Wifi Syncr – Sync Files From Computer To Android Device Over WiFi

In our quest for apps, we’ve found several on the Android Market that let you remotely upload/sync files from your Android device to your computer (Sweet Home, for instance). Today, we found an app that reciprocates said function. New to the Market, Wifi Syncr is a free, easy-to-use tool that establishes a one-way sync from your computer to your device over a shared WiFi network. More specifically, the app remotely downloads files from a user-defined shared directory on your computer to one on the SD card of your device. And unlike most of the device-to-computer apps that we’ve come across so far, Wifi Syncr has proved to be the easiest to set up. More after the break. Read More

Sync Multiple Google Calendars With Windows Phone 7 Mango

In today’s fast-paced world it is imperative to keep track of your domestic and official obligations. But this is not always the easiest of tasks because of constantly changing schedules and a multitude of appointments. Google Calendar was developed to counter exactly the same issue stated above. But now we are living in the era of smartphones. The use of desktop computers is diminishing day by day. It is more convenient to have apps like Google calendar on your phone which stays with you for a predominant part of the day. However there are times when merely one calendar fails to meet your needs, like if you want to keep your work and home commitments separate from each other. These multiple Google calendars can be a pretty useful tool for you, but this usefulness is reduced considerably if you are not able to sync all your calendars with your Windows Phone 7 device, as has been the reported case. There are a lot of problems with syncing more than one Google calendars in WP7. But if you have decided to upgrade to Mango, then all such problems just vanished from your life! Read More

Ubuntu One Files – Synchronize Your Android With Ubuntu One

Ubuntu One is a cloud storage service for Ubuntu users, much like the critically acclaimed Dropbox. Ubuntu one comes integrated with the Ubuntu operating system upon installation, but that does not limit its functionality to Ubuntu users only. It is accessible to anyone via the cloud. Now you can get the same freedom to carry your files, photos and pretty much everything else on your Android device. Canonical has released an Ubuntu One client for Android known as Ubuntu One Files.  It’s main function is to sync your cloud files with your Android device using your Ubuntu One account and furthermore, publish your files on your favorite social networks. Read More

Flick Note For Android Lets You Create Notes & Sync With Simplenote

Looking for the official mobile client for Simplenote? Well, there isn’t one. Not yet, at least. But we do have for you the next best thing – Flick Note for Android, a free (ad-supported) app that provides a two-way sync between Simplenote and your device and incorporates all major features of the note taking web app. The app allows you to view, create, edit, share and delete notes, add tags to each, filter your notes list based on said tags or search for notes by keywords, pin notes to the top of your notes list and, last but not the least, sync with your Simplenote account. The app saves a local copy of all created notes, allowing you to edit them while offline. Notes that are yet to be synced with your Simplenote account are indicated by a red cross before the title. Read More

Cloud Notes For Windows Phone 7 & PC Creates Notes, Syncs With Dropbox

Looking for a simple way to sync notes from your Windows Phone 7 device and Windows PC to your Dropbox account and back? Look no further than Cloud Notes. The app lets you create notes, share them via email and upload them to your Dropbox cloud storage. Both the mobile client and desktop variant establish a two-way sync between notes stored on your WP7 device/PC and a directory of your choice within your Dropbox folder. That is, any changes made to notes from within the app will be reflected in their Dropbox copies and vice versa. The application is not to be confused with a previously reviewed desktop gadget by the same name that syncs notes with Google Docs. More after the break. Read More

Backup Tabs And Windows And Sync Them Across Computers In Chrome

If for any reason, you have to log off one system and use another one; if you find yourself rushing home from the office on occasion and later trying to resume work from home you might know that it can take anything between 30 minutes to an hour just to get things back to the same point you left them. One of the many things that takes time to get back to what you were doing is getting all your tabs and windows open again. Sesh in a Chrome extension that simplifies restoring tabs and windows for you. It lets you save multiple tabs open in a window or single tabs. It stores them, lets you name them for classification and sorting and syncs through Chrome sync. Read More

