SugarSync Now Free, Easier Than Ever

New Version Helps People Sync Digital Files, Music and Photos Across Any Laptop, Desktop, Netbook, iPhone or BlackBerry

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - May 7, 2009) - Sharpcast Inc. today announced a free version of its widely popular digital life management service, SugarSync. Starting today users can sign up for a free 2GB account to backup, access and share files, documents and music across all of their laptops, desktops and mobile devices. The company also announced several important enhancements to SugarSync's design and already drop-dead simple, easy-to-use interface, including a simplified set-up experience, integration with Windows Explorer and highly flexible file syncing capabilities.

The new free SugarSync accounts offer complete access to SugarSync's industry-leading mobile coverage, which includes free applications for BlackBerry, Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and Windows Mobile platforms, as well as innovative multimedia options, such as the ability to stream your home music collection limitlessly on any browser or iPhone and to directly upload and sync photos directly from your mobile phone.

"Digital stuff surrounds us in both our business and personal lives," said Laura Yecies, chief executive officer at Sharpcast. "As we continue to add to our personal digital inventory and expand our pool of devices, we need simple, effective ways to keep documents, music and photos backed up and available no matter where we are. SugarSync is designed to increase the accessibility of important digital information and media in order to make our lives easier, and our new free version makes it accessible for everyone."

SugarSync's flexible syncing solution provides always-connected consumers and busy professionals a powerful way to organize, manage, share and access all their files on-the-go, instantly and securely from any Mac, PC or mobile device. SugarSync can sync files in any folder to seamlessly map the way people organize their folders and manage their digital lives. SugarSync provides the broadest mobile device coverage for file synchronization, supporting BlackBerry, Apple iPhone, iPod Touch and Windows Mobile platforms. SugarSync's collaboration tools also allow users to share any folder or file with limited or unlimited access to anyone they choose.

About Sharpcast:

Sharpcast provides SugarSync, a digital life management service that helps people back-up, sync and access documents, photos and music across all of their devices, including desktops, laptops and smart phones. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California. For more information please visit:

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