Pogoplug PC for Mac combines ubiquitous file access and sharing together with remote backup functionality to make your computer available remotely. In addition to using your hard drives, this premium app offers a subscription service for backing up your content to the cloud. You can access shared files using a Web browser or iOS or Android apps.
After a quick installation, Pogoplug PC for Mac asks you to register a 30-day trial account and then choose which folders to share. The app places an icon on the Menu Bar and displays a quick tutorial on how the service works. In … Read more
PogoPlug Companion for Mac is a cloud-based storage tool for the Mac that is also compatible with other platforms including iOS and PC. This allows you to store any of your files in the cloud, access them locally or online as if they were on a hard disk, and move them between devices on the fly. With a fairly stripped-down interface for ease of use and a decent online experience, PogoPlug Companion is a good app for anyone interested in getting more out of their cloud storage experience.
Installation of PogoPlug takes only a couple of minutes and will give … Read more
Just last month I shared a deal on one year of Bitcasa unlimited cloud storage for $69.
This is less.
Through this weekend, as part of a Cheapskate exclusive deal (woo!), you can get a year of Pogoplug unlimited cloud storage for $39. No file size restrictions, no limits on uploading or downloading, just an endless supply of virtual-hard-drive goodness.
Granted, Bitcasa and Pogoplug are, to a degree, apples and oranges. The former works more like Dropbox on steroids, syncing selected folders and even letting you migrate data off your hard drive and onto your cloud drive.
Pogoplug doesn't … Read more
Sick of living in the cloud?
The new Pogoplug Series 4 is a device that looks to take the best of cloud computing and home network-attached storage and combine the two into a seamless experience. Available today, it certainly seems like a perfectly timed idea in the wake of seemingly daily frustrations with services like Apple's own iCloud and iTunes Match.
Maybe the fourth time's a charm: I've reviewed multiple Pogoplugs before, but none of them came close to what this new version offers. The Pogoplug is a NAS drive without the complications, and it's finally hit a sweet spot for price, size, and feature set. The newly released Pogoplug Series 4 is a latecomer to the holiday shopping season, but if you're getting fed up with iCloud and what other cloud services have to offer, then this $99 device might be what you're looking for.… Read more
Just in time for the holidays, CNET has partnered with top consumer software publishers to offer an exclusive bundle of six products worth $177.88 for just $30! That's a 83% discount on the leading anti-virus, system care, PDF creator, compression and remote access software.
This great software bundle lets you protect your computer, create and compress documents, and stream media content from your computer to any connected device!
The New PC starter-kit bundle includes the following six software:Avira Antivirus Premium 2012 - Protect your computer against viruses, malware, adware, spyware, and phishing: reg.$29.99 Smith Micro … Read more
Live without boundaries and free yourself from one too many cloud storage options that only limits your ability to get organized. I've tried many other cloud solutions, but none is like Pogoplug. With Pogoplug, I can not only access my files on the go, but I can stream my music and video content that's living on my home computer from anywhere. The beauty of not being limited by the amount of storage is yet another reason why I've moved over to Pogoplug, almost entirely.
With Pogoplug's new Cloud feature, … Read more
CNET originally reported the problem in mid-June after the San Francisco-based company sent an e-mail to media outlets and wrote a blog entry detailing an overheating issue with Pogo-11, -12, -13, and -14 devices. The CPSC has fully detailed the extent of the issue, indicating that 11,000 Pogoplug products are suspect, affecting 9,500 units in the United States and 1,500 in Canada.
Cloud Engines received three reports of the device overheating, prompting … Read more
UPDATE July 30, 2011: This offer has now ended.
If you are like me, you've fallen madly in love with the ease of use and the easy accessibility of some of the cloud storage solutions out there. At every chance I had, I would try to invite all the people I knew to increase my free storage space until one day, I was maxed out. I now had to choose between deleting some of my files and moving them off of the cloud, or paying an annual fee for a certain amount of storage space.
In the past, I … Read more
Cloud Engines, makers of the Pogoplug series of products, announced a recall of its most recent Pogoplug Video--a device we've been testing here at CNET. According to an e-mail sent last night, all Pogoplug Video units (Pogo-11, -12, -13, and -14) are susceptible to overheating and, in at least one reported case, erupting in actual flames.
Owners of the Pogoplug Video are urged to unplug any hard drives and turn off the devices immediately. (Update/correction: Cloud Engines is currently asking that owners collect proof of purchase and await further instructions on the return process.)
The recall is only … Read more