Google Drive

Can a Windows Cloudbook steal the Chromebook’s thunder?

For $170, you can get a brand-new laptop with Windows 10 installed and a wealth of cloud storage. This is how Acer would is pitching its new Cloudbook, but there's reason to be skeptical of the practice.

Microsoft Office for Windows users can now sync files with Google Drive

Office users have another choice for cloud storage. A new plug-in makes it possible to open and edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files directly from Google Drive.

Two gigabytes of free Google Drive storage is only a security checkup away

For a limited time only, Google grants its Drive users a free 2GB plan upgrade after a simple, quick and hassle-free security checkup. The offer is valid until February 17th, so jump on it while it lasts!

Google gets into the giving spirit, offers 1TB of Drive with every Chromebook

Google has made Chromebooks even more this attractive this holiday season by offering one terabyte of free Drive cloud storage. The plan last for two years, making it a $240 value.

Google Docs guide, tips, and tricks

This guide will give you a brief walk-through on how to use Google Docs. Maybe you'll be able to ditch Office once and for all.

Google adds Chromecast video streaming to dev version of Chrome OS

Google is working on adding the ability to stream movies stored in Google Drive from your Chrome OS computer to Chromecast. For now, it's only enabled in the dev version of Chrome OS. Learn more here.

11 free online storage services to claim your space in the cloud

There’s no need to pay for cloud storage when so many providers are offering it for free. Here’s how you can maximize your cloud capacity and organize your digital life without spending any money.

Google officially replaces Quickoffice with Drive

Just days after Google announced native Word editing for Docs and other improvements to its productivity suite, it has removed Quickoffice. Google bought Quickoffice two years ago to improve its own apps.
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Chromecast users can now send Google Drive presentations to the big screen

Google added the new functionality to the Drive service yesterday. Up until this point, only a select few users could cast presentations using the dongle while Google took the time to perfect the function, in anticipation of a full public…

Google account phishing scam hooks users with fake Google Drive login

There's a phishing scam going around that tricks users into giving up their Google login credentials using a fake, but legitimate looking Google login page. Learn more here.

Google launches a Web app add-on store for Google Docs

Definitely ideal for anyone with a Chromebook that works primarily in Google Docs, the new add-on Web app store in Google Drive allows users to install interesting and useful functions within the interface.

Google Drive’s new prices make Dropbox, OneDrive seem like ripoffs

Google just announced some dramatic price cuts for their Drive cloud storage service. You can learn more about the new rates here.