Vimeo has recently released some handy new features to enhance its service. Perhaps one of the best features among them include Dropbox integration for uploading videos. I personally tried this feature recently and was able to get my videos uploaded in less than 20 seconds, now how quick is that!
Marlin is a file browser for Linux based operating systems like Ubuntu. It is based on GTK3 and comes with a number of handy feature that are lacked by other file browsers. This includes Dropbox and Ubuntu One integration. Perhaps one of the best features of Marlin is its support for plugins which enables enhancing it to extend its functionality. For example, you can sync, share and publish your external 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 →
The so called Facebook app with Kindle Fire has probably disappointed a lot of Kindle users, as it is just a link to m.facebook.com. However, there is an actual Facebook app that can be installed on your Kindle device. Below is a video (by Jeff Benjamin) of the procedure, followed by detailed step by step guide to help you get the real Facebook app for your Kindle device.
SaveGameBackup is a free software which allows users to easily backup and restore their game progress. The database supports a number of popular games such as Call Of Duty: Black Ops, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Civilization 5, Assassin’s Creed and many more. The application can also be used to easily migrate saved games to a new computer without loosing your score and game progress. The list of supported games is 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 →
QuickFox Notes is a a multi-tab note taking extension for Mozilla Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird. It uses the integrated bookmarks system or a single sqlite database to store notes. Therefore, if you already use a bookmarks synchronization add-on (such as: XMarks) or a file synchronization software (e.g: Dropbox, SugarSync, etc), your notes will be synchronized automatically. While quick note taking can be handy in Firefox, how about synchronizing Firefox notes Continue Reading →
Many software and updates are not available from Ubuntu repositories which makes it hard to find alternative third-party repositories to download software and updates. Bleeding Edge is an open source shell script for 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu versions which allows easily installing software, repositories and keys. It contains many software which you are unlikely to find in the Ubuntu repository. The available software and packages include Getdeb, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Continue Reading →
Dropbox contains a hidden cache folder which stores deleted files. When you attempt to recover a deleted file this folder is used to restore your files instead of downloading them from the Dropbox server. This might be useful for a lot of people since it saves time and bandwidth to restore files from your local hard drive. However, this might be a problem for people who always find themselves short Continue Reading →
ENCFS is an open source software which delivers an encrypted file system in a user space. It does not require any special permissions and uses the FUSE library and Linux kernel to provide a file system interface. ENCFS can also be used to encrypt Dropbox files in Ubuntu and other version of Linux. This might be particularly useful as Dropbox does not encrypt files on its own. In this post Continue Reading →