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Encrypt Your Dropbox Folder with BoxProtect [Mac]

Encrypt Your Dropbox Folder with BoxProtect [Mac]

Do you think your data is safe when stored in cloud-based services like Dropbox? To be on the safe side, you need to take matters into your own hands for extra protection. BoxProtect is a free encryption service for Mac that can be used to encrypt your cloud storage data.

How to Protect Your iPhone From Being Stolen

How to Protect Your iPhone From Being Stolen

Losing your iPhone is more than just losing the hardware, it also means that all your data are lost, and potentially accessed by hacker that use them with bad intention. While it is difficult to prevent you from losing your own phone, there are ways that you can use to make the retrieval process much easier, or make accessing the data an impossible task.

A Comparison Guide Of The Various Cloud Storage Services

A Comparison Guide Of The Various Cloud Storage Services

When it comes to online storage services, you are pampered with choices. Although Google is a titan in the Internet, that doesn’t mean its newly launched Google Drive will replace all other players and become the de-facto for cloud storage. Conversely, there are many other players that are able to provide you with more value […]

InSync + Google Docs = Cheaper And Better Dropbox?

InSync + Google Docs = Cheaper And Better Dropbox?

Dropbox is a great tool if you love to have all your important files in sync across all the devices you own. On the other hand, Google Docs is a great service to manage your documents over the cloud. The functionality that Google Docs misses is that you can’t have offline access to the files. (NOTE: If you have turned on the Google Docs offline mode you can access Google Docs and edit the documents, albeit you won’t have the access to files). Insync is a much simpler solution which works similar to Dropbox syncing model.

How to Access Your Encrypted Dropbox Files In Android

How to Access Your Encrypted Dropbox Files In Android

Dropbox doesn’t encrypt your data by default. If anyone got hold of your password, they will be able to login to your Dropbox web account and access all of your file. One of the method that we show you before is to encrypt the files/folders in your desktop before syncing them to the cloud. This […]

How to Send Large Files From Your Android

How to Send Large Files From Your Android

Sometimes you have a large file you want to send. Perhaps a movie or another file you transferred to your SD card to use on your Android phone. You cannot always send these files through email. I know I have tried to email a video taken with my 8MP camera and I can’t. I have […]

How to Make Dropbox Icons Work in Ubuntu Oneiric [Quick Tips]

How to Make Dropbox Icons Work in Ubuntu Oneiric [Quick Tips]

If you are using Ubuntu Oneiric and Dropbox at the same time, you will find that the Nautilus Dropbox extension does not work as well as intended. While the Dropbox daemon is working fine and it will sync all files you place in the Dropbox folder, the sync icon and the Dropbox contextual menu is […]

How to Schedule Regular Database Backup to Dropbox

How to Schedule Regular Database Backup to Dropbox

Previously, I have shown you how to schedule a database backup using cron job and email yourself the database file, but if you have a big database, you will find that the emailing method might not work as well as you want it to be. A good alternative to this is to upload your database […]