The Next Web: Dropbox, uh, drops new screen and video capture tool

The Next Web: Dropbox, uh, drops new screen and video capture tool. “Dropbox‘s new screen and video capture tool is simply called Capture, and it’s launching today in beta. It lets you record your screen, and even provide video commentary with it, so you can easily explain concepts and ideas to your teammates. The new tool lets you also capture GIFs, audio recordings, and just you on the camera.”

Engadget: Dropbox makes automatic camera uploads available to all free users

Engadget: Dropbox makes automatic camera uploads available to all free users. “Dropbox is introducing a variety of new features across its product stack. Of all the tweaks the company announced today, the most intriguing ones involve its automatic backup utility for photos you take with your phone. Most notably, starting today that functionality is now available to all Basic users — that is, those who don’t pay for the service.”

Tom’s Guide: How to use Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive or iCloud as your main cloud storage

Tom’s Guide: How to use Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive or iCloud as your main cloud storage. “…before you consider switching to cloud storage as your primary storage location, there are several critical questions to ask. For example, can the cloud really replace the trusty hard drive as your primary storage location? And how easy is it to access important files and documents from other devices? And perhaps most importantly of all: will your data be safe? This article answers these questions and provides insights into how to make the most of your cloud storage solution, no matter which platform you choose.”

Make Tech Easier: Your Guide to Migrating Between Popular Cloud Services

Make Tech Easier: Your Guide to Migrating Between Popular Cloud Services. “This is your single-point guide to moving files between popular cloud service providers including Google Drive, Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive, Box, and iCloud. Out of the above names, only Apple allows you to directly transfer iCloud Drive files to any other cloud service as long as it’s available on the App Store. For the remaining services, you can only transfer using third-party apps as shown here.”

Engadget: Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today

Engadget: Paid Dropbox users are getting 1TB more storage space today. “Dropbox has spent much of the last few years focused on its products for enterprise business, but the company got its start by offering a simple, reasonably priced cloud storage and sync option. With major competition in the space from Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and Apple iCloud, Dropbox today is making its plans a bit more enticing.”

MakeUseOf: The 3 Best Self-Hosted Dropbox Alternatives, Tested and Compared

MakeUseOf: The 3 Best Self-Hosted Dropbox Alternatives, Tested and Compared. “For years, Dropbox has been the mostly undisputed king of cloud storage. Unless you’re heavily invested in another ecosystem, Dropbox’s free storage offers more than enough for most people. Slowly but surely, however, the company’s free offering is becoming less attractive. In March of 2019, Dropbox quietly introduced a limit on how many devices you can use with a free account. Whereas before there was no limit, now you only use three devices on a free account. For many people, this may not matter, but for others, it’s a sign that it’s time to look at other services.”