Nicholas Jitkoff has been with Google for over a decade, since 2006 as a designer and lead the team responsible for the company’s Material Design for Android apps. To say the design language was successful would be an understatement. However, Jitkoff is now departing from the company for another gig. Dropbox, the cloud storage company has announced that Jitkoff would be its new VP of design. Continue reading “Google’s Material Design lead Nicholas Jitkoff is leaving the company”
Cloud storage veteran Dropbox officially entered the online document collaboration space with its new service, Paper, which was announced last October. Today, Dropbox opened the beta up to the public, sans waitlist, and released beta versions of Paper for Android and iOS.
Paper is pitted against some very well-known and widely adopted services, such as Google Docs, Microsoft Office and OneNote, Evernote and Quip. It not only focuses heavily on the ease of creation of rich text documents, but also on team collaboration.
Keeping in mind that this is very much still a beta, here are some tips to get you started with Paper.
Dropbox has expanded beta testing of Paper, a new offering that was released in a highly limited beta, in March, under the name Notes. Dropbox’s new offering illustrates how they are responding to the functional parity that vendors have achieved with basic file sharing offerings and to their rapid downward price movement.