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Google’s G Drive, That Perfect Spot For Your Files…

Google has grown to encompass all aspects of the internet, now the Goliath wants to own online storage. Google’s new storage service is rumored to be named Drive, though most everyone agrees G Drive sounds much better. The name G Drive had already been used in 2007, unsuccessfully. The new service will give Chrome users their own G storage space or spot, accessible from all versions of Chrome including Android Tablets and Smartphones. Accessing you files anywhere just became big business.

The Drive service should be available within the next two months, ready to compete with the already popular storage services such as Drop Box and Apples iCloud. The free public Drive will be available to current Googlers – users of the Google version of everything – though only Chrome is required to use Drive.

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Amazons Magic Clouds…

Amazon’s attempts to transform itself into a digital media company are starting to light up the cloud. Amazons most recent release Amazon MP3 along with it’s CloudDrive Internet storage service are a two punch combination. Beating Google and Apple to the Web Based MP3 player must have given them some serious satisfaction. Amazons MP3 versions at the moment are limited to Mac, and PC on the computer and Android for tablets and phones. Think of it as a web based iTunes with-out the need to sync and no pictures of fruit.

With Amazon MP3 on your Android the music you uploaded from your PC becomes instantly available to your phone. Any PC you use – as long as it has an internet connection – can access your collection or files. Uploading your MP3 collection begins with Amazon’s software scanning you PC and cataloging your collection. Once Amazon has done it’s thing, you get to select what is uploaded, the transfer begins, it’s a relatively painless process. The files are actually uploaded to the Amazon Cloud service.

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