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Windows lets you hide folders. However, if someone gets hold of your computer they can easily view hidden folders. If you’re computer is likely to be used by many users, you’ll need an additional level of security.
If you’re using any version of Windows, one of the biggest problems, even today is the slow speed of copying files. I experience this just a few days back when trying to clean up my external hard disk on Windows 8.1.
We highlighted a powerful mobile app that allows you to convert to and from PDF files yesterday. However, if you’re sitting on a desktop you might want the flexibility to easily convert and share files. This is where the revamped Cometdocs comes into the picture.
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.
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.
If you have been using your USB drive for a while, you’ll soon notice that there are quite a few “junk” folders and files created. In fact this is true for most of the folders on your system. One solution is to manually sit and clean all the files.
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.
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.