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Dropbox Storage limit: 2 GB (up to 8 GB by inviting friends) File size limit: No Limit on number of files: No Bandwidth limit: Yes, but they don't specify what it is exactly. Can link directly to files: Yes (files must be in the public folder) Versioning of files: 30 days Clients: Web interface, Mac, Windows, Linux (Requires Gnome/Nautilus), iPhone, iPad, ...
Dropbox supports sharing content across multiple accounts. On the Dropbox website, using the account you wish to share from, create a new folder (e.g. "my project") In the top toolbar, select "Invite to folder", enter the email addresses for the recipients (make sure it's the email they already use for their Dropbox account). Each recipient will get an ...
They haven't outright banned it so I think it's safe to say that you are allowed to host websites on Dropbox. There is a wiki page, "Hosting Websites with Dropbox", (that includes information that was hosted on the official Dropbox wiki section) about how you could set it up via CNAME pointing. If you are worried about bandwidth, see Arash F. post on the ...
SkyDrive Storage limit: 25 GB File size limit: 50 MB Limit on number of files: ? Bandwidth limit: ? Can link directly to files: Yes (permissions-based) Versioning of files: ? Clients: Web browser. Pricing: Free SkyDrive works well for me. The file size limit is perfect for documents and photos. Plus, using 7-Zip I can compress my backups, and split the ...
This is how I get around it Create a new windows account Create a shortcut to DropBox on your desktop Hold shift and Right click the shortcut and click Run As Different User Type YourPcName\YourNewAccount for UserName and your password A new DropBox window will open up now and ask for your email/password. You should now have two dropboxes in your task ...
There are 4 that I know of: http://bitbucket.org/ (for Mercurial Version Control) http://github.com/ (for Git Version Control) http://www.codeplex.com/ http://sourceforge.net/ The big difference in features are that options 1 and 2 seamlessly integrate version control and allow you to have public and private projects. So you will be able to work with ...
I have some friends who use Amazon S3 and speak very highly of it
SeeYouThen is made specifically for this. Great a an exchange for collecting photos, your friends are free to join. Most of our couples collect between 700 to over 1000 photos. Here's a unique twist about SeeYouThen it's not only for weddings, so if you like the concept you can do this for every party, reunion, family event, sports team, etc. Let us ...
Try Picasa Every album in Picasa Web Albums is potentially collaborative. This means you can open up your online albums so other people can contribute photos and videos. Adding contributors Make an album collaborative by adding contributors - individuals or entire Google contact groups - in either Picasa or Picasa Web Albums. ...
It is not possible to upload files other than image and video files to Blogger. You would have to use other file sharing websites like Dropbox to share such files. Also, your Google Drive link works perfectly fine, feel free to use that link to share the same file with other people.
The only free service I was able to find that allowed up to 1 GB files was Pando. From their info page: With a free account, you can send files that are up to 1 GB each. (That’s bigger than many people’s whole email account capacity!) You can store up to 5 GB on Pando’s servers at any given time.
Google Drive Storage limit: 10 GB (up to 1TB upgrade available) File size limit: 10 GB Limit on number of files: ? Bandwidth limit: Yes, but unspecified what it is exactly. Can link directly to files: Yes (if made public, anyone with link can download) Versioning of files: Yes, for Docs Clients: Web browser, Windows (XP+), Mac (Snow Leopard+), Android ...
I use Dropbox. It's excellent.
You can now host static Web applications using the static web app console that was released with dropbox.js. The dropbox.js release announcement has a bit more detail, and points to a sample application.
One possibility is that the other "Anonymous" visitors are actually you visiting the page multiple times. Since it does not require authentication, it typically leaves people as anonymous until they do something that identifies them.
Backblaze keeps an always up-to-date copy of your data in their cloud. Once you get through the initial backup (can take a week), your data is always backed up with negligible network and CPU usage for only $5 per machine per month. It's also excellent software that feels like a first-class citizen on the Mac (not sure about PC). So, if you lose your house ...
Syncplicity Storage limit: 2 GB (50 GB upgrade available) File size limit: ? Limit on number of files: ? Bandwidth limit: ? Can link directly to files: ? Versioning of files: ? Clients: Web browser and desktop.
I'd just ask people to email you the photos. Everyone has email, not everyone uses Flickr or another photo-management system.
Unfortunately yes. The request to resolve this issue is pretty high in the Dropbox Votebox. Please vote for it. You could try alternatives to Dropbox like Wuala or SpiderOak. In these applications the shared space is taken only from the user that started the sharing. The privacy features are better too.
An .app is not a file, it's a folder. Mac OS X just hide that to make it easier to launch. And since standard web-based file uploader can't upload folders, you'll have to put it either in a .dmg or .zip it, to upload it.
The whole purpose of the site is to get people to download programs bundled with adware/spyware/malware etc. There are plenty of user submitted ratings of the site on Web of Trust: http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/lp.ilivid.com I would think they got their impressive Alexa ranking through browser exploits from people that downloaded files from their site. ...
The simplest solution I can think of is to set both of their Share settings to "View" or "Comment". This will prevent either from editing the document. But my guess is that you are looking for something more like the restricting of "adding" or "removing" by a valid editor. This is also changeable in the "Share Setting" but affects all those the document is ...
Microsoft Live Mesh Storage limit: 5 GB File size limit: None Limit on number of files: No Bandwidth limit: No Can link directly to files: No Versioning of files: No Clients: PC, Mac, and web browser. Other Features: Allows you to sync to a folder on your desktop (similar to Dropbox) Individual sharing options for each folder News feed that shows you ...
There's a tutorial here; http://www.semi-legitimate.com/sls/blog/36-tech-tips/54-multiple-dropbox-instances Hope this helps.
Forrst allows you to share code (and screenshots/links) and discuss them, currently in beta and invite-only but due to open up soon. Here's an example post:
I know you've said free, but Amazon S3 would be very cheap for the level of use you're looking at. Storing a 1 GB file on their reduced redundancy service for a week (would that be enough time for everyone to get it?) would be about $0.025 and the bandwidth cost would be $0.15 per GB (you first GB is free). If your total monthly bill is under about $0.50 it ...
Do you have an allocation for a web site through your ISP and how much space does it offer? You could simply upload the files to a subdirectory of that with an html file that lists the files (don't call it index.html) and then just mail your friends the link. The can then right click and download the files directly. Obviously this only works if the total ...
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