The Force is with Disney as they make a major purchase. Google wants to help you with Windows 8. And we talk in-depth about the pros and cons of putting all of your data in the cloud. All this, plus a mobile app that’s out of this world and our week in Nerd History.
Mobile App of the Week:
- Solar Walk – Saturn – iTunes store – this is so cool and its free! 125MB so its big but you can explore all of these except IO…
- Breaking news: George Lucas has sold his LucasFilm empire to the Disney company. Star Wars 7 will be out in theaters in 2015.
- Here’s how to Get your Google Back if you are using Windows 8.
Backing Up Your Data To The Cloud
Is it a good idea to store everything in the cloud? How much is too much?
- Is keeping your SSNs and all of your confidential data in the cloud (Google Drive in this case) wise?
- Is using 2 factor with a strong password enough?
- Encrypted her smart phone.
- Can Google get hacked?
- Chance that Google goes away?
This Week in Nerd History:
- October 28, 1636 – A vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony establishes the first college in what would become the United States, today known as Harvard University.
- October 29, 1787 – Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni receives its first performance in Prague.
- October 28, 1886 – In New York Harbor, President Grover Cleveland dedicates the Statue of Liberty.