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TechHive: Hands on with Dropbox's new features

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Dropbox added new sharing features this week. Over at the TechHive Beta Blog, Glenn Fleishman offers a guided tour of what's new with Dropbox.

Adobe launches Creative Suite 6 alongside new Creative Cloud subscription service

Adobe debuts its cloud strategy with high-profile Creative Suite 6 in the starring role.

Tuesday's Gmail outage broader than originally reported

Google underestimated the scope and consequences of the outage that hit Gmail on Tuesday.

LogMeIn launches Cubby cloud-storage service

LogMeIn, which lets users remotely access their desktop computers, has launched a new collaborative cloud-storage service called Cubby.

CloudOn adds Box.net support

CloudOn's app lets you use the Windows version of Microsoft Office on your iPad. Version 2.0 of the app adds the ability to store those Office documents on your Box.net account.

Hands On: Drafts makes quick work of quick notes

Drafts lets you jot down and share short bits of text.

Adobe Reader for iOS adds signature, annotation features

Adobe is overhauling its PDF-reading app for iOS with new features that let users sign, annotate, and comment on documents directly from their iPhone or iPad.

Updated Marked improves document previewing

Marked is a great tool for previewing your web writing, whether in Markdown or HTML format. A big update adds new preview styles, change markers, syntax highlighting, Scrivener and Leanpub project support, and more.

FileMaker spruces up its look with FileMaker 12 release

The update to the database software line includes new themes and starter solutions aimed at helping users create eye-catching databases. Other features include new file management tools and new free versions of FileMaker's iOS apps.

Microsoft-inspired iPad app Tapose debuts

An iPad app inspired by Microsoft's Courier concept video from a few years ago, has bowed on the App Store. But is it

Box releases mobile app menu for iOS devices

File sharing and collaboration service Box announced a new menu of third-party iOS applications that work on its service and can be more easily accessed.

Quickoffice for iOS gets enterprise makeover

Quickoffice added some security heft to its popular iPad and iPhone app, in hopes of wooing businesses.

Dropbox's URL shortener abused by spammers

Spammers are abusing a Dropbox feature that lets users share a shortened link, directing people to websites selling questionable pharmaceuticals, Symantec says.