How To Backup Your iPhone or iPad in Different Ways

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Losing data from iPhone or iPad is almost unavoidable. The precious iDevice can drop  to the toilet,  hits the ground, shatters to pieces, what is worse, you will lose the majority of your data on the device in most cases. Thankfully, we have services like iCloud that automatically backup your data, making it easily retrievable in the case of a shattered or damaged smartphone. Continue reading

Save disk space on Mac by selectively syncing Dropbox folders


Like many of you, I rely on Dropbox to share files with friends, family and coworkers. When it comes to my coworkers, we have a lot of files we share, and some of them are quite sizable photos and graphics files.

I use a MacBook Pro with flash storage, so space is at a premium. While having access to those shared files is helpful, I don’t need all of them taking up valuable storage space locally on my Mac.

Fortunately Dropbox has considered this. There’s a Selective Sync feature that enables you to specify which folders will be copied locally to your Mac. If you need access to them, you can just pull up a web browser and grab them from there instead. Continue reading

How to move documents from Dropbox to iWork and iCloud


Want to take your spreadsheets, documents, and presentations from Dropbox and start using them with Apple’s iWork suite of Numbers, Pages, and Keynote, and store them in iCloud? Luckily, both Dropbox and Apple make it easy to do. Here’s how! Continue reading