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Topic # 114246 13-Feb-2013 11:57 Send private message

You can get free 50GB Box storage for live right now...






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  Reply # 761659 13-Feb-2013 12:11 Send private message

Thanks for the heads up; I already have too many cloud storage accounts, but I won't say no to 50GB!

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  Reply # 761664 13-Feb-2013 12:19 Send private message

Another free 50 GB cloud storage option? I have not heard of ?box? before, but looking at their web site, it does not appear to stand out from the rest?
I will stick with SkyDrive for now.
I did find a New Zealand based offering last week. It appealed to me because the servers are based in New Zealand, which does appeal. See http://homedrive.co.nz/





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  Reply # 761682 13-Feb-2013 13:02 Send private message

One downside of Box was they only gave paid users access to the desktop sync app, not sure what the policy is now but if you have to rely on web interface it can be slow and time consuming. After a few months they offered me the sync app for free which was great

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  Reply # 761718 13-Feb-2013 13:32 Send private message

Ive installed and using the sync app now after signing up for the 50gb....




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  Reply # 761727 13-Feb-2013 13:44 Send private message

They have a WinPhone app. Nice.

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  Reply # 761767 13-Feb-2013 14:39 Send private message

The problem with the free 50GB accounts is the file size limit is 250MB from memory.
I haven't bothered with my 50GB account I've had for about a year because of this.




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  Reply # 761833 13-Feb-2013 16:40 Send private message

Sweet. I haven't bothered with SkyDrive. I think I'll just use this instead.





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  Reply # 762024 14-Feb-2013 06:05 Send private message

www.mega.co.nz are also offering free 50GB accounts, paying for a 500GB account myself.

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