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groovyPost Weekly Wrap for May 19, 2012

Our Jack Busch does a deep dive on leading cloud storage options in Google Drive vs. Dropbox: A Challenger Appears! Find out which is right for you.

Dropbox pricing (compared to Google Drive)

Mike Rothman writes Slingbox Pro-HD: Watch Your Home TV Anywhere. Yes, now you can watch your home television broadcast lineup from anywhere you have a broadband connection.


Meanwhile, Austin Krause’s article is for you if you want to slash that monster sized cable bill you pay monthly. Read his TV Tech RoundUp: Cord Cutter Options.
Cord Cutting - Top Devices to help rid you of a cable bill

Austin also reports on the rumored strategy by Microsoft in his Windows 8 Pro Upgrade for $14.99 for New PCs.  Great price, and for that you get the more advanced “Pro” version.

Windows 8 pro upgrade for $14.99 at launch to new PC buyers

As Brian Burgess reports, a lot of questions remain to be answered by the software giant about their Media Center offering. Read the sad story in Microsoft’s Windows 8 Media Center Failure.

Brian also reports on the new operating system in his tip, Permanently Hide the Windows 8 Explorer Ribbon.

Explorer Ribbon

Austin Krause reports on the web 2.0 feel to the new interface in his article Netflix Quietly Updates Web Player.

netflix new player

Eric Mack reports on the bad news for Verizon users in his article Verizon Killing All Unlimited Data Plans – Say What?

And finally a couple of freebies from Google. First, it is all about fonts as Austin Krause writes Download Over 500 Free Webfonts Courtesy of Google.

Google fonts directory

Austin also advises Play A Google a Day Now on Google+. How much fun is that?

answer correct on a google a day

What a great week it was!  But then every week is a groovy week hereabouts. Check back with us daily, and again next week for the weekly wrap.

Related Article:  groovyPost Weekly for March 3, 2012

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