1. Undo “delete” – We have all accidently deleted an important document from our computers however Livedrive has a simple function which allows you to recover the file. Simply log into Livedrive online, go to your Briefcase or Backup, click on the “view option” tab and select “show deleted files”. Your deleted files will be kept on our system for 30 days, just in case you need them again.
Robert at Livedrive has published an excellent post of his Top 6 Livedrive secrets, with some great features most users are unaware of. So I’m going to re-post them here, starting with our favorite, Tip #2 of course!
“2. Stream your music and films – Livedrive has a built in music and video streaming service which allows you to play all of your songs and films without downloading them. Our streaming service is available through Livedrive online and our iOS, Android and Chrome apps. Simply select the audio or video file from your folder and press play. This will allow you to enjoy your favourite TV episodes or music on your daily commute.”
Tomorrow, Tip #1!
Good news: Today Livedrive released Version 1.9.2 of the Livedrive Desktop software for Windows and Mac. The software includes some performance improvements, and now fully supports the Apple Mac OSX Mountain Lion operating system. Overall this version makes for an even smoother and easier Livedrive experience.
If you already have the Livedrive desktop app, you will receive a notification to upgrade to 1.9.2 in the next two weeks. Desktop version 1.8 will cease working on Sept 4th, so please upgrade to 1.9.2 before then!
You can download the setup file by logging into Livedrive.com and clicking the big Windows or Mac download buttons on the homepage.
If you don’t have Livedrive yet, get it here!
Controller Controller‘s “Silent Seven” is an angular punky funky song about paranoia and the dumbing down of society. Sharp, socially conscious and witty, with a Gang Of Four meets early XTC sound, and an odd 80’s pop chorus quote thrown in for spice. Very cool stuff.
Livedrive is now up to speed on all major Mobile platforms. Many of you have been jamming with the Livedrive app for Android or iPhone, but if you don’t have an iPhone, iPad or Android device, no problem. You can simply use the mobile web portal at m.livedrive.com to browse your files and view and open them in the apps you’ve got installed on your Blackberry, WebOS and Windows Mobile device. Read more about this at Livedrive’s official blog, or go to our Free Music Cloud page to sign up for an 11 Gig Livedrive account for (you guessed it!) free, and try it out.
I wonder what the world would be like if everyone agreed with this song. Cruel but true, “You Don’t Know Anything” is a real message. This brand new band really drives that message home. “Check Out The Fashion Slaves” is a great live recording, where I found this song.
The Fashion Slaves – “You Don’t Know Anything” (play/download mp3)
Bowerbirds 2007 album Hymns For A Dark Horse, was unanimously applauded by forward listening music audiences everywhere. “In Our Talons” – one of the many standout tracks on their debut album – throws mediocrity out the window as the South Carolina trio experiments with their folk-inspired sound.
“In Our Talons“ (play/download mp3)
Checkout: the Bowerbirds’ official site
In the April 2012 issue of PC Pro – one of the UK’s leading computer magazines – Livedrive came out on top in their cloud storage lab test, winning the “A-List” award.
As Livedrive resellers, we are pleased that in an increasingly crowded market for online backup solutions, Livedrive continues to stand out for its powerful features and ease of use. You can learn more about this and other awards Livedrive has won, at the official Livedrive blog.
Elephant Backup sells Livedrive Unlimited Backup accounts at a considerable discount – just $36.00 a year, or $3.99 a month. These prices wont last forever, but, if you purchase an account now you will lock in that current price, for the life of your account. Pretty sweet deal. Ordering is easy, setup is fast. To get started, hop on over to our Deals page and we’ll get you set up.
And if you have any questions for us, as Livedrive users and resellers, feel free to drop us a line.
Hello fellow Elephant Backup / Livedrive users,
We have exciting news today, there’s a new version of the Livedrive software available now, with some significant improvements:
- Faster syncing of files.
- Lower memory and CPU usage.
- Backup files with exceptionally long paths.
- Improved restore software, which supports long paths, and deals with network failures more efficiently.
- A number of background performance and stability improvements.
You can read more about Livedrive version 1.7.0, and download the software at Livedrive’s blog.
This update is good whether you are a free 11GB account user, or have a paid Unlimited Backup account.
For our free 11GB users – please also note you can still upgrade to unlimited storage for just $36 a year, or $3.99 a month with the first month free. You can purchase the upgrade here.
Not sure what you can do with a Livedrive Unlimited Backup account?
Check out this diagram and blog post from our tech guru, Lou.
And please forward our great backup deals and music pages to your friends!