Dropbox Making Moves
It seems that a small group of early users who were using the smaller Dropbox paid accounts will now receive the space for free. The decision follows yesterday’s news that Dropbox is doubling storage for its Pro users.
I wonder if these are reactionary moves by Dropbox because they are feeling some pressure from Google Drive and Microsoft SkyDrive or preemptive “just in case” measures to keep Dropbox customers loyal.
Facebook SSL Requirements Troubling You?
As of 10/1/11 Facebook has required all Apps to support HTTPS connections. This requires companies/developers to acquire and install an SSL certificate on the server that is hosting the assets for the Facebook App.
If acquiring and installing the SSL certificate is causing you troubles and you need a quick fix, fear not I have a temporary hack that will get your App up and running while you work out the kinks with your long-term hosting solution.
Privacy win: Apple and @Dropbox join @EFF in coalition to fight for stronger electronic privacy laws http://t.co/wOKdeaUv
Cloud Storage Options
Dropbox made cloud storage/sync popular by making it easy and efficient, unlike Apples iDisk. Now we have Windows advertisements that are all about going “to the cloud” to save the day. As “the cloud” makes it’s way into pop-culture basic consumers are becoming much more comfortable with these offsite server-based “cloud” storage solutions. Let’s take a look at some leading options.