Dropbox Update for Android Makes Sharing Photos Easier
Dropbox has made an update available to its Android application that adds several new features. First, Dropbox for Android now includes the ability to create photo albums from within the application itself. These photo albums can then be shared with others via email, Facebook or Twitter, even if they do no have Dropbox accounts. The albums can be viewed on smartphones, tablets, or PCs. Users can also now delete multiple photos at once. The application includes some user interface tweaks and some bug fixes, as well. Dropbox 2.3 is a free download from the Google Play Store.
DropBox Lets iOS Users Create Word Docs On the Fly
DropBox today provided an update to its iOS application that lets users create Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files from within the DropBox app even if the separate Office apps aren't installed. DropBox says users can create, edit, and share Office documents in the iOS app and then access them from other devices or from the web.
Dropbox Makes It Easy to Share Files Via Facebook Messenger
Dropbox has integrated its own service into Facebook's Messenger app, allowing people to share files from Dropbox to friends and family through Messenger. The integration requires senders to have both the Dropbox and Messenger apps installed on their phone.
Comments and Smart Suggestions Come to Google Photos
Google today said it is making Google Photos more social for both Android and iOS devices. The latest version of the app adds commenting and smart suggestions to shared albums.
Google Photos Debuts Suggested Sharing, Photo Books
Google today made it easier to share photos with others. The new suggested sharing tool relies on machine learning to recognize faces in photos and match them with known contacts.