Overview of Dropbox by Steven Saxe

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  • According to Dropbox, founder Drew Houston conceived the idea after repeatedly forgetting his USB flash drive while he was a student at MIT in 2007. In 2008, the company Dropbox was created.On November 12, 2012, Dropbox announced it had reached 100 million users.
  • Via Dropbox twitter … “Your stuff, anywhere.”History of dropbox? MIT, keeping track of information – one location on all devices!!Dropbox allows users to create a special folder on each of their computers, which Dropbox then synchronizes so that it appears to be the same folder (with the same contents) regardless of which computer is used to view it. Files placed in this folder also are accessible through a website and mobile phone applications.Mention Cloud based storageSynching and sharingabilitySynching today  one main folder, many subfolders (possible enhancement)Flash drive – today, one folder (possible enhancement) – could make the flash drive obsolete!!Lost/unorganized??/computer crash
  • (some of below might need to go to the next two slides)This ever happen to you:Email yourself information from one device to another?Email friends and family large, zipped file? – when you do this via dropdrop, they see what you see files/folders (just like they have access to your computer specific to how you organized things)Afraid of a computer crash?New computer/mobile device?
  • Free: referrals  friends, twitter, facebookPro: 100 GB ($99), 250GB ($199), 500 GB ($499)Business: $795 / year for 5 users, $125 / additional user / year
  • Overview of Dropbox by Steven Saxe

    1. 1. Technology Tool: Dropbox Steven Saxe – Graduate Student Interactive Technology Specialization College of Human Environmental Sciences The Institute for Interactive Technology University of Alabama University of Alabama
    2. 2. Agenda Where can you get Dropbox? What is Dropbox? 1 2 How can you use Dropbox? University of Alabama 3 4 How much does Dropbox cost?
    3. 3. 1 What is Dropbox? University of Alabama
    4. 4. 2 How can you use Dropbox? A: Be Anywhere B: Use Any Device C: Collaboration University of Alabama
    5. 5. 2 How can you use Dropbox? A: Be Anywhere University of Alabama
    6. 6. 2 How can you use Dropbox? B: Use Any Device University of Alabama
    7. 7. 2 How can you use Dropbox? C: Collaboration University of Alabama
    8. 8. 3 Where can you get Dropbox? • Go to www.dropbox.com University of Alabama
    9. 9. 4 How much does Dropbox cost? University of Alabama
    10. 10. Thank you for your time!! Technology Tool: Dropbox Steven Saxe – Graduate Student Interactive Technology Specialization College of Human Environmental Sciences The Institute for Interactive Technology University of Alabama University of Alabama

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