Want some more space for your documents? Of course you do. Well, you can grab 2GB of extra capacity on Google Drive for free today. Here’s how.
You don’t have to settle for a staid, text-only signature for your Gmail account: with a little image manipulation and the help of Google Drive, it’s possible to insert images and even links to your social media accounts (or any other part of the web). Here’s how to set it up in a few minutes.
Taking your iTunes library out with you on an Android smartphone or tablet is no longer the impossible mission it used to be—there are a number of apps and services that can help, including Apple’s first major Android app. We’ll go through the various options so you can choose the one that works best for you.
It’s been a long time coming, but Google Drive backups have finally arrived in the WhatsApp client for Android (if you don’t see the option yet, you should soon). Here’s how to make sure all your chats, photos, and videos are safe and sound, and how to get them back again if you need to.
Without even thinking about it, this week I included two Android apps that both encrypt data for their users–one of which was recently endorsed by Edward Snowden.
The office suite wars continue apace. If you use Microsoft Office on the desktop, you’ll know Redmond’s engineers are very keen for you to turn to OneDrive for all your cloud storage and syncing needs. But a new plug-in brings Google Drive into the mix, too. Here’s how to get it up and running on your Windows PC.
I’m really surprised that Dropbox didn’t already offer this feature, but the file-sharing service now allows comments on its shared files, just like Google Drive. This’ll make it a lot easier to add context or ask questions about files you’re sharing in a group.
Google Drive does a decent job of managing older versions of non-native files, automatically keeping them for 30 days or 100 revisions. You can access these older versions from within the individual file options, but there's also the opportunity to keep a particular version of a file for all time if you know that you…
The other day, Google started running a promotion where you can get a free 2GB of space for your Google Drive account just by reviewing your security settings (which you should be doing anyway). Today's the last day it's good. Do it. Dooooo iiiiittt. For your own good.
Want 2 GB of extra space in your Google Drive account? Today, Google will give it to you for free, just for doing something you should be doing anyway: Reviewing your security.
There’s at least one funny joke in Sex Tape. While frantically trying to cut off access to the amateur porn vid he accidentally uploaded to iCloud, Jason Segel tries to explain why deleting the file won’t work. “Nobody understands the cloud,” he says. “It’s a fucking mystery!” He’s kind of right.
The office apps that make up Google Drive enable you to insert links to any page on the Web, but you can also link to other documents, spreadsheets and presentations inside your own account. Here's how to get the feature set up and how to make sure you're not sharing something you shouldn't.
With storage prices plummeting and Internet speeds rising, cloud-based backups make more sense than ever before (and are easier to manage to boot). If you want to take advantage of the popular desktop syncing tools, all of the major cross-platform players—Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive—offer some selective syncing…
For a limited time, Google is offering 1TB of Google Drive space for two years for free with the purchase of a new Chromebook. Buying that storage separately would set you back $240, assuming prices stay the same, so you can actually save a lot of money by buying this $120 Chromebox instead.
Google Drive is down, and it's taken all of your docs with it. Users have been reporting outages since 11:20, which is very annoying if you use Google Docs for work—like all my coworkers and I do. Fingers crossed they fix it soon! (Update 3:15 PM: It's back!)
Cybercriminals: They're just like us! At least, their choice of cloud storage isn't so far off from your average non-despicable data thief. Instead of using dedicated servers to hoard stolen data, hackers have taken to using popular consumer products like Google Drive and Dropbox.
Google includes a Takeout tool that lets you export every last drop of data associated with your Google Account—emails, contacts, Hangouts, YouTube videos, photos, blogs and more. It's primarily intended to let you archive your files or switch to another service but as far as Google Drive is concerned it's a useful…
A big fan of Google's cloud-based storage system? Maybe you're getting some free space from your school? An impressive number of Web apps plug right into Google Drive and let you get more out of the platform—here's our pick of the best five tools that you should know about.
Google is busy redesigning the Drive interface to match its new Material style, and one of the small but useful changes lets you view all of the files you've uploaded in order of size. You can use it to quickly find the larger files that are taking up an excessive amount of room in your Google Drive account.