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Dropbox Passwords app will be available to free users with a catch

Dropbox Passwords app will be available to free users with a catch

Dropbox has become pretty much a dumping ground for anything and everything that needs to be stored on the cloud. Last year, Dropbox realized that those included even passwords, often stored in plain text files. While the cloud service does have encryption, it's still an inefficient and risky way to store passwords you want to be synced to all devices. That's why it created its own password manager to add to the already congested market and now it is making that available to its free Basic users but with one very important limitation.

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Dropbox’s new family plan offers 2TB of data and a ‘family room’

Dropbox’s new family plan offers 2TB of data and a ‘family room’

Dropbox has announced the arrival of a new family plan that is described as a way to help families keep in touch from a distance. The new plan offers 2TB of shared data between up to six users, enabling them to upload photos, documents, and other files. In addition to private storage, users are given access to a 'family room' folder that makes it possible for others in the family to see what has been uploaded.

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Facebook makes it easier to shuttle photos and videos to Dropbox

Facebook makes it easier to shuttle photos and videos to Dropbox

If you've been on Facebook for years, there's a good chance you have considerable amounts of content uploaded to the social media platform -- content you may want to download for safe-keeping before abandoning or deleting the account. Earlier this year, Facebook rolled out the ability to back up photos and videos to Google Photos; this time around, it has added support for Dropbox and a relatively new European company.

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Dropbox Passwords, Vault, and Backup go live for paying users

Dropbox Passwords, Vault, and Backup go live for paying users

Jobs that bosses insisted couldn't be done at home are now being done at home, as are jobs that normally done at home. The sudden rise in remote working setups has naturally resulted in a rise in the use of collaboration software and services, from video conferencing apps like Zoom to cloud storage services like Dropbox. The latter has recently announced new features that offer to keep your personal and work digital lives from descending into chaos and those tools can now be yours if you can pay the literal price.

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Chromebook owners now get 100GB of Dropbox cloud storage for free

Chromebook owners now get 100GB of Dropbox cloud storage for free

Google offers various perks in exchange for buying one of its Chromebooks, something that adds a bit of incentive for those who may be on the fence about these small, fairly limited devices. The available perks are updated semi-regularly to add new opportunities, something that recently happened and involves cloud storage company Dropbox. As of now, Chromebook users have the opportunity to get 100GB of cloud storage for free.

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Dropbox Passwords, Vault, Backup try to make working from home easier

Dropbox Passwords, Vault, Backup try to make working from home easier

The global situation has proven that some of the work your bosses insisted couldn't be done at home can, when circumstances force it, actually be done at home. That doesn't mean, however, that your home, especially your home computer and network, are ideal places to do some professional activity, especially those that require some data security and privacy. As a tool that was designed for remote collaboration, Dropbox is now launching new products to address the growing number of people working from the comfort of their couches or even their beds.

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Dropbox Passwords promises to securely store your secret keys soon

Dropbox Passwords promises to securely store your secret keys soon

When it comes to cloud storage services, Dropbox is still the household name over the likes of Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, or even Apple iCloud. People have trusted it with anything from personal files and photos to super-secret work documents. Now it seems that Dropbox will soon ask people to trust it with their passwords as well, making Dropbox the one cloud-based storage to rule them all, almost literally, too.

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Dropbox Transfer now lets anyone send large files and videos

Dropbox Transfer now lets anyone send large files and videos

Dropbox has opened its file-transfer service to all users, offering a competitor to popular alternatives like WeTransfer. With Dropbox Transfer, anyone can send large files to someone else directly from one's hard drive or Dropbox account, including videos, photo assets, documents, and more. Dropbox is offering a generous transfer size limitation, making its new service very appealing.

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Dropbox adds new Extensions for WhatsApp, Outlook, Canva, and DocSend

Dropbox adds new Extensions for WhatsApp, Outlook, Canva, and DocSend

Cloud storage provider Dropbox has announced the improvement and addition of another 12 Extensions for popular services, enabling its users to directly access those services within the Dropbox platform. The new Extensions join ones launched by the company last year, including apps for Gmail, Adobe, and similar popular services.

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The new Dropbox is here and you can try its best feature today

The new Dropbox is here and you can try its best feature today

Hot on the heels of Dropbox raising its prices, there's a new version of the cloud storage and workspace platform that the company hopes will keep you - and your data - from jumping ship. Unveiled today, and debuting through an early access program, the new Dropbox promises to further blur the lines between what's stored locally and what's remote, kicking off with a new desktop app.

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Dropbox boosts productivity with new Google Docs integration

Dropbox boosts productivity with new Google Docs integration

Dropbox is making it easier for its users to work in the cloud by integrating Google's office web apps with its cloud service. Under the new support, users who are signed into a Google G Suite account can directly access Google Docs, Slides, and Sheets within Dropbox, enabling them to save content, search files, manage access, and more.

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Dropbox device linking limits just got added for Basic accounts

Dropbox device linking limits just got added for Basic accounts

Dropbox has quietly added a new limitation on free accounts, putting a cap on how many devices can be linked simultaneously. The cloud storage service offers new users 2GB for free, along with access across multiple devices; however how those devices are linked to an account is changing, and it could end up causing frustration.

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