It looks like Google Photos is no longer going to be an option for me.
What’s your weapon of choice for storing your photos? My criteria:
Google Photos is great on the first two but fails on the last two.
@peterdrake www.getmonument.com - you buy your own USB or M.2 (SATA) SSD for storage. And expand as needed over time. Multi-user, has face recognition and ML-based tagging, plus all sorts of other nifty search criteria.
@peterdrake https://getmonument.com/ - link didn't work on the first one. Also get version 2, not version 1 - significantly faster device on gen 2.
@goeland86 So does this device remain on and connected to the internet at all times, as your own personal photo server?
Can I upload photos to it from my phone when I'm not physically near it?
If I want to share, say, a half-hour video with someone, will that consume a lot of my bandwidth when they view it?
Does it work with Linux?
@peterdrake yes, it's an always on device, and you can access it from anywhere. It has some clever AWS-based network magic to avoid punching security holes in your home router.
If someone tries to load your photos/videos they'll be using your home internet bandwidth to load it, though there is optimization for network impact.
There is a Linux desktop app on to of Mac and Windows, yes.
@goeland86 I ordered one about a week ago. All I have is an estimated delivery date of "June 2022", so I'll have to back stuff up to an external drive while I wait.
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@goeland86 Also, can I get it to only do the data transfer from my phone when it's connected to wifi?