Filelize Syncs Recent Files To Your Preferred Cloud Storage Service [Windows]

Dropbox lets you selectively add files and folders to your account. When the app is installed, an option is added to the context menu that lets you send an item to your Dropbox. If the selective upload feature isn't enough for you, simply  because it means you have to manually add a file to Dropbox which you might forget at times then Filelize is a Windows app that automates it. The app runs in the background and works with many other cloud storage services in addition to Dropbox and uploads recently opened files to the selected service. The app requires you have the respective desktop client of the cloud storage service installed in order to upload the files. Filelize has iOS and Android apps but they serve only to let you access a list of files uploaded to a cloud storage service. In addition to sending recent files to an online storage service, Filelize will also sync your browsing history. Read More

Write Notes And Sync Them To Dropbox Or Google Drive [Android]

I think I can say with absolute certainty that there are many different ways to keep notes on Android. Google Keep, for instance, is a really nice app if you’re quickly jotting things down. And it syncs well with your Google Account too. Evernote provides the best note taking experience across platforms. But not everyone wants to play with loads of features that Evernote throws at you, and some people prefer simplicity over complexity when it comes to creating and saving notes. If you’ve been looking for a way to write notes on your Android device that sync with your Dropbox or Google Drive, then Sync Notes is might be the right tool for you. Although it has a pretty simple interface, it gets you to what you want fast. Read More

How To Sync Browser Data Between Desktop And Android In Firefox 29

Mozilla has finally launched Firefox 29, the latest version of the company’s massively popular web browser, for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android. With version 29, Mozilla has debuted the new Australis interface borrowing heavily from Google Chrome. But besides  that, Mozilla has also revamped the sync feature of the browser; the new sync feature is better than ever, and doesn’t now require you to store the pesky auto-generated authorization code (as in previous releases), but rather all your data is now synchronized via email and password through a Firefox Account. In this guide we’ll highlight the difference between the new and old sync methods, as well as show you how to sync data between desktop and Android in Firefox 29. Read More

CloudyTabs Opens iCloud Tabs Synced From Any Mac Or iOS Device

Chrome dominates the browser usage share, this can be credit to the enormous app library, the blazing fast speeds or the ability to sync everything including Google Now, Open Tabs, Favourites and preferences to a profile and access its content on any version of chrome anywhere. With a simple tool, even Firefox can join the festivities. Android users have the best luck where they can close a link on their devices and resume from their desktop at any time. iOS users can do the same with Safari, only there aren't that many desktop Safari users out there. This means a lot of us on the iPhone who use Safari will have to use it on our desktops as well if we want our tabs synced. Fortunately, there is CloudyTabs which can read the tabs that iCloud has synced from Safari (mobile or desktop) and let you open them on any desktop browser you want. Read More

DriveSync Brings Two-Way Google Drive Sync To Android

Google Drive is Google's widely used cloud storage and synchronization service that's available on all major mobile and desktop platforms. When it comes to the mobile apps, however, one feature that's missing is two-way synchronization for your folders to keep their content in sync across your computers, smartphones and tablets. However, a new third-party app named DriveSync aims to rectify this by bring the missing two-way synchronization feature to the table. And to keep things simple, the app focuses just on synchronization rather than aiming to be a full third-party replacement for the official Drive app. Let's learn more about this handy Google Drive syncing solution after the jump. Read More

Sync Your Clipboard Across Chrome, Firefox, Android, iOS & Web With Belt.io

Imagine being able to copy text on your PC, save it in a user-friendly clipboard manager, and then access that content on your Android or iOS device. Sounds awesome, right? While we've previously seen a few apps doing it, Belt.io is a new web service, mobile app and browser extension trio that does it in the most effective manner. Available for Chrome, Firefox, Android, iOS and the web, Belt.io allows you to sync your notes and links between multiple platforms in the most dead-simple manner. Read on for more details. Read More

MediaFire Desktop Comes To Windows & Mac With Syncing, Sharing & More

In the past couple of years, the use of cloud storage has become increasingly common with internet users. You can choose from a vast range of cloud services and apps with different features and price plans; Dropbox, Bitcasa, SkyDrive, Google Drive, are just a few among the many popular choices available. Speaking of popularity, MediaFire has become pretty much a household name when it comes to file sharing. Up until now, the company was known primarily for online file sharing only, but now they are taking it all to the next level with the release of their Windows and Mac desktop apps. MediaFire Desktop will provide users with a bevy of welcome features, such as the ability to sync files in a manner similar to Dropbox, up to 50GB of cloud storage, a new Following option to sync and share files with other users, and more. Read More

Keeper Is A Cross-Platform Password Vault With WiFi Sync & Cloud Backup

Many of us use weak passwords and to make things worse, reuse the same ones on different websites. The reason behind this is the difficulty in remembering different passwords; the lengthier and more complex a password is, the more secure it is, but at the same time, the harder it becomes to remember. Password managers provide a handy solution to this problem by letting you store your login information for different websites in one secure vault, and reuse it whenever needed. There are the basic kinds of password managers that store information offline on your computer’s storage, and then there are more advanced ones that not only save login data online, but also have apps for smartphones like iPhone and Android. Keeper is one such application that is quite feature-rich. Sporting a really great design, it protects your login information in an encrypted database, and sync it across Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, iOS and Android.