Sync Files To Github, Gnome Project And LAN Server With Sparkleshare

Many developers use web based hosting services like GitHub to share codes for their software and to interact with other developers to get feedbacks on developed modules. Such websites allow developers to upload their source codes and software packages to provide them with a convenient code distribution and sharing platform. Sparkleshare is a tool for synchronizing project files with Github, Gitorious, Gnome Project or with a personal server. This open source tool currently has versions for Linux and Mac, however, apps for Windows, Android and iPhone are expected soon. Sparkleshare can be quite handy for developers who might wish to instantly sync their files with their accounts on the aforementioned websites. Read More

Site To Phone – Send Web Pages From Your Browser To Any Phone

There are a lot of ways of sending bookmarks from your computer to your phone; but they usually offer support for select devices or just a few browsers. They can also charge you for adding additional devices and may or may not support your device. Site To Phone is a free web service that lets you send web pages viewed on your browser to your phone over the internet, it supports five different browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Opera, IE and Safari) and five mobile platforms (iOS, WebOS, Android, Windows Phone  and Blackberry). Read More

Access And Manage Your Frequently Visited Links From LinkCloud

If you’re trying to push your life to the cloud, you can get started by putting your links up there. Instead of syncing bookmarks to your frequently visited sites from one system to the other, you can put them all on LinkCloud and access them from any system or any browser. In LinkCloud all your links exist as icons in groups called clouds. You can create multiple clouds and add different sites to them, they can be accessed anytime by signing in to the free web service. Read More

Chrome Gets Option To Encrypt All Synced Data For Better Security

Online security is understandably one of the biggest concerns for users; hackers are getting smarter but thankfully companies are fighting back with better ways to keep data safe. Google recently added a new feature in Chrome that lets you encrypt all synced data. Previously the encryption option was only available for passwords but the feature has been extended to apps, auto fill fields, bookmarks, extensions, preferences and themes. The average user may not care about encrypting bookmarks and themes but auto-fill form data can have anything from phone numbers, residential addresses, alternate email addresses, credit card numbers and maybe even your social security number. Read More

Wuala Now Offers Features Of Pro Version For Free [Review]

Dropbox is currently the most famous cloud based data sync service, but if you’re thinking of using more secure cloud based data storage service that provides Dropbox like data sync convenience, have a look at Wuala. For those who never heard of Wuala before, it is a famous cloud based service developed by LaCie for synchronizing data across configured PCs with 1 GB free storage.  If you’ve been using Wuala, you will be glad to hear that all Pro features are now available to free users, which includes, automatic backup, file versioning and time travel, and data synchronization. Read More

Outlook4Gmail Add-In Syncs Unlimited Google Contacts With Outlook 2010

Are you using a separate application to sync Outlook contacts with Google Contacts? Although it becomes fairly easy to sync both Google and Outlook contacts through a 3rd-party application without having to export contacts from one place and to import them to other, it’s quite tiring to bring up a sync app, like, Contact Sync, every time just to sync the contacts.  Outlook4Gmail is a free add-in for Outlook which lets you synchronize Outlook contacts with apparently unlimited Google accounts in real-time. Once configured, it will synchronize complete contact information without requiring any further input from user end. Read More

Synchronize Data Between Team Members With TeamDrive

TeamDrive is a cross-platform data synchronization software, which allows syncing data across multiple computers with friends, family and co-workers. It helps in easily sharing data with other TeamDrive members by specifying a folder for synchronization. TeamDrive makes it easy to manage data sync between groups by allowing them to create a team of members which can receive files from a specified system folder. It provides maximum security and uses AES-256 encryption before transferring data to another system. With TeamDrive, you create a Dropbox like folder, which is shared with other selected users and vice versa. TeamDrive treats your computer as a server to send data using Peer-to-Peer connection with AES encryption, which makes your PC a tunnel from where data is sent to TeamDrive servers and received by specified users. This results in personalized security for synchronizing data. Read More

