Keeping multiple computers in sync can be a chore. Often times we will start a task on one computer, and want to finish it on another. The good news is that there are ways to keep home and office computers in sync in order to increase productivity. Once setup, these processes will keep computers in sync nearly instantaneously.
Keeping Files in Sync
File system syncing is possible between two computers via an internet cloud service such as Dropbox. Here are some features of dropbox:
There are other players in the cloud storage market, such as Google Drive and SkyDrive, but Dropbox is currently the best option for keeping files and folders in sync across two or more computers. Click here for our comprehensive cloud storage comparison shooutout.
Keeping Passwords, Bookmarks, and Tabs in Sync
A web browser is often the hub of all work done on a computer. From research to chatting with co-workers, a large amount of work happens completely within the browser. As such keeping a browser in sync between a home and office device can mean that work can be left on the home computer, and resumed instantly on the business machine. Bookmarks added with one show up on the opposite device, and saved passwords appear on the different devices as well. The following are instructions for keeping the following browsers in sync across devices.
If you are using two different browsers between your work and home machine, their is no simple way to sync.
Keeping the files of two different computers in sync is very simple to do thanks to cloud services such as Dropbox. Keeping web browsers in sync is also very simple, assuming you use the same browser at work and at home. By keeping data in sync you enable greater productivity, since less time is spent setting up devices and more is able to spent being productive.
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