March 23, 2010


Due to popular demand, file sharing company Dropbox have announced a Dropbox application for Android. According to popular computer magazine, PC World describe Dropbox as “the simplest, most elegant file-synchronization tool I’ve ever used.” The general concept comes from the ‘drop box’ on Apple based computers.

Dropbox was founded by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi in 2007, and received seed funding from Y Combinator. Today, Dropbox is well-funded by Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, and Amidzad. Since launching publicly in September of 2008, we’ve attracted millions of users and are growing rapidly. We’ve been featured in the New York Times and on TechCrunch, and have won awards from places like PC Magazine and CNET.

In this Android applications, there really are some very useful features. All the contents of your Dropbox are available for viewing. You can even stream music and movies in your Dropbox straight to your Android device. Of course, you can also upload too. Head on over to the Dropbox blog to find out more. Currently announced for the Motorola Droid, this neat little application will become available for all flavors versions of Android over the next few months.

James Tromans
Contributing editor of, based in the U.K.
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