The cloud is the glue that connects our multi-device world
Faster wireless internet and mobile devices combined to create the perfect storm for the cloud (storm image: Shutterstock, Wi-Fi image: Shutterstock)
EA's cloud-based DRM for SimCity was a PR disaster (image: EA)
After several flubs, Facebook learned the hard way to be transparent about privacy
The cloud also has a dark side (image: Shutterstock)
Services like Spotify let you play a large portion of the history of recorded music from any mobile device
In the past few years, "the cloud" has revolutionized consumer tech – nearly as much as the mobile devices that it often accompanies. But how much has it changed us? Has cloud computing lived up to the tremendous hype that it promised a few short years ago? Let’s revisit 2011’s favorite buzzword, two years later.
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