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Adam Engst 25 comments

Bad Apple #5: iCloud Drive Folder Sharing Risks Data Loss

iCloud Drive folder sharing has been around since macOS 10.15 Catalina, which makes it all the less acceptable that someone with whom the folder is shared can delete a file permanently and with only one possible—and unmentioned by Apple—option for recovery.

Cyberduck 8.3 Agen Schmitz No comments

Cyberduck 8.3

Maintenance update with a grab bag of bug fixes for the open-source file transfer app. (Free, 141 MB, macOS 10.12+)

Adam Engst 44 comments

Cloud Storage Forecast Unsettled, with Possible Storms

Triggered by a conflation of recent cloud storage issues, Adam Engst examines the real-world experience surrounding cloud storage and explores a variety of quirks, irritations, and gotchas with Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud Drive, and OneDrive.

Transmit 5.7.2 Agen Schmitz 3 comments

Transmit 5.7.2

Adds support for Dropbox Business Team Spaces. ($45 new, free update, 43.1 MB, macOS 10.14+)

Adam Engst 42 comments

Moving to a New Mac: What’s Left to Do After Migration?

When you buy a new Mac and migrate your old Mac’s files to it during setup, Setup Assistant moves over numerous settings and configurations. But don’t assume you’ll just be able to pick up exactly where you left off, since there are quite a few apps and services that require additional post-migration attention.

Adam Engst 56 comments

How to Deal with Running Out of iCloud, Google, and Dropbox Space

After being warned by both iCloud and Gmail that he was running low on storage space, Adam Engst embarked on a mission to free up cloud space rather than pay for more than he needs. If your clouds are filling up too, follow along to avoid missing email, failing file syncs, and more.

Adam Engst 29 comments

TipBITS: Replace a Shared Dropbox File without Changing Its Link

If you have shared a file in Dropbox but now need to replace it without changing the previously shared link, don’t replace the file in the Finder. Adam Engst explains what to do instead.

Cyberduck 7.0 Agen Schmitz No comments

Cyberduck 7.0

Open-source file transfer app adds a new multi-segmented download feature and simplifies sharing files from file sharing services. (Free, 93.6 MB)

Adam Engst 30 comments

Dropbox Limits Free Accounts to Three Devices

Dropbox has introduced a three-device limit for its free Basic accounts as of this month. However, if you have four or more devices currently linked to your Dropbox account, they’ll remain connected for now.

Josh Centers 26 comments

Freezing Finder? Dropbox and Overstuffed Folders May Be the Culprit

Is your Finder sputtering and freezing? Josh Centers solved his Finder problems by cleaning out his Downloads folder and toggling Dropbox’s Finder integration.