Showing posts from September, 2011

Live Demo - embed your GoFileDrop uploader in a website

We have just enabled a live demo, see the link below:

This demo shows how you can embed your GoFileDrop uploader in any web page (in this demonstration the GoFileDrop Application is embedded in a Google Sites powered website).

For help embedding your own GoFileDrop control contact

Unlimited data use

You can now use GoFileDrop with no usage or data restrictions.

We want to ensure you get the most out of GoFileDrop and based on your feedback we have changed our subscription model and removed all restrictions on the amount of data you can receive.

To summarize the new model:

When you activate GoFileDrop you can use it with no usage restrictions for a trial period.After your trial period you need to activate a subscription, to keep things simple it's $5 per month / user for unlimited usage. 

Email files to Google Docs

We are currently developing a new feature for GoFileDrop which will allow you to email files to Google Docs.
You will receive a unique email address for your account, any email with attachments sent to this address will have the attachments automatically added to your Google Docs account.
Share your unique email address with anyone you want to be able to add files to your Google Docs account via email.
Stay tuned for the official release...

How to Make Google Apps "A LOT" more secure

GoFileDrop makes receiving files more secure, now you can ensure your Google Apps data is protected by the newly introduced Two Step verification.

Essentially this means your Google Apps data including files received with GoFileDrop are a whole lot more secure... see the extract from Google below.

Has anyone you know ever lost control of an email account and inadvertently sent spam—or worse—to their friends and family? There are plenty of examples (like the classic "Mugged in London" scam) that demonstrate why it's important to take steps to help secure your activities online. Your Gmail account, your photos, your private documents—if you reuse the same password on multiple sites and one of those sites gets hacked, or your password is conned out of you directly through a phishing scam, it can be used to access some of your most closely-held information.

Most of us are used to entrusting our information to a password, but we know that some of you are looking for something s…

Think of email as a postcard that anyone can read...

Technology lawyer Mark A. Berman writes in the New York Law Journal that you should stop thinking about your inbox as a private place: People continue to rely on their belief that the contents of e-mails, like phone calls, are sacrosanct and what is “said” in e-mail communication remains “confidential” to everyone other than the parties to them. However, that expectation of privacy is breaking down by the day. E-mails should more properly be viewed as a “postcard” or a conversation over a speakerphone, both open and available to a passerby to hear or see, than like a private “confidential,” “sealed” letter. via Expectations of Privacy in E-Mail Communications. This applies to attachments as well as the email text, an easy solution to the email security issue is to use GoFileDrop to receive files as they are transmitted directly to your Google Docs account, they do not travel through potentially insecure mail servers.
Furthermore the files are transmitted using a secure connection - the sam…