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Dropbox once told Apple’s Steve Jobs that it wasn’t for sale, but now might be a good time to change its tune.…
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Amazon is once again adding to its business-suite arsenal, this time with the announcement of WorkMail, the company’s new email and calendar…
Cloud storage and photo backup
Keeping track of popular mobile apps not available on Windows Phone? You’ll need to cross one off: Dropbox for Windows Phone is…
The latest Dropbox app update for Android gives users the ability to save files onto an SD card. Previously, users had to download…
Delve for Office 365 claims to find useful message threads, contacts and documents before you have to go searching for them. It’s not groundbreaking stuff, but it’s another sign that Microsoft is willing to keep up and keep its customer base.
Both Dropbox and Box have been in the news recently with the two companies releasing a ton of new features as they continue to try and distinguish themselves in the cloud-storage space. The problem, however, is that Amazon, Google and Microsoft continue to steal their thunder.
“We’re not cutting prices,” Dropbox CEO Drew Houston declared Wednesday. This despite the fact that web giants with money to burn like Google and Microsoft are undercutting his service on pricing.
The industrial giant will standardize on Box for content sharing and collaboration.
Mailbox, the iOS email app that Dropbox acquired last year, is rolling out Android and desktop versions.
Say goodbye to the popular e-reading app Readmill: The Berlin-based startup’s cofounders confirmed Friday that Dropbox has acquired it and is absorbing its technology.
This is a pretty fascinating read for all you multimedia geeks out there: Dropbox detailed its approach towards video streaming in a…
Uh-oh. White hat hackers reverse engineer Dropbox client-side encryption … but it may not be as bad as it sounds
Dropbox gives users 1GB of extra space just for linking their account with Mailbox Sync your Mailbox iOS app with your Dropbox…
Were you waiting to download Mailbox, the much-hyped email client that was acquired by Dropbox last month? The wait is now over, the company says.
Seattle-based file sharing pioneer turned personal music streaming service Audiogalaxy has been acquired by Dropbox. The service will wind down over the coming months, but we shouldn’t be too surprised to see some of the ideas behind it find their way into Dropbox’s offerings.
Dropbox is an online storage success story and if recent numbers are to believed, then it is headed for even greater glory. Competition from Google has not impacted their growth. And now mobile phone makers like HTC have already helped it become really big.
New updates to Alfresco’s content management system and Box’s cloud sync service renew questions about whether these file-share-and-sync services are best offered as part of a larger, legacy product or by an independent provider that specializes in this technology.
Dropbox pro subscribers can get excited for twice as much storage space on their accounts for no additional cost, as the company announces Tuesday that it plans to double storage space it offers to paid subscribers.
Innovative publisher O’Reilly, which already sells DRM-free ebooks that can be read across devices, is taking the concept of ebooks everywhere one step further with Dropbox sync.
Google is rumored to be launching an online storage drive, long after companies like Dropbox and Microsoft have launched their own offerings. The late rollout is a sign that Google is devoting too much energy to being social and less focus on enhancing Android OS.
With 45 million users, Dropbox is a popular cloud storage service. Consumers use it for photos, documents and other material so they can access it from PCs, phones or other devices. But it’s much more than that, said Drew Houston, founder and CEO of the company.
Norman McLean was haunted by waters. I’m haunted by iOS text editors. I usually switch between Pages, PlainText and Elements. Elements, recently updated to version 2, stands a chance at having the biggest impact on my writing workflow, thanks to new sharing and publishing features.
PARC is working on a new networking technology that would make it possible for end users to connect with each other through “a Facebook without Facebook.com.” With Content-Centric Networking, data would self-organize, benefiting both end users and enterprises. First commercial applications could emerge within 18 months.
Ever wished you could send email attachments to your Dropbox account just by forwarding them to a special address? With Send to Dropbox, you can do just that. Any emails that you forward to it will be processed and their attachments saved to your Dropbox account
Although Dropbox encrypts your data, to be completely sure that it is secure, you need to encrypt it yourself. Up until now that’s been a fairly laborious process. Enter BoxCryptor, a Windows-only tool that can encrypt Dropbox files in a completely seamless fashion.
After two years, Dropbox, one of our favorite file sharing tools, has reached a new level of maturity with version 1.0, a major update that includes a host of fixes and improvements and allows Drobox to come out of beta.
In any organization, it’s necessary to be able to share files easily. If you have a tech-savvy team, FTP may be an option, but if even one member of your team isn’t comfortable using it, you may need to look for something easier to pick up.
A talk by Dropbox founder and CEO Drew Houston about how search-related keyword ads didn’t really work for his company is another worthwhile reminder that search advertising doesn’t work for every situation, and that there are good reasons why Google needs to be afraid of Facebook.
Looking for a no-hassle way to receive large files over the web from your contacts, colleagues, clients and friends? DROPitTOme is a service that provides a password-protected public web interface to a Dropbox account. It’s free, simple to set up and works 24/7.
Who says you can’t make a good thing even better? GrabBox is a nifty little utility that extends upon OS X’s built-in screenshot capabilities by automatically uploading screenshots to your Dropbox account. It also copies a URL to your clipboard, which makes sharing screenshots a snap!
PlainText is a free text editor for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad from Hog Bay Software, the creators of WriteRoom and TaskPaper. It has a clean and uncluttered UI and built-in Dropbox support, which means that it can sync files with your computer.
It might soon be quicker to note the devices that you can’t access cloud file sharing, syncing and storage service Dropbox on, because the company has just announced the availability of a BlackBerry client, to join the existing clients available for iOS and Android devices.
I’ve got a horrible memory. While I’ve moved as much of my life to the cloud and my iDevices as possible, the reality is even though I’ll put a document in my Dropbox folder meaning to “do something” with it, I won’t.
You can now create a link to any file or directory in your Dropbox account. People following the link will be taken to a page that allows them to view your shared files in their browser, and the links are ready-shortened; perfect for sharing via Twitter.
Dropbox has announced a new API, “Dropbox Anywhere,” that will enable developers to integrate Dropbox’s functionality into their own mobile apps. This is significant, because it should make it easier for developers to solve the problem of getting documents onto and off mobile devices.
It’s raining cloud applications on mobile devices these days. Dropbox has long offered an iPhone client but the Android version is coming soon. The initial screen shots look useful as does the integration to share files and photos with the press of a button.
Good news for Dropbox owners that don’t use an iPhone. The web storage and synchronization service is coming soon to Google Android and Research In Motion BlackBerry devices!
Many of the team here at WebWorkerDaily are big fans of Dropbox, a file-sharing and syncing app. You can use it for…
Dropbox, a cloud storage and syncing service that’s long been a favorite of many of the WWD team, now has a free…
You are an independent contractor, sole proprietor, or owner of a company of one. What happens to your business, your income and your clients if something happens to you? If you haven’t thought about setting up a formal contingency plan to outline the steps you need to take now in case something happens to you, you could be jeopardizing your livelihood. Whether it is an accident or an illness, something unexpected could occur at any time that can put a strain on your work and life.
Here are some things you should think about when developing — and implementing — a contingency plan.
FileshareHQ, a new file-sharing and sending service that was launched today by UK design agency Slipstream Studio, joins a very crowded space,…
Dell (s dell) has been rumored to be entering the smartphone market for a while, and rumblings as recently as January gave…
Earlier this week Om wrote about Dropbox, which he liked so much that we at GigaOM are trying it out for our…
Personal file storage, sharing and syncing is one of those categories of technology problems that, despite all efforts, no one ever seems to get right. But one service that comes pretty close is DropBox, which is available via a public beta today.