Maria Moriarty – Dropbox simplifies your life

May 31st, 2012 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

The Dropbox tag line is “Simplify your life” and that is exactly and literally what it has done for me! First of all it is super easy to use – I just opened a free account, got my own Dropbox and now I use it to store files, documents, images, and videos. Best of all I can access them from anywhere, share them with friends and colleagues, and I can sync them on all my mobile devices.

No more emailing myself documents to work on at home or when travelling, and no more panics because I forgot to email myself something! No more printing out weighty documents – I just open up my trusty Dropbox wherever I am and there they are.

Here is one example of how it has made my life easier. Recently I had to go “home” to Ireland on short notice. Since I needed to keep working on a project, I put the documents in my Dropbox and worked on them wherever I found myself at – in hotels, at airports, on my brother’s PC and on my cousin’s laptop.

I was even able to share the files with my colleagues without having to email them. I simply shared my folder with my co-workers and they could see and access my latest files at any time. Boy did that save me time!

It couldn’t be easier or more efficient!

Here’s a link to a terrific how-to manual – Using the Magic Pocket: A Dropbox Guide – it will tell you everything you need to know to get started.

To learn more about Dropbox, visit our FEATURED TECHNOLOGY article Dropbox – store and access files and photos from anywhere.

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