Browsing Posts tagged file sharing

Dropbox is a web service that allows you to store up to two gigabytes of data online for free. Install the Dropbox application on any computer or mobile device you own and get instant access to all your files with a simple login.

Have you ever had a colleague or student send you a file you have no idea how to open? If unfamiliar file extensions like “ODT,” “RGH” or “$S“ make you want to shout “!@#$%” you should visit OpenWith.org, a site that helps you find the program that will open whatever file you have — most […]

My first electronic portfolio was done six years ago using Mozilla Composer and burned to a CD, and my student teaching advisor was thrilled to not have to wade through another four-inch-thick binder filled with plastic sleeves and teacher-themed paper.  Back then, the CD was my compromise for privacy, as setting up a password-protected website […]

I came across this post on TechRadar.com a couple of months back. After thoroughly pillaging this list for ideas to write about for Instructify, I decided to just share with you this list of 50 sites. Plagiarism police, calm yourselves — some of the things on this list had already been on Instructify first. This […]

Too often, developers think that just changing the fonts on a tool to Comic Sans will make it educator-friendly, when, really, there are a lot of big things to think about when designing for K-12 education. Because the developers of Edmodo are IT folks who’ve been working in public K-12 schools, they clearly understand that […]

Seems like everybody’s built a platform for you to store and share files online. Given that everyone I know has suffered a hard drive crash at some point in their lives, it just feels safer letting Adobe or the almighty Google take care of important documents and files. Microsoft has joined the fray, too. No, […]

Good evening. Right now, I’m writing to you from my apartment at an undisclosed location in Carrboro, North Carolina. I won’t tell you where I am exactly, but how would you imagine the place? Do you picture half-empties strewn about, a Scarface poster, Twizzlers, a bowl of cereal left in the bathtub, an untouched copy […]

Back up your files already. Seriously, right now. In the information age, a hard drive crash can affect your life as much as a house fire (except for, you know, the possibility of being burned alive. All right, it’s really not that much like a house fire — a car theft, perhaps…). Think about it […]

Ever need to send a video, or audio file that’s more than 20MB (the size limit on a Gmail attachment)? Drop.io is the answer. It’s really fast and easy. All you do is create a “drop” with a unique URL, add file(s), then decide if you how long you want it available (up to 1 […]

For centuries, structures made from adobe were inexpensive, durable constructions that could shelter a family and its possessions from the elements. Today, Adobe Share houses valuable data online, easily and inexpensively (that is to say, for free). With Adobe Share, you can store up to a gigabyte of data on the web. Just select a […]