There’s been a lot of talk about Google’s own cloud storage platform and official news has been released on the new Google Drive. The basis of Google Drive is “Access Everywhere,” allowing you to access the cloud on the web, in your home, at the office and on the go. What’s known is that users can get started with 5 GB for free and that it’s available for PC and Mac and Android devices for now, with iPhone and iPad compatibility coming soon.

Google Drive stores your files in a safe place just in case anything happens to your devices and also allows you to share your stuff with others with instant access to Google Docs. Users can also open more than 30 different types of documents directly from a web browser, including HD video, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and more even if they aren’t even installed on your device For those who want need more GB, upgrading to 25 GB can be done for less than $2.50 a month. If you require more, you can upgrade to 100 GB for $4.99 a month and 1 TB will go for $49.99 a month. The maximum storage space you can get, though, will be 16 TB for $799.99 a month.

 










Kristie Bertucci

 
Kristie Bertucci is an L.A.-based writer, who can't live without her MacBook Pro. When she's not writing, she's either reading or shopping (online, of course) and loves lazy days so she can catch up on her DVR-recorded shows and movies. She's definitely a Mac girl, she loves music and is currently on a mission to to have an insane and enviable iTunes library.