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Ask LH: What's The Best Way To Backup And Share Business Files In The Cloud?

Hi Lifehacker, We’re thinking about updating our file server in the office so that it automatically backs up data to the cloud. We would ideally want to continuously sync the data as users modify the files quite often.


Dropbox Adds Office Online Integration

Thanks to its partnership with Microsoft, Dropbox now lets you edit Office files you have stored in your Dropbox right in your browser via Office Online. When you view a Microsoft Word, Excel or Powerpoint document stored in Dropbox, just click the new Open button to open the file in Office Online and perform whatever edits you need.


Dropbox's Android App Now Has A PDF Viewer And Built-In Search

Android: It’s not exactly difficult to view PDFs in Android — you can use Google Drive, Google’s new standalone viewer, or countless other apps. But if you’re a Dropbox user and regularly work with PDF files, the addition of a native PDF viewer in the latest version could be helpful.


How To Maximise Your Free Storage Space On Every Cloud Service

Between Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and half a dozen other services, the sky is the limit on how much cloud storage you can get. Here are some of the best ways to get extra free space on each service.


Dropbox Users Can Grab 100GB Of OneDrive Storage For Free

In a clear play to get Dropbox users over into their own cloud storage camp, Microsoft is offering an extra 100GB of OneDrive storage for free for a year. All you need to do is sign into OneDrive (or create an account) and let OneDrive send a file to your Dropbox account to verify you are a Dropbox user. Then you should have an additional 100GB of space for 12 months.


How To Ditch Dropbox And Sync Files With BitTorrent Sync

Dropbox (and similar cloud services) are awesome, but they don’t give you that much control, security or privacy over your files. If you want to take control into your own hands without losing the features of cloud syncing services, BitTorrent Sync is the service for you. Here’s how to use it.


Kindlebox Automatically Sends Books From Dropbox To Your Kindle

It’s pretty easy to send just about anything to your Kindle, but if you’re looking for an even more automated solution, Kindlebox does the job by linking a Dropbox folder to your Kindle and sending anything over automatically.


Dropbox Shared Links Now Open Directly In Android And iOS

iOS/Android: A nifty update coming to the Dropbox mobile apps: if you click on a shared link to a Dropbox file, it can automatically show up in the Dropbox app.


Office Integrating With More Cloud Storage Providers

Unsurprisingly, every version of Office makes it easy to save files to Microsoft’s own OneDrive service — but what if you prefer Dropbox or Box? That should be less of a hassle in the future, with Microsoft announcing new integration options for Office that will let any cloud storage provider be added to the list of save locations.


Dropbox For Gmail Easily Adds Dropbox Files To Emails

Chrome: Dropbox released the beta for its new Chrome extension, Dropbox for Gmail today. As the name suggests, the extension makes it easy to instantly add a link to a Dropbox file directly from the Gmail web app.


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