Storage of files that are available online, also known as cloud storage.

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How do I free up my Gmail's storage? [duplicate]

I've used up 30% of my storage already. With the rate I am going, this might reach the limit soon. I want to free up some of the useless or duplicate stuff (mostly attachments) that I have on my ...
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Does Dropbox or any other similar solution ignore files based on regexp? [closed]

I want to setup ignoring policies using syntax similar to .gitignore. Does any of “Dropbox-like” services allow this?
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Is there a way to give Google storage to another user as a gift?

Google offers additional storage for its services (currently Gmail, Picasa Web, Google Docs). Is there a way to give this to another user as a gift? I.e. I'd like to pay for it for a year, enter the ...
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Storage limitations on Google Keep

I've tried searching for the answer but couldn't find it. Do the notes stored in Google Keep use space from the Google storage? Or is it free and unlimited like a Google doc in Google Drive? EDIT: ...
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How much storage space in Trello?

How much storage space do I have in Trello? Also, is there a professional version for companies with 200 employees?
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Can I share my files through Amazon Cloud Drive?

I don't have Amazon Cloud Drive but I think of having one. My question is if I can share my files on Amazon Cloud Drive with others. Let's say give them a URL or something like that.
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Why does Google Drive delete files removed from the local computer?

I recently installed Google Drive in my Windows 8 Pro and there is a folder for Google Drive. When I put my files into this folder it got uploaded to Google Drive. When the uploads were completed, I ...
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Google Plus: How much storage do I have for photos?

I sync my photos from my iPad with Google Plus and Dropbox. One day I found that Dropbox doesn't have enough space for my photos, but Google Plus takes all of them. How much storage space do I have ...
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Unlimited storage on Google Drive for students

Context: http://googleforeducation.blogspot.in/2014/09/announcing-drive-for-education-21st.html Can any student with a .edu email address get unlimited storage in Google Drive just by signing up? Is ...
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Adding my free Google Drive storage to my Gmail storage

I am running out of storage in my gmail account. However, I have 5GB of free space on my Google Drive. Is there a way I can store some of my emails (not only their attachments, but the complete email) ...
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How to share cloud stored folders intelligently

I have a paid 50GB cloud storage account and a coworker uses a free 2GB account. I shared a big folder from the 50GB accont with him, but now he runs out of space on his account and he would have to ...
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What apps are there to backups/share photos and videos online? [closed]

I'm currently using Picasa but its very limited in space and I think doesn't handle videos. What other apps are there with similar functionality ? Please no duplicates Dropbox is already listed. ...
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Is there any folder synchronization service?

I know you can synchronize folders using online storage services, but is there any of such sites that offer a synchronization tool? I would like to keep my folder identical to its cloud copy, in more ...
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Why is github not used like dropbox, for sharing video and audio? [closed]

I have seen people talking about Github as a repository for source code and I myself use Github for distributed version control, but one thing I didn't understand is why don't people use it for ...
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Reached Google Apps email quota, what now?

One of our organisation's Google Apps email inbox is 96% full on its 25GB cap. It seems Google doesn't let you buy any more: http://support.google.com/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1047457. I am ...
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Google extra storage - Buying for more than one year

Is it possible to buy gmail extra storage for more than one year at once?
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Good Online Storage / Online BackUp-System? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Online file storage services Hey together, i am looking for a onkine storage / online backup-system. I tried livedrive around 5 days and be very suprise they even have a ...
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Dropbox Cloud Backup [closed]

Does Dropbox sync the entire files when a small change is made, or only the bytes of the changed content (like rsync). If it syncs the entire file everytime I save it, its huge waste of my bandwidth. ...
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Kindle Library and cloud

Is there a way to move books that are in my Kindle Library to my Kindle Cloud? I would prefer to not have each book in the actual library.
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Upgraded GMail Storage - Not Showing?

I have paid for the upgrade of Gmail to 25GB because my account has reached the 10GB limit. However, it still shows 10GB limit and that I am out of space. In my google account is says I have the 25GB ...
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Can I trust on DropBox as a resource? [closed]

After Ma.gnolia Major Data Loss in 2009, I believe only Google, Microsoft and Yahoo services. Can I trust DropBox as my resource host? I would like to use my website's static content in DropBox and ...
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PDF with DropBox, remember the Last Page?

I like to store my PDF files in the DropBox cloud. I like to access these PDFs from my PCs, Laptop & Android phone. When I open a PDF it always starts on page 1 no matter what page I was on ...
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Purchase a Google Drive plan for someone else?

My mom and sister are starting to use Google drive to upload their photos and other files, they are soon to be running out of space. On my personal account I have a 100GB plan purchased ($2/m) and I'd ...
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Github as an Online External Storage

Does Github serves as an online external drive? How much available space storage if so?
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What's the storage limit of Diigo?

Anyone uses Diigo here? I've heard it can store pictures, docs, notes, bookmarks, songs, and I was thinking of trying it.. but does anyone know what's the storage limit ? Nowhere did it state it's ...
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What will happen to my OneDrive files when the storage space decreases to 5GB?

