Free, Easy, Safe, Cool, Nice, Fun, Good, Bird-Themed Online Backup

by Aug 27, 2009Tech4 comments

Picture 1.png

Do you need free, safe on-line backup for a few key folders?

Do you need to synchronize folders between two computers?

Try something I’ve been using for several months now and have liked very much: SugarSync. Sign up with my referral link and we’ll both benefit with extra space.

Read More 

Future.Bible Conference

Future.Bible Conference

In one week I'll be "speaking" "at" a "conference" on the future of the Bible that is all online—actually, I recorded the video today and am now uploading it. My talk was really fun to put together, and I gave it this title: "Anything Invented After You're Thirty-Five...

Review: The Innovators

Review: The Innovators

The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter IsaacsonMy rating: 5 of 5 starsSomehow some writers of biography end up sounding trite, both in their relating of their subjects' stories and in the lessons they draw...

Ode to My iPad Pro

Ode to My iPad Pro

The subtitle for this blog used to be “Bible, Tech, Bible Tech.” I haven’t blogged about tech much in a long time. But I still love it. And it’s time for a break from heavy stuff. One particular piece of tech I love is my new-to-me 12.9-inch iPad Pro. I got it a few...

A Handy Guide to Catching Spam Comments

Look out for these things in your comment spam (some apply to email spam, too), and you're less likely to be fooled by it (click image to see full-size): I don't really mean that Australia is weird, though I may find out this summer that it is as I take my first trip...

Leave a comment.

4 Comments
  1. Luke Seelenbinder

    Have you tried Dropbox? It is very similar to SugarSync, but seems to have more of a following (I’d never heard of SugarSync), so you have more people with whom you have the opportunity to share files. Just my $0.02.

    One feedback item, it’d be great if you could setup FriendConnect to integrate with the comments box. (save the time of typing in info)

    Love the blog. Keep it up.

    Luke S.

    Reply
    • Mark L Ward Jr

      That’s a great idea, Luke—integrating Friend Connect with the comments. I will look into it (and I’m happy for any advice you have).

      I do use DropBox. It’s very nice. It’s faster than SugarSync and a bit smoother in the GUI department, but it won’t sync existing folders. I know there’s a hack to change that, but it looked like something I didn’t want to get into!

      mlwj

      Reply
  2. Duncan

    FWIW, I’ve been happily using SugarSync as well ever since Mark invited me a few months ago. I like how it syncs existing folders seamlessly and openly.

    Reply
  3. Duncan

    SugarSync has been having trouble this week. It seems like it’s constantly down for maintenance, and when it’s been “up” it has taken hours to not upload some of the “bigger” files I keep up there… by “big” I’m talking a mere 1 MB.

    I jumped ship to Dropbox. It’s faster and doesn’t seem to suffer as many difficulties and angry customers as SS. I no longer recommend SugarSync. If anyone wants to sign up for Dropbox and get a little extra free storage space, feel free to use this referral link from me: http://bit.ly/3nVXc

    You’ll get an extra 250 MB for free, and so will I.

    Reply

Leave a Reply