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Online Storage Services Review 2011

Online Storage Services Review 2011
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Ultimate Review List of Best Free Online Storage and Backup Application Services The past several weeks I’ve been scouring the web in search of the best online storage, backup, and sharing services and applications. I have personally investigated and reviewed each and every one of these listed below. If you believe I have left an important one out of the list please let me know by commenting at the end of this article and I will review it for inclusion. In addition, if you work for one of the service providers listed below and any of the information (features, pricing, etc.) becomes outdated please bring this to my attention by commenting on this post using your work email (yourname@nameofserviceprovider) and I will personally update the information so it is current and accurate. Compare Best Online Storage and Backup Services Mozy – The most simple and one of the best automatic secure backup utility services for individuals, businesses, and enterprises. Carbonite – Mozy’s primary competitor, offers a 15-day free trial for unlimited backup of your data.

How to Import PDF to iBooks (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch) We subscribe to a digital magazine. Guess what? It’s not Playboy. We subscribe to Game Developer Magazine. We have no intention of being developers, but the information about game design and development in very interesting to us. 1) First, you will need a PDF. 2) Launch iTunes. 3) Go to File > Add to Library, or simply hit Command+O 4) Select your PDF. 5) It will import to your “Books” section in iTunes. 6) Connect your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. 7) Make sure that your device is set to sync books as well (as ours is). 8) Sync your device to import your PDFs to the iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. 9) The PDF will show up on your bookshelf under a section designated for PDFs. 10) If you want to further organize them, you can do what we do and create categories under “Collections”. 11) After that, you can hit “Edit” in the top-right corner select your book, and “Move” from the top-left corner. 12) Now you can select a collection and read you PDF on the iPad.

social media analytics If there's anyone out there left who says you can't measure social media, here are a hundred answers. At most of the events I've been to lately, measurement continues to be a hot topic. The first question that comes up is, "What can I measure?" Some entries here can be interpreted several ways. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. 89. 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96. 97. 98. 99. 100. There you go.

AT&T Is Going To Try To Blow Away Amazon's Cloud 20 Great Online File Storage Services Keeping Your Files Safe and Accessible In today’s market, computers come with an ever-expanding amount of file storage capacity. Sometimes, however, it is essential to find other means of storage, especially for backups and universal availability. Today we have the choice between purchasing an external hard drive (USB, SAN etc.) or storing files online. Online storage does not face the same risk as the data get moved physically to a remote location. Advertisement Why Use an Online Storage Service? If one have ever lost a disk or jump drive, or had your computer crash and important files vaporized, you know the benefit of having a backup of your files. What to Look For in an Online Storage Service There are many online storage services on the Internet so it is wise to evaluate your storage needs and the quality of service before creating an account. Feature Set Practical features make uploading, storing, accessing and sharing your files easy. Security Storage Space/Price Ease of Use Help/Support Online Files Storage Options 1. 2. 3.

Dropbox und TrueCrypt Einige von euch nutzen Dropbox – und sicherlich auch TrueCrypt, oder? Beide Programme gibt es für Windows portabel (Portable TrueCrypt / Portable Dropbox). Sowohl Dropbox als auch TrueCrypt kann man unter Windows, Linux und Mac OS X nutzen. Vorhin habe ich ein wenig rumexperimentiert. Ich führte einen kleinen Testlauf durch: ich erstellte in meiner Dropbox (die ja lokal als auch online in der Cloud vorhanden ist) einen verschlüsselten Container. Nun habe ich TrueCrypt gesagt, dass er in Zukunft nicht den Zeitstempel ändern soll: Diese Einstellungsmöglichkeit findet ihr unter Mac OS X in den Einstellungen im Security-Tab. Jetzt wurde nicht der komplette Container synchronisiert – sondern tatsächlich nur die Dateien, die innerhalb des Containers geändert wurden. Wie es nun funktioniert, dass die Dropbox erkennt, dass sich neue und / oder veränderte Daten im Container befinden – keine Ahnung. Ihr könnt nun also gefahrlos Daten online in der Cloud speichern.

