DropBox Articles

Dropbox states it wasn’t hacked, but other sites were

  • 14/10/2014 at 22:47 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Dropbox LogoLast night, news started coming in that Dropbox had been hacked and passwords had been leaked. However, the file sharing service denies this, and said that it was actually third party sites that have been hacked. None of which affect their service or users.

The story first broke late last night, stating that Dropbox had been compromised after hackers managed to steal user passwords through a server break. Those passwords were leaks online, and there was some concern that the files uploaded into Dropbox might have been fair game.

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Dropbox announces Mailbox email app for Android and desktop Mac users

  • 10/04/2014 at 02:56 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Platforms

Dropbox Mailbox AndroidDropbox announced today that the popular Mailbox email app is now available for Android and Mac desktop users. Another cool thing Dropbox announced is the Auto-swipe feature, currently available only for the Android app.

For those who don’t know, Mailbox is an email app launched nearly 3 years ago that planned to change the way use our usual email client. Their approach was quite simple and many of the iOS users that started using Mailbox, immediately fell in love with the email app. And that’s simply because with just a swipe you could delete or snooze an email for a later check. They were acquired in 2013 by Dropbox for more than $100 million.

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Researchers successfully reverse engineered Dropbox client

  • 28/08/2013 at 00:47 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Dropbox LogoResearchers have found a way to reverse engineer an obfuscated application written in Python for the first time. How did they do it? By applying the action to popular file sharing client Dropbox, an accomplishment that has only been partially achieved by others.

Dhiru Kholia and Przemyslaw Wegrzyn did what many others have been unable to do. Not only was it tried with Dropbox in the past, but it has been with many other programs using the same Python based coding. Experts have long since claimed it just cannot be done.

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HTC Sense is closing, so go grab your data until the end of April

HTC Logo Not BrilliantIf you do not get your data off of HTC’s backup service at HTCSense.com before April 30th, you are out of luck. HTC is shutting down HTCSense and deleting every shred of users’ data. You might be asking if it makes sense to erase Sense – pun intended. Here is our evaluation of HTC’s crazy thinking.

HTC states that they are under construction of a new Sense and that when it is ready, they will notify customers. However, that begs the question, why destroy the old one before the new one is built, tested, and in place? Does this not alienate their customers and undermine customer confidence?

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What lies behind Apple’s iCloud?

Apple iCloud

Apple has done things that no other company has been able to do. They created bestselling smartphone, and continue to lead the way with their innovative and young designs. That is the reason why the world waits anxiously for the official announcement of their iCloud, a colossal data center that is expected to take cloud computing to a whole new level.

Apple is anticipated to follow the steps of Google and Amazon, which both have already adventured in acquiring their own data centers. Google delivers e-mail and Android apps via the sky, while Amazon keeps its customer’s personal information stored the same way.

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