The Best Ways to Organize All Your Digital Photos

Thanks to digital photography, everyone has a camera in their pocket and pictures are now instantly accessible and shareable. The only drawback is the hassle of managing so many snaps and all the more apps and services that make it even more confusing. Here are the tools you need to know to bring order to your digital… »10/19/15 11:40am10/19/15 11:40am


Use Dropbox to Keep a Shared List of Links or Bookmarks

Dropbox is one of those services that’s always getting a minor upgrade or two in the background without anyone really noticing. One of the newest features added to the web interface is the ability to drag-and-drop links into a Dropbox folder for safe keeping—the feature’s rather rudimentary right now, but it’s a… »9/03/15 9:45am9/03/15 9:45am

Edit Office Documents From Inside the Dropbox Website

To continue to compete with the likes of Google Drive, OneDrive and iCloud, Dropbox really needs an online office suite to call its own—so it's borrowed Microsoft's. You can now edit any .docx, .xlsx or .pptx file from right inside the Dropbox web interface, with no extra software required, and here's how to go… »4/16/15 9:57am4/16/15 9:57am

Set Your Dropbox Links to Expire for Safer File Sharing

A few months ago, Dropbox added the ability to add expiration dates to the shared links you send out to let others get at your files and folders. Even if you're very trusting of your friends and colleagues, it's a good idea to apply this setting to all of the links you share. If someone else's computer or device is… »3/24/15 9:50am3/24/15 9:50am

Use Dropbox's Carousel to Keep Old Photos From Cluttering Up Your Phone

Carousel is Dropbox's dedicated photo and video managing app, and it recently rolled out an update that lets you automatically remove old content that's cluttering up your phone once it's been backed up to the cloud. Switch on the feature—as we'll show you here—and you can avoid running out of room on your phone or… »1/13/15 3:06pm1/13/15 3:06pm

Delete Local Copies of Your Synced Cloud Files to Free Up Disk Space

With storage prices plummeting and Internet speeds rising, cloud-based backups make more sense than ever before (and are easier to manage to boot). If you want to take advantage of the popular desktop syncing tools, all of the major cross-platform players—Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive—offer some selective syncing… »12/04/14 10:55am12/04/14 10:55am

Dropbox just expanded its wonderful photo gallery app, Carousel, to include iPads and the web.

Dropbox just expanded its wonderful photo gallery app, Carousel, to include iPads and the web. Carousel is a standalone app providing a stylized experience for viewing photos. These new additions add nothing new other than taking advantage of extra screen real estate. Android tabs are said to be coming soon. »11/20/14 12:29pm11/20/14 12:29pm

Oh Hey, Dropbox's Carousel App Doesn't Suck Anymore

Back in April, Dropbox introduced a standalone app for viewing and sharing photos. Carousel was an exciting prospect, harnessing the power of Dropbox's popular cloud storage. It was also kind of a mess. Lo and behold, over a series of recent updates, Carousel has fixed almost everything that was wrong, and is now a… »11/05/14 9:48am11/05/14 9:48am