StreamNation shuts down its cloud media service on March eighth
Are you one of many early adopters who gave StreamNation a shot? For those who did, you will need to sit up and take discover. The corporate is shutting down its namesake private-media-in-the-cloud service (together with Shutter) on March eighth. You’ll be able to transfer any photographs and movies to Picturelife, which will probably be sticking round, however music and different information will chew the bullet after that date. Do not despair, although — this is not the standard service shutdown, strictly talking.
StreamNation is as an alternative launching a model new service, nicknamed Challenge Noah, that it hopes will fare a greater probability. The present service requires importing no matter you could have, which may take ages when you’ve constructed up a very good-sized library through the years — StreamNation even tried delivery onerous drives to some customers to save lots of them time. Venture Noah, nevertheless, saves you from importing altogether. There isn’t any point out of the way it’ll work, however apparently you will remotely entry the information by yourself units.
Whether or not or not it really works is one other matter. StreamNation shouldn’t be solely competing towards cloud storage providers like Dropbox and Google Drive, which have methods to play your media from the cloud, however subscription streaming providers like Netflix and Spotify. There’s a case to be made for private media streaming, however there are numerous who may want one of many many options.