Do you have clients, friends, or family members who you wished used Dropbox but don't? If your pleas to sign up for a Dropbox account have fallen on deaf ears, FileStock is an easy way to request files from these people. FileStork is free and doesn't require your Luddite friends to download and install a bit of software. Your friends won't even need to create a FileStork account.
Ford, Nuance: Voice recognition will identify intent The Sync system could ultimately interpret what drivers are looking to do by understanding the meaning of words and phrases they say and then coaching them to correctly complete tasks. More
Apple scores broad patent on touch screens Patent describes how a touch screen is used to interact with contents on a display. And given Apple's recent history with patent lawsuits, it could prove to be another tool in … Read more
You're probably familiar with Dropbox. It's a tool like SkyDrive or SugarSync that allows you to store your files in the cloud for access from any computer or mobile device.
While you might simply use Dropbox for project management, file sharing, or just syncing, there are several hacks that will quickly take you from being a standard user to a power user.
Check out these four killer Dropbox tricks you probably didn't know about:
A different way to upload filesTo upload files to your Dropbox, you'd normally drag 'n' drop on your desktop, or upload … Read more
The otherwise staid and professional Jason Hiner joins us from TechRepublic to discuss important issues like the amazing Yonanna machine, which turns your banana into froyo just like that! Ok, ok, in tech news, a 19-year-old is arrested in the UK, but LulzSec says he's just the IRC moderator. Sounds important to us. Plus, your Facebook and Twitter posts will haunt you for seven years, just like your bad credit card purchases.Subscribe: iTunes (MP3) | iTunes (320x180) | iTunes (640x360) | RSS (MP3) | RSS (320x180) | RSS (640x360)… Read more
Web-based storage firm Dropbox confirmed this afternoon that a programmer's error caused a temporary security breach that allowed any password to be used to access any user account.
The San Francisco-based start-up attributed the security breach to a "code update" that "introduced a bug affecting our authentication mechanism." Access without passwords was possible between 1:54pm PT and 5:46pm PT yesterday, the company said.
QuickShot with Dropbox (99 cents) automatically uploads new snapshots from your iPhone, iPod, or iPad to your Dropbox account. In other words, it effectively turns your iDevice into a "Dropbox camera."
After installing the app, you link it to your account. By default, uploaded photos will land in your eponymous Dropbox folder, though you can choose a different folder if you want (assuming you know its name; the app doesn't let you … Read more
Awesome Note for iPhone lets you manage messages, memos, and ideas in several unique ways. An intuitive interface lets you use themes to help categorize information the way you want and get to the information you need quickly. Awesome Note includes a few demo categories (shown as folders) that you can use to see how your notes and info will be laid out. You can create new folders by hitting the add folder button in the lower right, selecting your preferred color, and adding a title. Opening a folder displays your notes for that category laid out as thumbnails so … Read more
Evernote (Free) is just one part of an excellent, access-from-anywhere note-taking system. In addition to using Evernote on your iOS device, you can also create and get to your notes from a variety of mobile devices (including apps for both the iPhone and iPad) and any Web browser on any computer. A free Evernote account links all your notes together.
Evernote is a mature and popular app, with an impressively streamlined interface that shares similarities across its multiple platforms and gives you many ways to create notes and collections of notes called notebooks. Your notes can be text, images, or … Read more
Apple recently updated its Pages, Numbers, and Keynote (iTunes links) apps for iOS. The latest update brings the apps iWork trio to the iPhone and iPod touch, as well as updated the iPad version. With the additional exposure and use that is sure to follow with the new release, being able to quickly find documents on the go is something users are going to want to do.
Notability might be the best note-taking application we've seen for the iPad, with tons of useful features that are easily accessed through the app's intuitive interface. Perfect for students or really anyone who needs to gather and organize information, Notability lets you use your onscreen keyboard (or a compatible Bluetooth keyboard) to keep track of information by grouping your notes into categories by subject.
You can start a new note by tapping on the Compose button, or open an existing note from the start screen. You have the option to open notes from Dropbox, or from your iDisk … Read more