App of the Week: CloudOn

Title: CloudOn
Cost: Free
Platform: iPad and Android tablet (iPhone app in development)

CloudOn is an app that allows you to create Microsoft Office-like documents and save those either to your CloudOn account or your Google Drive, Dropbox, or Box accounts. It brings almost all of the functionality of Microsoft Office to your mobile device and makes it easy to edit and create documents in the cloud no matter where you are. Check out the video below to see how it works.

For more apps for teen reviews on the YALSAblog see the App of the Week Archive

Living in the Cloud

Lately I’ve had a few computer malfunctions in my life. The laptop I used for work was stolen, and the hard drive on my computer at home had a crash that even spin rite couldn’t fix. I lost some documents I was currently working on, but thankfully I’d been saving most of my important documents to a shared work drive. Since these debacles I’ve been making sure I save in multiple places and even invested in a service called Mozy to back up my files at home.

I wanted to share with you what tools I’ve been using to help offset another computer disaster:
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