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Windows 7: Google Drive triples free storage to 15GB

13 May 2013   #1
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 
Google Drive triples free storage to 15GB

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Google Drive's capacity to store your files will jump by a factor of three, the company said Monday, rising from 5GB to 15GB.

Google made the announcement just before Google I/O developers conference begins this week. The changes will "roll out over the next couple of weeks," Google said in a blog post.
Read more at source:
Google Drive triples free storage to 15GB | Internet & Media - CNET News


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14 May 2013   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Sweet! Great stuff.................
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15 May 2013   #3
senseless1707

Windows 7 Ultimate x86, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

now this is awesome, gotta love free storage :)
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17 May 2013   #4
galaxys

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP1
 
 

Very cool cloud for mail, music, photos, etc.
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17 May 2013   #5
alikhan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Nice :) ... but i better stick to Dropbox.
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18 May 2013   #6
bobafetthotmail

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601
 
 

hahahahahaha.... no.
Not trusting them with my stuff.
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18 May 2013   #7
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Google has ad ons like all the other browsers such as do not track me, add blockers, incognito mode etc. I do not understand the distrust of google. I mean essentially, are they doing something that any other browser doesn't that you could not circumvent to your liking?
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18 May 2013   #8
spencer1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Right now, Gmail has 10GB of storage, and Drive has 5GB. The new plan simply combines those capacities into one, which equals 15GB for the whole deal. It's a bit of a shell game, but could come in handy if you need the storage of one service a lot more than the other.
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19 May 2013   #9
bobafetthotmail

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dude View Post
Google has ad ons like all the other browsers such as do not track me, add blockers, incognito mode etc. I do not understand the distrust of google. I mean essentially, are they doing something that any other browser doesn't that you could not circumvent to your liking?
Google isn't a browser, (there is Google Chrome, that is the browser). Google is a company and they do live off ads and selling information, just like Facebook. I tend to avoid giving my stuff in the hands of such companies as they could sell info about me just as easily, applying some doublethink in the right places.

I trust more Dropbox, as they just sell their hosting services and aren't sitting on the biggest search engine and the biggest video hosting site of teh world. Besides, I've got around 18 Gb of free dropbox space off referrals alone.
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19 May 2013   #10
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bobafetthotmail View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Dude View Post
Google has ad ons like all the other browsers such as do not track me, add blockers, incognito mode etc. I do not understand the distrust of google. I mean essentially, are they doing something that any other browser doesn't that you could not circumvent to your liking?
Google isn't a browser, (there is Google Chrome, that is the browser). Google is a company and they do live off ads and selling information, just like Facebook. I tend to avoid giving my stuff in the hands of such companies as they could sell info about me just as easily, applying some doublethink in the right places.

I trust more Dropbox, as they just sell their hosting services and aren't sitting on the biggest search engine and the biggest video hosting site of teh world. Besides, I've got around 18 Gb of free dropbox space off referrals alone.
Okay, thanks for responding. And yes I was referring to Chrome and all Google products.
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