Use Dropbox to Monitor Your Computer Remotely - dropbox - Lifeha. 3 Reasons Why Students Should Be Using Dropbox. Dropbox is an oft-covered program here at Make Use Of, and for good reason.
It’s an incredibly useful app for moving files between computers, or keeping a copy of your most important files in the cloud. However, that isn’t all Dropbox is great for; it is also great for helping students keep their files as mobile as they are. How to Hack Your Dropbox: Five Amazing Mashups. As any PC power-user knows, getting files from one place to another is one of the oldest tasks in the book.
Since way back when people have used floppies, ZIP disks, CDs, DVDs, Blu-ray discs, thumb drives, email and more to get the files you need from point A to point B. But now there’s DropBox, which has—in the half year or so since it came out of beta—become our very favorite way of making sure that we always have our most important files at hand. If you’re not familiar with how DropBox works, it’s simple: You create a free account with DropBox, and install a small app on your computer. This app creates a folder on your computer (wherever you choose) and monitors that folder at all times.
15 Hacks Every Dropbox User Should Know. When you get right down to it, Dropbox is a pretty simple app.
It syncs folders—that’s it. But what makes Dropbox amazing is the sheer number of different ways you can use that functionality, by itself or in conjunction with other programs, to improve your computing experience. We like Dropbox so much that we’ve written about it several times before, and we still haven’t gotten to every cool thing you can do with the program.