Unlock Your Inner Top Chef With “Allow Uploads”

This week, we’re happy to once again spotlight our Allow Uploads sharing feature—but this time, there’s a twist.

Specifically, a twist of lemon.

If you’re anything like me, you can practically taste the delicious lemon meringue pie pictured below:

 

meringue pie

And clearly, somebody already did.

 

This confectionary wonderment is the work of Lisa, Pogoplug’s VP of E-Commerce. Lisa is an inspiration to us all—not just because she balances a busy career with enviable baking projects, but because she loves using Pogoplug to store and share family recipes that might not survive otherwise. Continue reading

Automatic Upload: Making Instant History

Maybe I’m alone in this, but taking pictures on my camera gives me a feeling of catharsis.

I don’t mean that I find soothing emotional release in capturing the world around me in a digital format, like an artist would. I mean catharsis in the sense that when I take a photo, I feel like my work is done. “Okay! I captured this moment! The end.” Unfortunately, there’s this slight problem of needing to connect my phone to a computer and upload my photos someplace if I want anyone else to share these moments with me.

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User Story: Picture Perfect With Pogoplug

Ryan Montgomery is a professional photographer who uses Pogoplug to create high-tech portfolios that his clients can access wherever they are.

“My Pogoplug allows me to have access to hundreds of thousands of photographs anywhere in the world,” Ryan told us. “I can even allow my clients to download their wedding photographs while they are still on their honeymoon.”

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Ryan’s clients automatically see shared files as a slideshow

Feature Focus: Pogoplug Timeline

The good news: You’ve stored all your important vacation photos, home videos and more in your Pogoplug account.

The bad news: You’ve stored so many important files that you’ve forgotten where some of them are.

More good news: Pogoplug’s automatic smart media organization makes it easy to track down your files by date and type.

 

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Feature Favorites: Arts and Crafts in the Cloud

We’re constantly impressed by how many ways our customers use Pogoplug—so this week, we asked people in our San Francisco office what they use Pogoplug for.

First up is our CEO Dan Putterman’s new favorite use, and one we think parents everywhere can really get behind: taking photos of his daughters’ artwork and uploading them online to share with the family.

 

kid artwork slideshow

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