Box.net Offering 50 GB Of Storage Free To iOS Users

By Paul Barraza

Box.net has released an update of their iOS app that is compatible with Apple’s iOS 5, including AirPlay connectivity for wireless streaming. To celebrate this release and mock Apple’s small offering of 5 GB of data storage for free box.net is offering a promo until December 2nd that gives you 50 GB of storage at no cost.

If you already have a box.net account after installing the update your will automatically be upgraded to the 50 GB limit. If you are a new user, once registered through your iOS device you will automatically receive the 50 GB free plan.

With Box.net you’re able to:

  • View files directly on your iPhone and iPad
  • Share files easily with a link
  • Upload photos to your Box account (iPhones only)
  • Open files in other apps installed on your device, like Documents to Go and GoodReader (iPads only)
  • Secure content with file-level encryption, a four-digit pass code and automatic logout when the app is closed
  • Project files from Box to a TV, LCD monitor or projector via AV Out (iPads and iPhone 4S only); wirelessly stream content using AirPlay (iPad 2 and iPhone 4S only)
  • Wirelessly print to AirPrint-enabled printers (iPads only)

Keep in mind when you upload files to box.net they have to be smaller than 100 MB as box.net limits free accounts to a 100 MB file die.