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Stratepedia picks for April 6, 2012

Aaron Dropbox Referrals Now Earn You Twice as Much Free Space: Need more space on Dropbox? Still have friends and colleagues not already using the insanely popular file syncing and sharing service? You can now get a cool 500 megabytes … Read

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Boost iPad productivity with the new Box OneCloud app

Box, an entrant in the Dropbox-style file syncing and sharing game, on Wednesday introduced a pretty exciting new service and corresponding app for iOS devices. First, the app: Box has been available for iOS for awhile, but this update offers … Read

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5 education technology trends from 2011 (and to keep watching in 2012)

2011 will be history in just a few days. It’s time to reflect upon some developments of the past year and where they’re headed as we move on to 2012. Just as in 2010, 2011 brought a number of events … Read

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Do more than sync and share with these Dropbox tips

By now you know we’re big fans of Dropbox and how easy it makes it to sync your files across computers or share files with workgroups. If you’ve mastered those functions, how about spending a little time seeing what else … Read

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Dropbox updates privacy, security, and service policies

On Friday, Dropbox posted an outline of recent changes to their policy statements. In brief, the post highlights five items: How Dropbox handles encryption, how data are retained and deleted, how location tracking is used, how Dropbox’s “de-duplication” process works, … Read

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5 reasons to use Evernote for your personal notetaking system

There are tons of free apps for taking notes out there, and I’ve tried many of them–but in the end, I always come back to Evernote. The editor itself annoys me sometimes–for me, it falls in the wrong place on … Read

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Dropbox drops the ball on security (again)

Over the weekend, cloud-based file syncing/sharing service Dropbox got smacked with yet another security issue. This one may be the biggest yet–for a window of four hours, you didn’t need a password to log into some Dropbox accounts. Dropbox says … Read

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Apple previews OS X Lion, iOS 5, iCloud

Monday was a big day for Apple fans as Steve Jobs kicked off the annual Apple developers conference (known as WWDC) with a keynote to show off three new products. Here’s a quick rundown of what got announced. Lion First … Read

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Alternatives to Dropbox for cloud-based file syncing and sharing

If the recent controversy surrounding Dropbox have you feeling skittish about using the service for your online file syncing and sharing needs, there are competitors ready to take your business. Two in particular are taking advantage of the news to … Read

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How secure are your files on Dropbox?

In the last couple of months, our favorite online storage service Dropbox has been hit by complaints about privacy. The latest comes in the form of a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission alleging that Dropbox is lying about the … Read

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