Dropbox has announced a major integration plan with Google Cloud that ultimately will result in users of the cloud storage service to be able to access their G Suite files from it. The news essentially means that Dropbox would replace Google Drive as the storage location for these files and access to them.
In the announcement, the San Francisco based Dropbox outlined a series of integrations that will be happening this year. There were no specific timelines announced other than later in 2018.
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Dropbox has released an update to their Android phone and tablet app that brings some much improved file management capabilities. The update is build 3.0.3 for those keeping score at home and gives you the ability to select multiple files as well as move and copy files directly from within the app. Dropbox has also made some improvements to how offline files are managed. For users of the app and service these improvements will certainly be welcome and to a large extent brings the app on par with the likes of the Google Drive app.
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The Dropbox for Android app has been updated with a new feature that allows users to preview an Excel file prior to actually opening it with the Excel app. The update, version 22.214.171.124 for those keeping score at home, is available now and it is designed for both Android phones and tablets.
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Microsoft continues to give away OneDrive storage like it is candy. Earlier today I post about Bing Rewards customers globally getting a free 100GB of storage just by signing up. Now Redmond has extended an offer of an additional 100GB of storage for those of you with a Dropbox account. While Microsoft and Dropbox have done a lot of work together over these past few months including bringing an official Dropbox app to Windows and Windows Phone 8.1, they are still competitors and Microsoft clearly is showing they intend to win as many customers to their cloud storage service as possible.
Here is the deal: First, you have to have an active Dropbox account. If you don’t have one because you already use OneDrive, no problem. Go open a free 2GB account at Dropbox. I’ll wait while you go do that….
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Yesterday Dropbox and Microsoft announced a new working agreement that will bring a lot of Dropbox integration to Microsoft devices and services. Amongst the announcements was that there would finally be an official Dropbox for Windows Phone app released in the coming months, ending years of lack of official support from the cloud storage company. Continue reading “Dropbox for Windows Phone Finally On The Horizon”