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Product Review: Dropbox for iPhone

Mobile app allows you to store, share files

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The free version of Dropbox for iPhone, an app that allows users to store and transfer files across computers and mobile devices, won high marks from a group of real estate professionals for its simplicity and functionality. The iPhone app, which syncs all types of files across Windows, Mac and Linux computers, provides up to 2 gigabytes of online storage at no charge, and paid versions can expand this storage to 100 gigabytes. In addition to its iPhone app, Dropbox apps are available for iPad, BlackBerry and Android devices. The iPhone app taps into the power of cloud computing, storing documents for online access so that users can access them anywhere. According to an online description at Dropbox.com, the iPhone app allows users to: View files from within the application.Download files for offline viewing.Take photos and videos and sync them to Dropbox.Share links to files in Dropbox.Export files to other applications.Sync downloaded files so they're up-to-date. A grou...