Being the first of the month, it’s backup reminder day again. As I often change how I do my file backup based on available products, services and costs this is my latest rendition. … [continued]
You cannot access anyone’s Public Dropbox folder unless they’ve given you the link to it.
There’s a common misconception that Dropbox folders are listed in a directory of drop boxes somewhere, and people can put files in and take files out anytime they want to at some mysterious location, if only someone would tell them where it is. … [continued]
Inviting people to Dropbox is simple.
Dropbox is, foremost, a way to back up your files online and synchronize them to your other computers and devices. After you install Dropbox and put files into the My Dropbox folder on your computer, those files will be backed up to the Dropbox server. … [continued]
Time goes. And chances for communication go. … [continued]
Every time I write about backup I think it’s going to be the last time because, I mean, what else is there to say about it? … [continued]
SugarSync is yet another online backup and file sync option. Here are the top ten reasons you should use it.
- Back up and secure your data (you never know when your computer will crash)
- Access all of your files on the go (from any browser or mobile phone)
- Share entire folders and collaborate on projects … [continued]
The last post on running Legacy from Dropbox on my two computers led me to thinking this might also be able be used as an alternative to IntelliShare. I believe the concept of IntelliShare was probably put together prior to the ease of online file-sharing. It seems so obvious now I don’t know why I didn’t think of it before. … [continued]
Dropbox is a storage location; it’s not an operating system.
There are many ways of running the same Legacy Family Tree database on multiple computers but this is probably the simplest way to run Legacy from Dropbox, meaning using the database stored on Dropbox.