The process of keeping multiple copies of a dataset, that may or may no reside in different locations, in coherence with one another.

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Can I sync my Evernote bookmarks into a major browser's bookmarks bar?

Call me crazy, but I think the bookmark bar provides a good purpose. It's right there, and that's invaluable to UX — no second layer required. But vanishingly few services care to integrate, it ...
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Should changes be made to the e-mail client or actual e-mail account itself?

Sometimes I'm unsure if I should change Outlook or the gmail settings. For example, I noticed both gmail and Outlook asked me for my real name. Why is this and what happens if they are different? If ...
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Are Chrome bookmarks automatically backed up? [migrated]

I finally arranged my bookmarks in Chrome 33, inside bookmarks toolbar etc. Do I need to create a backup to save this arrangement (and How) OR it is automatically saved on Google server, inside my ...
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How can I incrementally download music from Google Play?

I have added a few more songs to my google play music folder. I would now like to download them into my Music folder on my Win7 PC. I really would not like to download thousands of songs just to get a ...
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How to sync between cloud storage without downloading and uploading again?

I use SkyDrive as my main cloud storage, but my teammates mostly using Dropbox. I'd like to know how to sync my files on Dropbox account with my SkyDrive without downloading them first and uploading ...
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Don't sync local copy to Dropbox

Dropbox has a nice feature "Selective Sync" that allows you to choose which of your folders on Dropbox's servers should be synced with you local computer. I would like to do the opposite. I have ...
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Share editing on documents and folders on Onedrive

With Dropbox when I add a new document (.txt, .docx etc) to that folder, those documents will be synced to other participants in that shared folder. Whenever that other participant changes that ...
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Google Translate: Sync between google chrome and Google Mobile application

I ask about this feature: 'History sync between google chrome from desktop/laptop to mobile device' What I mean: I like that my mobile device (iPad) have a history of what I transleted. This feature ...
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Can't sync my Google Calendar with Outlook 2013

I have tried gSyncit and Google apps as well as sync2. None of them are letting me sync Google and Outlook 2013. I know that the sync app was discontinued as of Dec 2012, so what now?
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Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) settings for Outlook 2013 with Microsoft CUSTOM Live Domains / Outlook.com account [closed]

If anyone can make this work, or find the person at Microsoft responsible for randomly setting EAS server names for Outlook.com accounts and Microsoft live custom domains (see ...
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How do I sync my RunKeeper workout schedule with Google Calender?

I have a RunKeeper account with an Elite subscription. I joined a training plan and can see the workout schedule on the website. I would like to sync this schedule with my Google calendar. I tried ...
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How to auto sync Yahoo! contacts with Google Contacts

I'm using Yahoo! as my primary mail agent, so my contacts are there. Now I decided to put all my contacts from different social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook, Thunderbird..) onto one Google Contact; ...
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Forcing Google document update

I have shared a doc and its public presentation is not quite the same what I see in the editor. Some equations fail in the public viewer and I need to tune them. This means a lot of edit and view ...
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outlook.com can't delete Gmail contact with synchro link deleted

I synced Gmail in outlook.com to use Gtalk one week ago. My contacts are being synchronized with Gmails, I wanted to remove the synchronization link between my two accounts to clean my contacts on ...
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Dropbox like sync service without real-time sync

I use Dropbox for syncing between computers and as cloud backup, but I a lot of my work is software and graphics based with either large files or hundreds of small files being updated very often. ...
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I'm in a loop: "Sync Error: Update Sync passphrase

My Chrome sync will not work. I cannot remember my pass phrase. In order to change it I am directed to my Google Dashboard which then says Your account seems to be empty. To start using sync, ...
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Is it possible to push from Fitbit to Fitocracy through RunKeeper?

I have a FitBit device and sync with the website. My account on the FitBit website is linked to RunKeeper, which has Read and Write access to my FitBit profile. RunKeeper is connected to both FitBit ...
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Why does Dropbox upload in bursts?

When Dropbox uploads files, it does not sustain a constant speed. The upload happens in bursts, stopping for a few seconds every few seconds. Other apps, such as CloudApp or Google Drive, or even ...
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sync different directories with box.net service

with box or drop box, I can copy files/directories to a specific folder and it will be synced, however, I want to sync various different folders on my file system, is this possible? if not, are their ...
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Are Blogger draft posts synced between the computer and the phone?

I blog a lot, and quite often I blog about things while on the go using the Blogger android application that is available on Google Play. Sometimes, I write posts on my phone, but due to the limited ...
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How can I sync my Yahoo! Calendar with Google Calendar?

I want to sync my Yahoo! Calendar with my Google Calendar account. I did this by getting an iCal link within Yahoo! Calendar and then adding it to Google Calendar, but it does not seem to fetch ...
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Is it possible to sync MS Outlook with specific Google Calendar?

I wish to sync my work's Microsoft Outlook calendar one-way with Google Calendar so that I can view my events all together on my Google Account. I wish to create a new Calendar on Google Calendar ...
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Backup Google Drive to Dropbox

I want to... automatically perform a one way sync from Google Drive to Dropbox convert the files to a format supported by LibreOffice or HTML during the synchronization. But any non proprietary and ...
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Backup Evernote to Dropbox

I want to... automatically perform a one way sync from Evernote to Dropbox convert the notes to a format supported by LibreOffice or HTML during the synchronization. But any non proprietary and ...
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Trello + Google Calendar + iPhone Calendar

I need your advice about how to do following actions: As a trello user I want to synchronize my Trello cards with my Google Calendar and my iPhone calendar, so that keeps me in touch with all my ...
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Can you speed up dropbox by replacing large collections of files with disk images?

