First there were internal hard disks. Only ten years ago most middle-class hard disks had the storage space of about 100 GB. Even that was quite high at that time. Then at the end of the naughtiest (2000s) we saw the fast development of the portable hard disks market.
Do you remember the times when you stored your data on floppy disks and when each and every computer had that floppy port. The most storable floppies had no more than 256 MB of memory and back in the 1990s they were the main source of sharing and transferring data. Of course, those born in the 1990s and 2000s can hardly remember those days and such storage devices.
One of the most significant cloud based features of Windows 8 is the Microsoft SkyDrive integration, which enables users to instantly backup their pictures, documents and public folders to their Microsoft SkyDrive account. However, when you click on this app for the first time an error may pop-up asking you to switch to a Microsoft account to proceed further. This may not be required if you already have a Microsoft Continue Reading →
Cloud Storage services like Dropbox have been the favorite choices for a large number of users from multiple platforms like Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, etc. For those of you who may be unaware of Dropbox, it is a cloud storage service that allows saving up to 2 GB of free data to an online account, which can be synced across multiple devices, including your laptop and mobile phone. Since Continue Reading →
Many users who use cloud storage services like Dropbox, have recently been concerned about security vulnerabilities that have surfaced, which can compromise their personal data. While many people use services like Dropbox because of the convenience they provide, Windows Live Mesh can be used as a viable alternative for synchronizing your folders between Windows and Mac OS X computers. In this post, I will provide you with a complete step Continue Reading →
ZipShare is a free web service by the creators of WinZip, which allows you to instantly share heavy files with your Facebook friends by saving them to a third-party server. All you have to do is to go to the ZipShare website (link given at the end of this post), select files to upload and share them to your Facebook wall. The files are hosted for 7 days on ZipShare Continue Reading →
Ubuntu One is a famous cloud storage service which comes pre-installed with Ubuntu. Despite being an excellent synchronization service, it is unable to match Dropbox due to lack of a few features. One of these features include the absence of an app-indicator menu applet. For this reason, one requires using third-party applications like Magicicada to view real time synchronization stats. Ubuntu One Indicator is an app-indicator applet which displays Ubuntu Continue Reading →
Ubuntu One is a widely used cloud storage service by canonical which works much like SugarSync and Dropbox. Ubuntu One comes installed with the Ubuntu operating system and also has apps for Android and iPhone. After a long era of success with Linux users, Ubuntu One has finally released a version for the Windows operating system. This means that you can easily sync your files between, Ubuntu, Windows, Android and Continue Reading →
Ubuntu One is a Dropbox type cloud storage service with Ubuntu, Android and iPhone applications. Magicicada is a GUI front end for Ubuntu One to help you manage and view the file synchronization of your Ubuntu One account. Unlike the default Ubuntu One GUI, it displays a more detailed interface which shows synchronization stats in real time for Ubuntu One files. Moreover, users can also view information about their shared Continue Reading →
DropboxPortableAHK provides a portable version of Dropbox application and also allows running it from a USB stick. The main features of DropboxPortableAHK are as follows: It makes Dropbox fully portable, therefore, you do not have to install it on every PC you use, just copy the entire directory and start the application You can put your Dropbox on your USB-Stick and have it with you all the time You can Continue Reading →