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Release Notes: Pogoplug App for Android


Now available on Google Play, Pogoplug’s latest update to our Android
app brings you a brand-new theme (and action bar), multi-select delete, a slew of new supported languages and more.

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Download today from Google Play or from our website, and find a full list of features after the break. And if you like the new Pogoplug for Android, sing out on Facebook and Twitter and let us know!

What’s in this version:

5.0.26 (supports Android 4+):
– Multi-select delete
– Holo Light theme with blue split action bar
– Overflow button
– Push notifications
– Rename files and folders
– Capture and upload photo/video
– New languages: Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, French, French (Canadian), German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Spanish (International), Spanish (Latin America), Turkish
– Bug fixes
– Video overlay
– Link overlay
– Image viewer shows videos
– Supports HLS
– Hide/show action bar in image viewer
– Show progress when downloading a file upon click

Life Behind the Lens With Pogoplug

It’s Thursday, and here at Pogoplug we couldn’t be happier. Why, you ask? Because we’re about to launch into the second part of our intermittent but much-loved photography series.


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We love seeing the world through a photographer’s lens—especially when Pogoplug’s along for the ride. Today, New York photographer Jonathan discusses his experience using Pogoplug and shares some valuable tips for communicating speedily with clients. Continue reading

Unlock Your Inner Top Chef With “Allow Uploads”

This week, we’re happy to once again spotlight our Allow Uploads sharing feature—but this time, there’s a twist.

Specifically, a twist of lemon.

If you’re anything like me, you can practically taste the delicious lemon meringue pie pictured below:


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And clearly, somebody already did.


This confectionary wonderment is the work of Lisa, Pogoplug’s VP of E-Commerce. Lisa is an inspiration to us all—not just because she balances a busy career with enviable baking projects, but because she loves using Pogoplug to store and share family recipes that might not survive otherwise. Continue reading

Automatic Upload: Making Instant History

Maybe I’m alone in this, but taking pictures on my camera gives me a feeling of catharsis.

I don’t mean that I find soothing emotional release in capturing the world around me in a digital format, like an artist would. I mean catharsis in the sense that when I take a photo, I feel like my work is done. “Okay! I captured this moment! The end.” Unfortunately, there’s this slight problem of needing to connect my phone to a computer and upload my photos someplace if I want anyone else to share these moments with me.


Moments like our family dog hanging out in the driver’s seat. Continue reading