Tag Archive: Dropbox


Should I pay for additional Dropbox storage?

Best answer: The base 2GB of storage may seem like a lot, but it really isn’t. Upgrading to 1TB of space gives you enough room to store important documents, projects, images, and folders without worrying about them getting lost, or bogging down your computer from saving files locally.

2TB of storage: Dropbox Plus ($ 120/year at Dropbox) 3TB of storage: Dropbox Professional ($ 199/year at Dropbox) What you get with a free Dropbox account

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Your online filing cabinet: Google Drive vs. Dropbox

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Best Overall Google Drive

Free at Google

Pros 15 GB storage space Access to Google One apps Cons Shared storage Slower syncing

Google Drive includes access to the most essential programs like Docs and Gmail. Its free account gives you 15 GB of shared storage space with options to increase storage to 30TB.

Fast Syncing Dropbox

Free at Dropbox

Pros Block syncing Referral program Cons Less storage space No spreadsheets  [Read More…]

Dropbox getting new integrations with Google Docs, Sheets, Gmail, and more

A big win for online collaboration.

Dropbox is the go-to cloud storage solution for millions of people, and in an effort to make your online workflow as seamless as can be, it’s getting a heap of new integrations with the Google Cloud suite.

First off, you can now create, edit, and share Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides right from Dropbox. All of the functionality you know and love from these services is here, and when it comes  [Read More…]

Get a year of Dropbox Plus cloud storage for just $60 with a bonus $25 gift card

Dell’s online store has a year of Dropbox Plus cloud storage for $ 60. In addition, you’ll get a $ 25 gift card for Dell.com in your email 10-20 days after your purchase. The $ 60 price itself is worth consideration because Dropbox charges $ 100 for the same plan from its online store.

Dropbox Plus’s service provides up to 1TB of storage. You can use that space to backup any file you want. Any file stored in  [Read More…]

Dropbox snags former Googler to lead design team

Nicholas Jitkoff joins Dropbox team as VP of Design.

Dropbox has expanding its pool of design talent, announcing Nicholas Jitkoff has joined the company as the new VP of Design. Jitkoff previously led Google’s Material Design team, where he worked on top-level projects across Google’s product groups to create “a coherent design language for Google’s suite of products”. Also on Jitkoff’s resume is his notable work developing the first versions of Quicksilver, a popular productivity application for macOS.

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Dropbox is adding several new and improved productivity tools

The cloud file storage service Dropbox announced a large number of new and upcoming productivity features, including creating Microsoft Office documents on mobile devices, a document scanner and more.

The company offered up some details on these new features in a blog post:

Scan documents in Dropbox: With document scanning, you can now use the Dropbox mobile app to capture and organize scans from whiteboards, receipts, and sketches, so your ideas are right at your  [Read More…]

You can now send Dropbox files from within Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger now offers Dropbox integration, allowing you to send photos, videos, and other files without ever leaving the messaging service. You can access Dropbox from Messenger’s More button (the rightmost button in the conversation view). From there, select Dropbox as the source, and if you’re already signed into the cloud sharing service, you’ll be able to see your files directly within Messenger.

If you’re sending a video or image, you will get an in-line  [Read More…]

Adobe Acrobat Reader gets Dropbox integration for easier access to your PDFs

Adobe and Dropbox are making it easier for users on the go to access and work on PDF files store in the cloud with tighter integration between Acrobat Reader and Dropbox on Android. Users can now access their PDF files stored in Dropbox from within the Acrobat Reader app once updated to the latest versions of each.

To get started, you can add your Dropbox account to the Acrobat Reader app, which will then give you access  [Read More…]

Dropbox to shut down Mailbox and Carousel apps in early 2016

Dropbox is closing the doors of two of its standalone apps, Mailbox and Carousel. The Mailbox email app will shut down first on February 26, 2016, while the photo and video gallery app Carousel will end on March 31, 2016.