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De-Googling myself! (Step 2)

After kicking Gmail out, there are still some problems with mailing transfer. I managed to get a full backup using this old but quite efficient tool: Gmail Backup. I think I’ll be using Thunderbird for desktop use.

 

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Next big thing to deal with, is moving my GDrive data somewhere else, outside my computer and it must not be DropBox. I’m not sure yet it is the best one, but I like the way Kim Dotcom deals with his problems. So, I decided to stick to megaupload v2: Mega.

Cloudwards suggests sync.com as the best alternative to DropBox even if Mega offers 50GB  (vs 5GB to sync.com) of forver free storage. This is what I need for the moment. Moreover, Mega has a valuable tool called MEGAsync. So, all I had to do is download my drive to a single directory using the desktop Google drive app, and then point it a s a source of Sync to MEGASync… then I just kept my computer connected for one night :).

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De-Googling myself! (Step 1)

Many of us will never realize how much we are Google dependent until we reach the maximum free storage capacity.

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But, what if google decides to remove the free offer? what can prevent them from doing it? Whatsapp tried but let down after a while … Google is not Whatsapp. Did ever think how much google knows about you?

So I decided to start degoogling my self. There are a lot of alternatives, I have just to be more patient/tolerant with open source ones and choose carefully. Uninstalled the greedy  Google Chrome, downloaded all my files from the Google Drive and looking for a new solution for mailing and remote storage.

Many “Alternatives To” website suggest using “mail.com”. Seems clean and quite interresting as a domain name. But, when I receive this kind of messages on registration, I’m not sure I can go further.

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Then, I came across this beautiful “TutaNota”.

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A replacement for Google Services. This is what I’m looking for.

And here where you can join now : sba@keemail.me

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