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The Best Cloud Storage For Every Need

Thanks to dropping storage prices, speedier internet, and slicker software, you’ve now got a plethora of choices when it comes to keeping your files in the cloud, safe from harm and ready on demand. Yet there are a lot of different services, and while they can all handle your storage needs, they are not all created equal. Some work better for photo fans, while others are a better option if you’re hoarding thousands of MP3s. Read More >>

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5 Reasons You Might Ditch Google Docs For Dropbox Paper

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Hey Google—there’s a new lightweight, web-based, word processing tool in town and it’s called Dropbox Paper. After more than a year of beta testing, the app is finally available to anyone with a Dropbox account. It might not be loaded with as many features as Google Docs, but there’s still plenty to love that sets it apart from the more staid cloud-based word processor. Here are some of the reasons you might want to make the switch from writing all your missives in the Google ecosystem. Read More >>

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How to Build Your Own Private Netflix

Movies and TV shows come and go on Netflix on a regular basis, which means you might be half way through your favourite flick when it gets yanked from the service. The solution? Buy all your own content and set up your own private cloud-based streaming service you can get at from any computer or device. Read More >>

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10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Dropbox Master

For almost a decade, Dropbox has been one of the most reliable and popular file storage services on the planet. When you compare it to other options like Google Drive and iCloud, Dropbox manages to strike the right balance between being super intuitive and easy to use. It can also do a lot more than just store your files. Here are 10 tricks that will make you a Dropbox master. Read More >>

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Print Your Digital Photos Right Now You Lazy Dunderhead

You need to print your digital photos. Not next year, not when you have more free time—right now. I don’t care if your favourite dank memes are playing at the picture showhouse tonight (or whatever the kids are doing for fun these days). Start your first photobook tonight. It’s now or never. Your future self will be grateful. And the friends and relatives who will be digging through your shit after you die will be even more grateful. Read More >>

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Nest Your Cloud Storage Folders for Extra Backups

The likes of Google, Microsoft, Apple, Dropbox, and Box are falling over themselves to offer you straightforward cloud storage and syncing services. If you’ve signed up for two or three of these apps, then you can easily combine them to create extra online copies of your files, just in case one of them goes down at an inopportune time. Read More >>

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The Best Ways to Organise All Your Digital Photos

Thanks to digital photography, everyone has a camera in their pocket and pictures are now instantly accessible and shareable. The only drawback is the hassle of managing so many snaps and all the more apps and services that make it even more confusing. Here are the tools you need to know to bring order to your digital photography chaos. Read More >>

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Dropbox Wants to Take on Google Docs… Good Luck!

You probably know Dropbox for one thing, and one thing only: storing shit. Maybe you’ve used its acquired Mailbox app or even Carousel, but storing photos, videos, spreadsheets, or other digital ephemera is what Dropbox is known for. Now the company wants to expand — into Google Docs territory. Read More >>

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Use Dropbox to Keep a Shared List of Links or Bookmarks

Dropbox is one of those services that’s always getting a minor upgrade or two in the background without anyone really noticing. One of the newest features added to the web interface is the ability to drag-and-drop links into a Dropbox folder for safe keeping—the feature’s rather rudimentary right now, but it’s a useful way of collecting a bunch of links together and (if you need to) sharing them around. Read More >>

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Dropbox Now Lets You Save and Share URLs

In its continuing quest to amalgamate your entire digital life, Dropbox has introduced a new feature: you can drag and drop URLs into folders to save them for later, or share with other people. Read More >>

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Dropbox Refuses to Explain its Mysterious Child Porn Detection Software

Recently a US Army reservist was arrested for sharing child pornography. Here’s what makes his story different from dozens of others: he’d been turned in by Dropbox. Read More >>

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Use the Ballloon Extension to Save Files Straight to the Cloud

If you’re a card carrying member of the cloud storage club then you might opt to save images, links, and other files straight to the cloud rather than your local drive. Ballloon is a simple extension for Chrome to save files directly to Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive, Box and so on. Read More >>