Google Drive To Roll Out Next Week, Offers 5GB Free Storage
By: Sildjohn Quencia
Reports of Google Drive’s (cloud storage service rumored as Dropbox competitor) launch have been all over the net this week. The news was reported by people from the online tech magazine, The Next Web who managed to get a sneak peek on the draft of an announcement from one of Google’s official Drive partners.
Earlier reports said that the cloud storage service will be officially rolled out this week but it no longer appears to be the case. According to news sources, Google Drive will move the official launch next week.
Google Drive promises as 5GB free cloud storage for all and as expected, they will offer premium services for additional storage.
Online community, Talk Android released the leaked screenshots of the said cloud storage service. The thumbnail shows Google Drive’s landing page. As seen in the screenshot, the cloud storage service will be offered for Windows, Mac, iOS and Android devices.
Google Drive launch is just around the corner but the question now becomes whether or not Google can make a good impression on cloud storage users that are currently using Dropbox. We’ve already seen a few attempts from Google to dominate the internet scene, look at Google+. 5GB free storage is way bigger than that of Dropbox’s 2GB free storage offer. Well, let’s just see what happens next week.