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EntourageBox: allow friends to upload files straight into your Dropbox

There are dozens of file sharing sites that let you upload and share very large files, but why not cut out the middleman and have your friends upload straight to your Dropbox, Google Drive, or other cloud storage services? This, simply, is what free service EntourageBox is all about. Why use EntourageBox rather than share

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Jolidrive is an all-in-one aggregator for all your Cloud accounts

Now that you have accounts on Dropbox, Box, SkyDrive, Google Drive, Flickr, SoundCloud, Facebook, Instagram etc. etc., you may be feeling that your files, videos, and pictures that you’ve uploaded are too scattered and out of control. Wouldn’t it be great if you could access everything from a single screen, have it all in one

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Zools: new cloud storage service offers 100 gig FREE for the first million sign-ups

Proof that free free cloud backup large enough for all of your files will soon become a reality, new Dropbox-like cloud storage service ‘Zools’ is offering the first 1 million users 100 gigs of cloud storage space, absolutely free. The service is not yet operational, but you can reserve your place in line by following

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Connect to Dropbox, SkyDrive, Google Drive, SugarSync, Box and FTP from a single desktop client, with CarotDav

How about a single, small desktop app that upload and download files from your Dropbox, SkyDrive, Google Drive, SugarSync, Box and FTP accounts? If this sounds sweet, then check out CarotDav, a FREE, all-in-one desktop client that connects to all these services, and allows for uploading and downloading of cloud files via drag and drop,

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Transfer your files across many online services, with ‘Pipe’

We all use online services to all sorts of files. Sites like Facebook and Flickr for images and sites like SkyDrive and DropBox for all types of  files, and so on. Sometimes, however, you might need to transfer files between these services; for example, to transfer a document from your SkyDrive account to your Box

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How to automatically sync your PC folders with your Android

Ever wished you could keep a folder on your PC synced up with you Android? I have an active folder on my PC where I save my favorite songs that I always listen to, and I would like any MP3s I add to it to also appear on my Android. Or for example you might

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How to Enable Two Step Verification for Dropbox

‘Two step verification’ is a really useful feature for securing your online accounts, which adds an improved verification process to protect your account from unauthorized use. Dropbox recently introduced two step verification to help its users secure their data. This post will show you how to activate it for your account.

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Bitcasa offers unlimited FREE cloud storage during its beta launch

Does a Dropbox-style cloud storage service with unlimited free storage sound too good to be true? It probably is, since newcomer Bitcasa is only offering this during its beta period (which happens to be right now). But this may be the shape of things to come, if you consider that (a) storage is becoming cheaper

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Get wonderful, user-curated wallpaper images with Desktoppr

Have you ever wondered why YouTube contains every video in the world that you could think of? The reason, of course, is the fact that users do the all the work of curating and uploading. Desktoppr is a website that, similarly, lets users upload and freely share hi-res wallpaper images. It connects with your Dropbox

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Use an FTP folder as your very own, Dropbox-like backup service with FTPBox

Do you have access to FTP storage? Most hosted website come with many gigabytes of free space that stay mostly unused forever, that could easily be utilized for backup purposes. Even if you do not have access to an FTP server, you could sign up for many free or very cheap hosting plans that provide

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Map your mind and organize information on the go with MindJet – a free app for Android

Visual organization tools can be extremely useful, and can be even more so if you can use them on the spot when you actually need them. Which is why we like MindJet, a data visualization and organization tool for your Android based device; it has tons of great features to make your data flow easy

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How to run two Dropbox instances on the same PC

Why would you want to run multiple Dropbox instances on the same machine? We could think of two reasons (1) you’ve maxed out on the 16 gigs or so that each free Dropbox account can give you as a ceiling, and would like to use another account to add more, or (2) you would like