Android: SugarSync, a multi-platform file syncing service, extends its reach into Android phones today, giving its users a nice option for freeing up storage space and accessing the media their phones can handle.
The Android app emulates the multi-platform access seen in SugarSync's other detailed syncing apps, with a home screen offering you access to any of the desktops, iPhones, web uploads, or other platforms you've hooked up with SugarSync. Where it falls down are sluggish waits between tapping, holding and waiting for options to appear for local and cloud-stored files. When you do get those options, however, they're pretty neat, and a fairly easy way to stream pictures, music, and any compatible media formats to your phone without having to take up space on a microSD card.
SugarSync executives have suggested that this Android app would be even more convenient on Android-powered netbooks, which are DIY projects at this point, and not something Google is planning to officially support, given its big plans for Chrome OS.
For what it does, though, SugarSync is a convenient cloud storage and backup tool for Android phones. It's free, and can be found in the Android Market.