background preloader

Computer

Facebook Twitter

Delete Local Copies of Your Synced Cloud Files to Free Up Disk Space. Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service. Is space really that much of a premium? Modern hard drives are massive and even a BIG digital type like me (photographer, video, lossless music) still has hundreds of gigs of room on my laptop...storage is dirt cheap... Flagged. How to Safely Share Your Home Wi-Fi with Friends. Automatically Clear Your Downloads Folder With a Batch Script. Five ways to pimp your Evernote. Prismatic LoginSign up Prismatic is the newsreaderas unique as you are. Sign up for your personal feed 36 saves Productivity iPhone Apps Five ways to pimp your Evernote Dork Adore 4d ago Evernote is one of those Marmite products that people either love or hate (or rather, they love it or ‘they don’t really get it’). Ever since then, I’ve been using it to save web snippets, recipes, tweets and articles, and creating To Do lists, daily planners, blog posts and ebook drafts.

While jumping in with both feet does help, I also think embracing all of the apps, widgets and hacks helps too. Add the Evernote Clipper to your browser. How do you boost your Evernote? View on Dork Adore dabuki 2d ago Five ways to pimp your Evernote. 10 Tricks to Make Yourself an Evernote Master. The Complete Guide to Avoiding (and Removing) Windows Crapware. How to Turn Gmail Into Your Central Productivity Hub. Three Uses For Google Drive That Don't Involve Docs, Sheets, or Slides. 10$ a month for 1tb is absurdly expensive. With 100$ (or 10 months of this subscription) you can buy a 1tb hdd which will have way faster data transfer and you'll own it for the rest of your life. And of course this 1tb hdd is accessible from any computer anywhere, right? I can also easily access it from my iphone/android/ipad/etc.? Surely I don't actually have to carry a hdd around with me everywhere I go, right?

Faster transfer speeds for you, at your house. I love cloud storage, I have 25gb in dropbox and 15gb in google drive. If you need that much space a physical hard drive still a best option due to speed transfer (or do you really want to wait 3 hours to upload a 2gb file?) I don't know if you're being sarcastic, but you could with some software set it up to be as accessible as an online cloud, some routers even help you do it, or you could buy a NAS, with or without a hard drive. 5 Essential Add-Ons For Dropbox. Unclouded Finds Out What's Eating Your Google Drive and Dropbox Space. 10 Malware Removal Apps Tested, Malwarebytes Comes out on Top. "[Mailbox]/Household" - croesus.rl - Gmail. Five Best VPN Service Providers. There's No Excuse for Not Backing Up Your Computer. Do It Now.

Five Best VPN Service Providers. Supercharge Your Gmail Filters with These System Labels. Set Up an Automated, Bulletproof File Back Up Solution. FreeFixer Removes Unwanted Programs from Your PC. What Cool Things Can I Do with All This Free Cloud Storage Space? I have been trying to figure out a way to use a cloud / file syncing service to automate a way to get all of my ebooks on one device. I have a Nook Tablet, but I have ebooks from other services like Amazon. I can easily strip the DRM (calm down, I paid for these) on my books using Libre, which is great, but right now I have to physically connect my device and transfer them. There is a dropbox app for the Nook, but I want to automate everything as much as possible. Any ideas? Not sure if you can do something similar on the Nook, but maybe you can... I use the Kobo app for ebooks on my iPad. I put non-DRM epub files into Dropbox then I open the Dropbox app on my ipad, navigate to the ebooks folder and click the new ebook(s) - it loads it, says it doesn't know how to display it, then offers me some apps to open it in and Kobo is one of them.

I think I can automate the DRM removal using some scripts if can find a command line DRM removal tool for OSX. Ohhhh, got it. Many Browser Extensions Have Become Adware or Malware. Check Yours Now. A Beginner's Guide to Encryption: What It Is and How to Set it Up. Extension Defender Roots Out Adware Extensions in Chrome. Should I Remove It helps you decide which programs to uninstall from your Windows PC. 16 October '13, 05:22am Follow If you own a Windows PC you need to take care of exactly what you download and run on it, else performance can be affected or you may get malware. If you’re like me, you’ll religiously remove unneeded programs and be careful of what you download, but if things are out of control or you’re unsure what each program does, then Should I Remove It is a program that can help. Free to download, it pulls up a list of what’s installed on your machine but arranges them based on the probability that each piece of software should be removed.

My software is in good shape, and there’s nothing desperately in need of removal. If you’re in two minds, Should I Remove It gives you the option to find out more about each program by sending you to one of its pages with details. Most folks who treat their PC with care won’t need this program, but if you’re someone who is less sure about your software then Should I Remove It could be a good option for you. The Best Antivirus App for Windows. Recover Tons of Wasted Disk Space with the New Windows Update Cleanup. How to Trick iOS 7 Into Letting You Hide Apple's Annoying Default Apps. Top 10 Ways to Deal With a Slow Internet Connection. DuckDuckGo App Brings Tracking-Free Search to Android and iOS. Top 10 Tips, Features, and Projects Every Windows User Should Try. How to Clean Out Your Overflowing Hard Drive and Get Your Space Back.