MiMedia Offers 7 GB Cloud Storage To Sync And Backup Data

Are you running short of Dropbox storage space and looking for a cloud-based service with Dropbox like features and capabilities? You can sign up for freshly released MiMdedia service, which unlike many other cloud based storage services, offers 7 GB for absolutely free with options to watch and stream saved media files, backup multiple PCs automatically, and categorize photos, documents, and music into groups. Just like Dropbox and many other cloud storages, it allows user to share their files with friends and family in simple yet intuitive manner. Read More

Enable Facebook Contact Pictures To Appear In Third Party Apps

Facebook can automatically sync the contacts on your phone be it Android or be it the iOS. However, while the sync is perfect in most cases  the pictures that are synced for these contacts fail to appear in the third party apps such as the popular Handcent SMS, GO SMS and some third party dialers. The apps developers it seems, just don’t bother with fixing this issue. Lucky for us, XDA-Developers forum member My_Immortal has found a way around this mess. More on it after the jump. Read More

Syncdocs – Backup, Synchronize And Open Local Files With Google Docs

SyncDocs brings Dropbox app like implementation for Google Docs, allowing users to sync their Google Docs documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and other type of files across all the PCs. This eliminates the need of having  to either download the documents from Google Docs manually or use Google Docs plug-in for Office to open and edit them from desktop. Syncdocs takes an offbeat approach to make Google Docs your native document editing platform. You can for instance make Google Docs default document viewer and editor rather than using other paid Office suite applications. Apart from saving you a lot of money, it makes sharing and collaboration with your fellow team members a lot easier. You would just need to allow remote access to Google Docs documents in order to seamlessly share and collaborate with others over the LAN. Using the Google Docs native document sharing controls, viewing and editing constraints can be applied on the go to ensure data confidentiality. Read More

Compare Two Folders And Sync Files With MOBZSync

Users who’ve lost a track of backed up data may find it challenging to manually check which and how much data has been backed up from source to target locations, i.e from local PC to any remote location on network. In such a scenario, they could go for comparing files and folders which are present on both locations or try an application which can quickly do comparisons between original and backed up locations. MOBZSync is an application which not only compares data saved in two different folders but can synchronize and copy the data of any of the selected folder with other. This could come handy when you want to check which files and folders are missing in either back up or source folder. Read More

QuickSync – Drag & Drop Folder Synchronisation For Quick Backup

If you’re looking for a smart synchronization utility having miniscule interface with not too many configurations to set up, an application having file drag & drop support with a blend of synchronization scheduling facility to automate the process, you need to have a look at open source QuickSync. It uses smart name detection technique to sync files when some of them are missing or moved from original location. Contrasting to other sync apps, it allows you to decide how you want to deal with file synchronization related conflict  - whether to overwrite existing files or not. File synchronization is easy. You just have to select the time interval or date & time to set up scheduled synchronization and data backup. So what makes it special? The following options: Ask before overwrite, Interval Sync, Date Sync, Binary Match and Backup. Read More

Google Cloud Connect Syncs Microsoft Office Documents With Google Docs

If you’ve been following Google Docs improvements for a long time, you must have heard about Cloud Sync in November, last year. At that time it was offered to only few users for testing. Now that the private beta phase has come to an end, Google in conjunction with Microsoft has released this awesome add-in to the public. It works on MS Office 2003, 2007 and 2010 applications, including, Word, Excel and PowerPoint to seamlessly synchronize mutually supported documents, initiate simultaneous collaboration with others on the go, and to share documents with your friends and colleagues. It also brings other famous features of Google Docs, like, revision history to check the previously edited documents and instant backup to create document backup to MS Office applications Read More

On-The-Fly Dropbox Encryption With BoxCryptor

Users who rely on cloud services have a host of tools in mind which can be used to secure files and folders along with all the classified information which are to be synced. From all the cloud based sync services, Dropbox is the most prominent for so many reasons. BoxCryptor is an application which comes with Dropbox support, allowing user to sync and encrypt files on the fly with RC4 algorithm. It doesn’t confine you to use only Drobbox folder, one can specify any location where data is to be encrypted. Encryption and decryption takes place in realtime without asking passphrase each time to perform the operation. Read More