10 free apps and tools to help you run your small business successfully

Image credit: tayloright.com Running a small business in this day and age is no easy feat. Not only are you competing against other businesses and huge corporations that operate on a global scale, you are often doing so on a fraction of the budget they have to spend.  Another problem…

Dropbox introduces improved collaborative functionality

Dropbox is great for if you want to share files with colleagues, but what if you both want to work on it at the same time? The company has a new solution for just that. The developments are part of what the company has dubbed "Project Harmony", and introduces a "Dropbox Badge" which hovers over…

It’s okay, Dropbox HASN’T been hacked

Worry not! Your friends posting about the hack on Facebook are wrong. Rumours of Dropbox's compromise appear to have been greatly exaggerated, at least according to the Dropbox blog. The company says: "Recent news articles claiming that Dropbox was hacked aren’t true. Your stuff is safe. The usernames and passwords referenced in these articles were…

Dropbox launches Pro account with enhanced sharing controls

Dropbox has today launched a Pro version of its cloud storage app, which adds new options for sharing files and enhanced security options. In a post on the company's blog, the company describes the three new sharing options: Sharing files using passwords on shared links, shared link expiration (so the link will stop working after…

Dropbox hacked, but assures your files should be safe

Dropbox has confirmed its cloud storage service has been hacked, with some account names and passwords having been stolen. Users started spotting spam messages hitting the email inboxes that they only associated with Dropbox accounts and began complaining. Dropbox then…