storage

Ask LH: What's The Best Way To Backup And Share Business Files In The Cloud?

Hi Lifehacker, We’re thinking about updating our file server in the office so that it automatically backs up data to the cloud. We would ideally want to continuously sync the data as users modify the files quite often.


Dropbox Adds Office Online Integration

Thanks to its partnership with Microsoft, Dropbox now lets you edit Office files you have stored in your Dropbox right in your browser via Office Online. When you view a Microsoft Word, Excel or Powerpoint document stored in Dropbox, just click the new Open button to open the file in Office Online and perform whatever edits you need.


Hide Your Cash In This DIY Lip Balm Storage Case

Whether you’re travelling or just like to keep some cash for emergencies, having somewhere to hide your money can be handy. This DIY lip balm case is the perfect protection and disguise for your money.


How To Scan And Store All Your Business Documents

Why keep a filing cabinet full of paperwork when you can scan everything and store it online? Follow these steps to make it happen.


Build Your Own Hanging Bike Storage

Storing bikes inside is tough, especially when you have more than two or three. This DIY solution will store up to six bikes against the wall, and still provide easy access without breaking the bank.


Maximise Your Drawer Space With This DIY Tool Storage

Tool storage is an ongoing battle (if you’re like me and learned to remove a tool every time you acquire a tool). Here’s another clever organisation method that will instantly sort out a messy tool chest.


Five Pegboard Alternatives That Make Storing Your Tools A Cinch

Pegboard is a common sight in workshops and garages everywhere, but not everyone has the wall space or desire to install one. Here are a few pegboard alternatives that provide an accessible and safe place to store (and protect) your tools.


How To Properly Freeze Fruit For Longer-Lasting Freshness

There’s little better than fresh, ripe fruit eaten out of hand. However, when that’s not possible, do the next best thing: freeze your fruit. It’s easy to do, economical and a no-brainer way to extend the life of anything sweet and fresh that’s sitting on your counter.


Google Cloud Storage Nearline Is A Cheap Way To Store Data

Google Cloud Platform has launched Google Cloud Storage Nearline, a service which allows you to back up infrequently-used but potentially handy data into Google’s Cloud and then retrieve it later. The storage costs are very low — 1 US cent per GB per month while the data is at rest.


Store Bay Leaves In The Freezer, Not The Spice Drawer

You probably like to keep all your spices and herbs together in one drawer or rack, but there’s a good reason to separate bay leaves from the bunch.