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PasswordBox for Firefox for Mac review

PasswordBox for Firefox for Mac does a good job at storing, retrieving, and making your passwords available across devices. It's great for saving and managing important personal information like credit card numbers, passport details, and Social Security numbers.

Pros

Convenient password storing and retrieving: With PasswordBox for Firefox for Mac you can store passwords and other important information through Firefox and access them via other devices as long as you have the app installed, and you remember your email address and master password. Your passwords are securely stored on the PasswordBox Web site.

Password generator: You can generate random … Read more

Box review

A popular content-sharing platform used by over 150,000 companies, Box enables you to store documents, spreadsheets, photos, and videos in the cloud and access them from any device as well as share them with your coworkers. While you can use this app as a personal cloud solution, it performs best when used in the workplace.

Pros

10GB free storage: With a free account Box for Android gives you 10GB of storage space and no file size limitation, which is more than what Dropbox or other popular storage services offer. Getting more space is easy and affordable through one of … Read more

Evernote review

Evernote is a powerful note-taking program that lets you sync information across all of your devices, so you can take a note on the go and access it anywhere. You can add all kinds of notes, images, and just about anything else you want to save, and then share it with friends or refer back to it later.

Pros

Great interface: Whether you're updating your shopping list or setting a reminder about a meeting, you'll find your way smoothly through this app's intuitive interface. Everything is exactly where you expect it to be, and you can also … Read more

PasswordBox FREE Password Manager & Wallet review

PasswordBox FREE Password Manager & Wallet gives you a central and secure place to keep all of your personal and sensitive information. This app is packed with all kinds of helpful features that will make keeping track of log-ins and protecting your private accounts easier and more convenient than ever.

Pros

Nice touches: In addition to storing your sensitive information, PasswordBox also offers some nice supplementary features. One of these is a Password Generator to help you create passwords that are harder to guess than any you would make up for yourself. There is also a sharing feature that allows … Read more

Box Sync for Mac review

Box Sync for Mac lets you sync your files from your Box account across all of your devices when you install the app on them, as well. You can select which files you want to sync and which you want to share with others to make keeping information flowing more smoothly than ever.

To use Box Sync for Mac, you'll have to sign up for a free Box account by entering your email address and choosing a password. You'll have to confirm your email address by clicking a link in the message you receive, and that will take … Read more

Why Google's price cut made the consumer cloud biz a lot cloudier

If there was any question that the cloud storage business is a high stakes game, Google erased all doubt this week. The search giant shook up the consumer cloud world by drastically slashing its paid plans. Fifteen gigabytes of storage are still free, but 100GB are now $1.99 per month, down from $4.99. Even more impressive is the fact that you can get an entire terabyte of space for $9.99 a month, which used to be $49.99.

The move signals a clear, ruthless investment by Google. And when a giant like Google makes a push like … Read more

Is this Amazon's game controller for a TV box?

CNET Update goes whale watching:

In this episode of Update:

- Check out the latest clue in the Amazon media box mystery: photos of a Bluetooth video game controller, posted by Zatznotfunny.com. All signs point to Amazon releasing a streaming-media box in March or April.

- Catch selfie mania with Apple's new Selfie Section in the iTunes App Store. This must be great news for Manhattan, Miami and Makati City -- the top places for selfies according to Time.

- Go whale watching on Vine, now that #Whaling is trending.

- Expect to see video ads play in your Facebook News Feed. … Read more

Bluetooth game controller said to be for Amazon set-top box

Amazon's streaming set-top box could feature a game controller, according to a new report.

Amazon has reportedly been planning to launch a set-top box for the last several months. More evidence to that effect cropped up on Friday in Brazil where an FCC-like government agency revealed images of an Amazon game controller. That listing, discovered by Zatz Not Funny, shows an all-black controller feature four actions buttons, two thumbsticks, and both triggers and bumper buttons. The controller also includes a directional pad and connect via Bluetooth.

Amazon was reportedly planning to launch a set-top box last fall, but backed … Read more

Does Google buying Green Throttle point to a set-top box?

Google's newest acquisition could point to the company adding snazzy gaming components to its rumored upcoming set-top box. The Web giant confirmed on Tuesday that it recently snapped up Green Throttle Games.

Green Throttle Games is known for its Bluetooth Atlas controller and Android Arena app that let users convert smartphones or tablets into makeshift consoles. In a cryptic message posted to its Web site in November, Green Throttle announced that its Arena app would no longer be available and all backend support for the app was ending.

"Stick around and we'll keep you posted on the … Read more

Box expects to make more than $200 million in annual revenue

Cloud storage service Box expects to double its revenue this year by making more than $200 million, Bloomberg reported Friday.

Unnamed sources told Bloomberg that Box will publicly unveil its plans for an initial public offering in a few weeks. It was reported in January that the company has secretly filed for an IPO.

Box, which CEO Aaron Levie and his childhood friends started in 2005, has quickly become a well-known provider of cloud enterprise services. The company has a lot of competition, including Dropbox and Microsoft's OneDrive. But, Box has aggressively pursed both individual users and companies, by … Read more