1) Accessible on all devices
-Mobile devices (phones/tablets), Mac/PC desktops
-Tech support hotline/forum
2) Back-Up Protected
-In case of computer crash/device malfunction data is always
-Access granted to admin and and others as an invite only basis
5) Unlimited storage capacity
- Basic account offers 2GBs of free storage and allows account
holders to increase their amount of storage without a fee by recommending
other users to drop box.
-Users can increase storage capacities by purchasing more GBs
6) Update Notifications
-Notifies users/account holders when updates have been made
by other parties to the drop box.
1) Does not offer live chat or other means of direct
2) Dropbox staff can access your files, leaving you vulnerable
to leaking to public or cyber terrorists.
3) Cost of more space.
Web Base Data Storage:
1) Live interactive document- multiple users can view and
make edits simultaneously.
2) Data Availability- secure data storage.
3) Web Base- no need to download additional
4) Free- no extra cost of software.
1) Limited features- cannot organize documents into
2) Notifications only come through gmail account
3) Limited versatility
-mobile apps through third party providers
What is Skype?
● A free voice-over-IP [VOIP] service and
instant messaging client currently developed
by Microsoft Skype Division
This is a very good product for individuals, as
well as businesses, because of it’s wide range
of services. Although it has its pluses, it isn’t
perfect, but overall Skype is an exceptional
Pros & Cons
● free setup and cancellation
● unlimited minutes
● international calling
● can’t block calls
● no physical telephone
● no 411 directory service
Chat Service: Facebook
1. Real-time communication
- Instant accessibility to those online
2. Conversations are one-to-one - can be made private.
3. Works effectively for group collaboration/discussions.
- Immediate collaboration between members of a
group and allows for file sharing.
4. No need to be logged into Facebook to chat with
- Chat box appears on your desktop when you
receive a message.
Chat Service: Facebook
1. Chat service comes with a side toolbar which is
- Toolbar takes up desktop space.
2. Privacy Issues
- Facebook users know when you’re on or offline.
- Chats appear on your desktop automatically
visible to those near or on your device.
3. Connectivity Issues
- Facebook chat may not connect properly to
your system and cause chat message delays.
1) Very thorough malware and virus
2) 25 MB per email capacity
3) Spam handling is excellent
1) Google advertising
2) Email canvas is smaller
3) Some features are hidden