TechCrunch: Dropbox Shop launches in open beta to allow creators to sell digital content

TechCrunch: Dropbox Shop launches in open beta to allow creators to sell digital content. “Dropbox Shop, a platform that allows creators to sell digital content directly to their customers, is now available in open beta, Dropbox announced on Tuesday. The company is also introducing new updates to the platform and adding tipping capabilities. You can now also customize your storefront and URLs and embed HTML codes.”

Ubergizmo: Dropbox Update Makes It Easier For You To Manage Your Files

Ubergizmo: Dropbox Update Makes It Easier For You To Manage Your Files. “The company has announced via a blog post that they are making some big changes in which it will make it easier for users to manage their files through automation, tagging, and more. For example with automation, Dropbox will let users create automation folders where when files are added to it, they can automatically name, sort, and tag the contents inside of it. This means when you drag a bunch of files into the folder, based on their date of creation, the folder will automatically put them into folders based on the date so you can quickly find them whenever you need, even if it was created months or years ago.” (This would have come in so handy for something I was working on about six years ago, lol)

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.”