[audio-pals] Re: Stacey's Latest Letter On SS.

  • From: Thomas McMahan <shadowsmaster@xxxxxxx>
  • To: audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 12 May 2015 19:04:09 -0500

Also with Mac you can choose to save to dropbox,Sort of like in the windows
context menu where it says send to dropbox. So I don’t think you have to
retain the file on your machine itself anymore. Of course if you throw a file
in the trash that you see in DB it is deleting that file. So in that way it
now works like SS. I did a test document and just saved it directly to DB, so
therefore it didn’t keep a copy on the computer because I did direct save. So
if I want a copy it would be like an outside file of having to copy and paste

So that is a game changer as far as I’m concerned, because when DB is uploading
by itself it’s a lot faster than Sendspace. It also crosses all platforms, Mac
Windows and Linux where it’s quite accessible once found and installed, whereas
Sendspace wizard is useless in Linux, they don’t update it, and if you even do
get it compiled right, it’s not accessible with Orca.

So now part of my little brain is thinking of exploring DB as a viable storage
option verses SS. Just as SS really becomes accessible with it’s wizard, but
still, I am considering it seriously. Will have to explore their terms with a
paid DB account, I don’t think it’s much different financially.

On May 12, 2015, at 4:12 PM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

This is interesting. I will have to try it out.

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Sent: Friday, May 8, 2015 5:23 PM
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Subject: [audio-pals] Re: Stacey's Latest Letter On SS.

I’m not sure you have to retain the copy on your computer anymore Josh, I
haven’t tested the theory, but I think it may actually retain on their
servers now. Thats why when a larger file goes into DB it will show almost
instantly, but in the menu extras on the mac it will show an upload progress
for DB. So I will test the theory, but I think it actually is stuff on there
servers like SS does now.

On May 8, 2015, at 1:08 PM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx
<mailto:lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:

I guess what I like about SS is I do not have to keep a copy of the document
on my computer. I use Drop Box, but usually just to get documents from the
iPhone to the computer and vice versa with relative ease. I purchased a
tablet a while back to get use to the Android platform and when I purchased
it I got 50GB of free space on Dropbox so that was nice.

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Sent: Thursday, May 7, 2015 3:28 PM
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Subject: [audio-pals] Re: Stacey's Latest Letter On SS.

I prefer dropbox myself. It's fast, it's easy, and I use the NVDA add-on
with it too so it makes it a lot easier. Speaking of dropbox, I'm listening
to the zomby game. Pretty cool. I have some games I could demo too sometime.
And other software also.

On 5/7/2015 2:06 PM, Thomas McMahan wrote:
Thats why I just have them charge a monthly payment, just put it in the
budget. It’s cheaper than a car payment *lol*. But yes your stuff will
just stay up there for 30 days if no downloading activity is happening.

It’s been a pretty good back up storage place for me especially back when
we were still using the old Mac because it only had 40 gigs storage on the
hard drive. Well it still has that, we just don’t use that machine much.
On May 7, 2015, at 6:41 AM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx
<mailto:lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:

I have not gotten a chance to listen to the letter, but speaking of SS I
deactivated my account for a short period of time. If you ever decide to
do that make sure you can move your stuff within 30 days because lifetime
storage is only a benefit if you are paying them. That makes sense, but
their website was not real clear. I reactivated and just went ahead and
paid for 6 months so I do not have to worry about it for a while.

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Subject: [audio-pals] Stacey's Latest Letter On SS.

Okay here’s Stacey’s latest letter on SS in the archive.


I also have a letter already in the group box in DB, but am waiting for it
to go up to SS yet. SS decided it wants to upload a different folder
first, and won’t let me pause it to start the letter. So that will
probably be a little later today because I don’t plan to stay up all night
while it loads this one folder. So SS users will have to wait a little
bit. Once i have a link you all will have it too.

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