Corner Geeks 10: Online Storage and Dropbox

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Dropbox https://www.dropbox.com

  • Free 2GB with no file size limit
  • Can increase storage by referrals (250MB for each up to 8GB). Must sign up and Install
  • A Dropbox folder . Anything you drop there will be synced to any computer that access to the same folders
  • Stored locally on computer (no need to download to retrieve as it is auto downloaded when changed elsewhere)
  • Simple. Just save files in the Dropbox folder
  • Can share folders (full read and write access only)
  • Versions of documents for the past 30 days
  • Public folder: but folder link does not show all files in that folder, i.e. must direct link to each file
  • Bandwidth limits for public files: 10GB/day limit for free plans, 250GB/day for paid plans
  • Quite expensive for paid plans:
    • 50GB $9.99/month or $99.99/year
    • 100GB $19.99/month or $199.00/year
  • Clients for: Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android, BlackBerry
  • Web Access via website
  • Closed source
  • Recent security issues: optional passwords, config.db issue
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