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Dropbox for Mac review

Dropbox for Mac is a convenient cloud storage system that lets you access your files on any computer with an Internet connection. Installing the app is quick and easy, and you can set up a free account to try out the program to see if it's a good fit.

Pros

Smooth integration: This app integrates seamlessly with your Mac, and you can access it directly at any time through the icon on the top toolbar. You can also open any of the Dropbox files on your computer through your Mac's Finder feature. And when you want to save … Read more

TeamViewer for Mac review

TeamViewer for Mac lets you control another computer remotely, either from your own Mac, or from a tablet or smartphone. All you need to do is install the app on both devices, and the program walks you through the rest.

Pros

Simple setup: When you install the app on any device, you'll see the User ID and Password associated with that device displayed. To connect, all you have to do is enter the User ID and Password for the machine you want to control into your own when prompted, and you'll be automatically connected.

Quick connection: As soon … Read more

FileZilla review

FileZilla is a powerful, free file management tool for FTP access to your Web site's server. Containing numerous tools to help upload and download files between your local machine and the server on which your site is hosted, this is a reliable, intuitive tool for anyone in the Web development field.

Pros

Reliable and fast: FileZilla may be free, but it's a very stable program and offers reliable, accessible tools for anyone who needs to manage files via remote FTP connection. With your username and password you can quickly log in to the FTP server, move files, upload … Read more

How to migrate from Windows XP to Windows 7, 8

As of today, Microsoft has stopped support for Windows XP. To keep your system up-to-date and safe, Windows XP users should move to Windows 7 or Windows 8 (and for those who insist on clinging to their old OS, see our tips for making Windows XP more secure). To help you through the pains of migration, we've compiled apps and tips for transitioning to either Windows 7 or 8. If you're considering upgrading to Vista...don't.

File Transfer

Microsoft Easy Transfer

Microsoft has its own transfer manager to help migrate files, pictures, and basic settings to Windows … Read more

WiFi File Transfer Pro review

WiFi File Transfer Pro makes it easy for you to transfer files between your mobile device and computer without a cable, by using an FTP Client like FileZilla or your Windows file explorer. Extremely easy to set up and use, this app is a great alternative to other, more complicated wireless transfer apps that require you to register an online account, use a Web app, or limit the type of files you can transfer. Despite the name, this is a free app without any in-app purchases.

After a speedy installation, all you have to do to start transferring files with … Read more

Review: Transferable is a fantastic photo transfer app for your iPhone

Transferable is similar to many other apps that allow you to download photos from your iPhone through a browser and Wi-Fi connection, but it works more efficiently than many other options. With a fast setup time, the ability to download all of your photos from a given folder at once, and a sleek interface, Transferable is a pleasure to use; and while the free version doesn't offer much, it's worth an upgrade for the speed the app offers.

After installation, make sure you are connected to a Wi-Fi network and then open the IP address provided by the … Read more

Review: 4Media iPhone Contacts Transfer for Mac moves contacts seamlessly

4Media iPhone Contacts Transfer for Mac allows you to move contacts between iOS and Mac seamlessly through a tether or iTunes Wi-Fi connection. This allows you to back up your contacts, organize and manage them on your Mac, or move new contacts to your iPhone from your Mac more easily than you could through the native contact management tools.

After installing and opening 4Media iPhone Contacts Transfer, you will be prompted to connect an iPhone to your computer, either by plugging it in or opening iTunes and using a Wi-Fi connection. After doing so, you'll be able to see … Read more

Watch this European spacecraft burn up over the Pacific

What's the best thing to do with a $600 million spacecraft when you're finished with it? Watch it burn, of course.

The International Space Station requires regular shipments of air, water, propellant, and other cargo. Some of those resupply duties are carried out by expendable Automated Transfer Vehicles (ATVs) from the European Space Agency.

When the unmanned Albert Einstein ATV-4 undocked from the ISS late last month, astronauts positioned themselves to watch as it burned up on re-entry. … Read more

Review: Backup Transfer iPhone SMS to Mac is a powerful SMS backup tool

Backup Transfer iPhone SMS to Mac is a powerful tool that will move any SMS messages currently stored in a backup file on your Mac to a separate database where you can view them. This allows you to easily see all of your messages from a single backup folder without having to load them back onto a phone, especially useful for those that delete their SMS messages over time.

After installation, the app opens and prompts you to register. The free trial version limits how many SMS messages you can download, so if you enjoy the process, you'll want … Read more

Convert on the Go with Wise Video Converter

With busy schedules these days, who has the time to figure out complicated converters and their myriad options? WiseCleaner understands your frustration and that's why they've created Wise Video Converter. Whenever you just want your videos to work -- on a phone, tablet, or PC -- Wise Video Converter is the hassle-free solution.

Garnering 4/5 stars, Wise Video Converter is a favorite with our editors for its clean user interface and ease of use. The program boils down the conversion process to just a few quick steps. Just drag and drop your video into one of the … Read more