Automatically Encrypt Files Sent to Google Drive from Mac OS with Automator


The standard user interface of Mac OS X

The standard user interface of Mac OS X (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

If your using the new Cloud storage service Google Drive, and you have a need to keep your files encrypted and you are working from your Mac OS desktop, then you might want to consider using the program Automator for your Mac OS which will allow you to drag and drop your files from your desktop to Google Drive and in the process encrypt the files so you can rest assured knowing your files are safe, for more check out Automator for Mac OS.

Share your Keyboard and Mouse over Multiple PCs


Compaq keyboard and mouse

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Mouse without Borders is a program for windows that will allow you to share a keyboard and mouse with multiple computers at the same desk, which is useful if you have a few different machines and don’t want to have a keyboard / mouse for each machine, you can even drag and drop items from machine to machine, be sure to check out Mouse Without Borders.

Drop.io Death, How To Survive


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I have come to learn the file sharing service Drop.io is going to be shutting down free accounts on 12/15/10. So you might now want to consider alternative places to store those files in the cloud. Check out the listing below for possible fire sharing solutions for your own needs:

Google Docs

Dropbox

Live Mesh client

adrive

box.net

eatlime

humyo

mediafire

nakido

syncplicity

skydrive

mesh

Google Doc’s Feature Change!


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To me it always seems as if Google is doing something, and today that something is adding drag-and-drop support for images within Google Doc‘s. More and more Google Docs seems like a viable alternative to Microsoft Office, with the added bonus of saving to the cloud already tightly integrated into the site. For more information on the specific details of the change check out Google’s Blog site.

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