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Gauging the impact of other content on your device, such as music

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I think a natural inclination for a lot of us is to think we're going to back up If we're shooting videos, if we're upcoming

Gauging the impact of other content on your device, such as music

I think a natural inclination for a lot of us is to think we're going to back up our mobile device to our computer, and that will take care of things. And it's not a crazy way to think at all obviously there are some pluses to doing that, but there's also other things to keep in mind. So when we're talking about going from mobile device to computer, there are a lot of different files involved. We have music files, most likely. We're going to have some photos, of course.

If we're shooting videos, if we're upcoming moviemaker were going to have those files on there. And then, a lot of us, we're reading magazines, we have PDFs, we have all sorts of other files that we consume on our mobile device. And if we're backing them up onto our computer, with music and videos and photos, our computer may also become sort of full, kind of bloated, sort of like after a big meal. And then what do we do, right? Because this is finite space here also.

So that's why we're going to do things such as look at plugging external drives into our computer. Maybe using cloud storage for the computer also, so that those files just don't go from the mobile device to the computer and then stay there. Essentially, all we've done is move the problem from one thing to the other. What we want is a bigger solution. So what I'm going to do in upcoming movies is look at the bigger picture. We're not just going to move the problem from our phone to our computer. But we're going to incorporate external hard drives, cloud storage, so that we have both a happy mobile device, and a happy computer.

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Managing Your Mobile Photos

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  1. 5m 32s
    1. Welcome
      1m 1s
    2. Why backup is important for mobile devices
      1m 51s
    3. The story of Kelly and her broken iPhone
      1m 16s
    4. Weighing the different backup approaches
      1m 24s
  2. 9m 24s
    1. Thinking about internal storage when purchasing a mobile device
      1m 29s
    2. Determining the role of your mobile camera for your overall photography
      2m 5s
    3. Capturing pictures only vs. pictures and movies
      2m 5s
    4. Gauging the impact of other content on your device, such as music
      1m 45s
    5. Weighing the possible advantages of removable flash storage
      2m 0s
  3. 20m 23s
    1. Measuring the advantages of using cloud storage
      3m 21s
    2. Evaluating the risks of cloud storage
      3m 38s
    3. Looking at iCloud for photo backup
      2m 41s
    4. Augmenting your photo storage with Dropbox and Carousel
      3m 36s
    5. Using Lightroom mobile on the iPad
      4m 25s
    6. Noting other viable options for cloud storage
      2m 42s
  4. 9m 19s
    1. Choosing a personal cloud option
      1m 41s
    2. Taking a look at Pogoplug
      4m 24s
    3. Testing the Transporter by Connected Data
      3m 14s
  5. 10m 39s
    1. Determining if photo services are viable storage options
      2m 41s
    2. Looking at Flickr's one-terabyte option
      3m 50s
    3. Evaluating Shutterfly's services and storage
      1m 51s
    4. Instagram
      2m 17s
  6. 21m 13s
    1. Defining the role of manual backup
      2m 11s
    2. Uploading pictures directly to Lightroom
      5m 33s
    3. Importing pictures into iPhoto via USB
      5m 50s
    4. Connecting directly to Aperture
      7m 39s
  7. 20m 58s
    1. Defining your workflow
      1m 31s
    2. Creating a complete backup with iCloud and iPhoto
      3m 11s
    3. Automating your backups with Dropbox
      6m 5s
    4. Using Google+ to manage your photos
      5m 41s
    5. Separating your movies and photos
      4m 30s
  8. 1m 19s
    1. Next steps
      1m 19s

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