Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




8489 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 604

Trusted

Topic # 138644 12-Jan-2014 08:41 Send private message

bought an iphone for my dad who can't use windows or android.

he can use an iphone but i doubt he knows how to transfer photos to anything ...

forgetting USB to SD card etc ...

is there an app that can take the photos AND videos and store in in cloud EVEN after he deletes it on the phone to free up space?

it doesn't matter if it resizes to a smaller file but it needs to be free and have pretty much unlimited space

sorry it's very early hopefully it makes sense what i'm trying to achieve

thanks

PS failing that i could dropbox his files download them convert them and post it back to him somewhere on the internet i guess

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2
16707 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1520

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 965306 12-Jan-2014 08:43 Send private message

I thought icloud did that






8489 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 604

Trusted

  Reply # 965309 12-Jan-2014 08:48 Send private message

oh i need to add free ... thanks for the tip



8489 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 604

Trusted

  Reply # 965310 12-Jan-2014 08:50 Send private message

johnr: I thought icloud did that


i think you only get 5GB free

and it is like dropbox where it deletes what is deleted from the phone

16707 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1520

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 965315 12-Jan-2014 09:08 Send private message

Dropbox does not work like that I use it now and delete files on my phone and they remain in dropbox

Only 5GB how many videos / pictures does he take?




16707 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1520

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 965318 12-Jan-2014 09:11 One person supports this post Send private message

So you want free and unlimited you really need to get your head out of the clouds (not a personal attack) but storage is not free






8489 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 604

Trusted

  Reply # 965321 12-Jan-2014 09:12 Send private message

picasa is free?



8489 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 604

Trusted

  Reply # 965328 12-Jan-2014 09:17 Send private message

yeah what was i thinking at 4 in the morning ...

mmight use one of my 3 box.net 50gb accounts ... i'll ask him if what he''s been doing to his photos all this while ...

i once gave him a dvd with 4.5gb of my photos and videos and 3 years later he hasn't figured out what to do with it ... he has a laptop, yes ... but *&%^& *bangs my head on a brick wall*

2753 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 403

Trusted
Microsoft NZ

  Reply # 965330 12-Jan-2014 09:22 2 people support this post Send private message

SkyDrive app for iOS too and 7GB free

1831 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 105

Trusted

  Reply # 965332 12-Jan-2014 09:40 Send private message

I was under the impression dropbox would do this for you, everytime I've installed the app it nags to auto upload photos

185 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 965349 12-Jan-2014 10:21 Send private message

What about the FlickR app?

Does auto upload and you get 1TB of storage for free!!

429 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 15


  Reply # 965350 12-Jan-2014 10:22 Send private message

Flickr perhaps.
1TB of photo storage!
Suits my needs

2663 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 100

Trusted
Spark NZ

  Reply # 965358 12-Jan-2014 10:45 Send private message

Note that you can connect the iPhone to the laptop, open Windows Explorer and copy the photos over as the camera roll will show up. Maybe a step by step note he can keep handy?

1317 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 88


  Reply # 965438 12-Jan-2014 13:24 Send private message

johnr: So you want free and unlimited you really need to get your head out of the clouds (not a personal attack) but storage is not free

johnr: So you want free and unlimited you really need to get your head out of the clouds (not a personal attack) but storage is not free

johnr: So you want free and unlimited you really need to get your head out of the clouds (not a personal attack) but storage is not free

johnr: So you want free and unlimited you really need to get your head out of the clouds (not a personal attack) but storage is not free

johnr: So you want free and unlimited you really need to get your head out of the clouds (not a personal attack) but storage is not free


Lol.. I think he gets the point now.. ;)




16707 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1520

Trusted
Vodafone NZ

  Reply # 965442 12-Jan-2014 13:25 Send private message

sonyxperiageek:
johnr: So you want free and unlimited you really need to get your head out of the clouds (not a personal attack) but storage is not free

johnr: So you want free and unlimited you really need to get your head out of the clouds (not a personal attack) but storage is not free

johnr: So you want free and unlimited you really need to get your head out of the clouds (not a personal attack) but storage is not free

johnr: So you want free and unlimited you really need to get your head out of the clouds (not a personal attack) but storage is not free

johnr: So you want free and unlimited you really need to get your head out of the clouds (not a personal attack) but storage is not free


Lol.. I think he gets the point now.. ;)


Odd I might need to go delete some :P




270 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 60


  Reply # 965464 12-Jan-2014 13:45 Send private message

+1 for Flickr

Hard to beat 1TB of free storage - with full quality/res uploads : )

We have been using it for several months now and it works pretty well with our android devices + FlickrUP as a free third-party auto uploader.

(Note: I believe the iOS Flickr App has an auto uploader built in. I would suggest you will want to have it set up so it only uploads on wifi.)

You may also want to set up his Flickr account to stop sharing etc as the default position is sharing - which is no surprise given that it's designed a photo sharing site, as opposed to a storage site...

 1 | 2
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Has Spark (Telecom) locked their iphone 6 ?
Created by anewguy2014, last reply by michaelmurfy on 17-Dec-2014 14:32 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Police Camera Van Disguise
Created by Reanalyse, last reply by RogerMellie on 20-Dec-2014 14:21 (48 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


forgot how to unlock a car door
Created by joker97, last reply by joker97 on 19-Dec-2014 19:10 (49 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


In defence of cats
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by DarthKermit on 17-Dec-2014 15:40 (68 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Slaughter of Innocents
Created by networkn, last reply by networkn on 19-Dec-2014 17:46 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Spray Foam Insulation
Created by AACTech, last reply by timbosan on 19-Dec-2014 16:58 (36 replies)
Pages... 2 3


How to upload 150GB of photos to iCloud?
Created by josephhinvest, last reply by timbosan on 17-Dec-2014 15:05 (35 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Why I’m a paid subscriber to geekzone
Created by sdavisnz, last reply by freitasm on 20-Dec-2014 11:49 (33 replies)
Pages... 2 3



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.