Q & A: Sending large files

Cory Blog, Web

I have a file that I need to send to a friend but it appears my email won’t send it. If i can’t email it then how do i get it to my friend? Signed, Unsatisfied Sender Dear Sir, Your question is not an uncommon one, so rest assured that there are others wondering the same thing. There is an …

\Shareand Share.alike

Cory Blog, Other Tricks, Windows

Sharing files by email is stupid. Sharing files with Dropbox is nice. But sharing files by UNC path is just plain awesome. WINDOWS: According to Everything Guru Wikipedia, UNC “is short for Universal Naming Convention or Uniform Naming Convention, [which] specifies a common syntax to describe the location of a network resource, such as a shared file, directory, or printer.” …

Free Space. Get it Now!

Cory Blog, Mac, Software

Mostly Mac: There are many ways to free up space on your hard drive, on mac, your “start up disk.” Let me point out a few: Download and Run Onyx (reviewed in Tricks of the Trade: Current Mac Apps and More Software Means Productivity) Uninstall Apps with AppCleaner (mentioned here More Software Means Productivity) Delete music in iTunes that you really don’t listen …

Be Choosy. Get Mozy.

Cory Blog, Software

I don’t have to write a huge article on saving your documents frequently and backing up your files often. There are plently of places for that. And if you’re a mac user, then you know a bit about Time Machine. Wouldn’t it be nice… keep an up-to-date copy of everything on your Mac and fly through space passed to retrieve …