T Expands Wi-Fi Access [PR Newswire] Read More