The cloud storage competition on mobile devices is heating up, as Box goes on the offense against other established players in the market. The cloud storage company has struck a deal with Qualcomm, one of biggest SoC makers in the Android ecosystem, as well as with Microsoft for its Windows Phone devices. We figure you’ll be more interested in the former, so here are the deets.
The Qualcomm partnership means that select devices powered by Snapdragon processors will come preloaded with the Box Android app. The main perk for users is that they will get 50GB of free Box storage. The deal doesn’t necessarily mean that the Box service is mandatory, but phone manufacturers [...]
After launching the iOS OneCloud cloud-based functionality that offers file sharing with certain third-party apps, Box has gone ahead and updated its Android app to include OneCloud support. OneCloud lets users access their documents saved in the cloud right on their Android smartphones and tablets using other apps.
The Box application lets users view images, documents and other files right inside the app, but what’s interesting is that the app works with more than 50 other apps that can offer users more advanced editing features for those files you want to access on the go. Naturally, these apps have to be downloaded from Google Play also, [...]