Nestor E. Arellano| Itworldcanada
All-cloud computing is great, the Chromebook Pixel is wonderful and Android phones can be better that iPhones, but not just yet. These are some of the things that technology writer Mike Elgan learned when he recently stowed away his MacBook Pro, iPhone and iPad and used The Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and Chromebook Pixel for a whole month.
The former Windows and Apple user, also switched from Evernote to Google Keep for cloud-based note taking and gave up Apple’s Pages for Google Docs for writing. Elgan dropped Dropbox for Google Drive for his cloud storage needs and began using Gmail instead of Mailbox. He also focused on Google+ for photo editing in lieu of Mac photo editing apps.
1. Full on cloud computing is “liberating”, according to Elgan. He has used a combination of cloud and non-cloud software and tools before, but since the experiment has discovered that all-cloud computing provides the added security against data loss in case devices are lost, stolen or broken.