The Dropbox service lets you store and access your files remotely, but that's just the beginning. Once your files are uploaded, the service lets you do a whole lot more, particularly when it comes to sharing and collaboration. Read on to find out how.
Every Monday, we'll show you how to do something new and simple with Apple's built-in command line application. You don't need any fancy software, or a knowledge of coding to do any of these. All you need is a keyboard to type 'em out!
Ever wanted to share a group of sensitive files, but didn’t want to trust them to just any sharing service, or email provider? While you could certainly hand deliver the files on physical media to the recipient, sometimes you just have to trust your files to the Internet. For these times, it’s good to encrypt your files, and that’s exactly what we’ll show you how to do in this Terminal 101. We’ll be creating encrypted ZIP files that can be emailed or uploaded securely to an online sharing service.
With more than 10 sharing features built right into Mac OS X, Apple gives you the ability to share almost anything from your Mac. Whether you’re sharing a printer, scanner, file, or even a website, there’s a little something for everyone in the Sharing preferences pane. In this post, we’ll walk you through what each of the sharing preferences do, and how you can put them to good use.
This week's tips show you how to export and share your Contacts with your friends, batch upload photos to your Facebook page using a free app and different ways to peruse and organize your apps in iTunes. Plus, an updated tip on securing your iOS devices with a passcode.
Safari's crazy-go-nuts default search features are supreme, and a must for utilizing if you want to get the most out of the mobile browser when you're on the go. This week, we'll show you how to change default search engine, find words and phrases on a website, share your contacts via e-mail, and enable threads to make reading e-mail conversations easier to follow.
Hot on the heels of the suggestions we pitched to Apple for how they could make MobileMe awesome, the folks from Cupertino sent out word to users of the subscription-based cloud service that they've updated their calendar application. Not only has Apple provided the online version of their popular iCal application with a fresh face that closely mimics that seen in the iPad iteration of the software, they've also baked in the ability for the application's users to share their calendars with others and send out event invitations with one-click RSVPs. Sound good? If your a current MobileMe subscriber and want to start using these great new features, let Mac|Life show you the way.
Thanks to the combination of Dropbox and Quickoffice Connect Mobile Suite, your iPhone and your Macs can all act like multiple devices sharing Office files on the same network--no matter where you are. (And we hate to bring up the Dark Side, but this will work seamlessly on PCs as well.) Once you see how simple this is to configure, you’ll wonder why everything in life can’t be this easy.
It's not a big announcement, just more of how Google is reaching into every corner of your online activity. Yesterday morning saw the rollout of goo.gl, the link shortener from everybody's favorite search engine.
Of course, Google's more than just a search engine anymore. While that feature still makes up the company's bread and butter, they've expanded well beyond that with email, mobile apps, an Office-like suite of online document software, their book scanning project, the essential Google Maps, RSS reader, Calendar, browsers, operating systems, and on and on and on.