Earlier this year, Box.net dished out 50GB of free space to users of iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad as a promotional attempt at gaining more users. It looks like they are back again trying to gain Android users this time. For a limited time, Box.net is offering users 50GB of free space for logging in through an Android device.
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Venture Beat is reporting that Box is offering 50GB space free for lifetime for users who sign in (or sign up) to Box.net using a Android based device. To be eligible for the 50GB free space, download the Box app for Android and sign in or register for a new account. Once you have done that you should see a message saying:
You’ve been upgraded to a lifetime 50 GB account for cloud storage and sharing… Congratulations.
That’s it. You now have 50GB of free space to sync and store your files. Additionally, Box is also giving away 20 Android based tablets to a company who can tell a story on how Box is helping them improve their day to day experiences.
Box is one of the biggest players in the Cloud storage industry and will start to face competition from Microsoft who will be tightly integrating their cloud storage platform SkyDrive with Windows 8 and Google, who will also be launching their cloud storage platform Google Drive in a few months time.