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Dropbox for Android updated for ICS and available now in the Android Market

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Dropbox for Android has been updated to support Android 4 (ICS ) and it’s now available in the Android Market. The Beta has been available in their forums for a while for users to test but it’s now it’s official.

I have been trying to move away from Dropbox and other smaller companies cloud storage solutions for the fear of the company shutting down out of the blue one day. I am looking at moving Dropbox services over to Microsoft’s Skydrive but Dropbox makes things so much easier. That’s why I am still stuck on it. I have the free account with only 2gb of storage, but for what I use it for, it’s plenty.

If you are unfamiliar with what Dropbox is, it’s an online storage solution. Think of Dropbox as a just folder, a folder similar to a network folder on a company LAN except that this folder is stored in the cloud. If you install the app on your desktop or laptop and on your smartphone, you can access your Dropbox and all the files you place in it basically anywhere you go. I have been using it to move

Here are some screenshots from the new version of Dropbox.

If you are interested in learning more about Dropbox, you can watch the following YouTube video or scroll on by the video and read the screenshots of the intro when you install and run Dropbox on your Android phone for the 1st time.

Like I said, you can grab the new version of Dropbox from the Android Market now.

What’s in this version:

  • Completely redesigned the app and added lots of new features!
  • Favorites: quick offline access to files
  • Bulk upload photos and videos
  • Rename files and folders
  • Single-tap access to all file and folder actions
  • Improved gallery view
  • Upload from and export to local storage
  • Optimized for Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0)
  • Numerous bug fixes and stability improvements
Happy Dropboxing!

Chris is a former Microsoft MVP, Windows Phone. Chris works for AT&T, but his thoughts and opinions are his own and that he does not represent AT&T in any capacity online. ChrisLeckness.com

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