Google has finally entered the cloud storage market to compete with Dropbox and other cloud storage providers. Their latest product, Google Drive, will offer customers 5GB of storage for free, with larger storage capacities (up to 16TB) available for a price.
The best part of all this for us Android users is obviously going to be the fully-featured Android app. The Google Drive app offers us the ability to upload content from Android phones directly to the cloud. How great is that? Your files, easily accessible from any computer or mobile device. [Market Link]
So how do you access your files once they are on the cloud? Two options: Web interface or an application for your desktop. Depends on your needs really… Learn more about the different options by checking out the website for Google Drive. [Website Link]
Here’s how the pricing works for Google Drive:
* Everyone gets 5GB for free
* 25GB for $2.49 per month
* 100GB for $4.99 per month
* 1TB for $49.99 per month
* Enterprise-focused data allowances are also available, offering up to 16TB of space.
* Upgrading to a paid plan will automatically boost you up to 25GB of Gmail storage, too.
Check it out and let us know what you think! Do you like the new Google Drive more than Dropbox? Or will you pass on this latest Google offering? Sound off in the comments below.
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