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Instagram’s Lead Designer Is Leaving for Dropbox

Instagram’s Lead Designer Is Leaving for Dropbox

By Josh Wolford July 16, 2013

It looks like Dropbox is about to get a new look – or at least a significant refresh. As expected, Instagram’s lead designer Tim Van Damme has announced that he is leaving the company – and his last day will …

Dropbox Surpasses 100 Million Users Dropbox Surpasses 100 Million Users

Dropbox announced today that it has surpassed 100 million users, who are saving a billion files every 24 hours. “Since the beginning, Dropbox users have remained at the heart of the company‚Äôs mission,” a spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews. …

Facebook Groups Get Dropbox Integration Facebook Groups Get Dropbox Integration
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Dropbox and Facebook have announced a new integration, where Facebook Group users will be able to share stuff from their Dropbox directly with group members on Facebook. A spokesperson for Dropbox tells WebProNews that the partnership builds upon its “mission …

Dropbox Gets Google-Like Two-Step Verification Dropbox Gets Google-Like Two-Step Verification
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Dropbox announced today that it is launching a new two-step verification feature to make the service more secure. It requires two levels of authentication to log in: a password, and a security code that will either be texted to the …

Dropbox Launches Instant Web Updates Dropbox Launches Instant Web Updates
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Dropbox announced today that users can now make changes to files on their computers or their phones, and the Dropbox site instantly updates to reflect said changes. “You no longer have to hit refresh as you wait for your friend …

Use Dropbox To Download Torrents Anonymously Use Dropbox To Download Torrents Anonymously
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Ever since the war on file sharers began in the early 2000s, people have been looking for more and more ways to share files anonymously. The use of encrypted torrents and VPNs have met with success. There has also been …

Dropbox to Drop Public Folders, Updates iOS App Dropbox to Drop Public Folders, Updates iOS App
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Dropbox today updated its app for iOS, adding features and offering users some extra storage. This comes on the same day as reports have surfaced that Dropbox will be eliminating public folders from their service. The iOS update includes the …

Dropbox Gives People Free Cloud Storage Dropbox Gives People Free Cloud Storage
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A few days ago, Dropbox began its annual contest Dropquest. It’s an online scavenger hunt that leads to participants getting free cloud storage. DropBox describes the contest: Dropquest is a multi-step scavenger hunt that has you solve a series of …

Droplr Undercuts Cloud Storage Competition Droplr Undercuts Cloud Storage Competition
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For a limited time, cloud storage service Droplr is offering a Pro upgrade of 100 GB of storage for $3 a month, or $30 a year, in a bid to compete with the host of other pay cloud services that …

Apple Rejects Apps That Use Dropbox Apple Rejects Apps That Use Dropbox

Apple’s App Store has quite a storied history when it comes to which apps get rejected and which get accepted. For the first few years of the App Store’s existence, there often appeared to be no apparent rhyme or reason …

Dropbox Responds to Megaupload Comparisons Dropbox Responds to Megaupload Comparisons
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Yesterday, stories covering Dropbox’s new sharing feature pointed out how the feature made the Dropbox service similar to other cloud storage services, such as Megaupload, that have been accused of harboring piracy. Today, Dropbox is in damage control mode and …

Dropbox Becomes Megaupload With New Link Feature Dropbox Becomes Megaupload With New Link Feature
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[UPDATE] Dropbox has gone on the PR offensive today, answering these allegations. As the commenter below pointed out, the bandwidth limits Dropbox imposes on public links may help to curb copyright violations. See the full story here. [ORIGINAL STORY] Jon …

Dropbox Adds New Linking Feature Dropbox Adds New Linking Feature

Dropbox has just announced on its blog a new linking feature that bypasses the actual downloading of files from a Dropbox folder, when a user seeks to share their content. The update is simple – a link can now be …

Google Drive Seen During a Developer Google+ Hangout Google Drive Seen During a Developer Google+ Hangout
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Google has certainly been pushing their Google+ Hangouts recently. Hosting everything from conference panel discussions to an interview with the Secretary General of the UN, Google is hoping Hangout becomes the go-to place for videoconferencing. Anything, however, can happen during …

Google Drive Going Live Next Week Google Drive Going Live Next Week

Back in February we brought you news that Google was working on their own cloud storage service to compete with services like Dropbox. Subsequent rumors have consistently placed the service’s launch in April, though the initial target date of the …

Facebook, Dropbox Apps Have Major Security Hole Facebook, Dropbox Apps Have Major Security Hole
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A somewhat troubling security flaw has been found in the mobile apps for Facebook and Dropbox. It seems that both apps (and others, presumably) store access tokens in an unsecured plain text .plist file that can be easily accessed with …

Dropbox Acquires Cove and Former Facebook Execs Dropbox Acquires Cove and Former Facebook Execs

Dropbox just bought online collaboration and communication tool Cove, for an undisclosed amount, according to Forbes. Also acquired in the deal were the engineering team that manages Cove, former Facebook executives Aditya Agarwal and TechFellow winner Ruchi Sanghvi, who will …