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Private I: Lock your cloud backups away with an encryption key

The myriad cloud backup services use different methods for encrypting not just your data, but the keys to it. Glenn Fleishman explains it all.

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The first 10 apps to install on your brand-new Mac

Just unwrapped a shiny new Mac? Seek out these essentials first, and thank us later.

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Hands-on with the Dropbox Mobile app's new managing, editing, and syncing features

The vastly improved mobile app lets you do almost everything the desktop app can do. Microsoft Office integration is the biggest highlight.

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How to simplify overlapping cloud storage services

You don't really need 18 cloud accounts.

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Dropbox says it wasn't hacked after 7 million alleged user credentials appear online

The credentials leaked by an alleged hacker online were likely stolen from other services, the company said.

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iOS 8 compatibility issue forced Dropbox to temporarily suspend automatic photo backups

Because it's not like Dropbox had months to prepare for iOS 8's launch or anything.

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New Dropbox Pro plan offers 1TB of storage, sharing controls for $10 per month

The new plan does away with previous options maxing out at 500GB.

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Hands-on: Mailbox for Mac Beta swipes, snoozes its way onto OS X

Dropbox has officially launched the public beta for the Mac version of its popular mail client for iOS and Android.

Edward Snowden: Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy'

Dropbox may be popular, but Snowden is no fan of the file sync service.

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Dropping Dropbox: Exploring alternatives

When Dropbox just won't do, where do you turn--OneDrive, Google Drive, SugarSync, Box.com? Chris Breen details his journey.