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Quickoffice Pro HD launches for Android Honeycomb tablets

Quickoffice has launched a version of its mobile office suite that's tailored specifically for Android Honeycomb tablets. Quickoffice Pro HD, as it's being called, was designed from the ground up for tablet use, and as such features a user interface that's meant to take advantage of the extra screen real estate tablets have compared to smartphones. As expected, Quickoffice Pro HD allows...

Quickoffice Pro for Android gets cloud storage, improved document editing

Quickoffice has updated its paid Pro app for Android yesterday, bringing it to version 4.0. The company says this is the biggest update of its Android application yet, and many new features have been added. Perhaps the most notable is the added ability to save files in the cloud. This works Box.net, Google Docs, DropBox, Huddle, SugarSync, and MobileMe accounts. Additionally, Quickoffice...

Box.net starts rolling out new interface, including apps marketplace

Cloud-based file sharing and collaboration service Box.net is getting a nice-looking revamp with additional features and better usability. The new Box starts rolling out tomorrow, but a rundown of the new features is up today on the Box blog. It starts with a cleaner UI that makes room to display more files at once, and more info about each file. The new UI highlights frequently-used sharing...

Box.net increases storage quotas for both free and paid plans

Online storage and collaboration service Box.net has increased its storage allotments for all its plans, whether free or paid. The free service now allows you to store 5 GB of files in the cloud (up from 1GB) with a per-file size limit of 25 MB. Premium upgrades include 25 GB of capacity for $9.99 or 50 GB for $19.99. Upping the file size limit to 1 GB is also possible for a fee. For...

Box.net finally gets a desktop sync client

One thing that may have dissuaded you from using Box.net in the past is its lack of a Dropbox-like desktop sync program. That's finally changed, with Box introducing a Windows app that creates a My Dropbox My Box Files folder and keeps it synced to your cloud storage. Dropbox still has the edge, of course, with its app also available for Mac and Linux users. Box.net assures us that a Mac...

Box.net adds HTML5-powered drag-and-drop uploading

HTML5 features are slowly creeping into our favorite Web apps. Recently, Google added drag-and-drop attachment support to Gmail. If you're using an up-to-date browser with built-in HTML5 kung fu, you've got a plug-in free way to upload files from your desktop. Today, Box.net turned on drag-and-drop as well. If you've got an account, just sign in and head to your dashboard. Select a file (or...

Box.net adds a versatile web-based file viewer

Box.net, a very useful online storage provider, just got a heck of a lot more useful. Box is introducing a Flash-based viewer that will allow you to preview media files hosted on the service. It's not just mp3s and photos, although those are included, too. You'll be able to view Photoshop PSD files, code snippets, Flash videos, Microsoft Office files and more. Box scored this new viewer from...

WizeHive: Collaboration tool for busy people

Because I work almost exclusively in remote-based teams, I'm always looking for new tools and services that can help me manage my daily tasks and effectively collaborate with my team members. One of the biggest problems I have with some collaboration systems is that they require everyone to login and collaborate using the web app itself. This is great if you are always in one place or in a...

Box.net launches tasks, global folders and custom branding

Over the past few months, storage and collaboration service Box.net has really ramped up its focus on adding tools and services that can help small and large businesses be more productive. With full-text search, enhanced collaboration tools, and a web-based document creation, the service is a really slick way for a business or group of collaborators to work together, regardless of physical...

Box.net launches full text-search

Content storage and collaboration solution, Box.net, has really been on a tear with new and enhanced features. In the last two months, the service has launched enhanced collaboration tools and a web-based word processor; today, they add another new feature: full-text search! Now, Box.net Business customers can search the full text of PDF, TXT, CSV, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel files...

Box.net launches a web-based word processor

Online storage provider Box.net has launched a new service called Web Documents that's something of a cross between a word processor and a simple HTML editor. Like Google Docs, Zoho Office, and other online word processors, Web Documents lets you quickly and easily create text and image-based documents from any web browser. You can share the docs with others by sending a link, or you can invite...

Box.net launches new design, more collaboration features

We've covered Box.net before -- the file storage site with collaborative tools and a really great iPhone app -- today the company has launched a redesigned site and even more tools to make online collaboration easier and more effective. Last year, Box.net added the ability to let users invite other collaborators to view or edit documents. Coupled with Box.net's OpenBox platform, you have a really...

Box.net adds collaboration feature

Google isn't the only company beefing up its collaboration features. Online file storage service Box.net has added a new "invite collaborators" button that lets you share the contents of any folder with other Box.net users. So if you've got a folder of images, Word documents, and other items that you want to share with a colleague, just right-click and enter the email addresses of people you...

OpenBox: Box.net launches web app platform

Box.net is transforming from a service that lets you store your files to a service that lets you store, edit, manipulate, and share your files. That doesn't mean Box.net is getting into the online office/image editing/blogging business. Instead, the company is launching OpenBox, a platform that lets web app developers tie their services into Box.net. From a user perspective, what this means is you...

Box.net throws files in your Face(book) application

Box.net, the online storage company, has a Facebook application. After all, you aren't a real Web 2.0 company if you don't have a Facebook application it seems. Box.net's Facebook application allows users to manage all files stored in your account from directly within Facebook. It doesn't matter if they are private or shared, it's like logging into your regular Box.net account. Some updates have...