Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 18th Apr 2012 21:25 UTC
In the News "The pitch is as simple as it is universal: you only need one account (with us!) and you'll have all your digital needs taken care of. That's the goal Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Sony - to varying degrees and using strikingly divergent strategies - are all trying to accomplish. As a group, they're just a selection of the vast hordes of service providers looking to expand their ecosystems and monopolize your time (see the efforts of Evernote, Spotify, and Zynga), but they're also the only ones big and influential enough to actually fulfill that aspiration. My aim today will be to compare, in terms of features and approach, the 'access-everything' accounts on offer from those six biggest companies. Does Google+ let you do more than Facebook? Can the Sony Entertainment Network match wits with Microsoft's Live services? Let's find out."
Thread beginning with comment 514837
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Comment by Luminair
by Sodki on Thu 19th Apr 2012 12:05 UTC in reply to "Comment by Luminair"
Sodki
Member since:
2005-11-10

still waiting for the rise of self-controlled cloud computing. I do have a computer on the internet you know


What's preventing you? There has been lots of options for years, now.

Reply Parent Score: 2

RE[2]: Comment by Luminair
by Luminair on Thu 19th Apr 2012 17:20 in reply to "RE: Comment by Luminair"
Luminair Member since:
2007-03-30

sorry if I was vague. by "rise" I mean "rise in popularity" not "rise in my pants"

Reply Parent Score: 3