Does anyone use cloud storage?

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  1. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    I am using drop box and upgraded to 1T storage. Problem is that it is more of a syncing service than just cloud based storage.

    I just want a cloud based hard drive. No syncing, no automatic backup. I just want to store files and be able to grab them whenever and wherever. I can trick drop box into doing that but I'd rather have a plain jane service. I haven't found it yet. Everyone wants to do these auto syncs and backups because their customers are mostly idiots.

    Anyone know of a simple file storage service, preferably cheap?
     
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    Fuck that shit!
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    I'm getting tired of carrying external hard drives around.
     
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    Only with my Chromebook. Got 1TB for free from Google for 2 years.
     
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    I've heard it's very secure and private
     
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    you and this guy evidently
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    Such a courageous inspiration

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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    I fervently want all of the Kardashian clan to die a painful death.
     
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    Google drive. Cheap, easy, delicious. If you use Google doc files instead of MS office (same thing) they don't count towards storage. Google services are just so fucking convient and awesome. The "privacy issues" mean 0.0 to me. Target ads based on my content. I don't give a fuck :owned: Its so worth it for what I get.
     
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  10. Mr. Potato Head

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    Argued with done guy about that last year. Todd him how I'd never trust it. He was trying to tell me how it's so secure. Password protected, blah blah blah. Arm idiot trying to sound smart. About a month later, the fappening started. :giggle:



    :point:
     
  11. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    What is this?
     
  12. gwartney

    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    I thought I checked them. I know that their rates are about the same as drop box. Thanks! I'll check them out again.
     
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    That's a password problem. Not a cloud problem. Make yourself a decent password and use 2-factor authentication and you are as secure as stuff stored on your HDD. You think because you have your files at home someone can't see them?
     
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    You can't use them web-based only or install the desktop app to mirror your drive just like Dropbox. Totally up to you.
     
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    I have two portable Terabyte drives I use for backups. Probably should have some kind of cloud backup as an offsite option in case my place ever goes up in flames or whatever.
     
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    I have so many backups it's ridiculous. The only thing is that they are usually in the same place so if the house burnt down, they would all go up in smoke. Damn photos take up so much space.
     
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    Yeah, that's exactly what I said. :pie:
     
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    Dude. DUDE. GOOGLE PHOTOS. photos.google.com Just do it. Trust me.
     
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    Yes