Google’s DropBox competitor launches in April?

Google’s cloud storage service, rumoured to launch in April, will compete directly with DropBox

By - March 28, 2012 Share on LinkedIn
Google

DropBox may find competition from Google in the cloud storage space sooner than anticipated, with the search giant apparently pushing to launch its own service in the first week of April.

This is according to news site GigaOm, who reports that the Google Drive service will go live next week.

Google Drive will apparently provide users with 1GB of free cloud storage, with additional options becoming free in the future.

DropBox currently offers 2GB of free storage, and encourages users to obtain more free space by recommending the service to others.

Google’s offering will reportedly feature a domain-specific version for Google Apps customers. It will also have an API for third-party apps, allowing users to store content from all applications on Google Drive.

Previous reports indicate that users can store photos, videos, documents and other files on Google Drive, which will be accessible from computers, Android tablets and Android smartphones.

Read the full story at: Boy Genius Report.

Share your thoughts

Join the conversation

Connect with Us

androidappletwitterfacebookgoogleplusfeednewsletter

Poll

Windows PC users - have you upgraded to Windows 10?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

More News

Hlaudi must go

Hlaudi Motsoeneng

Motorists driving past the SABC office in Sea Point hooted in support for around 100 picketing journalists shouting “Hlaudi must go!”

Facebook is killing Paper

Facebook Logo

Facebook has informed users of its Paper app it will soon shut down the service.

Ditch WhatsApp, we’ll save you money: Jongla

Jongla

Jongla promises to save you money if you switch to using its messaging service.

Rio Olympics in VR

Rio Olympics 2016

NBC is planning to provide virtual reality programming during the Rio Olympics, available on Samsung devices.

X

Newsletter Subscription


Name
Email *
Enter the following to confirm your subscription *
Captcha image


Free MyBroadband Newsletter
Subscribe
×