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Easily Compare, Copy & Sync Files Between Two Folders With PathSync

Folder synchronization tools come in a variety of shapes and sizes. We’ve covered quite a handful of Windows applications that let you sync directories remotely, locally, or both ways. Backup Folder Sync, for instance, is an exceptional desktop app that can easily create backups and copy files between two directories. CryptSync is another nice tool that not only syncs files but also encrypts them during the process. And then there’s CodeTwo Folder Sync that synchronizes a pair of Outlook folders pretty quickly. PathSync is yet another handy, open-source application in this genre that allows you to compare and sync two different directories. It lets you seamlessly copy files from source folder to destination folder, destination to source folder, or in a two-way manner. Detailes to follow. Read More

Backup, Sync & Restore Android Data & Settings With Nero BackItUp

There are a number of apps available at Google Play Store that let you create offline and online backups of your files. Offline backups are those created on your device’s internal or external storage, while online backups are saved to the cloud for easy access across devices and safety in case of losing all your data on the device. If you’re looking for an app that offers both these features in a handy little package, Nero BackItUp provides an great solution. Created by the famous Nero AG team known for its suites of disk burning and backup tools, this Android app gives users a lot of flexibility and control when backing up files. You can backup and restore various kinds of data from your device including photos, videos, music, contacts, call logs, text messages and system settings. On top of that, Nero offers 5GB free cloud storage, with paid options available for more storage. Details after the jump. Read More

MEGA Client For Windows Appears; Syncs Multiple Local Folders With The Cloud

Last year, Kim Dotcom unveiled a new cloud storage company called MEGA from the ashes of his now-defunct Megaupload – the popular file sharing service that made headlines after a forced shutdown by authorities due to copyright infringement. MEGA has gained worldwide acclaim since then, and in turn seen impressive userbase growth. Besides its intuitive web-based dashboard, MEGA also has an official Android client that lets you sync files directly from your smartphone or tablet to your online storage. However, when it comes to Windows, the company has stayed tight-lipped about any details pertaining to whether a desktop app is being developed or not. All that changes now, as the beta release of a MEGA client for Windows has finally emerged in the form of MEGASync, though there seems to be no official word regarding it from MEGA itself so far. Read More

Tresorit Is A Cloud Storage & Syncing Service With Focus On Security

One of the major concerns that many people have about cloud storage is how secure their data will be when saved to the cloud. Privacy-conscious people tend to hesitate in entrusting their confidential information to a company without the guarantee that no one else will be able to access it. There are countless cloud storage services out there such as Dropbox, Google Drive or Bitcasa that offer plenty of storage space to you for free, but they aren't exactly known for having strong data security and encryption, which has lead to the rise of third-party apps like BoxCryptor for adding that security layer. If security is what you look for in a cloud storage service, Tresorit is can be a good choice. It’s a simple cloud storage and file sharing & syncing app for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS that aims to provide the most secure cloud environment for your data, and comes packaged with an elegant interface. Read More

Effectual Syncs Your To-Do Lists Between WP8 & Windows 8 / RT

Although some good options like TinyDO have recently started arriving on the platform, Windows Phone still has a long way to go before it has task management apps that are even comparable to their iOS and Android counterparts. When WP8 was announced, it seemed like a platform that would have deep integration with Windows, which made users expect to see a lot of to-do apps that would offer seamless syncing across the two platforms. There might not be a lot of apps that can do this, but there is one that syncs with Windows 8 or RT quite flawlessly. Effectual is a service that lets you create task lists with ease, and then makes sure that these lists are accessible across all devices associated with your Microsoft account. In addition to the syncing, Effectual also has some other decent features, like a comprehensive tagging system, the ability to associate specific/non-specific deadlines with tasks, and of course, a very useful live tile. Read More

