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Dropbox aims to be the ultimate collaborative workspace with Spaces 2.0

Dropbox aims to be the ultimate collaborative workspace with Spaces 2.0

Dropbox used to just be a simple cloud file service, but the company has been adding more collaborative features to compete with G Suite and Microsoft 365. The 'Spaces' feature arrived last year, which lets you add descriptions and to-do lists to Dropbox folders, and now Spaces is receiving an overhaul with more functionality.

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Dropbox Family is now available for everyone, and it's one hell of a bad deal

Dropbox Family is now available for everyone, and it's one hell of a bad deal

Not too long ago, Dropbox introduced a whole slew of new features to its subscribers without raising its prices: there's its own password manager, the extra secure Dropbox Vault, and the option to back up select folders outside Dropbox from your computer. The company also announced a Family plan that would let up to six people share a single 2TB account, and today, this new tier is available to everyone. It costs $16.99 a month, which is just $7 more than a one-user Dropbox Plus subscription.

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Facebook expands photo and video export with Dropbox support

Facebook expands photo and video export with Dropbox support

Earlier this year, Facebook introduced worldwide a tool for users to export uploaded pictures and video to Google Photos. This was all well and good, but if you preferred to keep your photos elsewhere, you were stuck manually adding them to your favorite service. Today, Facebook announced integration with both Dropbox and Koofr, allowing you to export your photos and videos to the services with just a few clicks.

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Dropbox for Android reaches 1 billion installs on the Play Store

Dropbox for Android reaches 1 billion installs on the Play Store

Dropbox has been available on Android for just over ten years, and in that decade, it has evolved into one of the best cloud storage options available for the platform. Now the app has passed one billion installations, reaching the same milestone that applications like Twitter and Netflix recently passed.

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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 declares end of support for Android 4.4 KitKat and 5 Lollipop

Dropbox declares end of support for Android 4.4 KitKat and 5 Lollipop

It's always admirable when a developer supports older operating systems; but there comes a time of diminishing returns when the effort to keep software working on old versions becomes disproportionately expensive compared to the ever-dwindling number of decrepit devices that still use an app. Such is the situation with Dropbox, which just declared the end of support for Android 5.x and older.

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Dropbox documents are now accessible from the Chrome OS file manager

Dropbox documents are now accessible from the Chrome OS file manager

Last year, Chrome OS added support for displaying files from Android cloud storage apps. The feature worked immediately with apps that already used Android's DocumentsProvider API, including OneDrive and Box, but Dropbox didn't support the API at the time. Dropbox has finally added the API, giving it integration with the Chrome OS file manager.

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Dropbox brings new eSign feature to all desktop users

Dropbox brings new eSign feature to all desktop users

Dropbox is launching a native method for its users to electronically sign and secure signatures from others on its web client using HelloSign, a startup it acquired last year for $230 million. The integration is the latest in a series of a monetized additions to its core cloud storage business this year.

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Chromebook owners can now get 100GB of free Dropbox storage for a year

Chromebook owners can now get 100GB of free Dropbox storage for a year

Google already throws in a few perks with the purchase of Chromebooks, like three months of Disney+ or copies of Doom I and II, but now there's an extra bonus. If you've bought a Chromebook recently, you might be able to get 100GB of free Dropbox storage for 12 months.

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Dropbox fully rolling out mobile dark theme, password manager, spins off document scanner into iOS app

Dropbox fully rolling out mobile dark theme, password manager, spins off document scanner into iOS app

Dropbox is shaking up the dog days of this summer of working from home with the deployment of a few features that have been in beta for what feels like forever. Plus, it's also spinning off its documenting scanning feature into an app and introducing a file transfer service with separate quotas to users' cloud storage.

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