Google Drive: Cloud Base Digital Storage, 5GB Free!

by Edward Xu

in storage gadgets, transformer gadgets, wireless gadgets

The cloud computing service, Google Drive has finally released. This cloud base computing is meant for sharing, creating and collaborating and store data up to 1TB.

According to Sundar Pichai, Google representative, Google Drive will allow users to akses and download variety of files including videos, photos, pdfs and Google Docs.

Everything could be done. You could access the file virtually anywhere. At home, office, or even when you are far away from your computer devices,” Pichai explained.

The Google Drive could also be used on Macintosh computers as well as other type of computer PCs, tablets and smartphone that have different operating system than Android. Users that have visual problem (blind or temporary blind) could also access the Drive using a special screen reader tool.

“Let’s say you upload a scanned image of an old newspaper clipping. You can search for a word from the text of the actual article.

… We also use image recognition so that if you drag and drop photos from your Grand Canyon trip into Drive, you can later search for [grand canyon] and photos of its gorges should pop up,” Pichai added.

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Image & Video Courtesy: Google

Available in 5GB free space allocation for each user, you could also get between 25GB to 1TB of the Google Drive’s storage space for a monthly fee ranging between USD2.5 to USD50. Side note: users that paid for the Google Drive space account will also see an increment of storage space base on the monthly fee that they pay for, i.e: USD2.49 will get 25GB for your Gmail account.

Wish to order the free 5GB cloud storage to keep your files online? Head over Google Drive, right here!

Precaution: Please be reminded that Google promises a safe storage online, since their  motto for Google Drive is: “Keep Everything, Share Anything!

However, by far, no single human could ever guarantee ‘security’ of your important data, if they are uploaded to online cloud servers!

Pricing:

  • 25GB= USD2.49/month
  • 100GB= USD4.99/month
  • 1TB= USD49.99/month

[ Source: TG Daily ; Google Drive ]

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