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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.


How Many Aussies Had Their Dropbox Account Investigated?

The Australian government is very keen to get hold of your metadata, but it’s apparently less keen to go through the legal processes required to gain access to your Dropbox files and information. In the second half of 2014, just one request from Australia was received by Dropbox.


Sidenotes Creates Dropbox Notes Anywhere In Chrome

Chrome: Sometimes when you’re working, you need to jot down a quick thought. Instead of opening an app or another browser window, Sidenotes lets you create a note in your current window. Those notes then sync to Dropbox.


Drobbox For iOS Can Now Rename Files

File sync service Dropbox has released an update for its iOS app which lets you rename files and folders using the app. My immediate reaction: why on earth did it take so long for such a simple feature as renaming to make an appearance?


Dropbox Is Being Integrated Into Microsoft Office

This makes me very happy: Dropbox is going to be integrated with Microsoft Office, across its desktop, mobile and online versions.


Boxifier Syncs Any Folder Anywhere On Your Drive To Dropbox

Windows: Dropbox is an amazing utility, but one of the occasionally frustrating limitations is that you can only sync folders within Dropbox itself. Boxifier allows you to sync folders outside of your primary Dropbox structure.