Pogoplug’s New Cloud Service Has Video Streaming, First 5 Gigs Free

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Adding to their now dizzying array of cloud-in-box hardware and desktop app that turns your Mac into a cloud server, Pogoplug has just unveiled a web-based cloud service that can be used as a standalone media storage option, and either accessed through a web browser, or through the desktop or Universal iOS app. And just like Apple did with iCloud, they’re giving the first five gigs away for free.

Just like iCloud, the service will automatically backup your iDevice to the Pogoplug servers — but unlike iCloud, it’ll also allow you to stream movies (in HD, of course) to your iDevice; in your face, Cupertino.

Fees ramp up quickly after the first 5GB though: 50GB is $10/month, and !00GB will cost you $20/month.

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  • Richard Moore

    Updated: Found it didnt realise had to install another app for the cloud bit.

    The image used in this artical, where is that app from guessing not the official pogoplug app for mac? The one i have from their sites looks alot different.