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    • darren72
    • By darren72 7th Apr 17, 12:54 PM
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    darren72
    Yes, it's just that the wording of the article seems to indicate that it can be used for file storage via a browser (as with most cloud storage services). As this isn't possible, the service is useless for me, so I was suggesting updating the article to save others wasting their time
    Originally posted by spook
    Agree. This is purely an cloud backup solution rather than cloud storage product - The article needs updating.
    • darren72
    • By darren72 7th Apr 17, 2:50 PM
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    For those who are happy with Zoolz (like me). I just wanted to point out that you can get a lifetime 2TB storage for £40.
    Last edited by darren72; 07-04-2017 at 2:54 PM.
    • Neptune
    • By Neptune 13th Apr 17, 10:36 AM
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    Neptune
    It is also worth mentioning that Zoolz only support Micro$oft and Mac. No support for Chromebooks or Linux. So for me not usable.

    The other thing that the article didn't mention was the historical volatility of 'Free' backup / cloud storage providers. So many have come and gone and it fundamentally relates to the fact that nothing is truly free, even the big names such as MS (withdrew unlimited storage for Office 365 ) and Google are turning away from large space free offerings. So something to consider is what would you do if Zoolz ends it's free provision or worse folds?

    Many people will also know that making a statement / claim is much easier than delivering on it. Many will say 'Unlimited' storage but that only seems to apply providing you don't use it, the moment you do companies seem to limit account space or throttle upload speeds (to protect the stability of the service / other users, or so they will claim) to the point they are unusable. When you delve deep into the T&C's the real truth is usually revealed.
    • killick_becki
    • By killick_becki 17th Apr 17, 11:09 PM
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    Where is Linux?
    I enjoyed the comparison of the online storage services but was very disappointed to see a variety of OS's listed but not Linux. It is obvious from many websites whether Linux is supported, e.g. Dropbox = yes, Box = no.
    For the millions of Linux users out there this is valuable information to have at your fingertips. Although we are used to having to look more in depth to find whether we are supported - usually not.
    Please can MSE consider including whether there is Linux support, even a yes, no, unsure option would be better than nothing.
    • adblack
    • By adblack 28th Apr 17, 11:09 AM
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    Zoolz Not 4 UK
    Zoolz said that they don't offer this service in the UK.
    • darren72
    • By darren72 28th Apr 17, 2:00 PM
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    Zoolz said that they don't offer this service in the UK.
    Originally posted by adblack
    I've been using it in the UK as have friends and family. I've personally used it for 3-4 years so definitely works in the UK. In fact they have offices in the UK !
    • DCFC79
    • By DCFC79 28th Apr 17, 10:32 PM
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    Zoolz said that they don't offer this service in the UK.
    Originally posted by adblack
    Anything to back that up ?
    Can people stop loaning money/being a guarator to family/friends, it rarely ends well and you lose out as your money is gone or you get shafted with being a guarantor.
    • lunarjetman
    • By lunarjetman 16th Nov 17, 3:11 PM
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    I tried Zoolz but am a much bigger now fan of pcloud which gets good reviews. You get 10GB free but I got a deal for 500GB of lifetime storage. I'm impressed so far- it allows you to sync folders between my PC and the cloud and has a good phone app.

    So I'm sticking with pcloud until something better comes along.
    • skintpaul
    • By skintpaul 30th Nov 17, 5:06 PM
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    zippyshare.com allows individual uploads to 500mb each- will need to remember the link though!

    or if just storing photos, setup a separate flickr / facebook account?
    breathe in, breathe out- You're alive! Everything else is a bonus, right? RIGHT??
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