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Choosing the Best Cloud Storage Service: Dropbox vs Google Drive?

Choosing the Best Cloud Storage Service: Dropbox vs Google Drive?

Dropbox and Google Drive are two of the most popular cloud storage. Both of these providers offer tiers of service that range from free basic plans to upgraded options for individual users and enterprises. Dropbox was founded in 2007, and Google added cloud storage to its suite of productivity applications in 2012. If your cloudContinue Reading

Google Drive Clients

Google Drive has been gaining in popularity since they dropped prices for storage and I can understand why. Google Drive is easy to use, and competitively priced with Dropbox, integrates with many of Google’s services and is considerable easier to use than Amazon S3. In many ways Google Drive has found a sweet spot withContinue Reading

How to Use Google Drive as a Dirt Cheap Backup Solution

When Google Drive dropped the prices for their cloud storage it is has become an excellent option to store your online backup. Google Drive might not be as cheap as using a service such as Amazon Glacier, but it has several advantages over Amazon Glacier that makes it worth looking at. First, Google Drive storageContinue Reading

Google Drive Gets A Big Price Drop!

Google Drive storage just got a huge price cut today from Google and it makes Google Drive one if the best deals for cloud storage. You can now get 100GB of storage for just $1.99/month. The pricing for 1TB of storage is only $9.99/month. The old prices were $4.99/month for 100GB and $49.99/month for 1TB.Continue Reading

7 Ways to Backup Your Google Account

If you have made the switch to using cloud based services like Google Apps for your business or even just for personal use you probably don’t worry about backing up your data as often as you would if it was sitting on your desktop. It can be easy to think that Google will keep yourContinue Reading

Insync Leaves Beta

Insync Leaves Beta

If you love Google storage but want a better (yes I did say better) desktop app to sync your data between your desktop and Google Drive, Insync is the application you want. Insync has just left beta and has announced it new pricing structure.   Unlike many services out there Insync is charging a oneContinue Reading

A Week with Google Drive

Google Drive has been out officially for a week now and I thought I would share a video I took of me installing it on my test Windows XP machine and a few of my opinions on the service so far.   First the video. Nothing to difficult here to install it. Simply go toContinue Reading

Google Drive is Here!

Google Drive is Here!

Well it is official Google Drive has launched. You can read more about it on the official Google blog or if you just want to get started check out I am still getting started testing the service but a few things I can tell you already. Google Apps users are out of luck atContinue Reading

Google Drive Video on YouTube!

There is now a Google Drive video available on Youtube. I have embedded it below for you to check out.   Not many details in the video but we should know more soon. Exploring Google Drive

Google Drive Blog Post Appears on Google French Blog

Looks like we are very close to having Google Drive launch, so close in fact that the Google French blog briefly had a blog post up about it. It has since been removed but Google+ user Fran?ßois Bacconnet had posted it on Google+. My French is pretty rusty but thankfully Gerwin Sturm ran it throughContinue Reading