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KumoSync: Sync Google Documents with your Desktop

KumoSync is a free program that keeps Your local files and Google Documents in sync. This can serve to back up your local documents in Google cloud storage and prevent data loss in case of hardware failure, to make editing files on Google Documents easier, right on your desktop, and to make files on Google

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Pancake.io: publish any document on the web to its own URL (with a little help from Dropbox)

Let’s say that you have a PDF, PowerPoint file, text file or any other document that you want to publish on the web to it’s own URL that you could send to people. Let’s also say that you would like it to be displayed properly in a web reader for PDFs or a web presentation

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Organize your notes visually with Atelier Iroha

Let me introduce you to my new friend. It’s called “Iroha”, which means “The basics” or “The ABCs of [subject]”, roughly translated from Japanese. Iroha is a freeware program that helps you to create, organize, and study notes. It uses a simple graphic interface to do all of this, which displays the connection between items

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Download files straight to Dropbox, Google Docs, and most cloud services with Cloud Save Chrome extension

More of us are increasingly opting to store our files in the cloud. This is not just to use our files on our home and our work computers, but increasingly to access our photos/videos/music and files on smartphones and tablets as well. And (let’s face it) one day most, if not all of our files

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VMware’s Zimbra Suite Gives Online Email A Place to Call Home

When I first spotted this email suite it inspired a resounding yawn. Even though it doesn’t have a world-changing new design, it is a well put together package of email, calendar and task management features. After playing with it for a while and then exploring their website, it was obvious this package and its big

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Learn Programming at Code Academy

“Code Monkey learn how to program!”Ever been secretly envious of your friends that understand how code works and know how to program? Code Academy is a free website that offers lessons in how to program. I’ve always wanted to know a bit more about how to write programs, or “code” as it’s commonly called. So,

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Get 21 gigs of free online storage with ZenOK

Update: this article is truncated and obsolete. We DO NOT recommend ZenOK and the claim that it offers 21 gigs of free storage does not seem to be accurate. If you want a free cloud storage service that offers a lot of free storage, check out our article entitled “A comparison of FREE Cloud Storage

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Stream your music, playlists, podcasts to multiple PC’s and devices with AudioGalaxy

Let’s say you’ve got a snazzy, large music collection on your hard drive at home, and that you would like to take it with you; get access to it from your computer at work, from your iPhone or Android device. And let’s say you want to do this without having to transfer and copy files

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Minus: share large files and photos with this stylish cloud hosting app

If I’ve seen one file sharing web service in the past few months I’ve seen a about twenty. But this one stands out from the pack in several respects; most notably its (ad-free) stylishness and support for multiple platforms and devices. Minus is a file hosting service that will let you upload and share large

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Resophnotes: take notes quickly on your desktop, then access them in the cloud on other devices or computers

Resophnotes is a free note taking software that syncs with the “SimpleNote” cloud-based note taking service. This means that your notes from Reshopnotes can be accessed from multiple computers and devices (including the iPhone via this free app). Resophnotes can also be used portably from a USB drive. This software is designed for simple, quick

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TaskUnifier: a feature-rich task management program and Toodledo desktop client

TaskUnifier is a free, feature-rich desktop-based task management software that syncs with cloud-based online task management service Toodledo, allowing you to manage your to-do and task lists on multiple devices and smartphones (including iPhone), or multiple computers. The feature-rich program supports the GTD methodology (GTD, which stands for “getting things done”, is a popular method