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Amber X in Popular Mechanics
Amber X has been found to be one of the best compact solutions for personal cloud storage. In a recent article, 10 Best Cloud Storage Devices for Keeping Your Important Data Safe, Popular Mechanics writer Douglas Helm described Amber X as: “The perfect choice if you want something that's super por...
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Apple AirTags: Convenient Tracking Devices or Malicious Stalking Machines?
In recent months, there have been rising concerns about privacy issues surrounding Apple AirTags. People have reported on social media about finding AirTags on their cars and in their belongings. There is growing concern that the devices may be encouraging a new form of stalking, which privacy group...
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The Risks of Metadata in Your Online Photos
Every photo holds a story. Photos and videos capture a snapshot in time and viewing them brings back memories of when the photo was taken and the people or scenery in them. With time, the memories aren’t as fresh as they used to be, and some of the people, places, or even time might be […]...
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Three Reasons to Ditch The Big Public Cloud Services
The big five tech giants — Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple — connect nearly 4.6 billion people across the world. The staggering amount of data they store in their data centers are collectively worth billions of dollars and have resulted in algorithms that can actually change socia...
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Why You Should Set Up Your Own Personal Cloud
In early 2020, some Google Photos users got a pretty terrifying notification — their private photos or videos were accidentally uploaded to other users' accounts. This is only one of many similarly embarrassing (for companies) and worrisome (for users) data breaches or bugs in recent years. Websit...
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Five Reasons That Data Protection is Important for Families
Author Bio: Cristin Howard runs Smart Parent Advice, a site that provides parenting advice for moms and dads. Cristin writes about all of the different ups and downs of parenting, provides solutions to common challenges, and reviews products that parents need to purchase for babies and toddlers. As ...
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Meet the Man Bringing Cloud Computing Down to Earth, with Amber
Rooted in physics, engineering, and a passion for technology, the genesis of Amber began even before we were carrying around pocket-sized digital gadgets with gigabytes of content, life moments and digital memories. Yes, the origin of Amber predates the smartphone itself. Instead, its beginnings wer...
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It’s 2020. Take Control of Your Data.
Where do you keep your data? If you’re like most people, you probably store it in a variety of places. Maybe you have a Google Photos account to save your favorite vacation images (or selfies--no judgment!). You probably have some docs saved to DropBox or OneDrive. Oh, and you might have an extern...
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Stay Connected with the Content You Love ❤️
On any average day, you probably take a handful of photos, send some texts, emails, and maybe make a few video snippets of your dog, your kid, or something interesting that is important to you. While on the surface, this may not seem like a lot of data, the amount of content created (and stored) [&h...
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Getting Down to Business with Open Source Software and AmberPRO
Open Source software is one of those “techy” terms that gets dropped in business spaces without much explanation. What exactly does Open Source mean anyway? If it sounds kind of vague or confusing, don’t worry. The actual concept is pretty simple. Much like the name suggests, this type of soft...
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