Category Archives: MAC

Free Cloud Storage and Comparisons : Dropbox vs GoogleDrive vs SkyDrive vs SugarSync

Cloud Storage is a model of networked stored online where the information’s are stored  in virtual space of storage that are hosted by third-parties. In this post we are going to see few cloud storage services GoogleDrive , Dropbox ,SkyDrive, SugarSync about their feature and are compared with one another.

GoogleDrive VS Dropbox VS SkyDrive VS SugarSync

 

Google Drive

DropBox

SkyDrive

SugarSync

Free Storage
5GB
2GB
(+ 0.5GB
per Referral up to 16 GB)
7 GB
(Free upgrade to 25GB.
If claimed on time)
5GB
(+0.5 GB per referral up to 32 GB)
Minimum Upgrade Price
25 GB at $2.49/Month
50 GB at $9.99/Month
(or)
$99/year
20 GB to your free storage at $10/year
30 GB at $4.99/month
(or)
$49.99/year
Monthly
Paid Space
25GB – $2.49
100GB – $4.99
200 GB – $9.99
400 GB – $19.99
1000GB – $49.99
50GB – $9.99
100GB – $19.99
20GB – $0.83
50GB – $2.08
100GB – $4.16
30GB – $4.99
60GB – $9.99
100GB – $14.99
250GB – $24.99
500GB – $39.99
File support
MS word ,Excel, PowerPoint, PDF
Photoshop, SVG ,
PostScript, XPS, ZIP, RAR, TIFF, Illustrator.
Photos , videos
MS word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Photos, Videos
Photos
Online File Manager
YES
YES
YES
YES
Desktop Access
Windows , Mac
Windows , Mac, Linux
Windows ,Mac
Windows ,Mac
Mobile Access
Android,
(ipad and iphone coming soon)
iphone ,
ipad,
Android , Blackberry
ipad ,
iphone ,
Windows Phone
iphone,
ipad,
Android ,
Windows Phone,
Symbian ,
Blackberry
Developer Tools
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Share Folder
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Shared Folders with permission and Password
Yes
No
No
Yes
Limitations
(i)File Size
(ii)Bandwidth
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
20 GB/day/File
2 GB
Unlimited
Unlimited
20 GB/day/File
Security
N/A
SSL AES-256 bit encryption
SSL
SSL AES-128bit encryption

To Download/ know more about the services click the link below:

Free Cloud Storage : Dropbox vs GoogleDrive vs SkyDrive vs SugarSync

Google Drive:

Google Drive comes with 5 GB of free storage . It also include an option to turn on OCR(Optical Character Recognition ) text scanning , which helps you to scan the images for text and make them searchable when you upload a image. In Google Drive you can add files by “Drag-and-Drop” method. Google Drive has a built-in editor feature . Google Drive is available for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS is still on progress. In Google Drive you can open up to 30 file right inside your browser.

GoogleDrive for PC

GoogleDrive for Mobile – Android only

Dropbox:

Dropbox comes with 2 GB of free storage on sign-up and you get 500MB of free storage for every referrals up to 16GB. So you can extend up to 16 GB of free storage for free account. The strength of the app is it’s API built on . The dropbox is the one of the most developer- friendly storage since it helps you to access your files everywhere. The files are secured with SSL AES 256- bit encryption. Dropbox offer 50 GB and 100GB of storage for $9.99 and $19.99 which is expensive when compared with other could storage’s. You can add file by Drag-and-Drop method. Dropbox is available for iphone ,ipad, Android ,Backberry , Windows , Mac , Linux.

Dropbox for pc

Dropbox for Mobile

SkyDrive:

SkyDrive comes with 7GB of free storage (Free upgrade of 25GB , if claimed on time). SkyDrive are very good at synchronizing when the documents are created using Microsoft Excel,Word , PowerPoint and OneNote. In SkyDrive you can share public links , view or edit public links. SkyDrive has a special feature known as “Skydrive’s Fetch” in which if you forgot to synchronize something and if you home computer is turned-on , you can still access the files.SkyDrive is available for Windows ,Mac ,ipad ,iphone ,Windows Phone.

SkyDrive for Pc- you need to sign-in to get the app.

