Tag Archive: Files


OneDrive for Android now sports fingerprint authentication to lock your files

Now you can use biometrics to keep your OneDrive files a little more secure.

Microsoft is bolstering OneDrive’s security prowess on Android with the adoption of fingerprint authentication for locking down your files. The feature is now rolling out to everyone alongside a new grid view for photos (via MSPU).

Fingerprint authentication comes in addition to the PIN protection already offered by OneDrive. And as security features go, your fingerprint is the much more secure option. If  [Read More…]

How to manage downloads and files on your Chromebook

Make the most of your Chromebook’s limited storage by managing your downloads and files.

Chromebooks are designed from the ground up to work “with the cloud” and they do a fine job at it. But they also work just as well with locally stored files if you want to keep things close. Even if you regularly work from the cloud, you might want to keep a local copy of that thing you’re currently working on in case  [Read More…]

Sonos files to go public, expected to make $1 billion in revenue in 2018

The company plans on raising as much as $ 100 million for its IPO.

On Friday morning, July 6, Sonos officially filed to become a publically traded company.

Sonos will be traded on Nasdaq as SONO and plans on raising as much as $ 100 million leading up to its IPO (initial public offering). However, as noted by MarketWatch, “that amount was estimated as a placeholder amount.”

As for Sonos’s performance, things are looking good for the  [Read More…]

Google Drive: How to upload, download, view, and share files and documents

How do I use Google Drive on Android?

Google Drive is one of the handiest cloud storage services around, giving you 15GB of free space, which you can access from just about any device with an internet connection. The age of USB thumb drives is over.

When you set up your Android phone, you would have been prompted to add your Google account, which is all you need to use Google Drive. Here’s how to set up  [Read More…]

Google Files Go: Everything you need to know

Files Go is a storage management utility that leverages AI to declutter your phone.

If you browse the Play Store, you’ll come across a litany of optimization apps that claim to speed up your phone. More often than not, they’re just conduits for malware, and Google is now tackling that problem by introducing a service of its own.

Files Go is the company’s storage management and offline file transfer service, and it leverages Google’s machine learning smarts  [Read More…]

Google officially introduces Files Go

After a lengthy beta, Files Go is going official. Google is dropping the beta tag from the file manager and adding some nifty new features. Click here to find out what they are.

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Major update to Files Go brings search capabilities, Google Photos integration

Files Go picks up three new features, turning it into one of the best storage management utilities around.

Google’s Files Go is a lightweight storage management utility that’s packed with useful features, and today the app is picking up three new features. There’s now a file search function baked in, which will allow you to search for files on your phone. With Files Go being a Google app, that includes instant results, autocomplete, and search filters.

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How to declutter your phone with Google Files Go

Files Go is an elegant solution to a long-standing problem on Android.

Managing internal storage has always been a problem on Android, particularly on devices with limited storage. For instance, a phone with 16GB of storage has just over 10GB of usable space at best, with the rest of the storage taken up by the operating system itself. That doesn’t leave a whole lot of room for your apps, music, photos, videos, and games, and while there’s  [Read More…]

Let Seagate’s $76 external drive keep 3TB of your most important files backed up

A must-have.

Seagate’s 3TB Expansion desktop hard drive offers a ton of storage space in a rather small package, which makes it very desirable. It doesn’t take up a ton of space on your desk and with its USB 3.0 connection it makes backing up and transferring files a breeze. Whether you have a large photo library or keep local copies of all your important tax documents, this external drive can be useful to everyone in the  [Read More…]

How to stream Torrent files online without downloading them to your PC

Gone are those days where people used to spend hundreds of dollars to buy a CD loaded with their favourite films or song collections. It has been many years since the world has shifted towards Torrents and inarguably, it is currently the most popular way of downloading the content you need from the web. But […]