It's time you saved you files in the Clouds using a cloud storage service.
Cloud Storage vendors such as Dropbox provides a secure way of remotely logging in and storing your data online. Most all vendors supply tools to manage, share and backup your data if you like. The Cloud services I mainly used in the past were: Dropbox, Google Drive, Spider Oak and Ubuntu One. There are many more available. I will use Dropbox in my example to explain how to start using cloud storage. I will only cover simple file storage and download and not all of the other features at this time.
To signup just fill in the blanks and click on "Sign Up" again.
Click on "Dropbox" to proceed.
This is the next page that will show up. This explains how to get more space for free.You can return the this by clicking on "Get Started" located on the left side. Click "Dropbox" located on the upper left side to continue.
This is the final page. This is where your files and folders will be stored. The "Getting Started.pdf" file explains how to use Dropbox.
- My favorite is Drag and Drop. Hold down the mouse left button on a file or folder and Drag it to or from dropbox and drop it, release button.
- Second method is to click on the the "Upload icon". You will see this box. It will be empty the first time. Click on "Add more files" and look for file to upload.
- Third method is to install the downloader and copy file and folders into the Dropbox folder.