Web-based storage provides an invaluable tool for the researcher, executive, or any Internet surfer. Web pages can be saved online for later browsing, e-commerce confirmations and transactions can be stored, and files can be shared. One of the most successful services, i-drive, has a feature-rich and user-friendly interface, with full desktop and browser integration. It is powerful, simple to get started, easy to use, and free.
Start by logging on to www.idrive.com and get an i-drive account by clicking the "Get a Free i-drive" button. Once signed up and logged in, you are taken to your i-drive home page. You now have 50Mbytes of Web-based storage plus access to an Infinite Drive, giving unlimited storage for specific items.
There are four standard i-drive folders. The Dropbox folder acts like an e-mail inbox. When other i-drive members send you files, this is where you find them. Whenever you clip Web pages with Filo, the information goes to the Filo folder. When you access this folder, you can move the files to specific folders you create for organisation and sharing.
Clicking "Filo" in the menu list in the right-hand panel of your i-drive home page brings up a new window with a download option for Filo. Once installed, Filo allows you to save any Web page you are viewing to your i-drive Filo folder with a single click, either as a link or as a copy of the entire page.
An address book, photo album and MP3 sound file storage complete the line-up, with the powerful Sideload feature making the transfer of MP3s, software and games from partner sites to your i-drive simplicity itself.
i-drive product information
Home Page: www.idrive.com
System Requirements: Windows or Apple Mac
I-drive was tested on the following system: Intel PII 233Mhz, 192Mbyte Ram, 4.3Gbyte hard disc, 56Kbyte modem