Dropbox

Dropbox update makes it easier to switch from work to play, and back

You'll soon be able to merge your Dropbox for Business and personal Dropbox accounts together, making it easier to access all your stuff while keeping your non-work stuff separate from everything else.

Computing

Can Dropbox succeed where iCloud has failed?

Dropbox has introduced a service named Datastore, which syncs data stored in your apps. It can then be synced with other devices, regardless of the OS. Can this idea succeed where services like Apple's iCloud have failed?

Mobile

Plug transforms an external hard drive into your own personal cloud

Marketed as an easy way to setup private file storage between your computers and mobile devices, Plug provides all the conveniences of Dropbox while increasing the security of your data.

Computing

Dear Apple: Can iCloud ‘just work’ already?

Steve Jobs promised iCloud would be the center of Apple users' digital lives. Two years later, are we any closer to a service that "just works" — and that can propel the next generation of great apps?

Apple

Timehop now lets you peruse your past photos on Dropbox

Timehop, a virtual time capsule app available for iOS, released an update to its software that now allows users to connect it to their Dropbox accounts. It joins the app's current partners: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare, and Flickr.

Mobile

Yahoo Mail now comes with Dropbox built in

Yahoo has gotten its cloud storage solution - a necessary service to compete with what Microsoft and Google are offering with their webmail clients. Dropbox will sign up more users thanks to the deal as well, so it's a win-win for the two companies - and a win…

Computing

Dropbox acquires startup app Mailbox

Cloud storage company Dropbox recently acquired startup e-mail company Mailbox. As of now, Dropbox intends to help improve Mailbox's services, but a full-on integration could come down the road.

Mobile

Dropbox drops a new look onto its desktop application

Love Dropbox but wish it was less clunky? How about giving you better notifications of what files have been shared and what's been recently updated? Your wish has been granted. Dropbox is adding new features to its desktop application for PC and Mac.

Computing

Dropbox investigating user reports of spam emails, sounds similar to last year’s security breach

Dropbox says it is "taking seriously" user reports of Dropbox-linked email accounts receiving spam messages. The cloud storage site will be particularly concerned as the situation is reminiscent of a serious security breach that affected users last July.

Web

Dropbox goes social, adds ‘Documents Preview’ and a feed for photo sharing

Dropbox wants to frebrand itself as a content storage platform, and the client has fittingly added file previews, photo albums, and social photo sharing.

Android Army

Apps and updates worth downloading: Viber, MediaFire, NFL Matchups, and more

New OSes that may make an appearance in 2013 might change the way we look at apps. For the time being, though, we might as well enjoy the apps that are here. Updates to Dropbox are welcome, as is the competition to the cloud based service from MediaFire…

Mobile

Dropbox chooses Dublin for first overseas office

For a company that has over 100 million users across every continent, it's pretty remarkable that it operates out of just a single office. However, things are about to change for Dropbox, with the announcement that it'll soon be opening another office, this…

Web

Dropbox hits 100m users, offers free storage space in contest

Online storage firm Dropbox has only been in the game four years, but already it's managed to reach 100 million users.

Web

SugarSync 2.0 makes Dropbox look outdated

Dropbox has enjoyed a place at the front of the consumer cloud storage pack for quite some time. But with today's launch of SugarSync 2.0, Dropbox better keep its eye on the rear-view, because SugarSync might now have what it takes to jump into the lead.

Computing

How iCloud’s reduced free storage compares to Dropbox, SkyDrive, and Google Drive

Apple recently announced it would be dropping the free storage offered through iCloud from 20GB to 5GB. Can it still compare to the likes of SkyDrive and Dropbox?

Apple