I (and lots of people where I work) use dropbox and keep our work source directories in dropbox. These directories contain close to 20k small files, and we'll typically have many of them hanging ...
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How to automatically send the content to an email address while publishing a new Tweet?

How to automatically send the content to an email address while publishing a new Tweet? I.e. i want to publish a new Tweet just as normally, but at the (near) same time, i'd like the Tweet content to ...
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Many services can syndicate blog posts to Facebook, Twitter, etc. Can any attach locations or people?

There are many services that syndicate blogs to social networks, ie automatically post links to new blog posts. TwitterFeed, dlvr.it, OnlyWire, and IFTTT are some of the best known. I haven't found ...
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Syncing a shared file in Dropbox

While sharing a file/folder with another Dropbox user, will that file/folder appear in the other user's Dropbox and sync automatically to the Dropbox folder on his computer?
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For what reason might my local space consumption on Dropbox not match the server's? [closed]

I have three machines (1 Mac, 2 Linux) synchronized with Dropbox. On all the local machines, my Dropbox consumption shows around ~84G consumption: me@macbook:~$ du -hs ~/Dropbox 84G ...
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Google Calendar Sync changing meeting organizer of recurring appointment in Outlook 2010

In Outlook 2010 I have created a recurring meeting with my non-gmail e-mail address. After a Google Calendar Sync, Outlook does not recognize me as the organiser anymore. If I look in Google Calendar ...
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How can I set which Google calendars are being synced to my iPhone?

I've set up my iPhone (with iOS 5.1.1) to synchronize contacts and calendars from Google via Google Mail. However, I only see the Default calendar on my iPhone, whereas all my other private calendars ...
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Backup Chrome synced data (accounts/passwords)

Today I realized I lost 2+ years of web account/password data that was synced across all of my Chrome instances (iOS, Win7, total of 4 computers). My bookmarks were OK. It's happened to a few people ...
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Evernote syncing: Can I prevent automatic syncing to speed up & stabilize my mobile experience?

Mobile Evernote's syncing is good most of the time, but occasionally, I'll get an error page that says something went wrong connecting while syncing or the app just gets to the note slowly because it ...
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Sync Google Drive when not logged in

I have installed Google Drive on a server. When I login to the server, Google Drive starts automatically and synchrnoizes files, pulling changes down from the cloud. All good so far. However, I would ...
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Dropbox picture sync: Skip RAW files?

I like the convenience of having Dropbox keep track of my photos because it tends to work with my devices over 3G (I am often tethering to my phone with my iPad and Macbook) as well as Wifi, but it's ...
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Google Apps: Tag contact as “My Contacts”, sync?

Using Google Apps. I have Mac Address Book, iOS Contacts set to synchronize with the account. If I create contacts manually via web interface, they synchronize beautifully with all devices. But ...
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How to sync/backup “my documents” to Google Drive

Google Drive (at $2.49 for 25gb) seems like a great option for cloud storage. But I'm looking for a program to backup/mirror/sync my documents folder to Google Drive. I've been looking for ...
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What is the purpose of the presence of Google Docs in Google Drive?

I was under the impression that by using Google Drive, I can edit my files in MS Word or Excel and it will all sync but apparently I can't open .gdoc .gsheet in MS Office. So basically, aside from ...
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Access contacts from a different Google apps domain?

I have two completely separate Google apps domains. One of them has all of my contacts, and I'd like to make them available to the other Google apps domain account. Can I do this? (If not, is there ...
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How to get LastPass Binary Chrome Extension to work across synced machines

Setup: I use Chrome Sync regularly across two machines I use LastPass as my password manager (it's already paid for this year so no alternatives suggestions, please) The binary version allows you to ...
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Bi-Directional Sync between Google Music and Banshee

Is there any way to sync Google Music, preferably including playlists, with Banshee on Ubtuntu 11.10? The Google Music agent appears to download purchased and free music, but it seems to only be a ...
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What happens when you use your Google Account for Trello?

I can't seem to find an explanation or detail on what happens, what is synchronized, if, when you use Trello with a Gmail or Google account? Can you synch the Task list? Calendars? Emails? Where does ...
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Is there cost effective file synchronization service for large teams with not much data? [closed]

I love Dropbox. But Dropbox for Teams seems most appropriate for Teams with few members and a lot of data. I'm working with a team that has lots of members, but not much data, so the Dropbox pricing ...
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Portable Dropbox (FileSync)?

Is there a portable version of Dropbox that I can load on to a USB Key? I need to sync my files between my home desktop, dormitory laptop and on occasion a computer in my university lab. I need it ...
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Cloud filesharing service with LAN sync? (besides DropBox)

What other filesharing services are out there, that also sync over the LAN (to circumvent narrow upstream bandwidth)?
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How can I make evernote web clipper sync to my desktop app faster or instantly?

I use the Evernote web clipper in Chrome quite a bit, and sometimes I want to immediately open the item in the Evernote desktop app on my Mac. However, the fastest sync setting is "every 5 minutes". ...
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Syncing Picasa Web and Dropbox

I have my photo collection more or less organized in folders under my Dropbox's Photos folder. I set Picasa (desktop app) to scan only that folder so I can sync albums to Picasa Web (web app). I find ...
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Download Files to Google Docs?

Is there a way to download a .PDF or whatever in such a way that it would skip my local machine and be directly uploaded to Google docs? If that's not possible, is there some solution where I can set ...
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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 ...