After literally years of rumors, Google has finally announced Drive, its cloud storage service designed for businesses and individuals alike that includes 5GB of free capacity along with a variety of paid tiers. Follow the whole story of this long-awaited storage service right here.
The Chrome OS development channel has rolled out a new version of the operating system that integrates Google Drive directly in to the file manager.
In an interview with Wired, Google's Scott Johnson said that with version 20 of Chrome OS, the company will "effectively integrate Drive into the native file system of Chrome OS. [...] All of the core OS functionality will use Drive as a place to store data — if that's what you opt into."
All web services should be subject to harsh scrutiny of their privacy policies, but a close and careful reading reveals that Google's terms are pretty much the same as anyone else's, and slightly better in some cases.
It wasn't the most secretive launch, but no matter, as Google Drive has officially launched today with 5GB of free storage space for all users with paid options going up to a whopping 16TB. The cloud storage service is a replacement for Google Docs — if you ever used the popular document-syncing service you'll be right at home with Google Drive. Read on for our hands-on impressions.
iPhone and iPad owners will soon get a Google Drive app of their own, as the app is already working and set to release soon.
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For those who are signed-up for Google's new cloud storage service, you'll now find yourselves redirected to Goole Drive when trying to access Google Docs.
Google has just made Google Drive official.
Google Drive, the search giant's new cloud storage service, is hardly a secret anymore, but now we've got a handful of new details. The new information comes courtesy of an accidentally-published post on the Google France blog. As expected, the service will offer users 5GB of free storage space, a quota that doesn't include the 1GB of space included with Google Docs.
Only the most skeptical of observers would consider Google Drive a rumor by this point, but if you want some truly bulletproof confirmation of its imminent arrival, Google has now provided it.
Google has increased its Docs service storage to 5GB from 1GB ahead of a rumored launch of Google Drive.
Reuters is reporting that Google Drive could be announced as early as Tuesday, and on top of its 5GB of free storage will feature a range of paid tiers, all the way up to 100GB of storage.
Google Drive may have been spotted as a sharing option on a Google developer's phone during an Android Developers Hangout
Google Drive has no official launch date, but the official app appears to have been spotted in the wild.
The Next Web is reporting that Google Drive will launch next week with 5GB of free storage for all users.
The rumors of a Google Drive storage service have been given some credence by online diagramming tool Lucidchart.
Cloud storage service Google Drive will be launching in the first week of April, sources have told GigaOm. The service will include 1GB of free storage and an API for third-party apps.
Cloud storage service Google Drive may include a software development kit for third-party apps.
Google Drive, a long rumored cloud storage offering from the search giant, is apparently set to be launched soon. Unfortunately, that window is still a vague "weeks or months," but it is said to be a free service for basic storage with "large amount[s] of files" coming at an additional fee.