Google Drive Officially Launches Today

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Google finally launched Google Drive today, as per a post on its official blog. This application from Google will help you to store data and access them anytime on any device while on the run. A virtual envoirnment where you can create, share, collaborate, and keep all of your data whether they are pictures, movies, songs, documents etc. 

Google Docs is built right into Google Drive, so you can work with others in real time on documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Once you choose to share content with others, you can add and reply to comments on anything (PDF, image, video file, etc.) and receive notifications when other people comment on shared items.

Google Drive also lets you tag data stored on your drive where when searching for files using keywords will bring up those as results. The files will be easily available for your scrutiny. You can download and install Google Drive on Mac or PC or any others like the Android and the iOS devices as well. Regardless of the platform blind users can access Google Drive using a screen reader. 

Using the optical character reading technology can even recognize text in scanned documents. Google Drive is in its early phases as it may experience more and more advancement. 

Google Drive also work seamlessly with other Google products where you can attach photos from drive to post on Google Plus and also attach data's directly to emails as well.

You can get started with 5GB of storage for free—that’s enough to store the high-res photos of your trip to the Mt. Everest, scanned copies of your grandparents’ love letters or a career’s worth of business proposals, and still have space for the novel you’re working on. You can choose to upgrade to 25GB for $2.49/month, 100GB for $4.99/month or even 1TB for $49.99/month. When you upgrade to a paid account, your Gmail account storage will also expand to 25GB.

Get started with Google Drive here.


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