By now, most people have at least a general understanding of what the cloud is. And, most people are situated comfortably with their latest mobile phone. But one place where not everyone has totally realized the possibilities is where those two concepts intersect. It’s really not all that much of a logical leap either, with the right mindset when you research the potential.
The idea of the cell phone was mostly about communication initially, but then when smartphones came into play and the Android operating system came along, suddenly there was a lot more emphasis on Wi-Fi and internet services as a whole. And then when cloud services started coming into play, and better processors started moving around more amounts of data automatically, and then apps started building that functionality into their basic framework – well, then that’s where we are right now.
And how much do you know about how you can make this Android and cloud situation work for you, both professionally and personally? Consider the following topics, including business services, image organization, synced devices, data filing convenience, and app settings and availability.
Business services are probably one of the least tapped into and least utilized parts of how Android and the cloud can work together, but a good illustration would be in how KBZ offers Cisco clouds services in a way that allows absolute scalability when it comes to communication, telepresence, and customer service options. After the initial setup, anyone with an Android phone can hook into these vital aspects of consumer culture, and immediately be hooked into an infrastructure that an individual doesn’t have to create on their own now, in terms of pure IT availability.
And as far as personal use goes, the concept of trying to keep photos organized on Android systems, with images getting larger and larger, and people taking more pictures and videos than ever, has been pushing developers to design better cloud systems as well. Now, with the touch of a few buttons and the installation of a few apps, every photo you take can automatically be downloaded to a central server cloud that you control the access to, and you never have to worry about losing any images again. With additional capability regarding titling and tagging, and more universal use of Google Drive, storing, sharing, and even editing has never been easier or more convenient.
And one of the best things to appreciate about the Android and cloud connection is the sync capability between different units or devices. Not that long ago, the world was frustrated when you had to change multiple setting on multiple devices to make sure they all worked together correctly. But now, once you get organized within the idea of the cloud, every single change you make to a number of different parameters automatically gets pushed to your linked devices. This works with text files, audio projects, creative endeavors, browser settings, bookmarks, social media posts – the list goes on and on. So long as you keep the right settings updated, the cloud experience is absolutely seamless from one Android device to another, and also to laptops or desktops running other operating systems.
Personal Files Convenience
If you have a set of personal files that you want to keep with you at all times, and that set changes or updates regularly, it can be a pain to try to find some way to add, move, or change all of those files on each of your connected devices. A few examples might be things like phone numbers and addresses of people, or even things like official tax information, or information regarding your school or your job. By using the cloud as a central server with the sync lock on, all of those frustrations just melt away.
App Settings and Availability
And finally, with the many dozens of apps that you have on your Android devices, it’s good that the cloud now takes care of your purchases and your settings all automatically, rather than you having to redo or change that information on multiple devices. Also, for the gamers out there, the cloud will often handle top scores and final levels you’ve reached as well, allowing you to continue games on difference devices after a primary login.