If you are in local network with no Internet access, or you just want to quickly send a file over to another computer without having it to go to the web and back, NitroShare is one good file sharing app you can use on the local network and it works well with Windows, Mac and Linux.
Keeping track of all your passwords is a pain, unless you have only one password for all your accounts. Managing your passwords on a mobile device is even worse because of the small form factor and inflexible keyboard. If you are using a Android device, here are several applications that can help you manage your passwords and make your life easier.
Backup Box is a service which will let you transfer files from one cloud service to another. This process is completely web based and does not require any local computer resources or bandwidth. Backup Box supports several services including Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft SkyDrive, SugarSync, FTP and SFTP. It also supports full MySQL database and Amazon S3 transfers. You can transfer files from any service to any other service directly.
If you are a Dropbox and Android user like I do, you will probably install the Dropbox app on your Android and have access to your files wherever you go. While the Dropbox allows you to export your file to the SD card, it doesn’t give you the capability to download a single (or multiple) folder to your mobile device. If you are looking for the solution, here’s the fix.
If you’re a musician or an audio engineer, and you don’t want to spend the kind of money on setting up a digital studio or don’t want to use a Mac for some reason, you should check out Ubuntu Studio.
Google has a great set of services available for general consumers, and even offers it for a reasonable rate for businesses. But if you’re the paranoid type, or just like to do things yourself, there’s a way you can create something like Google Docs that you install and host on any Ubuntu box you might have. Here is how you can do it.
You may already be familiar with Dropmark – a Web app that brought “dead simple collaboration” to the cloud. Now you can add files to your Dropmark collections right from your Mac menu bar with the new Dropmark for Mac app. You can now create new collections and search for collections directly on your Mac Desktop.
When you install a new OS alongside your Windows, you might face a situation where you can’t boot into the new OS. EasyBCD helps you resolve this problem much more easily than you would with MSConfig.
While the Address Book app is the default app for contact management on Apple devices, that doesn’t mean it is the best. Cobook is a pretty unbeatable app if you’re in need of constant communication with your Google Contacts on your Mac.
If you’re handling a presentation or just lounging at home watching a movie or listening to some music, it’s not always the most convenient to get up and walk over to your computer to change the station, the volume, click to the next slide, etc. It would be nice to have a little remote, wouldn’t it?
Web applications allow us to work anywhere we want. It gets rid of the need to install software, and is readily available from a browser. If you do your work online using web apps, chances are you have most of them bookmarked for easy access. Wouldn’t it be great if you can see all your web apps in one place?
Android phones come in many different models and specifications. Most of the time, it is limited by what your wireless carrier provides. Even within the that bunch of phones, there’s still a wide variety to choose from. Knowing how to choose an Android phone can definitely make the selection process a much easier one.
There are a number of ways you can log into one computer to run software from another: ssh for purely command-line work, VNC for a remote view of your desktop, RDP if you’re stuck (temporarily) in Windows. Nomachine is known for their NX system, which it compresses the data it sends and receives, making it suitable for slower network connections.
Windows Explorer doesn’t come with tabbed browsing, which makes it kind of suck. Some Linux distributions have been way ahead of Microsoft on this, and it’s about time we have our own tabs. Here is how you can enable tabbed browsing in Windows 7 and 8.
We have previously discussed how you can use AndroMouse to turn your Android phone into a wireless mouse for your computer. In this tutorial, we will show you how to set it up in Ubuntu.
Tasker is one of the most powerful, yet confusing automation app for Android. In this guide, I will take some of the difficulty out of using Tasker. We will go over what features of your Android phone need to be turned on, how to create profiles, tasks and scenes. Let’s get to it.
When I need to login to my account fast, the last thing I want to do is to sort through my memory to find the correct password. If you’re looking for a better way to manage your passwords, here are a couple of great password managers you can use.