Box woos Android users with 50GB free storage
There is great news for the Android users as the Cloud storage service Box is giving away 50 GB of free storage to all the users, who logs in before 23ed of March. To avail this offer one need only to log in to the box application for Android and the users will be upgraded automatically. The Box android application is already made available in the Android Market.
Last year 5GB of free storage were offered to the iCloud users, and Box offered 50GB of free space to the iOS users. They have also updated the Android which features a fully furnished user interface, few features and is also compatible with the latest version of Android, the Ice Cream Sandwich.
The company is said to have worked with Google to come up with this new design to provide the consumers with a great experience. This new version will also be supported by older versions of Android.
Few new languages are expected to be added by Box to the Android application which will include French, Italian, German and Spanish. The ability to comment on files, upload multiple files at once and grant access to other peoples to files individually are among some of the new features added.
It has been a race for the cloud-storage realm however Box has put a lot of effort on capturing the market of mobile cloud storage. Apple also has shown interest to integrate iCloud with its upcoming Mountain Lion Mac OS.
Although Box is offering a free storage space of 50GB on need to know that it doesn’t offer a free desktop sync tool to create backups of their local files online. The desktop application is available only for users holding professional accounts, which costs $15 per month. Freebie user accounts are offered a limited file size limit of 25MB.