Dropbox has announced that it will pull the plug on Mailbox email client and the Carousel photo app. The former app will be shutdown in February 2016 while the latter will go off air in March 2016.
Adobe and Dropbox had announced a partnership last month to make PDFs more simpler to use and make it more accessible to the user. Today, the fruit of the said partnership has now been announced as iOS users can now edit PDFs on their devices that are stored on Dropbox.
Dropbox has unveiled a new feature dubbed as team that is aimed for both Basic and Pro users. The team feature is designed to encourage project collaboration and management for work-related files on the Dropbox platform.
Dropbox has updated its iOS app with a number of new features that helps getting to your files simpler and quicker. The app that is bumped to version 4.0 takes advantage of the latest features on iOS 9.
Dropbox has received an update that lets users drag and drop URLs. This essentially means that you can now save links in Dropbox on the web, desktop, and mobile and catch them later as webpages on any device where you use Dropbox.
With an aim to further strengthen account security, Dropbox has added support for Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) security keys as for two-factor login. Security keys provide stronger defense against credential theft attacks like phishing.
Dropbox has announced that it has more than 400 million registered users. The company said that these users are syncing 1.2 billion files every day, create over 100,000 new shared folders and links every hour, and make 4,000 edits every second.
Dropbox has been adapting Google’s Material Design UI elements into its application over the last few releases. The beta releases since v2.6 have progressively introduced the design language. Today, the company has bumped up the application to version 3.0 and is rolling out the updated design to all users. Continue reading “Dropbox v3.0 brings along Material Design for Android app”
The developers at doubletwist have come up with a new app called CloudPlay that lets you stream music from your Google Drive, Dropbox and OneDrive accounts. It is aimed at freeing users from the various limitations that come with other cloud based music players.
Dropbox has added a couple of new important features for its iOS app that includes file commenting, recent tabs and more. The file storage company has been strengthening its integration with Microsoft even further in this update.
Dropbox is going social. The file sharing service has introduced Dropbox Comments feature that allows users to add comments to Dropbox files.
Dropbox Note is an online note-taking service also known as “Project Composer”. It has just been rolled out as a private beta and Dropbox is inviting teams to sign up and test it out.
Dropbox for Android has received an update that focuses on a couple of productivity features. The app is getting a PDF viewer and in-document search.
Dropbox has updated is mobile apps on Android and iOS that allows users to open shared links directly in the mobile app. When you open a shared link on your mobile device while running the latest version of Dropbox, you will be able to open the file or folder directly inside the app, giving you a full view of documents and photos.
Dropbox has appointed Vanessa Wittman as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Vanessa joins Dropbox from Motorola Mobility, where she served as SVP and CFO following its acquisition by Google.