Browser Books-Index This website was created to allow beginning readers to read books on their web browser. Readers can click on the triangle in the lower right-hand corner of each page to turn the pages. If they are unsure of a word, they can click on it to hear a child's voice read the word to them. The books have been sorted by level and by subject according to the curriculum. Where possible, the specific objective in the Saskatchewan Evergreen Curriculum has been indicated. These books were made as a Grassroots project. Some of the pictures have been taken from

news aggregation Traffic on Flipboard, which turns your social and media feeds into a sleek digital magazine, has increased 300 percent since early March, to between 8 and 9 million flips, CEO Mike McCue told Liz Gannes of AllThingsD. A flip on the touchscreen app is roughly equivalent to a page view. [Read: Flipboard--A Great Apple iPad App Gets Better] The social news app also doubled its user base in two months, and I was one of them. For those of us trying to make a living in the new media landscape, Flipboard gives a preview of what our work might look like in a few years: Digital, clickable, multimedia, interactive, instantly updated, streamlined and personalized. The app picks up Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader, Flickr and other social media feeds and arranges them into a magazine-like layout. Users can add curated topical feeds and Flipboard versions of a growing stable of publications, ranging from Lonely Planet to Business Insider. It bypasses advertising, which scares me as a writer.

10 Best Free Cloud Storage Services to Store and Backup Data on the Cloud Cloud Computing is the new term introduced among the internet users. It allows the users to store the data on the cloud and run applications from cloud based server using internet web browser without the need to install anything on the client computer. An email service like Gmail and Yahoo Mail is also an example of cloud computing because you use your email account using your web browser without installing any desktop client. [Image Credits: TechSling] If you host your data over cloud you can access it anywhere from any device like notebook or a smartphone with an internet connection. As the cloud services are web-based, they work on multiple platforms like Windows, Macintosh or Linux. Here are few benefits of using cloud storage: You don’t need to purchase an extra hard disk drive to store your data. You can also save or backup your data to the cloud with the following services that provide free cloud storage. 1. Dropbox is one such cloud service that I use the most. Sign Up for Dropbox

BoxCryptor: On-the-fly-Verschlüsselung für Dropbox Ich hatte seinerzeit ja mal beschrieben, wie man seine Inhalte der Dropbox mit TrueCrypt verschlüsselt. Eigentlich super einfach (Dropbox und TrueCrypt – verschlüsselte Daten in der Cloud). Wer TrueCrypt nicht nutzen möchte, aber doch einen verschlüsselten Ordner in der Dropbox haben möchte, der sollte sich BoxCryptor anschauen. Die Software sorgt für eine On-the-fly-Verschlüsselung. Arbeitsweise: Software installieren, Passwort und zu verschüsselnden Dropbox-Ordner wählen, abschließend den Laufwerksbuchstaben wählen. Kleines Beispiel gefällig? Bild und Text sind im BoxCryptor-Laufwerk lesbar: Beim direkten Zugriff ohne Entschlüsselung sieht das Ganze dann so aus: Vorteil: keine Container, keine Größenbeschränkung, Ver- und Entschlüsselung on-the-fly.

iOS5 Accessibility Tool – Speak Selection Have you used the new Speak Selection accessibility option available in the iOS5 on your updated iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch? Have you done training with any students or clients on its use with their iDevice? Speak Selection Option This new feature provides text to speech capabilities on your iDevice that makes access for struggling reader more of a reality. Here is walk through of set up and options of the Accessibility Tool – Speak Selection assuming you have updated your iDevice to iOS5. The Speak Selection can be turned on by going into the Settings>General>Accessibility> Speak Selection on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch with iOS5. (Above two images from Blog’s ” The 7 Best Secret Features of iOS5“) In the Speak Selection option you can change the text to speech rate. When Speak tool is clicked you will then get another option of Copy or Pause. I found the text to speech with Speak Selection to be good quality. Define Tool Voice Over Triple-click Option Carol Like this:

enterprise collaboration features Last Updated August 2, 2010 1. Definitions "Account(s)" means a storage account for use of the Box Solution. Additional Fees means any amounts chargeable in excess of the Fees and payable by the Enterprise Customer to the Licensor for the creation of additional accounts, extra storage space, additional upgrades from time to time. "Administrator(s)" means an individual person assigned by Enterprise Customer as a primary manager for the Management Console. Agreement is alternatively referred to as Enterprise License Agreement. "Authorized User(s)" means the individual persons that are identified by an Administrator or End User as an Account or Subaccount holder and are provided with access to an Account or Subaccount on the terms provided for herein. "Box Solution" means Licensor's hosted proprietary storage solution and any related desktop applications, providing online file storage and internet file sharing among collaborative users (see below description for further details). Collaborator "Fee(s)"

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