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In the five years since its inception, Dropbox has exploded from nothing to the premier consumer cloud storage service in the market. Founder Drew Houston recalled in a blog post that the idea for Dropbox came to him when he found himself in a train station having forgotten his flash drive at home, and between that... Read more...
Smartphones, tablets and computers are constantly consuming (and creating) more and more content. And with that comes massive amounts of data consumption. The amount of sharing that takes place on today's smartphones and tablets is astounding, and every instance of that requires data -- and storage. Lately, it seems as if companies are... Read more...
Smartphones, tablets and computers are constantly consuming and creating more and more content. And with that comes massive amounts of data consumption. The amount of sharing that takes place on today's smartphones and tablets is astounding, and every instance of that requires data -- and storage. Lately, it seems as if companies are... Read more...
Earlier this month, popular cloud storage service Dropbox was hacked. According to the company, user login credentials were swiped from another site, and those credentials were used to access Dropbox user accounts. At least one of those accounts actually belonged to a Dropbox employee, who had more user email... Read more...
To say that Dropbox was “hacked” is a bit unfair to the popular cloud storage service, if Dropbox’s reasoning is to be believed. The company announced that it has discovered that usernames and passwords that were stolen from other sites were used to log in to a few Dropbox user accounts, and at least... Read more...
It’s a heated competition out there between cloud storage providers; two of the most popular, Dropbox and Box, keep one-upping each other even as they target slightly different demographics, and today Box announced a couple of moves that demonstrate how aggressively it’s trying to secure customers in the... Read more...
If you woke up this morning to find that your Dropbox Pro account doubled in size while you slept, here’s why: Dropbox really wants to keep you as a customer. In an effort to stay competitive in the cloud storage space, Dropbox just announced a huge upgrade to its Pro plans, which are now available in 100GB and... Read more...
We like Dropbox because it's simple, effective, and up to this point, has been a reliable way to take advantage of cloud storage. If you're like us, you're a fan of Dropbox too. And if you've never used it, you should check it out, though your experience might be slightly different than those of us who are already using the service. "After... Read more...
If you're already a fan of Dropbox and own an iOS device, you're going to love the new version that's just been added to iTunes, which levels the playing field with the Android iteration. Among the handful of changes, Dropbox version 1.5 for iOS now automatically uploads photos and videos over Wi-Fi or your cellular... Read more...
What's that? A bitter beer face? Sour grapes? No, just two of America's largest wireless carriers refusing to let customers have any fun whatsoever. Folks who follow this industry closely may remember that Samsung was going to give away 48GB of Dropbox space (in addition to the free 2GB that each new signup gets... Read more...
Last year, Dropbox offered users the chance to gain additional storage space by participating in a multi-step scavenger hunt called Dropquest. Now, the company is at it again, this time promising a Dropquest that's back, harder, and "epic-er." Dropbox promises that everyone who completes Dropquest will get at least... Read more...
What's a Dropbox to do now that the cloud space is also being entered into by Google? Innovate, of course. Just days after Google Drive hit the mainstream, the Dropbox team has revealed something new: you can now automatically upload from just about any camera, tablet, SD card or smartphone — pretty much... Read more...
Dropbox is improving once again. The world's favorite cloud-based file sharing and storage service now has looming competition, with SkyDrive, iCloud, Box and soon -- Google Drive -- coming into view. So lately, we've seen the team cranking out many new features. The latest is drag-and-drop, allowing users to simply spot something that they... Read more...
Dropbox is taking things up a notch. For years now, the easy-to-use file sharing service has been on top of the world, riding high, roping in new users and charging a substantial amount of money for any additional storage beyond 2GB. But now, with Google Drive potentially looming, Dropbox is cutting loose with the... Read more...
Although Google is the reigning king of online services with offerings such as Gmail, Google Docs, and an ever-fluctuating lineup of myriad other products, the search giant has not yet introduced a straightforward cloud storage service. According to a report from the Wall street Journal, that’s about to change. Citing “people familiar... Read more...
Good news for heavy Dropbox users that seem to always find themselves sorting the same type of files over and over again: the company has just launched Dropbox Automator, which does what it says. It'll automatically do whatever you want with a certain kind of file. In other words, the system is capable of triggering a series of actions based... Read more...
Cloud storage is all the rage these days, and Logitech's not missing the boat. The company has just announced the Alert Video Security System, which is gaining Dropbox support. A year or so ago, the Logitech Alert HD digital video security system was launched to help you watch over the people and places you care about the most. With Dropbox... Read more...
Dropbox announced a new service designed for businesses. Recognizing that people are already using Dropbox in over one million businesses around the world, the Dropbox team thought it was time to create a service specifically for businesses. This is where the new Dropbox for Teams service comes into play. With this new offering, you'll get... Read more...
This little nugget of a news story is a beautiful bit of real-life poetry, as it tells a tale of when one tech mogul at the peak of his career (and sadly, near the end of his life) crossed paths with another tech mogul at the beginning of his. According to an article in Forbes, Dropbox founder Drew Houston and his... Read more...
Cloud storage used to be a far-fetched concept that wasn't used too often outside of the enterprise. Boy, has the world changed in recent years. Now, cloud services are hitting the mainstream, with Amazon Cloud Drive, iTunes in the Cloud and Microsoft's SkyDrive all aiming for average, everyday people. With a growing... Read more...
Popular cloud storage service Dropbox released a stable build (1.1.40) that fixes a problem with Mac OS X Lion integration. The issue, which didn’t seem to make many waves and needed a TUAW post to get wider attention, was that Dropbox wasn’t fully integrating with the OS; additionally, some Macs running... Read more...
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