A NAS, or network-attached storage device, is great for storing files and making them accessible from any computer in the house. But when you upgrade to a new one, you're stuck copying everything over by hand, swapping drives, and risking data loss. Here's a much more reliable method.
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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
iOS/Android: Bump is best known as an app that can quickly transfer contacts, photos and other mobile content directly to another phone. The service launched a new feature today and updated its mobile apps to allow you to quickly transfer photos from your phone directly to your browser with a tap of the space bar.
A friend of mine recently called me, frustrated, because he couldn't figure out how to get PDFs onto his iPad. While it's actually a very simple operation once you know how to do it, it's not something that's very obvious to people who are new to iOS (as many iPad users are). Here's a look at the simplest method of transferring files to an iDevice for those who don't yet know how to do it.
Transferring pictures from your iPhone to computer can be annoying! Plugging in a cable and waiting for Image Capture to load and then syncing pictures over? Not cool. Apps like Photosync are great (and do two way transfers) but cost money, Wi-Fi Photo Transfer for iPhone is completely free.
We recently went through some of the best ways to share files with a nearby computer, and many of you noted that Dropbox can still be a viable syncing method, even over Wi-Fi. Here's how to set it up.