Articles tagged: Dropbox

Tip of the Day: Send Links Instead of Attachments

How to Protect Your Cloud Storage and Backups from Ransomware

There are now additional protections for your data if your machine becomes infected with a form of malware known as ransomware.

How Do I Back Up My Computer?

Backing up your computer is critical to avoiding data loss. I’ll look at what it means and give a suggestion for typical users.

Tip of the Day: Default to the Cloud

Five Reasons I Went All-in with Dropbox

Knowing how you use online storage will help you choose the correct provider with the correct set of features at an appropriate price.

Back Up Smartphone Photos Using Dropbox

Smartphones are a popular way to take snapshots and videos. Tools like Dropbox are great for making sure those are backed up automatically.

BoxCryptor: Secure Your Data in the Cloud

Many online cloud storage providers encrypt your data — which means they can decrypt it themselves. BoxCryptor is a great solution to ensure that your online data remains private, regardless of how it’s stored.

Tip of the Day: Don’t Attach; Share Instead

Tip of the Day: Pause Cloud Sync

Dropbox: Share files Across Machines, with Friends, and Publicly, for Free

Dropbox is a utility that allows you to instantly share files between machines, and even with other users elsewhere on the internet. Up to 2GB is free.

Using Dropbox for Nearly Continuous Document Backup

Using Dropbox to share files across machines is pretty common. You can also use Dropbox on only one machine as backup technology.

An Abundance of Cloud Storage

It seems like every online service provider is now including some kind of online cloud storage as a perk. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed. I’ll look at my personal cloud storage landscape.

If I Use a Cloud Sync Program to Back Up, Won’t Accidental Deletions Delete the Backup?

Backing up to auto-syncing cloud services is very convenient. But what happens when it syncs your mistake?

How Do I Send Someone a Large File?

Emailing large attachments is typically a bad idea as your mail is likely to not be delivered. We’ll look into alternatives.

How Can I Back Up My Data More or Less Continuously?

With hardware failures, accidental deletions, and more, it’s easy to lose files as you are working on them. What’s the easiest way to back up your computer as you go?

Do I need to have a separate data backup if I backup my system regularly?

If you are doing regular image backups of your computer, and incremental backups of new data you’re good. But what about the files you are working on today?