Tag: tips

19 Feb 2015 · by Dan OLeary
You can use the Omnibox (search box) in Chrome to search Box directly- saving you time and clicks. Here are the basis steps to set this up for your account. This is what this looks like: My workflow to search in Box is: Open a new tab using the Ctrl+T shortcut, or click the new tab button....
25 Jun 2014 · by Samantha Paras
Here at Box, the annual Hackathon is a hallowed tradition: between dinner on Thursday and lunch on Friday, team members technical and non-technical alike work together on tons of exciting projects, all in hopes of making Box better. (OK, there are some pretty cool prizes, too.) In years past, some...
17 Jul 2013 · by Rob Radez
One of our engineers recently sent around a link to a blog post on High Scalability entitled “The 10 Deadly Sins Against Scalability,” and it inspired me to share my own list of eight deadly sins against scalability with the world: Not automating the way the failure of any system or service at any...
18 Oct 2012 · by Dan OLeary
 As a knowledge worker, I’m often overwhelmed with the volume of information required to do my job efficiently. At any given time, my personal stream of information is flowing across hundreds of chats, emails, tweets, documents and meetings. Before Box, getting the right content at the right time...
29 Feb 2012
[box] This promotion has ended, but don't fret! If you have an Xperia or LG Android device, you can take advantage of our 50 GB offer until December 31, 2012. [/box] By now, you've probably heard about our 50GB offer for Android and the Box Mobile Giveaway. Based on the tweets and comments I've...
06 Oct 2011
If you're prone to keeping important files on your desktop, you might be setting yourself up for disaster, or at the very least, unnecessary frustration. Since your critical content isn't in the cloud, you're basically chained to your computer, unable to work from any other devices. Even worse,...
14 Jun 2011
It's pretty common for Box users to reach out to us on Twitter with feedback, questions or suggestions. Just a few days ago, one of our users asked us an interesting question about moving his team over to Box. He tweeted: We've heard this story over and over again at Box – workers are frustrated...