Pixel Envy

Written by Nick Heer.

The Chooser, From Dropbox

This looks like an elegant solution for developers who want really slick, reliable cloud storage. Easy for users, too.

Then again, remember that Dropbox was cited as a future possible PRISM data source; if you’re worried — and it’s good to be a little cautious — this isn’t exactly comforting news. You could encrypt your stuff or run your own cloud storage (I call that “FTP”), but it’s all for nought — treat anything that’s available on the internet as if it’s nearly public.