We have come a long way from storing our data in floppy disks, zip drivers, pen drives and flash drives to the new cloud technology and now to drop boxes. The cloud technology is not said to be without vulnerability when you have to store your personal sensitive data. However, it is safe enough to store your day to day work in the drop box. It is quite cheap way of storing your data since it is free up to 2 GB. However, there are several methods which the users adopt to increase their free space through referrals, games and various other methods. You need to pay nominal charges per month if you want to have a paid plan. It is about $10 a month for 50 GB and $20 a month for 100 GB etc. Backing up your files is so easy that it appears that you are saving them in a folder. If you have an internet connection, you can access your files from anywhere and from any computer through a web browser. The files you save in the drop box are stored at back-up servers. There is a facility to restore even the deleted files. Even the files can be restored to the previous version of the file. When you share your files with friends, they are automatically synchronized to each person when you make any changes in the files. In case you install the programme on different computers, the DropBox folder on each of these computers will be automatically synchronized when connected to internet. The 'public' folder of DropBox enables you to put your images, documents etc. and you will get a public link to these documents from anywhere. For the most of the users, DropBox is simple and sufficient to put their encrypted data in the box on internet. The operating systems like iOS for iPad or iPhone, Google Android etc have separate versions of DropBox programme. .
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