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Topic: Dropbox

New limits on free Dropbox accounts are a problem if you have more than three devices

03/14/2019, 02:03 pm

Dropbox has quietly started to apply limits to the number of devices that could be connected to a basic account to encourage upgrades to the paid version, with users of the free tier now only able to access the cloud storage service on a maximum of three devices.

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How to see your Mac's documents across your network on your iPad with the Files app

02/25/2019, 03:02 pm

Right from within the Files app on your iPhone or iPad, you can look up any folder or document on your Mac and read it. With one tap you can dig through your Mac as if it were on your iOS device, and we'll show you how to do it.

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Improving on Apple: alternatives to iCloud's 5GB of free space

07/26/2018, 12:07 pm

Maybe one day Apple will give us more than 5GB space without charging heavily but it's not exactly in a hurry to do so. So in the meantime, here are some AppleInsider-approved alternatives for getting more online storage and (maybe) paying less for it.

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Dropbox gets drag and drop support for iPad in latest update

04/18/2018, 01:04 am

Dropbox updated its iOS app on Tuesday with a few new features suited for iOS 11's iPad-centric features, including the ability to drag and drop files between folders and other apps.

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Video: As Dropbox IPO goes live, should you consider switching to iCloud Drive?

03/23/2018, 09:03 am

As Dropbox goes public, AppleInsider examines if it is time to consider whether you should stay put with iCloud Drive, or fully embrace Dropbox for your cloud storage needs.

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Dropbox looking to raise over $648 million from IPO, partners with Salesforce

03/12/2018, 10:03 am

What Dropbox plans to do with the $648 million it will generate in the initial public offering isn't yet clear.

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Apple, Facebook, Google & others sign brief concerned about warrantless location tracking

08/15/2017, 12:08 pm

Several high-profile technology companies, including Apple, have submitted a amicus brief in a key case at the U.S. Supreme Court, expressing concerns about warrantless police access to cellphone location data.

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Plex Cloud emerges from beta, turns cloud storage accounts into media servers

03/09/2017, 03:03 pm

Plex on Thursday announced the official launch of Plex Cloud, bringing the remote media access feature out of beta for people with a Plex Pass subscription.

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Dropbox releases office suite Paper out of beta, launches Smart Sync

01/30/2017, 04:01 pm

Dropbox has launched two new tools for its users, with the collaborative-working service Paper exiting beta, and Smart Sync allowing users to more selectively synchronize files between the cloud storage service and individual Mac and PC desktops.

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Dropbox gets Messages app, new widget & more for iOS 10

10/11/2016, 02:10 pm

Later on Tuesday Dropbox will release a major iOS update, adding features like a new widget and a Messages app for iOS 10, and the beginnings of better multitasking support on iPads.

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Dropbox confirms exposure of 68M account credentials, says no evidence of improper access

08/31/2016, 08:08 pm

Dropbox has confirmed reports claiming a data breach in 2012 disclosed the credentials of more than 68 million accounts, but notes an internal investigation uncovered no indication of improper account access.

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Dropbox's Paper collaboration platform goes into open beta, gets iOS app

08/03/2016, 01:08 pm

Dropbox on Wednesday launched the first open beta of Paper, its Google Docs-like Web collaboration platform, simultaneously releasing companion apps for iOS and Android.

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Dropbox introduces new productivity tools including text scanner for Apple's iOS

06/22/2016, 02:06 pm

New capabilities were launched by cloud storage service Dropbox on Wednesday, including an update to its official iOS app that allows users to quickly scan text-based documents and convert them into files.

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Dropbox's 'Project Infinite' will let users browse cloud files without syncing locally

04/26/2016, 01:04 pm

Cloud storage service Dropbox on Tuesday announced "Project Infinite," a new feature that will let people browse cloud files on their desktop without having to have the content synced locally.

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With Mailbox dead, these are the best iOS email apps with push Gmail support

12/09/2015, 11:12 am

Dropbox this week announced that it will discontinue its popular iOS email client Mailbox in early 2016. Thankfully there are a number of quality alternatives available for free on the App Store that offer similar functionality, including instant push notifications for free Gmail accounts.

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Dropbox to shut down Mailbox & Carousel in early 2016, focus on collaboration

12/07/2015, 01:12 pm

Dropbox will shut down its Mailbox app on Feb. 26, and its photo management app Carousel on Mar. 31, the cloud storage service announced in a Monday blog post.

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Dropbox & Adobe Acrobat Reader for iOS updated with tighter integration for PDF editing

11/23/2015, 11:11 am

Collaboration between Dropbox and Adobe has resulted in updates for both the official Dropbox and Acrobat Reader apps, making it easier for users to access and edit their PDFs in the cloud.

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Adobe announces Dropbox PDF integration deal, updates to Acrobat DC & eSign platforms

10/13/2015, 01:10 pm

Adobe on Tuesday made a series of Document Cloud announcements, most significantly revealing a partnership with Dropbox that will improve PDF integration between the companies' products.

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Volkswagen intros Watch remote app, Dropbox to get in-app creation of Office docs

05/05/2015, 01:05 pm

Volkswagen on Tuesday announced an Apple Watch app that will offer remote control of many car functions, while Dropbox released a significant update to its iOS client and promised that users will soon be able to create Office documents from within the app.

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Dropbox adds iOS 8 sharing extension, Google Play Music comes to iPad

02/17/2015, 03:02 pm

A pair of Silicon Valley heavyweights updated their popular iOS apps on Tuesday, with Dropbox allowing users to upload files via iOS 8's sharing menu and Google unveiling a redesigned, universal version of its Play Music app.

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