The company Pushbullet has released an app Portal that offers “the easiest way file exchange” between mobile devices and computers. The app is available for iOS, Android, Mac and PC.
The application transmits data over a wireless network Wi-Fi and not over the Internet. Due to this, file sharing is much faster and does not lead to the spending of mobile MB.
The process of transferring files through the Portal is very simple, and this is the main advantage of the service. To establish the connection between computer and mobile device, it is necessary for PC users to visit the site portal.pushbullet.com and then the camera of your smartphone to scan this QR code with your mobile client. After that you only select the files in Windows Explorer or on the desktop and drag them into the folder of the mobile device. The data is transferred at high speed, it is possible to share files over 1 GB.
According to the developers, Portal makes moving files from PC to smartphones so simple and quick that now users will never look for a cable for direct connection.
The application is free and available for devices running iOS 7.1 or later, or Android 4.4 or later. For desktop environment, there are two native client for Mac and PC, as well as plugins for Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Safari.