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News Bytemight not be able to get all that free Dropbox storage, but competing service SugarSync will now be made available as the back-end cloud service on all new Samsung mobile devices — starting with the Galaxy S III. SugarSync, which has already sweetened Samsung’s “smart” TVs, will power the AllShare Play app on Samsung mobile phones and tablets both in the U.S. and abroad; users will also be prompted to sign up for SugarSync to claim five free gigabytes of storage — which Dropbox and Google Drive also offer to new users.
News Bytescanners and file-organization software, has introduced a cloud-based file-storage system and mobile apps for iOS. NeatCloud now syncs with Neat’s desktop software and mobile app to give users access to their scanned documents via the Internet; the free NeatMobile app on iPhones and iPads lets users scan images with the camera on their mobile devices and upload them to the Neat system. NeatCloud will be available as a subscription service, ranging from $6 to $25 a month.