file sharing

Easily Disable Old Share Folders In Windows

When you have multiple machines running on a home network, it’s easy to get into the habit of sharing folders indiscriminately, especially if you don’t have a server to act as a file hub. This isn’t a great thing to do on a laptop you regularly connect to other, less secure networks. Fortunately, you don’t have to hunt around your hard drives looking for shared folders and disabling them one-by-one — Windows provides a facility where you can view them all at once.


OneTimeBox Makes Sharing Disposable Files With Groups Easy

Sharing a folder or file with something like Dropbox is easy, but you have to actually have a Dropbox account to do it. OneTimeBox does the same thing, but you don’t need an account and anyone can add files to the folder.


How To Completely Anonymise Your BitTorrent Traffic With A Proxy

BitTorrent isn’t the quiet haven it once was. These days, everyone’s looking to throttle your connection, spy on what you’re downloading, or even send you an ominous letter. If you use BitTorrent, you absolutely need to take precautions to hide your identity. Here’s how to do that with a simple proxy.


Any Send Beams Files To All Your Devices In An Instant

Windows/OS X/Android: Sharing files between different operating systems usually involves emailing them back and forth as attachments, but Any Send is a slick alternative that acts like a cross-platform AirDrop clone.


Give Your Dropbox Account An Inbox Anyone Can Upload To

Dbinbox gives your Dropbox account a custom URL that anyone, whether they use Dropbox or not, can use to upload files to you. If you (or they) are still under draconian file attachment restrictions, or you just want to send yourself a file without using email to do it, Dbinbox does the trick.


Cloudup Shares File Collections, Both Local And Online

You can share files through plenty of sites, so a new one needs a twist to make it compelling. Cloudup’s point of difference: you can send a link to your files before they finish uploading, and you can create collections from local uploads and online sources.


How To Link To A Specific Paragraph Or Slide In A Google Document

If you share your presentations with others, giving them a link directly to the part of the slideshow or paper you want them to see makes it easier for you to get the feedback you need. Here’s how to do it.


Minbox Offers Super-Fast File Sharing And Cloud Storage

Mac/iOS: Minbox is a new file-sharing service that’s fast, free and lets you upload files of any size and any type that you can then send to friends. Minbox does it all without forcing you to wait for the upload to finish before you can share the file.


BitTorrent Sync Provides A Security-Focused Alternative To Dropbox

If you’ve ever wanted a security-focused, Dropbox-like file and folder syncing option, BitTorrent decided to answer your wishes with BitTorrent Sync. Previously in private alpha, BitTorrent Sync is now available to the public for Windows, Mac and Linux.


Save As Shortcut Saves Web Pages As Portable Shortcut Files

Chrome: Save As Shortcut is a Chrome extension that creates a shortcut file on your computer for the site you’re currently browsing with a single-click. It’s especially useful if you need to share links with other people or across computers.