The Fragmented Tech Landscape

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Not everything works with everything else.

Your expectations have changed so quickly that you might not have noticed. It wasn’t long ago that most people used a single PC at a single location and were content to leave the data on that computer behind when they left that desk. When you closed Outlook on the office computer, you didn’t expect to open up the same mailbox at home. […] continued

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Dropbox Fixes Security Issue For Mobile Devices

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Previously:
Sync Files With Dropbox
Dropbox For iPad, Android
Dropbox, Androids, And Security
Dropbox Updated To Version 1.0
Sharing Files With Dropbox

Last summer I put Dropbox on my Android phone, then panicked when I realized confidential documents were unsecured and only a click away on a device that was easy to misplace. […] continued

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Syncing Bookmarks And Favorites With Internet Explorer 9

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Previously:
Battle Of The Browser Updates
Comparing The New Internet Browsers, aka Microsoft And The LastPass Problem
Syncing Bookmarks And Favorites With Firefox 4 And Chrome 10

 

 


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Microsoft is bringing up the rear for a reason.

Since it’s not obvious how to do it, let’s type “IE9 sync favorites” into Google. […] continued

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Dropbox Sharing Addendum

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Previously:
Sharing Files With Dropbox

Yesterday I described how to share any file in Dropbox by right-clicking a file or folder, then clicking on “Get Shareable Link.”

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If you do not see the option to “Get Shareable Link,” apparently you have to “enable your account”. It’s a single click described on this page. […] continued

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Sharing Files With Dropbox

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Dropbox is the essential free program to sync files among each of your computers and mobile devices. If you’re not a Dropbox user, you probably should be. Go read one of my articles about it, go to the Dropbox web site and watch some videos, and start using it. […] continued

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Google Cloud Connect – Part 2: Shortcomings And Comparison To Dropbox And Office Web Apps

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Previously:
Google Cloud Connect For Microsoft Office – Part 1: Sync And Share Documents Easily

Almost a year ago I wrote an article about how Microsoft could change the world by moving our files online. Imagine that you could have your office documents appear seamlessly on your office computer, your notebook, your smartphone, and in a web browser on any computer.

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Dropbox For iPad, Android

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Dropbox has become an indispensable part of my toolbox. It’s the free service that syncs files between different computers, so that files in the “My Dropbox” folder appear on all the computers running the software linked to your account. Edit a file on your home computer, save it in My Dropbox, and the edited version will be on your office computer in the morning. […] continued

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