Tag Archives: Dropbox

Put your Mac to sleep from afar…

As a trainer and presenter, I often set my Macbook Air up in classrooms and conference venues. When I go to lunch or another break, I often wonder whether I remembered to lock my Macbook Air. This post today from MacSparky (@MacSparky on App.net and Twitter) provides a wonderful little automation that uses Drafts on…
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Backing Up – Securing Your Files for the Present and the Future

Backing Up - Securing Your Files for the Present and the Future In an increasingly paperless world more and more of our data is being digitised. While offering many opportunities, there are (at least) three challenges presented by this: Backup of data in case of loss or destruction of the host system; Accessibility of the…
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Wishful thinking with the Dropbox-Mailbox merger

Perhaps its wishful thinking, but I wonder if I am alone in hoping that following the acquisition of Mailbox by Dropbox, perhaps Dropbox will launch email hosting as part of its suite of offerings[^1] . I love Dropbox - it's a vital tool in my personal file management, and I am proud to have been…
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Evernote’s password hack, and the security of your stuff in the cloud

Like all Evernote users, today I received an email (and blog post) advising that there has been an attempted security attack to their system, and that they have force-changed all user passwords: Evernote's Operations & Security team has discovered and blocked suspicious activity on the Evernote network that appears to have been a coordinated attempt…
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Send to Evernote as Print Option

I’m a big Evernote user, using it a repository for many personal records that I need to have access to, but don’t want the paper clutter in my life (or my house or office). I scan most documents directly to a ScanSnap S1500M in my office, although when on-the-go I use a NeatReceipts scanner. The…
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