The default file manager app in Android is overly basic. If you need more features, these are some of the best Android file manager apps you should try.
Don’t have access to your local OS image to factory reset? Learn how to use the new Windows 10 factory reset cloud option instead.
Cloud collaboration tools are great for increasing productivity and efficiency. Here are some tips and tools to help you work smarter in the cloud.
Cryptomator is an open source app that encrypts files before uploading to the cloud. Here’s how to use it to apply client-side encryption to cloud files.
Meet Parrot Security OS: a Linux distribution with loads of tools to accomplish your security research along with some useful cloud components. Read all about it!
This tool will allow you to save a section of type or images and insert it or them with a custom shortcut. Get The TextExpander: 1-Year Life Hacker plan for just $19.98.
Whether you’re looking for a secure backup solution for your data or an additional backup source, Genius Rescue is a cloud backup service you can count on. Check out this deal for the service.
Have you ever wanted to have a web-based operating system – one that you can access anywhere on any computer right from your web browser? If so, check out OS.js
CloudFogger can easily encrypt your files in Windows and Mac. It can also be used to encrypt Dropbox files. Here’s how to use it.
Maxthon Cloud Browser boasts “seamless web browsing,” letting you push websites from one device to another, but just how useful is it? Let’s find out.
Canonical has released a new cloud operating system called Ubuntu Snappy Core. Wondering what it’s all about? Want to try it out? This guide is for you.
Many people were aghast recently when iCloud was hacked and nude photos of celebrities were leaked. After the incident, how much do you trust the cloud?
When it comes to cloud storage, one of the things you shouldn’t do is to place all your eggs in one basket. You should also take the precaution to backup the data to somewhere you can physically access. Allow me to explain why.
Gmail comes with 15GB of storage space free of charge, but while you might think that will last you forever, as soon as you start to receive attachments, this space is very quickly eaten into. By using Attachments.me you can automatically back up your Gmail attachments so you are protected in case emails are accidentally deleted, or you need to free up a little space.
Do you have a huge mess of files and documents on your Mac as well as in your cloud storage services like Dropbox and Google Drive? If so, you can now use Found to search for files that are on your Mac as well as in the Cloud.
Steve Jobs once theorized that the tablet computer would at some point overtake the desktop and laptop market. And that moment seems to be now. In this article, we discuss how you can make your tablet as powerful as the laptop and probably replace it forever.
Working with Google Drive is a convenient way to manage files on the go. If you’re frequently downloading files from different sources on the Web, you’ll be glad to know that the Save to Google Drive for Firefox add-on lets you save files directly to Google Drive.
There are tons of ways to take screenshot in Linux. If you are looking for a screen capture tool that can sync your screenshots to the cloud, ScreenCloud could be the one for you. ScreenCloud is an easy to use screenshot tool. Once installed, it will appear as a tray applet in the taskbar. You […]
This article was updated in Feb 2016 to reflect the changes in ownCloud installation. It is difficult to read any tech news and not see something about “the cloud”, cloud computing, cloud hosting, or at least something that mentions the word “cloud”. Many businesses have moved their entire software operations into the cloud, and many […]
I seldom review music player app because most of them are the same. Some are lightweight, some are heavy with tons of features, but generally, most of their functionalities are the same. However, when I come across Nuvola Player, a music player that supports Google Music, Groovesharks and several other cloud services, it immediately catches […]
If you are already using a computer to go online, most probably you already have a desktop. What’s the point of using a web-based desktop or operating system? And to surf with a browser inside a browser sounds really stupid to me. However, with the launch of Chromebook, where Google pioneers the thought of “doing […]
When Amazon first launched their Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) in 2006, many people were a bit surprised. Those of us who’d always just thought of Amazon as a retailer were skeptical that they’d have much to offer. In the 5 years since then, Amazon has proven that they’re serious about this business and in making […]
No matter where you turn, people seem to be talking about the cloud. And while cloud computing does have its attractions and advantages, there are still a few concerns about it. Like what? Well, your data is in someone else’s hands. And what happens if a service you’re using closes up shop, denies you access […]
Microsoft Office and Exchange has always been the backbone for many corporate and business enterprises. With the launch of Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft is bringing their desktop/server based system to the cloud, enabling professionals to access their emails, important documents, contacts, and calendar from almost anywhere and any device.
Amazon just released their new Cloud Player service to go alongside their Cloud Drive and MP3 Store. What this means is that we’ve all now got access to a free 5GB of space to not only hold our music but stream it anywhere, with iTunes integration, playlists, album art and all. Word on the net […]
The internet helps you quickly share important information with your contacts. However you have to be careful about the internet channels you use to transmit sensitive information. Today’s hackers and malware are very advanced and can possibly intercept the files you share with your friends over IM or other applications. Of course the safest option […]
While there are many ways to stream music from your computer, most of them require you to do some setup and configuration, or require you to pay a fee. If you are looking for a way to stream music for free and with little or no setup, then AudioGalaxy could jolly well be the one […]
Gladinet is one of the best application to connect you from your desktop to the cloud. Last year about this time, we talked about how you can use it to backup and sync your Google Documents. A year later, which is now, they have released a new version of their Gladinet Cloud Desktop which brings […]
The poll last week was “How Many Social Networks Are You Actively Involved?” and the results were out. A whopping 23% of you were not involved in any of the social networks. 34% of you, which is the majority, only actively involved in 1 social network while another bulk, with 27% were involved with 2 […]
Most Instant Messaging applications keep a history log of all your conversation. When you need to access your history, you can just do a quick search within the app to retrieve the conversation. The only problem arises when you are using multiple IM applications, multiple computers, or both. In such situation, retrieving a particular history […]
Canonical’s own cloud storage service – Ubuntu One has been quite mature in its own Ubuntu platform. The previous news was that a version of Ubuntu One for Windows is coming soon and could bring the cloud service up a notch. Well, that day has arrived. Ubuntu One for Windows is now in beta and […]
With the evolution of cloud based file hosting services, more and more users are attracted to online file back up services which allows you to store files on the cloud. This is because a 260 GB hard disk is not enough anymore. You need more and more space and most importantly, you want to access […]
There are a LOT of Linux distros out there, so when it comes to distro reviews, we here at MakeTechEasier usually only go in for the ones offering something unique. Nearly all operating systems these days seem to be transitioning toward a faster and more web-centric experience. Some have embraced it more than others, and […]
It is usually easier to have things backed up or stored in the clouds than it is to remember to back up your important info. Personally, I have a weekly backup set for my laptop, but do I remember to have the app running and my external hard drive plugged in every Tuesday? Nope. Because […]
Dropbox is a file syncing and backup application. Files in the “My Dropbox” folder are synced to the cloud and are then accessible from a wide range of devices, including the iPhone and Android. What initially attracted me to Dropbox was the fact that it was one of the few file syncing applications that worked […]
AudioBox is an online cloud based audio streaming service for your own music. You can upload your music and listen to your music from anywhere.
Back in July, Google made BIG waves in the tech industry by announcing the development of a Google operating system based on Linux. For years there’s been speculation about if/when Google would do this, and when the announcement hit, there was no shortage of people throwing in their two cents on how this new contender […]
Putting all your stuffs and confidential data on the cloud may seems like a good idea as it allows you to access to them anytime, anywhere. However, it can become a totally bad decision when the security of the cloud server is compromised or the third party providers wind up their services and all your […]