Dropbox is good at being an iDisk alternative, and it just got better with version 1.5.1. The new version allows iPod, iPad, and iPod Touch users to automatically upload Camera Roll content to Dropbox’ “Camera Upload” folder. All you need is to activate it in the
app’s “Settings” panel. If you worry about data plan consumption while on mobile internet, you can turn off “Use Celluar Data” to make sure that uploading happens only when you’re on online pharmacy no prescription wi-fi. As a bonus Dropbox also adds extra 3GB storage just for using the function.
It’s like a better alternative to Photo Stream, as it also allows you to upload videos stored on your Camera Roll whereas iCloud’s offering can’t do movies yet. I really think Dropbox is on the right direction with this, but there’s a big problem. Although the uploads can be done as a background process, iOS 5 will shut the application eventually, and you have to open Dropbox again to resume. A pop up notification will appear, but opening Dropbox every now and then is a hassle. This is not an issue with Dropbox, but with iOS 5′s automatically shutting multi tasking apps that are not in use .
So unless Apple allows a third party App to be always active in the background (in iOS 7 perhaps) you have to live with activating the app every now and then specially when uploading huge files.
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