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The Pros & Cons of Life in the Cloud

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Could moving your personal computing into The Cloud help or hinder you?

We aim to answer this question for you in this short article.

But first…

What Exactly Is The Cloud?

The Cloud is a generic term for data, services and applications that are hosted and stored remotely on network servers. Your access to these is via the Internet.

For example, Facebook is a Cloud-based social media site. There is no application to install. Your profile, posts and comments are all stored on Facebook’s network servers. You can login from any PC and you will have all your settings and data available immediately.

So far, so good.

Now let’s take a look at some of the great benefits of The Cloud that you are sure to enjoy.

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Tablet or Laptop. Which is Greenest?

Sleek and shiny the latest tablets and laptops may be, but how do their green credentials compare?

Let’s take a look and see…

Tablets

Available in various sizes, but always portable, tablets have captured the imagination (and the pockets) of millions of people. And all this in just a few years since the launch of the original iPad. Latest statistics show that more and more people are accessing the web via tablets.

Tablet computer

So how green is the average tablet computer? Well, first of all, let’s consider the fact that they are small, slim and light. This means that the total materials and components used are fairly limited. Additionally, a tablet has no moving parts, which cuts down on both materials and energy usage.

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