Google Drive is know as Google Docs
In May 2012, Google have revolved out the latest iteration – a general update to the service they now call “Google Drive”. In several schools, Businesses and individuals have been using the quick, easy file storage capabilities of Google Docs to upload, edit and share documents for many years now.
Google Drive has been considered about for a long time coming and now its official – Google is offering a cloud-based pseudo-hard drive. This means that the data which you upload such as like word documents, PDFs, images and other common files types can be right to used, edited and can be work together on by people from any computer or smart device in the world. What truly place Drive apart from its forerunner Google Docs, nevertheless it is the pure series of file types that it supports. Photoshop, Illustrator, rare images and even HD video can be uploaded and shared throughout the Drive, and that set-up can be released inside your browser. This means that still if you don’t have the application that created the file then you can still open it.
Similar to Google Docs, Google Drive is connected to your Gmail or Google Apps account, permitting you to set access limitations quickly and easily. While sharing items, you can make and reply to comments, with receive notifications for when someone has replied to something that you have posted. As Google Drive is available on both the Mac and Windows and works in any of the browser, an App for Android gives you on-the-go access from your smart phone or tablet, and there are plans to expand the service to iPhone customer in future.
Everybody with a Gmail account gets 5GB of data storage free, which is for several people who only upload the documents and photos which will be more than sufficient. With the ability of store up HD video, Photoshop documents and even entire books, however, lots of will be seeking a little more wriggle room. You can upgrade your plan to 25GB for USD$2.49/month, 100GB for USD$4.99/month or 1TB for USD$49.99/month – a fine deal for any business that might seriously benefit from such complete cloud storage.