Inviting people to Dropbox is simple. It’s also a question that gets asked over and over again, so the answer is worth repeating. This post was originally published in May 2012. It’s been updated to reflect the latest version of Dropbox. Continue reading
This describes how to invite other people to Dropbox, either one at a time or in groups. And how to access or give access by sharing folders with the people you choose. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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 us where it is. Continue reading
Time goes. And chances for communication go. Continue reading
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? Continue reading
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 Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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.