May 5th, 2022

Learn how to make smartphone videos that are the same quality as professional videos by following the same rules that apply to all video-making.

With the advances in technology, many lower-priced smartphones can now take HD videos that look crisp and professional. And some smartphone cameras have gotten so good that even professional filmmakers are using them to make movies.

But one thing a great smartphone won’t give you is the knowledge required to shoot high-quality footage. The basics of lighting, composition, sound quality, and other fundamental aspects of filmmaking apply to all video footage, whether shot on a smartphone or a professional camera.

March 26th, 2022

Cloud storage can get complicated for filmmakers and photographers because of the enormous files they deal with. NAS drives can help if they are used properly..

Filmmakers and photographers use an enormous amount of storage space. High-res photos and 8K video footage add up quickly to full hard drives. Unfortunately, the need of these creators for massive files doesn’t scale well with the existing cloud storage options available to them.

That creators need a cloud storage solution is without question. Anyone who has lost even a single file due to a lack of backups knows precisely how valuable they are.

February 25th, 2022

With blockchain technology changing the way we store data in the cloud, many organizations are now exploring the benefits of decentralized storage.

February 21st, 2022

Thanks to the support of our early adopters and Mineralists worldwide, we are excited to announce that our February 2022 launch was an overwhelming success! Rest assured, complacency isn’t in our DNA. Here’s how we plan to continue helping movers and shakers make the most out of their storage…

Integrating token-based membership

As we speak, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are paving the way for digital memberships, asset ownership, and beyond. Here’s how we plan to integrate NFTs into Mineral:

February 18th, 2022

When it comes to photographers, the Dropbox vs. Google One question is not easily answered. Each service has different features and pricing. We compare the two in detail for photographers.

There is no single answer to which is the best cloud storage. Different professions have different needs. For photographers, maximum cloud storage space might be important, but organizing photos properly and being able to find and edit them on the go might be even more so.

In this article, we’re going to look at the pros and cons of Dropbox vs. Google One, comparing which service has better features for this creator profession.

February 11th, 2022

Cloud storage costs have dropped considerably over the last few years but certain professions still require enormous amounts of storage, keeping the overall price high.

Back in 1967, 1 megabyte of local storage cost $1 million. Today, cloud storage providers offer as much as 2 terabytes for less than $100 a year.

But comparing these commodities in these two different time periods isn’t like comparing apples to apples.

January 28th, 2022

Generating vast amounts of data in the form of high-resolution images, photographers face unique challenges when it comes to choosing a cloud storage solution.

January 25th, 2022

From the punched cards of the late nineteenth century to modern cloud storage systems, here are some of the key milestones in the evolution of digital storage.

January 16th, 2022

Here’s a brief look at the best practices and major legal directives pertaining to data retention in the age of cloud storage.

January 8th, 2022

Many businesses pay more than they need to for data storage, especially when moving data between public and private clouds. Here’s how to take back control.

January 3rd, 2022

There is no single best cloud storage provider for creators. Each profession has specific needs. In this article, we look at the best cloud storage providers for creators.

December 21st, 2021

The world is full of cloud storage providers. Back in 2008, Dropbox made a splash when it announced its service, but Google Drive still has more market share, and Microsoft’s OneDrive is a close third.

Not every cloud storage provider is created equal, and many users end up paying for multiple providers to get the best of each. Even if users choose the cheapest cloud storage provider, paying for multiple services quickly adds up.

December 21st, 2021

Unlimited cloud storage offers previously unprecedented scalability and accessibility, but there is a strong case for adopting a hybrid storage environment.

Almost every organization now uses multiple cloud apps and services to handle their everyday workflows. Online storage is one of the most popular, owing to its accessibility and scalability. Thanks to vendors like Microsoft, Google, and DropBox, practically unlimited cloud storage is now within the reach of even the smallest businesses. Cloud storage offers a host of other key benefits too, such as data backup and high durability.

Cloud services, including even the cheapest cloud storage, make it possible for anyone to store and access data from any device in any location — all through a web browser. This is vital in the age of remote work, when employees routinely access corporate documents and other files from outside the traditional workplace. Cloud storage systems can be private or public, or a mixture of the two, with many companies opting for a hybrid environment.