[BCAB] Cloud based mass storage backup

M Lakhani muzz.lakhani at googlemail.com
Wed Feb 27 22:23:27 GMT 2013


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On 27 Feb 2013, at 21:13, "Ibrahim Gucukoglu" <ibrahim_gucukoglu at sent.com> wrote:

> Hi Barry.
> 
> Sorry its taken me a while to get back to you.
> 
> Livedrive's IOS app is usable, though not particularly brilliant.  For instance, when browsing through your folders on livedrive, although the letter grouping in the list of folders is announced, for example A, B, C etc., the folder names themselves aren't, same too with the files within folders which is going to be a real groaner if you have lots of files you intend to access using it.  Of course, give it a try, you don't have to enter billing details by the way so there is no way you'll be charged.
> 
> All the best, Ibrahim.
> 
> -----Original Message----- From: Barry Toner
> Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2013 8:58 AM
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Cloud based mass storage backup
> 
> Ibrahim,
> 
> Have you tried LiveDrives IOS app?  I'm only interested in going for
> something who has botha  usable Windows client and IOS app.
> 
> Thanks,
> Barry.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Ibrahim
> Gucukoglu
> Sent: 26 February 2013 20:45
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Cloud based mass storage backup
> 
> Hi Barry.
> 
> I have worked with Livedrive on their desktop client accessibility, at
> least I have told them whether certain parts of their system could use
> improving.
> So far, the desktop client is reasonably accessible, certainly more so
> if you have a good working knowledge of your screen reader in order to
> navigate using the cursors such as the JAWS cursor or Window-Eyes cursor
> etc.  There is a restore client for Livedrive which has a few issues,
> these are namely mislabelling of the control types, so that a screen
> reader doesn't recognise a tree view and list view which comprise the
> application's interface, Livedrive have assured me that they'll be
> fixing these problems in a future release but cant give me a timescale.
> 
> If you are thinking of trying Livedrive, may i please ask that you click
> on:
> http://www.livedrive.com/?tid=VBF4C2FC&r=1
> It helps me boost my referral rating and is a record that I am
> convincing blind/partially sighted individuals and business owners to
> take the service seriously as well as trumpeting the accessibility of
> the desktop client software.
> 
> All the best and thanks, Ibrahim.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Barry Toner
> Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 5:11 PM
> To: bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk
> Subject: [BCAB] Cloud based mass storage backup
> 
> Hi folks,
> 
> 
> 
> I'm mainly thinking of LiveDrive or Carbonite.  I'd be interested in
> peoples views on,
> 
> 
> 
> A.       The Windows client accessibility.
> 
> B.      The IOS accessibility for remote reading, streaming files from
> yoru cloud backup.
> 
> I can look at both their sites for their plans and was wondering if
> you've went with either are the  unlimited plans really that?  I'm
> looking to backup at least 1.5TB.
> 
> 
> 
> If you've another competitive solution, (not Dropbox, skyDrive, or
> GoogleDrive, I'm not looking a syncing solution), I'd be interested to
> hear yoru thoughts as well.
> 
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Barry.
> 
> 
> 
> Barry Toner
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