It has been a while since people have started using cloud backup services to store their important data. Google Drive is one of the most popular cloud backup services which was launched in 2012. Google Drive allows you to store files...Show More Summary
Photo. Flickr/TechCrunch Have you ever gazed up at the sweeping blue sky and thought, God, it's boring up there? It seems like Sebastian Thrun -- who launched Google's self-driving car program and is the CEO of the flying car startup Kitty Hawk -- sure has. Show More Summary
The Files app on iPhone and iPad make it unbelievably easy for you to access content from all your cloud-based services in one place. These days, most people use a multitude of cloud-based storage services, like Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive, and a whole lot more. Show More Summary
Backups are wonderful. They provide peace of mind, a way to protect your future self from potential misery. Unless, of course, those backups get deleted with almost no warning, kind of like what Google will do for your Android device if you don't use it for a couple of months. More »
If you use the built-in option of many Android devices to back up important data to Google Drive, you better make sure you use the device regularly as backups are auto-deleted when you don't use the device for a certain period of time. Show More Summary
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Google will delete Android device backups that are left inactive for two months with little or no warning. The discovery was made by a Reddit user who left a Nexus 6P backup in his Google Drive Backup folder for more than two months, only to later find it had been deleted by Google automatically. Show More Summary
If you don't use your smartphone for two months, no notification is sent and your backup will be removed from Google Drive Backup.
Google Drive is kaput! Wait -- no, it isn't. Here's what you need to know about Google's cloud plans.
No, it’s not just you: Google appears to be suffering a massive meltdown. Numerous users are flocking to report experiencing issues using its services, including Maps, Search, Gmail, Drive and YouTube. Both DownDetector and Outage Report are indicating that the company is struggling with server downtime across the board. Show More Summary
Editor's Note: Today we hear from Roger Pilc, CIO at Pitney Bowes, a global provider of innovative shipping solutions for businesses of all sizes. Learn how this established company used Android, Apigee, G Suite and Orbitera to create...Show More Summary
Google is retiring the Drive desktop app. Here's what you'll have to do to get the replacements, Backup and Sync and Drive File Stream.
Last week, Google made a confusing announcement that could easily scare the crap out of 800 million people. Google Drive's going away -- but actually, no, it's not. However, there are a few things you should know about the changes that are coming. More »
Google Drive for Mac/PC will be gone soon. Soon you will get message notifications that will announce you about the upcoming end of Google Drive. Starting December 11, these apps will slowly be eliminated and in March 2018 they will be gone for good. Show More Summary
This week, citing a crackdown on torrent sites, numerous articles declared Google Drive and similar cloud storage services to be "The New Pirate Bay". While such platforms can indeed facilitate the distribution of content, there should...Show More Summary
Yesterday, Google made a confusing announcement that could easily scare the crap out of 800 million people. Google Drive's going away -- but actually, no, it's not. However, there are a few things you should know about the changes that are coming. More »
Google has announced the impending shutdown of the desktop Drive app, which some have interpreted as a massive loss of functionality. What's actually happening is that Google is moving users to a pair of new desktop apps, which it began testing a few months ago. The post Google Is Replacing the Desktop Google Drive App With Two New Apps appeared first on ExtremeTech.
QUOTE OF THE DAY “We’re both stumbling around together in this unformed world, whose rules and objectives are largely unknown, seemingly indecipherable or even possibly nonexistent, always on the verge of being killed by forces thatShow More Summary
Google has detailed the options for replacing the Drive client for consumers and enterprise users.