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Does Your Organisation Trust Hosted Cloud Email Services?

The email server is down at work. Within two minutes, nervous murmurs could be heard in the office followed by people sticking their heads up in their cubicles looking like lost lambs. Pretty soon the entire workplace grinds to a halt. Suffice to say email is a critical part of almost every organisation and while businesses are moving many of their productivity applications to third-party cloud providers, there is still some resistance in doing so with emails.


Ask LH: How Can I Sync My Various Macs?

Dear Lifehacker, We live in a world with multiple computers for one person, but I am having one issue. How can we keep everything in sync? I would like to work on my Mac at home. Close it, go to work and open my (different) Mac at work. I want the same configuration (yes, I do have some tendencies…), same files, same everything where I left off at home. Any suggestions?


Amazon's Dedicated Cloud Drive App Comes To iOS

iOS: Amazon’s Cloud Drive is a solid alternative to Dropbox. Android users have had access to the standalone app since late June, and iOS users can now also use it, thanks to Amazon’s newly released Cloud Drive for iOS.


How To Maximise Your Free Storage Space On Every Cloud Service

Between Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and half a dozen other services, the sky is the limit on how much cloud storage you can get. Here are some of the best ways to get extra free space on each service.


Dropbox Users Can Grab 100GB Of OneDrive Storage For Free

In a clear play to get Dropbox users over into their own cloud storage camp, Microsoft is offering an extra 100GB of OneDrive storage for free for a year. All you need to do is sign into OneDrive (or create an account) and let OneDrive send a file to your Dropbox account to verify you are a Dropbox user. Then you should have an additional 100GB of space for 12 months.


Quicksand Automatically Syncs Your Recently Opened Files To Dropbox

Mac: Cloud storage services such as Dropbox and Google Drive make it easy to continue what you’re working on no matter where you go — but you do have to actually remember to sync the right files. Quicksand automatically syncs your most recently opened files, so you always have them on hand — even if you forget.


Find The Files Taking Up The Most Space In Google Drive With This Link

At a glance, Google Drive doesn’t allow you to sort files by size, which makes clearing out space kind of a pain. Thankfully, Digital Inspiration points to a hidden little spot where you can find that info.


Watch A Timelapse Video Of A Telstra Data Centre Being Constructed

Building a data centre from scratch isn’t easy. This video shows the construction of Telstra’s new data centre in Clayton, Melbourne over a period of months.


OneBox Auto-Organises Email Attachments In Your Cloud Storage

Web: OneBox saves all the attachments you have received from multiple email accounts in your favourite cloud storage. Plus, it neatly categorises them by file type.


The Start-To-Finish Guide To Securing Your Cloud Storage

Whether your files are stored on Dropbox, iCloud or Mega, they could do with a little more security. It’s impossible to make them “hack proof”, but there are a few steps you can take to make your data as secure as possible — and still convenient to access. Let’s walk through those steps.


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