Dropbox For iOS Updated, Takes a Swing At Photo Stream
One of the exciting features brought by iCloud and iOS 5 last year were the Photo Stream which instantly uploaded (if on WiFI) images snapped on one device — like the iPhone — and made them available on another device — like a tablet or a computer. Dropbox for Android was already able to upload camera pictures to your account but now, with the same functionality coming to iOS, Photo Stream is getting some steam.
You can enable or disable the automatic upload of camera shots as well as toggle whether you want to use WiFi, data, or both. Images uploaded will be available on the web as well as any other device with the Dropbox app installed and synced. Plus, you are not pressured by the 30-day limit Apple is imposing for your Photo Stream. Pictures in your Dropbox are there to stay until you delete them.
Additionally, Dropbox throws in up to 3 GB of extra free space for uploading photos automatically (in 500 MB increments) and there’s also a neat feature to show your pictures in a Gallery view.