Y Combinator co-founder and Dropbox investor Paul Graham estimates that 95% of the world's top engineers live outside the United States. But immigration laws are strict, even for brilliant engineers who start companies and create a lot of job opportunities in America. Show More Summary
Here’s more proof that Amazon’s Zocalo work-collaboration tool is targeting the file-sync-and-share players like Dropbox and Box: you can now sync files to your computer or mobile device through a shared…
Well, that didn’t last long: Floppy Cloud, the NES and SNES emulator for iOS we wrote about yesterday, has been pulled from the App Store. As you might remember, Floppy Cloud purported itself to be an innocuous Dropbox or FTP … Read more ›
Fans of NES and SNES emulation had a brief window yesterday and today to download an app called Floppy Cloud. It’s purportedly a file management app, but if you load up an NES or SNES rom from your Dropbox folder, you can play the game right on your non-jailbroken iOS device. But alas, like all things too good for this […]
Many of us rely on Dropbox for file syncing and backup, but you might not be aware of all the different extensions and services that you can plug into it. Here are our five favourite Dropbox add-ons to supercharge your storage. More »
"Floppy Cloud" hides emulation support in Dropbox file manager
Dark Souls publisher Bandai Namco has just issued an official takedown notice to Dropbox to remove DSFix, the bunch of tweaks and fixes and bespoke config files that made Dark Souls actually playable on PC. While it's entirely possible...Show More Summary
The cloud storage business is already crowded, with leading competitors including Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, Box, and OneDrive. Hive.im, which just came out of beta, is one of the latest entrants in the space, but it hopes to stand out by turning cloud storage into a social experience. Read More
For some tech companies, treating your employees to a splashy holiday party is well worth the expense. And this year, companies like Facebook, Dropbox, and BuzzFeed really went all out, throwing lavish shindigs with circus performers, champagne dresses, and live concerts from famous musicians. We can't wait to see what they come up with next. Show More Summary
Dropbox has added a feature enabling users the ability to collaborate on projects created in Microsoft Office applications. The Dropbox Badge has been added to the Dropbox for Business suite. The badge appears inside any Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint project that’s shared among co-workers or team members. Here’s a video giving an overview: When...
Google quietly updated the free Google Drive app to version 3.4.0 yesterday, improving the iOS version with some features that should make Google's cloud solution more competitive with the likes of iCloud drive and Dropbox. The biggest addition for...
Over the past few weeks I’ve taken a look at Dropbox, Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive. All three of these online file storage products let you store and synchronize your files across multiple devices and let you access them from anywhere you can get an Internet connection. Show More Summary
Permission is a bygone requisite for today’s tech-savvy employee, with services like Google Drive and Dropbox Inc. providing free file management solutions with remote access via the cloud. Circumventing the traditional top-down method of software approval in the workplace, the cloud’s … Continue reading ?
It can be difficult to decide what kind of cloud storage is right for you. It depends on which operating system you use most frequently, the types of files you like to upload, and a bunch of other factors. For example, if you spend most...Show More Summary
Silicon Valley techies have gotten so into A capella they’ve started their own league, reports Matt Haber at Fast Company. The league is called “Techapella,” and last week choirs of employees from Google, Facebook, Dropbox, and Twitter gathered together in Google’s Spear Street office for the group’s second annual holiday concert. Show More Summary
Back in November, Dropbox announced a partnership with Microsoft and developed the hooks so that users could edit Office documents within Dropbox (see Dropbox partners up with Microsoft). Today, Dropbox has taken…
In November, Dropbox users gained the ability to edit Office files from within the app, thanks to its partnership with Microsoft. Now, the company has launched its first set of Project Harmony tools so groups of workmates can take advantage of that f...
After launching in 2006, UK tech company Huddle just raised $51 million. Huddle is a file sharing cloud service, like Dropbox or Box, but it focuses on enterprises like big companies rather than individual consumers. Huddle enables large agencies to share, save, and collaborate on documents online. Show More Summary