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Notation Is A Shortcut-Packed Syncing Note-Taking App For Windows

Windows: If you want a simple note-taking app for Windows, you have plenty of options. But if you’ve used Notational Velocity on the Mac and miss its shortcuts and minimal design, Notation is here to help. It’s fast, free, feature-packed and syncs via SimpleNote.


Pushbullet And EvolveSMS Work Together To Let You Send Texts From Your Desktop

Despite living in a wonderland of messaging apps, many of us still rely on boring old SMS, which is unfortunately tied to your phone. Pushbullet and EvolveSMS make it easy to text from your desktop.


Ask LH: How Can I Stop My Mac From Syncing When On 4G?

Hi Lifehacker, I am about to visit a holiday home from friends and I will be using their 4G connection while I’m there. However, I have my Mac set up so it syncs with Dropbox and Google Drive. Is there an app out there which will let me switch on/off which apps I allow to use bandwidth so I don’t use their 4G data needlessly?


Write For Mac Brings The Minimal iOS Notes App To The Mac

Mac: You’ll find lots of syncing notes apps out there, but we like the iOS version of Write because it manages to toe the line between simplicity and feature-packed. The new Mac app makes that experience even better.


1PasswordAnywhere Lets You Access Your 1Password Vault On The Web

1Password is one of our favourite password managers, and it can sync to all your devices via Dropbox. Once you sync your vault of passwords, 1Password actually lets you access them on any device without installing the app.


Enable Dropbox Streaming Sync For Faster File Synchronisation

When you upload a file to Dropbox, it’s first sent in its entirety to Dropbox’s servers and then downloaded to any synced computers. In a new experimental version of Dropbox, however, you can enable streaming sync that starts downloading on the target computer while you upload.


Writebox Is A Minimalistic Notepad That Syncs With Dropbox

Web/Chrome/iOS/Android: Looking for a plain text editor that works in your browser and on your phone, while syncing with Dropbox or Google Drive? Meet Writebox!


Dropbox Adds Collaborative Editing For Microsoft Office

Today, Dropbox announced that it will allow for collaborative editing in Microsoft Office. While not as seamless as editing a Google doc, it will help users avoid overwriting each others changes and sync those changes more quickly.


Create A Common Gmail Account To Sync Contacts In Everyone's Phones

To keep your partner, housemates or office colleagues always updated with commonly used contacts, create a group Gmail account. Smartphones can add it as a secondary account and sync the contacts, so everyone’s phone is always updated.


iDrive Combines Backup And Sync, Offers Twice As Much Space As Google Drive

Hot on the heels of Google Drive’s massive storage price cuts , iDrive has announced competitive pricing for its online backup and syncing service. For roughly the same price as Google Drive, you get double the storage space, split between your backup sets and synced files — plus it’s half off today.