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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by RTAdams89, Mar 8, 2010.

  1. RTAdams89

    RTAdams89 Well-Known Member
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    Hi all. I'm the proud new owner of a Motorola Droid, coming from a Treo 650. There are quite a few cloud-based storage services out there now (Google Docs, DropBox, etc.), but none seem to have clients for the Android phones. I searched the market, and I did find a few 3rd party apps for things like DropBox, but most had mediocre reviews. Anyone use a desktop app/android app/service combination they are happy with and care to recommend?
     

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  2. wilceaux

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    I have been hoping to find something as well.
    All I can tell you is that Dropbox is supposed to be coming out with an app very soon.
     
  3. sh0ebox

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    I'm pretty satisfied with DroidBox (dropbox 3rd party app) right now honestly. Of course, that might change once an official DropBox app comes out, but I haven't really found anything that bothered me about it. It does what it's supposed to do, and definitely is nice when I don't always have to connect my phone to my PC to transfer small files or send myself emails.
     
  4. RTAdams89

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    DroidBox seems to work OK. The syncing is a bit weird, as is the ability to natively edit some file types but not others, but overall it gets the job done. Thanks for the suggestion.
     
  5. shrink57

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    There is a Google Docs client for Android that is quite good. I have been using GDocs (available in the market) with no problems. I have read some of the negative comments but I have not experiences any of the listed problems. A prime example of YMMV.
     
  6. RTAdams89

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    I'm using the GDocs app and have also tried DroidBox with DropBox. The problem with both of these is that their two-way syncing is limited/non existent. Both get online files really well, but getting files from the device to the cloud is a different story.
     
  7. sh0ebox

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    ^ I haven't had any problems uploading files from my phone to DropBox through DroidBox.

    Just navigate to the location in DroidBox in which you want to upload a file, press the menu key, click the green upwards pointing arrow, and choose your file.
     

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