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If you sign up to Google+ you can do this with the Google+ app now. There is an Instant Upload option in the app. This syncs any photos (and videos if you set the option) to an Instant Upload album in Picasa.
I've used PicPush for this purpose - it worked well. Only issue I had was it occasionally pushing an already backed up picture a second time and some random future date. Not that critical of an issue, just wound up with a few duplicate photos in my Picasa account. It supports many common photo services too. $5, but if you download just the free portion of ...
You can install the WiFi Keyboard app from Android Market. A good app, supports both USB and WiFi input. You need to follow information carefully, to get work around.
It's Samsung software, built into the system in certain Samsung phones. Like the Dropbox app, it's a service to automatically upload photos you take on your phone; it connects to your "Samsung account" if you create one. It also integrates with Dropbox to sync photos to the device Gallery; if you have "Camera upload" turned on in Dropbox as well, this ...
Update: I've gotten Pixelpipe to work with the Stock Camera App. Now every single picture I take with my Droid's camera is automatically uploaded to Picasa & Dropbox through Pixelpip. You can set it up to upload to any number of services. Here's how to get it set up: Go into Pixelpipe Go to Settings Turn on "Enable auto upload for camera", and ...
Here's a possible alternative solution. If you open the Dropbox app, then press your camera button and take a photo, the photo file is automatically added to your Dropbox folder and immediately synced to the cloud. I read about it here: http://lifehacker.com/5713518/send-android-photos-straight-to-dropbox
You can check this e.g. in the Honeycomb User Guide. Basically, it sums up to the following: Android Settings, as WiFi networks incl. passwords, user dictionary, etc. Settings of many Google apps, as e.g. browser favorites Apps downloaded from the Playstore Additionally, app developers can use this API to have their apps data backup'd along -- but only ...
You will not find this setting in Android's Gmail app, but on the Gmail mobile site (accessed via Browser) it's here:
I do not believe this is the way Google Drive works. The app, if I am not mistaken, allows you to view (and edit some Google documents) but maintains them in the cloud. While it does allow you to download them, it saves them to your Download folder for local use only. You can choose photos you've taken from your gallery and upload them to Google Drive, but ...
Google Dashboard is a service for accessing a simple view of the data associated with a Google account. With Dashboard you can also get a list of your Android apps that store data in the Google cloud, the dates of their latest backups, the amount of storage they use, and some additional data such as the date you first registered the device. To access this ...
Try SugarSync. It's a cloud backup service similar to Dropbox. They have a free 5 GB account as well as cheaper monthly plans than DB. Their Android app can be sycned to auto-upload all photos or sync folders on your SD. I've tried it an it works. I haven't fully tested it but one complaint that I have read is that it doesn't respect deletes on your ...
You can use AirDroid. It has a clipboard feature and works over Wi-Fi.
Try ClipSync It's an app I have written that will update the clipboard on your PC once it has detected a change in the android clipboard over WiFi. (And vice versa.) So you can do: ctr+c (win) -> long press - paste (android). long press - copy (android) -> ctrl+v (win).
There's an add-on for Dolphin Browser HD which can sync with Google Bookmarks: Bookmarks to SD. GoMarks for Google Bookmarks is also in Play Store. Do try Xmarks too if you need cloud bookmark sync (not limited to Delicious, Gmarks). It has an Android app as well as Dolphin add-on too. But, its not free on Android.
Turning off 3g and reactivate it later would consume less power, as all the data can be fetched once the 3g radio is in the high power state When it is left idle, even for the most trivial data transfers, like checking the weather, the same cycle has to be repeated. Because of the long tail time that holds the device in a power mode, transmitting data as ...
I don't know about "auto-share", but Picasa is definitely one of my options on the "Share" menu from the Gallery. Additionally, my Picasa albums have been downloaded to my phone. Picasa Web Albums is one of the options to sync under Settings | Accounts & sync | <current Google account>.
Relatively new app I've just heard about: Dropin Uploads photos & videos automatically to your Dropbox whenever you're online. Wanna download photos and videos from your phone? Forget the USB cable! Use Dropin! Dropin uploads photos and videos automatically to your Dropbox whenever you're online. Sign-in with your Dropbox ...
Google DocsDrive allows collaborative editing between phone app and webapp. Updates typically propogate from one to the other within a few seconds, and just appear in the document on the updated device, with markup to show that it came from someone else. I use it for brainstorming sessions with my colleagues on the go, I like it better than SMS/Email ...
I use a standard text file synchronized through Dropbox. Works in both directions.
You can do this via DropBox without having a physical camera button. First open the DropBox app. Press Menu Press New Press Picture (this should open camera app) Take picture then press Done.
It seems you cannot achieve this on built-in Nook app. Fortunately, you are using two android devices since there are many solutions for reading on android devices. Install Moon + reader under the assistance of Dropbox on your android phone and Nook color. You can also keep the same reading progress in this method. guide
Evernote will allow you to add pdfs to your notebooks. Evernote is available for the NC as well as for Android and iOS. Once the pdf is in a notebook, it'll sync via Evernote.
I don't believe that functionality works yet. I have tried to sideload PDFs and plain .txt files and they don't register in "My Library" or under "My Files" and obviously they don't sync between my devices. I also can't find a web interface for loading non-nook files. I did a little searching around a couple months ago and I found a few unsubstantiated ...
I use SMEStorage. I actually use 2 Storage Clouds on it. My home WebDav Server and SkyDrive. My files physically reside on my home WebDAV server and on SkyDrive. I have a phone to SkyDrive folder sync setup through the SMEStorage App for some docs/files. SMEStorage has the ability to encrypt files uploaded to it and then decrypt on the fly from the ...
If your device is rooted, you might want to take a look at Titanium Backup, which has built-in support for Dropbox, Box and Google drive. As for your "special folder", I'd say you will probably like FTPSyncX -- which allows you automatically sync with Dropbox as well as with your local PC via SSH, FTP, and others. The latter can happen automatically all xx ...
Google Drive (née Google Docs). Just create a simple document. There's a Google Drive app for Android, of course, but even without the mobile web version works pretty well (which I'd expect you'd use with the iPhone). Windows and Mac can use the desktop browser version of the web app.
One more thing to keep in mind is privacy: While you mostly have control over your locally stored data, you cannot say the same for Cloud services. For storing personal/sensitive information to the Cloud, you should always consider encryption. A third option is to have your app creating backups on your sd card, and use another app (e.g. FolderSync) ...
Might I suggest Google Play Music?
Did you take a look at OwnCloud and similar solutions? Not (yet?) as comfortable as dropbox, but open source, runs on Linux (so you can stick with your Linux-mount solution), and it has an Android app. For a quick overview, you might want to first take a look at this Wikipedia article. If that sounds interesting, next source to investigate might be e.g. How ...
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