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Dropbox updates to support PDF annotations and better integration with iWork

Dropbox has released yet another update for its iOS app, this time introducing support for viewing PDF annotations. In previous versions of the app, PDF annotations simply wouldn't be shown, which was a major limitation on the usability of the software in business. After all, if you're sharing a...

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NeatConnect Cloud Scanner: Computerless scanning and digital filing

You've probably seen Neat's TV ads touting their new NeatConnect Cloud Scanner (US$499.95). They show someone with a desk somewhat neater than mine quickly scanning in receipts, bills, and business cards with nary a desktop computer in sight. The company sent one to TUAW for a review, so read how...

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Microsoft brings auto photo backup to SkyDrive for iOS

Microsoft has improved its SkyDrive app by letting users opt to have their photos automatically backed up to Microsoft's cloud storage. SkyDrive provides users with 7 GB of free storage just for signing up. That's a lot of photos to save on the cloud. Because Microsoft has implemented SkyDrive...

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Dropbox CEO: Jobs wanted to 'kill' the service

Dropbox founder and CEO Drew Houston gave an interesting interview at the Dreamforce conference. He spoke of where Dropbox had come from and where it's heading in the future. One interesting anecdote was the story he told of when Steve Jobs contacted him and expressed an interest in buying Dropbox....

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Dropbox 3.0 released with iOS 7 makeover, AirDrop support, more

Dropbox has released version 3.0 of its iOS app, which has gotten a serious makeover. Version 3.0 sports an all-new iOS 7-inspired design, a new icon and a host of new features. Perhaps the coolest feature is AirDrop support. Now users can send files in their Dropbox to other iOS users using iOS 7's...

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Tis the season to subscribe: What's on my annual service renewal lists

As November rolls around, it's generally time for me to take stock, look at my current service subscriptions (as opposed to entertainment subscriptions like Netflix and Hulu) and weigh what items I'm going to invest in for the next twelve months. Some of my subscriptions are annual choices. They...

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Friday Favorite: Yet another reason to love Printopia

I'm a huge fan of Ecamm's Printopia utility. For just 20 bucks, it enables you to print from iOS to any printer connected to your Mac. You don't need to buy a high-priced AirPlay-enabled system. I'm running Printopia with an old piece-of-junk Brother laser printer that is older than some of my...

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Keep Dropbox.app up-to-date when the magic fails

Dropbox is one of my essential Mac apps. It does an exceptional job at keeping my files in sync across multiple computers, but there's one feature that often fails: the auto-update. The app is supposed to update itself "automagically," but in my experience the magic is a bit... lacking. If you...

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Dropbox for Mac adds 'Import from iPhoto,' more features

Dropbox has released version 2.4 of its OS X desktop client that adds a number of new features including the ability to import photos directly from iPhoto into your Dropbox. The "Import from iPhoto" feature is only supported with iPhoto 7.0 or later. The feature prompts a notification to appear in...

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Parallels Desktop 9 announced, available September 5

Hot on the heels of the announcement of Parallels Access, Parallels today announced the latest upgrade to the Parallels Desktop virtualization application. Parallels Desktop 9 will be available to the public on September 5, 2013, and includes a variety of new features: Support for cloud...

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Mailbox iOS email client updated with cloud search

The popular Gmail email client for iOS, Mailbox, has been updated to allow for cloud searching through messages. The new feature in the version 1.5 update means users no longer have to have their emails downloaded to their device to search -- something that is incredibly handy if you have years'...

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Get an extra 1 GB of Dropbox storage by syncing it to Mailbox

Dropbox users take notice: Mailbox has a deal for you. Specifically, if Mailbox users sync the app to their Dropbox account, they will receive an extra 1 GB of Dropbox storage for free. The tip was first posted by The Next Web. Mailbox is the iOS email client that took the app world by storm...

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Dropbox API changes spell sync troubles for older 1Password iOS versions

Dropbox announced some time ago that it would be retiring its original sync API, and it is being officially put out to pasture on September 1 to introduce a new, more secure version. This is good news for a lot of users, but people still using apps that were built on that older API will likely...

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Share Bucket offers a free OS X Skitch-like capture and annotation utility

Share Bucket (free) enables you to annotate and upload screen captures. While it may not be the most original idea on the Mac App Store, it's certainly a welcome entry to the field. It offers simple, cloud-integrated sharing with a few minor growing pains. Share Bucket supports Dropbox, Google...

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Dropbox announces iCloud-like data-sync service for apps

Dropbox held its first Dropbox developer conference yesterday. To start things off, CEO Drew Houston announced that Dropbox now has a whopping 175 million users. That's up from "only" 100 million users in November 2012, but still adding 75 million users in only nine months is impressive. However...

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