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How I Work - Dropbox

Last time I posted, I talked a bit about how I use an iOS app called Mailbox. Today, I'm going to discuss a few ways I use Dropbox.
Dropbox is so universally used that I hesitated writing a post for it. However, it is so ingrained into what I do at work that I would be remiss if I didn't include it. Dropbox is a very popular file syncing app that, once installed, creates a folder that it then syncs to the web and any other computer you have Dropbox installed and linked to your account. It also does file backups, after a fashion, keeping files a few revisions back.

One of the best things I like about Dropbox is it frees me from the worry of having all my data on one computer--as a tech, I am well aware of the ramifications of a hard drive failing, and this helps me sleep at night, knowing all my data is safe and sound in the cloud and synced to all my devices.

From a security standpoint, there has been a few issues with Dropbox accounts being hacked in the past, so definite…