New My Account Page

Today we launched a great new feature that makes managing your account a whole lot easier: the My Account page. Now, when you click on ‘Account’ under ‘Settings’ you will see a much cleaner page that makes it easy to keep track of your subscription, update your payment details, add cloud card activation codes and add services to your account. We also added the option to pay using PayPal.

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As always, we love to hear your feedback so if you are having any issues with the new feature (or just want to tell us how pretty we are) please feel free to drop us a line: visit the Help Center to see your options. We have a lot more great features coming soon so, as always, stay tuned!

New Pogoplug PC Features

We have made a lot of progress in the past year and added a whole bunch of awesome new features. Today we are excited to be bringing a lot of the new goodies to Pogoplug PC. This is the latest and greatest version of Pogoplug PC, so be sure to download the new version today. Read on for a (dance?) breakdown of the new features.

Playlists

Organize your music the way you want. Create a playlist for every occasion: from a pump-up workout playlist to a chill-out collection for your next dinner party, with Pogoplug PC the music on your computer is available everywhere and for every occasion.

Photo Albums

Just like with playlists, you can now organize your photos however you like with our new albums feature. Create and share photo albums with friends and family, and take them everywhere you go.

Multi-file Share

Got a few photos you want to share out quickly but don’t need a whole album? We’ve got you covered. Share one photo or 20 by quickly selecting what you want to share and send them out via your favorite social network, email or by just grabbing the link. Simple.

The Nerdy Stuff Under The Hood

We have added all kinds of tweaks and fixes to make Pogoplug PC the best way to access everything on your home computer from anywhere. Searching is now lightning fast and more accurate, bugs have been zapped and lots more. Just a few more reasons why you should definitely go grab the new version today.

The Moolah

If you haven’t gotten Pogoplug PC already, it’s only $29.99 for a lifetime license. Yep you read that right, unlike our competitors there are no recurring fees for this amazing software, and it’s the perfect compliment to your cloud account or just on its own. Head over to Pogoplug.com/downloads and snag it today for a free 30-day trial, no credit card required. Enjoy!

LL Cool J Uses Pogoplug To Drop New Music

We are stoked when we see people using our cloud to get creative and pursue what they love. We are especially stoked when someone with 4.5 million Twitter followers uses Pogoplug to share what they do! But you don’t have to have millions of fans to pursue what you love, and that’s why Pogoplug Cloud is so awesome. It puts the amazing power of unlimited cloud storage and rich sharing features in everyone’s hands, so whether you’re LL Cool J sharing his latest hit, or the next big star working your way up, Pogoplug Cloud gives you the tools you need to get the job done. Keep on rocking, Cool J.

iOS Updates

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It’s the most wonderful time of year! No, not the Holidays. I’m talking about a new version of our iOS application of course. We have a bunch of new features giftwrapped and ready for your festive enjoyment (I know it’s July, shhh).

  1. Super-fast Phone Swapping

You can now transfer everything from your old phone to your new one with direct phone-to-phone transfer over WiFi. This means that transfers are up to 10x faster than the old phone swap so you can transfer all your photos, videos and contacts to a new phone in the blink of an eye (ok, it’s a little longer than that. But still really fast). To use phone swap, make sure that both phones have the latest version of Pogoplug installed and are on the same WiFi network, open the Pogoplug app, go to Settings and select either “Transfer From This Phone” or “Transfer To This Phone” depending on which direction you are swapping. Follow the on-screen instructions and you’re done!

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  1. Snapshot backup upgrades

Snapshots are now fully customizable, meaning you can choose what to backup in each snapshot, whether it’s photos only, or everything on your phone. We also added the ability to save more versions of snapshots so your backups are always up to date.

  1. Contacts

Contacts has been removed as a standalone item from the settings menu and integrated into the snapshot feature. This makes it easier to ensure that your contacts are protected and properly organized by combining all backup features into one simple-to-use snapshot.

  1. The Usual Miscellaneous Changes

In addition to the usual squashing of bugs and performance enhancements, we also made photos and videos separate again for easier sorting, added richer sharing options and removed the need for location services while uploading.

This is our best iOS app yet, so head over to the App Store and download it today!
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Sprint Now Offers Pogoplug’s Unlimited Cloud Storage

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Some things just go together. Milk and cookies. Mario and Luigi. Trix and silly rabbits…you get the picture. Cloud storage and your phone is one of these magical combinations: access everything everywhere and protect the photos, videos and contacts on your phone while you’re at it. And unlike Trix, cloud storage is for everyone (even silly rabbits), which is why Pogoplug is excited to announce that we are now Sprint’s preferred cloud storage provider. Customers can now add Pogoplug’s service to their monthly Sprint phone bill for just 5 bucks a month, making it easier than ever for mobile customers to enjoy the benefits of unlimited storage and backup on their phones.

 

Working with a company like Sprint is very exciting for us and we are pleased to welcome Sprint to our list of amazing partners. They are the only wireless company to offer truly unlimited data, and we are the only cloud storage company to offer truly unlimited storage, so I guess you could say it was a match made in heaven. Our partners have been instrumental in helping us spread the word about Pogoplug, and Sprint will undoubtedly help us reach more customers than ever.

 

Speaking of things that are important to us, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank our loyal customers for your continued support of Pogoplug, and please stay tuned for new product launches coming soon! 2014 is going to be a big year for all of us at Pogoplug, and we have lots more awesome deals, features and products in the pipeline for the coming year. Thanks again for supporting us, and happy New Year to all of our awesome users!

New Look and Features for iOS 7

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Pogoplug now looks even better on iOS 7, and we’ve added a couple sweet new features as well, including multi-file share and background uploading.

New Design

The first thing you’ll notice when you open the new app is the design. We have re-built our app from the ground up to look and feel great on iOS 7, making the integration between Pogoplug and your iPhone seamless and beautiful. From the album view to the music player, every screen has a fresh look and an updated feel.

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Multi-file Share

We don’t think you should have to choose between sharing just one photo or an entire album. You need the flexibility to share what you want, how you want, which is why we have introduced multi-file share. Multi-file share allows you to select as many files as you want and share them however you want: by email, Facebook, or just by grabbing the link.

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Uploading

We have re-vamped the uploading flow to make it simpler and more powerful. Background uploading is now an option, so you can keep your photos protected as soon as you take them, whether you’re using the app or not. We also added an upload history and progress screen, so you can see the status of your uploads on the go and access recently uploaded photos instantly.

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Performance

Every update makes Pogoplug faster, and this one is no exception: this update will make Pogoplug run noticeably quicker so you can stream, share and back up your phone like never before. In keeping with the iOS 7 re-design, the settings page has been tweaked to make it simpler and give you access to the controls you use most. We have also integrated the airplay function into the iOS 7 control center: to airplay a song you simply start playing, swipe up from the bottom of your screen to bring up control center, select airplay and the destination, and voilà, your tunes are now broadcast wherever you want.

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We are super excited about this release and you should be too. So head over to the app store and download it now!

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