SkyDrive for Mobile

SugarSync:

SugarSync comes with 5GB of free storage on sign-up and you get 500Mb of free storage for every referrals up to 32GB , So you can extend up to 32 GB on free storage for free account . SugarSync let you to pick folders all over the computer to synchronize, then let you to choose whether you want to synchronize  each folder to all the devices or to a particular device.You can password protect the file when you are sharing them . It is secured with SSL AES 128- bit encryption.SugarSync is available for Windows , Mac ,iphone,ipad,Android ,Windows Phone,Symbian ,Blackberry

SugarSync for Windows

SugarSync for Mac

SugarSync for Mobile

Click the link below to view the comparison table:

GoogleDrive VS Dropbox VS SkyDrive VS SugarSync

Google Plus Shortcuts

Here are some Google Plus Shortcuts.

  • Google Plus supports Drag and Drop,so you can share links,photos,videos by directly dropping them into Share box.
  • To mention someone in your or other comments use + or @ Symbol before writing their name.
  • Google Plus doesn’t have private messages but you can share a post with only specific friends and don’t forget to disable Reshare.
  • To get permalink of any post click on the time-stamp of that post.
  • Public and Private posts are differentiated  by colors Green = Public Blue = Limited to circles.
  • To Underline the text write the text in-between two  Underscores  ( _exapmle_  ) – example.
  • To make the text BOLD write the text in-between two Asterisk   ( *example* ) – example.
  • To Display the text with a Strickthrough write the text in-between two Negative sign  (-example-) – example

      Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Space               =Scroll Down
  • Shift+Space  =Scroll up
  • J                        =Single Post Down Scroll
  • K                       =Single Post Up Scroll
  • Q                       =Jump to Chat
  • Return            =Start Comment

[How To]Make Portable Version Application

Cameyo is an application which is used for making Portable Version Application for any Software. The main use of Cameyo is to make portable application , so that they can used whenever required without any installation process. This application is a freeware.

How To Make Portable Version Application:

1.Go to Cameyo.com and download it.

2.Install or Run the program.

.

3.Choose the Capture Installation option.

4.Now it starts recording the Installation process.

5.Then install the program for which you want to create a Portable Version.

6.After Installation Choose the Install done Option.

7.After few minutes a portable version of your installed application will be displayed .

8.Go to Online.cameyo.com and  Creating an account (if you don’t have) and Log-in.

9.Then Upload the file that you have created .

10.After a few minutes you will receive a mail from Cameyo with your portable version application.

11.Finally download it .

That’s it ,now you can use this application whenever required without any application.

Access Desktop Remotely using Google Chrome

Chrome  Remote Desktop is an extension which is used for accessing the desktop remotely. This application works only in Google chrome browser. With this application you can share and access computer remotely.

How to use Chrome Remote Desktop?

1.Go to the link Chrome Remote Desktop.

2. Install the add-on.

3.Launch the application and choose Continue .

4.Log-in using your GMail ID.

(Choose Allow Access)

5.Select to get the access code.

6.To Enter the Access Code choose Access a Shared Computer .

Support : Windows, Mac,Linux.
NOTE:

*Both the user’s must be online in order to share and access remotely.

Free Antivirus For Mac

Sophos is an security application for Mac Users , which is used for protecting against malicious objects. Sophos is a free and real-time application for protecting Mac from any malicious objects .Sophos protects your computer from viruses , worms ,Trojan , Adware , spyware ,etc. Sophos antivirus doesn’t slow down the computer while scanning and doesn’t annoy the user with any messages. Sophos antivirus is an easy-to-use application . Read the rest of this entry

MacX Video Converter

MacX Video Converter is a free application provided by the Digiarty Softwares. MacX Video Converter is a application only for Mac user only.This is a excellent application which is used for converting various formats to Mac supportable formats.MacX Video Converter  software converts among a diverse array of High-Definition(HD) formats like MKV, AVCHD, M2TS etc and Standard Definitions(SD) formats like .AVI,.MPEG,.MP4,.Dvix ,.Xvid, .MOV, .FLV , .RM, .RMVB , webM , Google TV etc.
MacX Video Converter software also consists of formats that support Quick Time Player and iphone 4 .
With MacX Video Converter you can even customize the video quality by tweaking Video or Audio parameter according to personal demands.

Download : MacX Video Converter

Free Audio And Video Converter For All OS

Format Factory is an excellent application which is used for converting as well as repairing damaged  Audio , Video , images . Read the rest of this entry

[How to]Share desktop & Remote PC Access

TeamViewer is a simple and fast solution for remote control, desktop sharing and file transfer that works behind any firewall and NAT proxy. To connect to another computer just run TeamViewer on both machines without the need of an installation procedure. Read the rest of this entry

Get essential applications in a single file

Ninite Easy PC Setup is the free service which contains all the essential or must have application in a single file , so that you no need to download from various websites Read the rest of this entry