Nate Boateng has found a convenient way to sort the Camera Uploads folder. He first created two sub-folders for screenshots and videos. He then created 3 Hazel rules for sorting screenshots, videos, and pictures into date-sorted folders. His method is not perfect, and he even admits to sometimes having to sort though a lot of […]
If you’re worried about your computer being stolen, you can easily use Dropbox to perform silent reconnaissance in the even it is stolen. You’ll then have a greater chance of retrieving your stolen computer. To do this you’ll need to install a keylogger and/or screenshot applications and set the applications to log the data they […]
An article about syncing notes across multiple computers using Dropbox can be found at http://terrencedorsey.com/2011/05/10/Crossplatform_Note_Sync_with_Dropbox.html
Lifehacker has a great article on ten clever uses for Dropbox. Check it out at http://lifehacker.com/5933884/top-10-clever-uses-for-dropbox
I did a quick write-up on why and how to encrypt the whole Dropbox using built-in system tools of Mac OS X. Read the whole article at https://medium.com/geek-empire-1/ad26c1e6d815.
This article explains how to sync your iPhoto library with Dropbox. The newest experimental Dropbox build also has a built in ability to import and sync iPhoto albums. You can view the latest Dropbox build here.
This tutorial will walk you through the steps of setting up a text based note taking system using Dropbox. You can find the instructions at http://mac.tutsplus.com/tutorials/productivity/quick-tip-how-to-set-up-a-text-based-notes-system/.
Notational Velocity (NV) is note taking app for the Mac with lightning fast search capabilities and a cult following. This article explains how to sync NV with DropBox.
This article will walk you through the process of syncing fonts between Macs using Dropbox. Find out more at http://log.majouji.me/post/16998327295
General idea The basic idea is to just start Dropbox from the command-line using an alternate home-dir. This will create another Dropbox icon, and another Dropbox folder, which has to be in some other place from the original one. One way to distinguish the two menu bar icons is to change one to Leopard style […]