“Cloud” has taken on a high-tech meaning over recent years, as a label for online remote-access services.
With these services you can store files and data online in “the cloud” and then get access to the information from any device with an Internet connection. An added bonus is that you do not have to worry about losing files if your own hardware fails. These services are particularly useful on smartphones and tablets, offering ready access to files while on the go. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
Kit Eaton writes on technology for The New York Times.