Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Enthusiast Zone > Networking > Online Storage Options and Problems?

Online Storage Options and Problems?
Thread Tools
danaherd
Fresh-Faced Recruit
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: New York
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
Mar 3, 2005, 07:02 PM
 
Hey,

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this question or not. I'm looking for options to store up to 6GB of information online. Are there any problems with this that I should be aware of? Such as the reality of file transferr rates, ect. I'm kind of new to this whole thing so be nice.

Also, if anybody knows of any good websites that have this kind of service that would be great as well.

Thanks for any help you can give!
     
Krusty
Professional Poster
Join Date: Oct 1999
Location: Always within bluetooth range
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
Mar 3, 2005, 07:41 PM
 
Well, the reality of transfer rates is the reality of transfer rates. You most likely won't have super-fast bandwidth and watch out for services that have bandwidth limits (and then charge you for excess).

Right now, I think I have a great solution -- my old iMac DV is operating as my web storage (I have a static IP). My storage is as large as the hard drive in that machine and I can manually alter files at machine/LAN speeds when I'm at home .. its a little slow downloading remotely but it works, y'know ? And no recurring fees.
     
   
Thread Tools
 
Forum Links
Forum Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:51 AM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2017 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.,