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Top 10 Uses For Dropbox You May Not Have Thought Of For many advanced computer users, Dropbox is the premiere cloud-based storage and sharing document service. It has replaced the Documents folder on my Mac, and is the primary way I sync files between my devices. Similar and equally useful free services include Google Drive and Box.com. We’ve already covered some awesome uses for Dropbox, including How to Run Multiple Dropbox Accounts Simultaneously [Mac], how to send send files to your Dropbox without using Dropbox, how to upload files faster and easier with Dropbox, and even how to host a WordPress blog on your Dropbox account. The following are a handful of other ideas for new and maybe more experienced users of Dropbox. Get Your Group Dropboxed
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The Top 10 Best Dropbox Services, Addons and Hacks - TNW Apps Everyone from heavy Dropbox users to those who are wondering just what the fuss is all about with this cloud syncing business should be able to find something useful to them in this list. If you’re unfamiliar with Dropbox it’s a sync service that keeps one folder, the drop box, on your computer in sync with the Dropbox server and any other computers or mobile devices that you have Dropbox installed on. It’s a fantastic way to keep a selection of files handy no matter where you are. This is a collection of 10 of the most useful Dropbox services, apps and hacks that take Dropbox beyond convenient and into the realm of necessity. Note that this list focuses specifically on addons and tweaks rather than applications that feature Dropbox integration.
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