Google Drive

Google Drive

Google's cloud storage and synchronization service. Offering a limited amount of storage for free and capacities up to 16 terabytes for a monthly fee, Google Drive enables files to be stored in the cloud and retrieved from any desktop or mobile device. It is also used to hold documents in Google's online productivity suite (see Google Docs).
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It also updated the Google Drive app earlier this week, and added a similar feature.
For example, some countries restrict use of Gmail and Google Drive as a system of record due to the fact that there can be no guarantee that data will not leave the country of origin.
A Twitter account named "Anon Leaks" shared screenshots of the group chat containing private photos and videos of female students placed in a Google drive.
'With this updated policy, we'll limit the types of apps that have broad access to content or data via Drive APIs (application programming interface),' Google Drive product manager Hodie Meyers said in a blog post.
According to the report comparing Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive for Business, and SharePoint Online, "When we used Google Drive, most things were quicker—from uploading and downloading large files on laptops to previewing documents on smartphones.
Google Drive or GDrive for iOS and Android now boasts of a neater and seamless appearance after the update.
Google Drive is like a filing cabinet for all your pictures, videos and documents.
Document maker features a Rich Text Editor, PDF Converter, File Manager and a Cloud Sharing Framework through which users can seamlessly work with cloud based storage systems like Dropbox and Google Drive.
It has full Wi-Fi for scanning directly to Dropbox or Google Drive from anywhere in the house, and you can save in TIFF and JPEG formats in resolutions from 300dpi to 1,200dpi with automatic file naming and color restoration.
If a user attempts to upload and store a video to Google Photos that's not officially supported by the service, it will eat up the user's storage space on Google Drive. The only video formats supported by Google Photos are:
But the service has struck a deal withGoogleto soften the blow, as the WhatsApp backups will not count towards Google Drive storage.
In an FAQ, messaging platform WhatsApp has given details of a deal that allows users to backup to Google Drive without worrying about storage costs.