Dropbox really is an amazing computing and file sharing application. I was initially introduced to it when I needed to easily share files with various computers across the internet — and email was not an option.
Recently my wife asked me for another solution to viewing PDF files on her iPod Touch. She’d been using this process where you load the image into Stanza on a Desktop, then share it with the Touch. It works, but takes too many steps. Is klunky, she said.
On your desktop computer, when you install Dropbox, it creates a watched and shared Dropbox directory. Anything put into this directory is shared with your online Dropbox account.
Any other computer you install Dropbox on will immediately have access to your online Dropbox account, and have access to those files you saved on the other computer.
Dropbox has an app for that
For the iPhone and iPod Touch to access those files, you’ll need to install the free Dropbox app. Once you’ve set it up with your login credentials, viola! You have access to those same files you dropped into the shared directory on your desktop computer. Including media and document files.