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Dropbox adds computer backups, a secure vault, and password management

Dropbox adds computer backups, a secure vault, and password management

Even with memory cards and USB drives, there comes a time when you run out of local storage. Dropbox is one of the most popular ways to keep stuff in the cloud, and today the company has released a new set of features including computer backups, a PIN-protected Vault, and a password manager.

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Dropbox For Android Updated To v2.3.11, Now Has Notification History, Direct Sharing With Contacts, New Logo (Apparently)

Dropbox For Android Updated To v2.3.11, Now Has Notification History, Direct Sharing With Contacts, New Logo (Apparently)

Dropbox's Android client received an update today, adding a few new features to the file-sharing service's mobile software, as well as introducing a new, cleaner (inverted?) logo.

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Left: old logo; right: new logo

The newest version of Dropbox now supports direct sharing of files to all of your contacts via email from inside the app, via the newly-added contacts permission. Just choose the share action on a file, hit "send to contact," enter the appropriate info, and Dropbox will send the share link to them immediately. Neat! There's also a notification history area (see left screenshot) that shows you recent, or not-so-recent, activity in your Dropbox, which is certainly handy if you regularly receive new shares - you can easily lose track of them.

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