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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, ...
I suggest the use of Keepassx, an cross-platform password manager, and Dropbox. Create your password database with Keepassx and then synchronize it across all of your computers using Dropbox. I've used this approach for about a year and a half with no issues. (I should also mention that Dropbox keeps older revisions of files so even if your database is ...
I've never looked into its security, but LastPass (http://lastpass.com/) is designed to do just that
Check out GoogleCL. It lets you interact with google services from the command line like: $ google docs upload the_bobs.csv ~/work/docs_to_share/* The most recent release says it includes uploading directory trees to Docs. A little bit of shell scripting should let you cron job a backup.
Simplest way is to delete messages with big, but unnecessary, attachments. The search operator has:attachment will be helpful there. Using the filename: operator will even be more helpful, as some files of dubious worth will tend to be video or sound files and can get large, e.g. filename:wmv. Dumping those messages should go a long way to clearing up some ...
Go to aws.amazon.com and click Account > Usage Reports After signing in, select Amazon Simple Storage Service from the Service drop down and then select TimedStorage-ByteHrs from the Usage Types drop down. Select the period of time you want to be reported and use the buttons at the bottom to download the report. The usage report gives a storage total for ...
Archive your messages instead of deleting them/moving them to the trash. Alternatively, you could create a "Trash" or "Deleted" label, then change the label settings to not "show in message list". Move your "deleted" messages to that label/folder and purge every few years!
Google also lets you purchase more storage.
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 ...
Head over to Accounts/Applications page to check out which apps have what kind of access.
If you're going to be doing this on a Linux server you could try GMailFS which uses FUSE to mount your google mail (which should also work with google apps) storage over IMAP as a local file system.
A tool called "Google Docs Upload" may do the job: http://code.google.com/p/google-docs-upload/ http://lifehacker.com/5354441/google-docs-batch-upload-eases-online-document-transfers I've had limited success with this tool. Unfortunately, it doesn't support image files yet, although that is now allowed by Google. Ubuntu 10.04 : This works with the ...
Windows Live Skydrive is probably what you're after. 25GB storage with a web-based interface. Slightly more than 50Mb than you want, but free to anybody with a hotmail/msn account.
Take a look at lastpass.com - I have no connection to them other than as a satisfied user.
The best workaround this would be to download/delete your emails. Downloading them for backup and storage sounds to be the best option. A great way to do this is by using a desktop app, most notably the best would be Mail on Mac OS X and Outlook or Thunderbird on Windows. You should go ahead and do this by date (in my opinion), you won't be needing older ...
I have some friends who use Amazon S3 and speak very highly of it
The Google Apps storage is designed for storing pictures, email attachments and online documents. While there is an API for automating the upload of documents it only accepts specific MIME types unless you are a Google Apps Premier customer. That means you would have to embed your data in a document or spreadsheet file before uploading it. Instead of ...
I don't know if there are any tools for this, but the Google Docs API might allow you to programmatically manipulate uploaded files.
Dropbox does exactly what you want.
You need to be logged into the account you are purchasing storage for; http://www.google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?answer=1047457 The extra storage is only available to you. You can't share it with other users or transfer it to another account. You can't purchase storage for other users. Hope this helps.
The only time that storage is shared between the other Google products is when additional space is purchased: https://www.google.com/accounts/purchasestorage In the Google Picasa help section about Google Storage they say that "Free storage space is specific to each product. Picasa Web Albums offers 1 GB of storage for photos and videos only. Gmail provides ...
The answer given to this question can help you here. efax.com offers a service to keep your existing number. You have to ring to discuss it. The number I see is a UK one - I'm guessing because the site detects your locale and offers a local service - so I won't post it here as it won't apply to everyone.
You can't do it directly with Google Docs but you can use GMail as an Online Hard Drive with Gmail Drive.
I use http://www.clipperz.com/ it's a great open source webapp that stores passwords and even better if you want to host your own copy on your own server you can. The service includes the ability to download backups in multiple formats, import the data, setup one-time super secure access codes and even an offline copy if you need it.
I use KeePass and it has served me well. It's free and has lots of good features. Folders for different groups (Personal, Work, etc), extra fields like URL and Notes.
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 ...
You could also use Dropbox.
No this is not possible, but it will be renewed automatically if you won't cancel it. They are sending an e-mail when it is close to the end. Don't forget that the storage prices are usually getting cheeper over time and you don't really want to prepay that.
Combine the password by usering two passwords. Password 1 might be: jmxkjsjhi Every of your full passwords then begins with jmxkjsjhi . Then add a second password for every website that's different. You can store the seconds passwords in a text file while keeping the first password in your head.
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 ...
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