All items tagged with "dropbox"

Heartbleed Bug: How To Update All Your Passwords In Just 10 Minutes

(photo Buster Hein, Cult of Mac)

(photo Buster Hein, Cult of Mac)

By now you’ve heard all about the catastrophic Heartbleed bug and how it has siphoned passwords, credit card numbers, emails and other data to the vampires who would drain all of us dry. From your love life (OKCupid) to your tax returns, there’s a lot at stake.

Since 66% of web servers are vulnerable to the bug, that means you’re faced with only task more fun than decluttering the garage: changing your passwords.

To help you on your password resetting chores, we’ve compiled the best tools to make the process as quick and painless as possible. Also, they’ll sync your new passwords to your iPhone — all in under 10 minutes. Leaving you time to watch Silicon Valley again. ¬†You’re welcome.

Here’s how:

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Dropbox’s New Carousel App Wants To Be A Better Photo Stream

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(photo: Alex Heath, Cult of Mac)

Alongside Mailbox for Mac and Android, Dropbox announced an entirely new app today at an event in San Francisco. It’s called Carousel, and it’s coming to the App Store and Google Play later today. Think of it like a Photo Stream replacement that might actually work.

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Dropbox Announces Mailbox For Mac To Fix Your Inbox Woes

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At an event today in San Francisco, Dropbox made several announcements about Mailbox, the popular email app for iOS that it bought a little over a year ago. Things have been busy around Dropbox since then, because Mailbox is coming to not one, but two new platforms.

Mailbox for Mac was unveiled today alongside an Android app, the latter of which is out now in Google Play. But that’s not what we’re really interested in. What’s important is that Mac users can now sign up to get access to the private beta of Mailbox on the desktop. There are some new Mailbox features that should also get you excited.

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Last Chance To Get 50% off PDFpen Pro [Deals]

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Want to easily interact with and edit PDFs like never before? Then this Cult of Mac Deals offer is for you.

PDFpen is the all-purpose Mac PDF editor. It has everything you need to edit all those PDFs you are constantly downloading. With PDFpen you can edit or change almost any part of an original PDF and save it as a Word document seamlessly, and with this Cult of Mac Deals offer you can get PDFpen for 50% off – just $29.98!

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Sharebox: Upload And Share Files By Dragging Them Onto Dropbox Icon

Sharebox: Upload And Share Files By Dragging Them Onto Dropbox Icon

Sharebox adds a feature to Dropbox that should probably already have been there: it lets you drag and drop files onto the Dropbox icon in your Mac’s menubar, and have them upload to Dropbox. The neatest part is that it works using the existing icon, keeping your menubar clear.

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Dropbox Will Soon Let You Switch Between Work And Home Accounts [Rumor]

Photo: David Bleasdale/Flickr

Photo: David Bleasdale/Flickr

Dropbox is planning an update that will let you switch between home and work accounts, according to the Verge. The new service will be announced on April 9th, and will let users switch between accounts without logging out of either.

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Dropbox’s iOS App Update Fixes A Critical Photo Sync Bug

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If Google Drive’s recent price drop wasn’t enough to entice you over to the dark side, Dropbox dropped an update to its iOS client today, adding a number of improvements, including a major bug fix that addresses an issue in which Dropbox’s photo syncing ability would fall over.

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This Neat Tricks Automatically Creates Day One Entries With IFTTT And Hazel

This Neat Tricks Automatically Creates Day One Entries With IFTTT And Hazel

This very clever trick from Poor Signal lets you add anything you like to your Mac’s Day One journal app using IFTTT (It This Then That), Hazel and – of course – Day one. And becasue Day One syncs with your iPad, it’s available there, too.

What can you do with this? You could automatically add all your Instagram photos to your journal, pipe in a weather forecast (although Day One does that by itself these days), items from an RSS feed, your heart rate (via Withings’s IFTTT channel), or anything else.

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Snippefy App Reads And Shares Kindle Notes

Snippefy App Reads And Shares Kindle Notes

Snippefy takes the almost-useless highlights from your Kindle and syncs them to Evernote, Dropbox or anywhere that’ll accept text. It’s an iPhone-only app, but as it’s only really there for processing your snippets to use somewhere else, it’s fine for the iPad too.

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VLC Updated For iOS 7, Adds Dropbox Video Streaming

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VLC, the versatile play-anything video app that I have installed on every Mac I’ve had admin access to in the last half decade, has gotten a great update in its iOS incarnation. VLC for iOS not only looks better, but will now grab video from Dropbox and Google Drive.

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