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PCs For Dummies, 13th Edition by Dan Gookin

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Chapter 16

Life On the Cloud

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding the cloud

arrow Using a cloud storage service

arrow Managing files on the cloud

arrow Obtaining cloud storage apps

arrow Working with photos on cloud storage

arrow Sharing pictures from the cloud

arrow Enjoying music on the cloud

Thanks to the Internet, your digital life extends well beyond your own PC. In addition to the web and email, you can use the Internet to store your stuff. This storage includes files, music, videos, contacts, and more. That information is available anywhere you can get Internet access. The oddball and nonsensical term for this type of service is the cloud.

The Cloud Thing

The idea behind the cloud is simple: You want to keep all your files, contacts, appointments — your digital life — accessible no matter where you are. Ideally, you ...

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