Sync Clipboard Content From Chrome On One Computer To Another

Both Chrome and Firefox let you sync data such as add-ons/extensions, browsing history, saved passwords, auto-fill data etc. between two or more computers. For most of your data, browsers have got you covered except when it comes to clipboard data. It can be rather frustrating when you are using two different devices at the same time and need to copy something from your browser on one computer to the same browser running on the other device, only to find that syncing clipboard content between browsers requires a third party tool. What's equally annoying is that you will have to go searching for the tool and there's no one solution for all desktop platforms. Clipboard Sync is a Chrome extension that syncs your clipboard data between synced Chrome browsers. It does the job exceptionally well and even lets you differentiate between clipboard text shared using different profiles. Read More

BitTorrent Sync Brings Its Two-Way P2P File Syncing To Android

The creators of the ever-popular P2P (peer-to-peer) BitTorrent protocol have today rolled out a brand new Android app for BitTorrent Sync - a P2P syncing solution which we covered back in April when it was initially launched as an alpha release on Windows and Mac. With the Android app joining the pair, syncing files between desktop and mobile will now also be possible. For those who missed our earlier look at the app, BitTorrent Sync is a P2P file syncing app that aims to offer a cloud-like storage solution and lets you sync files across multiple devices. It relies on 32-character passcodes called ‘Secrets’. Using a combination of these Secrets and QR Codes, you can securely sync files between computers, tablets and smartphones. The Android release is available as public beta, and seems a bit more polished than the alpha version we covered for PC. Read More

A Detailed Look At The Deeper SkyDrive Integration In Windows 8.1

While Windows 8 did come with some SkyDrive integration, it was dismal, to say the least – especially considering how cloud storage is increasingly becoming more of a norm than a novelty in this connected world. With Windows 8.1, Microsoft has addressed these shortcomings quite well, integrating SkyDrive into the OS in a seamless manner. Not only can you easily access, sync and save your data to your SkyDrive account, but you can also sync more PC settings and your camera roll, and even set SkyDrive as your default location for saving your documents! To top it off, both Windows 8 and RT now get full native Explorer integration with SkyDrive in Desktop mode, without requiring to install SkyDrive for Desktop app separately. Read More

Scatter Offers Auto P2P File & Clipboard Sync Between PC & Android

Sending files between two computers, whether they're both Macs or PCs, is quite easy; you can share them over your local network, use a file sharing service or P2P file transfer apps, or simply transfer them using a USB flash drive. Same goes for sharing files between computers and mobile devices, but sharing text is a whole different story. Unless you have something like Messages and iMessage as is the case with Macs and iOS devices, sharing text between computers and mobile devices isn't all that easy. Scatter is a free app for Windows and Android (coming soon to iOS) that is an all-in-one solution for sharing clipboard content and files between a PC and an Android device. Not only does the app make P2P file and data sharing simple, it also syncs your data between two or more devices. Read More

Edit Images & View Them In Sync On Multiple PCs Over LAN With Nomacs

There has never been a shortage of image viewers on Windows as well as other major desktop platforms; hop on to any software repository on the internet and you will find plenty of options for viewing your photos. So, do we really need another one? Perhaps yes. Especially when image viewers like Nomacs  come packaged with an umpteen number of features, the offer becomes even more enticing. On the surface, it looks exactly like any other image viewer, but deep down you will find a slew of handy tools that are likely to make Nomacs one of your favorite apps. The application supports almost all the major image formats out there (Including RAW), and lets you easily view and edit pictures in JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF, TIF, XPM, PGM, CR2, NEF, RW2, PSD and DNG formats, among a handful of others. A rather unusual feature is Nomacs' ability to sync the image view across multiple PCs over your local network, which really sets it apart from other similar tools. Read More

Picturelife Offers Dropbox-Like Cross-Platform Sync & Easy Sharing For Photos & Videos

When you think ‘cloud computing’, what comes to mind are services designed to let you upload and access all sorts of content from the cloud. And that is apparently true, as most of the cloud services out there these days are designed with the same purpose in mind, though how about a cloud solution exclusively made to store your photos and videos, and present them in a captivating way? Picturelife is a fine-looking photo and video backup service with apps for Windows, Mac OS X, iOS and Android that lets you store your content on the cloud and access it across all these devices. Read past the break for further details. Read More

Sync Folders, Document States & Browser Tabs Across PCs With Cupcloud

Cloud computing has been around for quite a while but unlike its early days, the technology has substantially evolved in a lot of ways lately. Although most users employ it for saving their precious data on the cloud for safekeeping, there’s a lot to it than simply saving your files. A novel example would be Cupcloud - a new cloud startup that aims to take your productivity to the next level. It allows you to save your current computer session to the cloud, and resume it on another PC right from where you left off. This includes your web browser tabs, open folders in Windows Explorer or Mac Finder, and Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Apple iWork, Adobe Acrobat documents, with support for more programs and applications already in the works. Keep reading for more details. Read More