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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.


Filelize Automatically Backs Up Any File You Open To Your Cloud

Windows/Android/iOS: To seamlessly switch gadgets, you need the files you were last working on to be available on the new device. Filelize makes this easy by automatically backing up any file you open to your Dropbox, Google Drive, Box or SkyDrive.


Cloud Commander Displays All Your Cloud Folders In One Place

Mac: Hopefully, you’re backing up all your data in multiple places. This might include using both Dropbox and Box, or Flickr and Picasa. Unfortunately, this redundancy makes it hard to browse all those files. Cloud Commander helps organise it all.


Unclouded Finds Out What's Eating Your Google Drive And Dropbox Space

Android: What’s taking up all the space in your Dropbox? Are there multiple copies of the same file in your Google Drive? Get control of your cloud storage with Unclouded for Android.