Five Creative Uses for Google Alerts [feedly] - croesus.rl - Gmail. 5 FREE Programs to make your computer (slightly) easier to use and look cool(ish) This is a neat little gizmo that sits on any side of the screen. In its original format, I found it slightly obtrusive (it covered up the tool bars). I used these solutions. Make it too small to obstruct the toolbars (I did this) Put it at the left of the screen (the right has the scroll bar) Set it to 'Pop up on Mousover' in the dock settings.

This will mean that it won't pop up unless you scroll over it. Some other similar programs are: Objectdock download Mobydock download Y'z dock download Rk launcher download Xwindows dock download Orbit dock download All of these are perfectly good, but again, I prefer Rocketdock. You can download Rocketdock here. 64 Things Every Geek Should Know - laptoplogic.com. The term ‘geek’, once used to label a circus freak, has morphed in meaning over the years. What was once an unusual profession transferred into a word indicating social awkwardness. As time has gone on, the word has yet again morphed to indicate a new type of individual: someone who is obsessive over one (or more) particular subjects, whether it be science, photography, electronics, computers, media, or any other field. A geek is one who isn’t satisfied knowing only the surface facts, but instead has a visceral desire to learn everything possible about a particular subject.

A techie geek is usually one who knows a little about everything, and is thus the person family and friends turn to whenever they have a question. If you’re that type of person and are looking for a few extra skills to pick up, or if you’re a newbie aiming to get a handhold on the honor that is geekhood, read on to find out what skills you need to know. 1. The Meaning of Technical Acronyms USB – Universal Serial Bus 2.

Top 100 Tools for Learning in 2013. 6 Things I Bet You Didn't Know You Could Do with Google. Some of the tips below are effortless to implement and save you a lot of time and energy when dealing with these issues. Let’s start with the first proof of the awesomeness of Google… 1. Create unlimited disposable email addresses with Gmail If you add dots (.) between the letters of your Gmail username, sending an message to the new username will get forwarded to your original email (which is without or with only 1 dot.)

For example: It doesn’t matter how many dots you’ll add between your username, all of the emails sent will go to your original email. Gmail doesn’t recognize dots as characters within usernames, you can add or remove the dots from a Gmail address without changing the actual destination address; they’ll all go to your inbox, and only yours. Homerjsimpson@gmail.com = hom.er.j.sim.ps.on@gmail.comhomerjsimpson@gmail.com = HOMERJSIMPSON@gmail.comhomerjsimpson@gmail.com = Homer.J.Simpson@gmail.com All these addresses belong to the same person. Why is this helpful? 2. Results: Wireless Security Tools. The Ultimate Excel Cheatsheet. Working with the new Excel 2007 is now more frustrating than ever when it comes to finding the right commands. Sometimes it seems like part magic and part luck. That’s why we’ve put together the cream of the crop of Excel shortcuts in easy to use cheatsheets you can print up and keep handy.

Highlighting the most commonly used and commonly looked for Excel commands, this list puts it all at your fingertips. Learn how to get around Excel using only the keyboard. These cheatsheets have the keyboard shortcuts for mainpulating files, editing content, changing formatting and navigating around workbooks. Excel Function Cheatsheets The key to being efficient with Excel is knowing which functions to use. Excel Formula Cheatsheets If you need specific calculations, this is a good place to start. How To Read Cell References Simple Math Formulas From Microsoft.com Adding Numbers Calculate Percentages Rounding Numbers Advanced Excel Tips From Microsoft.com Guidelines and Examples Of Array Formulas. How To Convert DVDs to an ISO image. Have a bunch of DVDs lying around and looking for a quality method to consolidate them? Convert them to an ISO image.

Here’s how to do it for free. First put the DVD you want to convert into your computer’s DVD/CD drive. When AutoPlay comes up, just close out of it. If you have ImgBurn installed, you’ll be tempted to click on it. Download and install the latest version of DVDFab. When your system comes back from resboot, launch DVDFab. Then, you’ll be back at the main DVDFab interface. On the next screen give the volume a label – I put in the name of the movie. Now wait while DVDFab removes copy protection and exports the VOB files from the DVD. When finished, your DVD is ejected and DVDFab pops up a message. Note: The Copy protection removal component of DVDFab is always free.

The copy protection has been removed and the VOB files are in the directory you chose earlier. It’s a good idea to play a couple of the VOB files to make sure they’re clean and not corrupted.