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Cloud Storage: Five Alternatives Compared

It's cloud storage week apparently, with Dropbox rolling out an update that improves how its users can share things, Microsoft's SkyDrive getting dedicated desktop apps and a revamped feature set, and Google Drive finally making its long-awaited debut.

We've hand-picked some of the most established and consumer-friendly cloud storage services and took them for a spin to see how well they stack against each other, with a comparative table to provide an at-a-glance overview of each service's strong points.

Tech Tip: Five Clever Ways To Make Dropbox More Useful

Dropbox is an invaluable tool for my daily computing needs, and with a little ingenuity you can use it to do much more than just backing up stuff, like autostarting torrent downloads from any location or device, sending and receiving files, or synchronizing application data on applications that don't even have that functionality.

Dropbox finally hits version 1.0

Dropbox finally hits version 1.0

Dropbox has finally released version 1.0. The new version comes with hundreds of bug fixes, including invalid file names on Windows, weird Unicode normalizations, Word and Excel file locking, abnormal symlinks hierarchies, and case sensitive file systems on Mac. It…