New plans range from $75 per year to $250 a year for individuals
SugarSync, a premium service that lets users back up, access, sync and share all files and folders across all their computers and mobile devices announced today that it will transition to a paid-only service model beginning on February 8. Customers can still try the SugarSync service with a 90-day 5GB trial, or a 30-day trial with upwards of 60GB.
SugarSync now offers users Remote Wipe feature
SugarSync has introduced a new Remote Wipe feature for its cloud storage service. First offered to business account customers last month, the Remote Wipe feature is now rolling out to all users. Remote Wipe gives users the ability to remove all of their synced files from a connected computer that has been either lost or stolen. After enabling the feature SugarSync will wait for the selected device to connect to its servers, and will then remove all of the previously synced files and alert the user that action has been taken. The feature will begin rolling out today to all customers with a paid, personal SugarSync account who are running the latest version of the desktop software.
File sorting, cloud search added to new app version
Premium cloud file locker SugarSync today introduced a new iOS app for the service. The latest app simplifies access and file sharing from any computer, or directly from an iPhone or iPad. The redesigned iOS app brings a new user interface -- creating a consistent UI design across all SugarSync platforms, including the SugarSync 2.0 desktop and Web applications.
Lenovo, SugarSync give users 5GB of cloud storage
PC maker Lenovo has teamed up with SugarSync to formally launch Lenovo Cloud Storage on computers and tablets. It will allow Lenovo's users to store or back up as much as 5GB of their documents, photos, and other files in the cloud rather than locally. Anything over 5GB needs to be paid for.
Faster uploading, browsing also added
SugarSync has updated its apps for both iOS and Android devices. The new releases provide enhanced backup, synchronization and access of photos, videos and files across multiple platforms (free, Android Market, App Store). SugarSync offers the apps in conjunction with its cloud storage service.
New version opens, edits files, syncs via email
SugarSync has announced the availability of its second version of SugarSync for iPad with new edit and sync capabilities. The app syncs files between the iPad and the SugarSync cloud, which supports files and folders from any combination of Macs and PCs. It allows always-available access to documents, photos and music, along with music streaming.
Apps add business, communications capabilities
SugarSync Inc has launched its file sync app for the iPad, SugarSync,and Citrix Systems has released its online meeting app GoTo Meeting. Also being released on the eve of the iPad launch is The Omni Group's OmniGraffle for diagramming, charting, page layout and website wireframing and OmniGraphSketcher for graphing and chart-making. The Omni Groups' completely redesigned its iPhone apps for iPad, with OmniGraffle focusing on diagramming and concept visualization, using Multi-Touch to draw shapes, drag in objects, and design elements. The app keeps lines connected to shapes even when they're moved, and includes smart guides, automatic layout, and a full set of built-in stencils. OmniGraphSketcher allows fast, simple graph drawing and data plotting -- It lets users create lines and data points, draw curves, and shade in important areas easily.