I logged into OneDrive today and received this message: Seems like Microsoft are pushing Office 365 harder than ever, and are shrinking my 25GB OneDrive account to 5GB in a few months. However, I ...
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Give another account full access to all files in one account?

My school gives us Google Drive accounts to do all of our school work in, and teachers frequently "share" files with us through Drive. However, I don't like having two separate accounts — one for ...
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How to download/export own passwords stored at Google Passwords?

It seems Google activated central place for storing app/website passwords which is accessible on-line at https://passwords.google.com/ and all the remembered Chrome passwords are synched there across ...
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Migrating an Outlook .pst file to Gmail

My mother-in-law has been using Outlook for 10+ years and is having all kinds of issues with a very large .pst file. She currently uses it with POP based email provider only (she is an individual and ...
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How do I make shared folders on SkyDrive sync to my Mac via the client?

Windows Live Skydrive has a Mac client that downloads files from the SkyDrive to my computer. However, this is only the files I've uploaded, not the ones shared with me. So I end up having to ...
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How to use cloud sync and keep privacy?

So you can block ads that track your every movement on the net. However, this is useless, because if you're signed in to Google Chrome for sync, they can still track your every movement through the ...
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Can Google Docs converted .ppt files be reverted

After uploading a .ppt file onto Google Docs (and converted), How am I able to "unconvert" it (retrieve the original version) ?
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Online Service That Duplicates another Data from another Online Backup? [closed]

Having all information backed up in one place in the cloud is risky since should anything happen with that place, your data will be gone. I use only Dropbox and i am risking it. I could also use Box ...
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How to create an “invalidation request” on Amazon CloudFront?

I am using Amazon S3 with CloudFront. I have some images that I have updated on S3 but the updated versions are not showing up. It looks like I need to do "invalidation requests" for them but I can't ...
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Can I use Live Mesh with my Live Groups account?

I have a Windows Live account and use the Mesh drive to synchronize some various files and photos from work and home. I recently setup a Live groups account, which includes 5GB of storage for the ...
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export saved Google images into Google photos

How do I import saved images from http://www.google.com/save/ into Google Photos without downloading them? (From Linux.) Similar to, but different from: How to download all Google Search images ...
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Do you know any good online media player? [closed]

I really like to listen to music. I may listen to music any where, any time :). I am looking for an online media player which supports to collect and save musics from anywhere on internet. So that, I ...
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Saving my Word documents online

I can't quite believe this isn't possible, though I fear it may not be. I have Windows 7, Office 2010 (or whatever the latest version is) and a Windows Live account. I want to write a document in ...
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Anyone know what's Wuala's policy on hotlinking?

Does Wuala allow me to link to my file from my website? If so, are there any limits on the bandwidth? Example: http://wuala.com/John/Wuala%20Pressmaterial/Logos/EPS/ (directory listing) Direct ...
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Trello Limitations for free accounts?

I have signed up trello few days back and just looking for limitations for the free version. Is there any limitations for the free signup ? And if yes , what are those ? I belong to institute and want ...
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How to save file from a website to ADrive?

I have read How to save a file to an online cloud storage using a url to that file?. I found the website that offers saving file to cloud, but it limited only save to DropBox or Google Drive. I ...
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How can people read S4 data?

There is a service called Super Simple Storage Service (or S4) They say: S4's state-of-the-art write-only interface removes the headaches commonly associated with reading data. OK, so how can I ...
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How to share large files between users [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best site for sharing large files among a specific group of people? I want to be able to share files between a small group of people. Each has about 100 files ...
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What online file storage service allows you to add captions to describe files?

I need to backup a lot of files but sometimes I don't know what they are by just their file names. So I need a way to further explain what the file is. A commenting or captioning feature for each file ...
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Can box.com files be viewed natively in the browser?

Is it possible to view files, e.g. in HTML, text or Markdown format, natively in the browser when they are hosted on box.com? I’ve seen the "direct link" post on community.box.com, which pertains to ...
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Will Dropmark get rid of my files if I don't upgrade to pro?

I think it's pretty self explanatory. I haven't explicitly read anything of the sort so far, but it'd make sense to delete collection of files that haven't been updated or downloaded for a while. Free ...
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Is Amazon music cloud the salvation? Do I “own” the music afterwards?

As far as I understand, at Amazon music cloud for 30 dollars a year you can upload all your mp3 music that you have. Even if you never payed for some of the mp3s, after those uploads, they are ...
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Any way to get a raw/direct link for *new* Dropbox users? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Using Dropbox, can I create a public link from a shared folder? As of July 31st 2012, new Dropbox accounts do not offer the "Public" folder feature anymore. Only accounts ...
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Is Dropbox the best choice for hosting a collection of video files? [closed]

I want to share a Folder of private videos with another group of viewers. 2 Schools are twinned with each other, and want to send and view data back and forth. To allow every child to see every ...
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Migrate files from one cloud storage provider to another [duplicate]

Is it possible to directly move files from one cloud storage provider to another, bypassing the bandwidth-intensive step of downloading the files locally and then re-uploading them? In other words, ...