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Allen M

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Allen brings a wealth of market channel experience to the Diode team. He loves seeing the Diode technologies impact every day use cases.

Free ngrok Alternative

Web3

Diode offers a free ngrok alternative.

Ngrok is a service that allows you to publish services to the Internet and to remotely access local area networks and IT assets. Diode’s Command Line Interface (CLI) tool provides a simple interface to the Diode Network – enabling many of the same use cases as does ngrok.

Keep reading to understand how you can use the Diode CLI for free to accomplish many of the...

Decentralized Dropbox Alternative

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Diode Drive is a secure and confidential decentralized Dropbox alternative.

Diode Drive provides a self-custody solution for your information. Whether you are an individual or a company, you can use Diode Drive to maintain a secure information environment (e.g. HIPAA, GDPR, cross-geopolitical security, anti-scraping, de-google) without IT development or maintenance.

Read below for how Diode Drive can be a more secure, confidential, and affordable decentralized Dropbox alternative.

Diode Drive as a...

Diode Drive Features - Linked Devices, Light Zones, and Backups

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Diode Drive is a self-custody solution for your information. It gives you full control of who has access to your information and where it is stored - whether you are an individual or a company, you can use Diode Drive to maintain a secure information environment (e.g. HIPAA, GDPR, cross-geopolitical security, anti-scraping, de-google).

This post introduces recent new usability features: Linked Devices, Light Zones, and Deleted File Backups.


Linked Devices

A...

Decentralized Web Hosting

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Decentralized Web Hosting is a way of hosting websites so that the website cannot easily be taken down or degraded by a service outage (intentional or not) of a given vendor.

Why Is Decentralized Website Hosting important?

The reasons for wanting to do decentralized web hosting, sometimes referred to as Web3 hosting, include:

  1. Technical resilience of the website - the unintentional outage of one component does not bring the website down
  2. Security and...

Diode Drive Feature - Direct Connections

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One of the drawbacks of cloud storage is the time required to upload and/or download large amounts of data. Depending on the amount of data, this process can take several days before everything is synced up. Diode Drive has now introduced direct connections. This means that team members can sync files and communicate directly with each other via the fastest connection possible. With a direct connection, files can sync exponentially faster, depending on your network...

Diode Drive Feature - Home Pages

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Diode Drive is a file sharing and collaboration tool that works with Windows, MacOS, Linux (ARM and X86), Android, and iOS. It can be used to share a file or folder without sending the file or uploading it anywhere - regardless if the recipient also has Diode Drive installed or not. It can also be used to collaborate real-time with Team Members - friends, family, and co-workers who do have Diode Drive installed.

In...

I just want to have all my files in one place!

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If you’re like me, you have a lot of devices. I have my work computer, family laptop, family desktop, phone, tablet, as well as a few other devices. My wife has several devices too, as do my teenage kids.

I have tried different methods to keep all our files organized, accessible, and shareable. Online options have file and storage size limits, I am never sure if my files are secure, and I have to provide...

Easily Upload Files from Your Phone to Your Computer

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It is surprising how hard it can be to upload files and pictures from your phone to your computer.

I used to use email to send the file to myself as an attachment. This would usually work, but had some problems:

  • email usually has a file size limit so it may not work if the file is large
  • multiple file attachments can be hard to keep organized
  • the email will get buried over time,...