The Fusion of Print Media and Technology

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Over the years we have developed; our standard of living and our dependence on technologies has grown. In this world today where everything is merged with technology, the print media stands as no exception.

We can ask ourselves, ’Do we still have people who love to read?’ or ‘People who seek inspiration from books’. The answer is ‘YES’. Another question comes up as to how they should get access to the books they want to read. ‘Do they get every book they want to read the conventional way? In libraries’ or ‘Will it be better for them to look up for their books online?’ Well, most of you will agree that the latter is the better option.

Today, technology has digitalized the print media and has made book lovers get access to millions of books; easier and at a cheaper price. Kindle with Amazon has played a pivotal role in making millions of book lovers get what they want.

Let’s take a closer look how

Kindle e-book reader offers a huge collection of books of all genres to all the proud owners of kindle e-book reader devices. These e books also holds all the features of a paper print including content, pictures and page numbers. It is also relatively easier than the contemporary print books to search for contents for readers. Kindle e books can be purchased from Amazon at a subsidized price and the range of choices available to the customers easily surpasses any other online shops selling books. Kindle e books can also be borrowed for a specific number of days like any other book that you can borrow from a physical library.

Also taking in view sizes of the books and the memory the e-book readers give plus the cloud storage you can save up to 2000+ books in your e-book readers which will be a dream come true for avid readers who can proudly boast of owning a mobile library that’s easily accessible and can even be read offline once downloaded.

What’s better? Unlike the conventional library that was bestowed to you by your parents that can be lost in natural disasters, these e-books can never be lost once you store them in the cloud storage that has been given to your reader device. All you’ve got to do is assign a password and open it anytime you have connection.

Pros of E-Books

  • No trees needs to be cut down to make these books; thus it is eco friendly
  • A click away from finding your book; easy and fast
  • A mobile library everywhere with you
  • Adjustable fonts; easy search of contents
  • Comparatively less costly than its counterpart; paper print

Cons of E-Books

  • Many books are not available in the digital format
  • The book dies when the battery of the e book reader dies
  • You will miss the book itself; the old crimpled pages and the smell
  • Cost of buying some books as some usually comes in a collection at high prices
  • The format available might not be supported for your device

While many have embraced this digitalizing of books, some are of the opinion that these books have lost the true essence of the quality of being a book or book hood if we put it in simple words. We all know technology is there to make our lives easier and this development is definitely a step forward in making reading more enjoyable and easy. However, as we always like to say, ‘Life is a matter of choices’. It is your choice thus as to which form of book to choose and feed your soul. And whatever may be your choices continue to read on as e-books will reach a whole new level in the years to come and the paper print will not become obsolete as long as human beings continue to check, plant and cut trees.

The Advantages Of Cloud Drive Technology

Can you believe that the online storage system is almost replacing hard drive storage? People around the world are opting to store their important documents and files etc on the internet. Space is what matters the most in today’s crowded world.

The Cloud Drive technology is easy to use, access, reliable, safe and secure. When it comes to storing data, the cloud storage services is becoming the method of choice for many people.

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What is a Cloud Drive?

In the simplest word, cloud drive is a free online storage services. In other words, cloud storage is nothing but storing your data and files on the internet.

Some of the famous cloud storage service providers include, Apple iCloud, Amazon Cloud Drive, Google Drive, Microsoft Skydrive, MediaFire and Dropbox.

Some of the biggest advantages of using Cloud Drive

There are many benefits and advantages of using online storage facility. However, some of the most important ones are listed below:

Accessibility

Once you have an account with any of the online storage service providers, you can login to your account and freely access all the important documents and files you have saved. All that you need is an internet connection, whether you are using your Smartphone or other devices like your laptop or PC.

Security

Cloud storage is safe and secure for storing because the data is encrypted and unauthorized users cannot access other’s file. Therefore, you can store confidential files, information and audio safely. Infact, it’s much safer than storing it locally.

Recovery

With online storage software you will not face a problem for recovering your files and audios etc. If your data is lost due to some reason or the other, you don’t have to panic or worry because the cloud storage software will have backups of all the original files you have saved earlier. Therefore, you can restore the needful file without taking much time. Recovery facility is highly important for backups.

Cost

Today, there are number of online storage service providers in the market. This gives you the freedom to choose and decide the one that you rely the most for saving your files and documents. You can say that cloud storage is free, though there are minimal monthly fees applicable for storing huge data. Moreover, in comparison with the traditional backup methods such us the hard drives, the online storage services are cost effective, more convenient, easier and cheaper.

Invisibility

Cloud drive is invisible, which means that, it’s a software to store data and files etc without physical presence. Online storage does not require physical space for storing your files and document. Therefore, with cloud drive you will not have any problem for space. You can save as much as you want conveniently.

Protection 

All the files and documents are securely maintained with backups. Infact, the backup data are separately kept after retaining all the original documents. Therefore, it’s protected and secure from any unforeseen damages.

Automation

Online storage services are not only safe and secure. But the tedious processes like backups or recovering loss files are automated to save more time. It will not take much time even if you wanted to recover important files.

Sharing

If you wanted to share or transfer audio, pictures and other files to your friends, the online storage services gives you the freedom to do so without wasting your time. Sharing and transferring files or folders to other is instant and just a click away.

Syncing

This is one of the best features of cloud storage. At the click of a mouse you can sync your files if you wanted to retain or update the changes you have made in your document. When you click the sync button, your documents will automatically get updated across all your devices and the updated version of the file will be available on all your devices. This will save your time and energy.

In this world of the internet, millions of people are opting for cloud storage rather than the hard drives. Hope you are one of them. The above mentioned advantages are some of the reasons why people choose online storage services.