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Microsoft OneDrive storage plans change drives users to competitors

On November 2nd, 2015, Microsoft OneDrive suddenly announced they will soon discontinue Office 365 unlimited storage plan and also reduce the free storage plan from 15 GB down to 5 GB. It is not surprising that this announcement is not welcome and there are thousands of users (and counting) are expressing their disappointment and frustration on OneDrive’s official blog where this absurd decision was posted. Here are the irritating changes: We’re no longer planning to offer unlimited […]

Amazon offers unlimited cloud storage to beat competitors

The cloud storage business has always been a competitive one and now it will get more competitive and even deadly after Amazon released two very cheap cloud storage plans: Unlimited Photos plan and Unlimited Everything plan. The Unlimited Photos plan is priced at $11.99 per year and allows customers to store unlimited photos in their Amazon Cloud Drive. However, if customers are willing to pay $48 more per year, then you can upgrade the Unlimited Photos plan to […]

DropBox disabled shared links due to vulnerability

If you are a DropBox customer, you may have noticed your shared link does not work any more. It has nothing to do with you, and it is because DropBox disabled all shared links due to a recently discovered vulnerability that may give other people access to files via shared link without consent. What does it mean? DropBox users can share files or folders in their DropBox, but only those people who know the shared […]

DropBox Mailbox App? No thank you

DropBox Management: “Guys, we have a serious problem.” DropBox Developer: “…” DropBox Management: “We all know that the competition in cloud storage is bloody. And the evil Google Drive just dropped their prices so low that we cannot possibly match them, and many of our customers left for Google Drive. We must do something to keep our customers and hopefully to get some old customers back.” DropBox Developer: “Hmmm, there is really nothing new to […]

Google Drive, SkyDrive and SugarSync, which one to choose?

The simple answer is to get them all. Google Drive and SkyDrive are much similar. They are designed not only to provide on-line storage, file share and sync, but also designed to be integrated to other Google services and Microsoft services, respectively. If you have a Google Chromebook, you know it uses Google Drive to store your data and apps; if you have an Android mobile device, you can use Google Drive to backup and […]