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Dropbox takes a peek at files. But it's totally nothing, says Dropbox

Dropbox takes a peek at some kinds of uploaded files. That's normal, the web storage service says.

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Friends don't let friends delete shared Dropbox items

You've shared some tasty files with your friends via Dropbox, but some idiot keeps dragging them out of the shared folder, thus denying them to others. Chris Breen offers two tips to prevent that.

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Review: DropItToMe offers simple Dropbox sharing without software

The online service DropItToMe offers a way for people to send you files through Dropbox without them having to install the software

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How non-Dropbox users can send files to your Dropbox account

Handy service Dbinbox makes it easy for friends, family, and co-workers to deposit files in your Dropbox, even if they don't have accounts of their own.

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Mac Gems: TaskAgent lets you sync and edit lists using Dropbox

TaskAgent is an inexpensive and easy-to-use list and task manager that syncs (using Dropbox) with matching iOS apps.

AgileBits offers cheaper 1Password as older version loses Dropbox sync

AgileBits on Thursday announced a temporary $10 savings on 1Password for iOS, because the older version of the app is losing its ability to sync via Dropbox.

Mac Gems: Glui is the screenshot app you didn't know you needed

Glui has no bells or whistles, but it excels as a screenshot app.

What developers think of Dropbox as an iCloud alternative

Developers have never gushed over iCloud. Lex Friedman asked a few whether Dropbox's new Datastore API captured their interest.

Dropbox promises improved syncing, app-data storage

On Tuesday, Dropbox kicked off its first developers conference (called DBX) by announcing three new APIs that free developers from filling in those gaps, APIs that will help developers enhance Dropbox support in their apps and lead to new features for Dropbox users.

OmniPresence, the Omni Group's new cloud sync service, hits all the right buttons

Privacy. Simplicity. Power. Openness. The Omni Group's upcoming OmniPresence cloud sync service has the makings of an excellent player in a crowded marketplace -- and the company's choice to give it away for free could create a new standard for syncing on Apple's platforms.