You might say that iCloud Drive was long overdue. When iCloud was introduced, many people were disappointed that it didn’t include a regular file repository that could be accessed from the Finder. You could sync contacts, calendars and bookmarks through it, but you couldn’t drop files onto it manually. With iCloud Drive, however, you can.
There are probably only a handful of apps we truly couldn't live without, and one of them is TextExpander, which saves us countless repetitive keystrokes every day. For users of the iOS version, there's a bit of somber news about the next update.
USB thumb drives are a great way to keep a lot of content in your pocket for dirt cheap, but they're not much good when it comes to sharing that data with mobile devices -- a problem SanDisk aims to eliminate.
Remember those Apple ads that said "There's an app for that?" ZipCloud is an online backup service whose motto may as well be a variation on that theme. The basic service does exactly what you expect, backing your files up to their secure Amazon S3 backend via the internet. But the experience is marred by the numerous up-charges. Want more versions, hourly backups, faster uploads, or support for large files? Yep, there's an add-on for that.
After teasing us earlier this month with the possibility of a Thunderbolt-equipped Drobo, the company has taken the wraps off not one, but two such solutions, including a new "Mini" option driven by 2.5-inch laptop hard drives.
Cloud sharing services are all the rage these days, and there's certainly no shortage of them. But, the best ones are super easy to use and get the job done. We've done the work for you and rounded up the 5 best ways to share files for free. Every service offers something a little different, and we're sure there's one that will work best for your needs.