Gmail and Drive

Now send up to 10GB attachments with Gmail

Last month, Gmail rolled out the new compose interface. Today the Gmail team released a new feature to compliment this. If you’re using the new compose window, within the next few days, you should be able to see a new button that lets you quickly link to files stored in your Google Drive.


Manage your cloud storage with DragonDisk

For a brief period of time I had an account with Amazon S3, which I mainly used as a test for a project I was working on. The biggest problem I faced then and which is still prevalent is the ability to easily use the interface to move files to and fro your computer. DragonDisk makes file management simple if you’re using Amazon S3® or Google Cloud Storage®, or any other S3 API compatible service.

Open Any File Extension with

I often come across files that I have problems to open. Sometimes it is because Windows won’t recognize it on its own and give options with limited software that might be able to open the file. I have found one of the most unique and innovative ways, to not only find out about obscure file types that lie on your harddisk, but also to find open source software in a natural yet remarkable manner.

Convert Images and PDF files to Editable Text

Just confronted a very cool web service that allows you to convert scanned documents to text. OCRTerminal is an online Optical Character Recognition scan to text converter which basically tried to preserve the original formatting of the documents. Currently this service allows you to scan up to 30 scanned images per day and allows you to convert from JPG, GIF, BMP, TIF image formats into TXT, DOC, RTF text documents.