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Google’s long-awaited and oft-rumored cloud storage service may actually almost be here, finally. GigaOM’s Om Malik cited “well-placed sources familiar with” Google’s plans that say Drive (or “GDrive”, or whatever it’ll be called) is coming in the first week of April. If you’re keeping track, that’s next week. Malik’s sources indicated that the cloud storage service will offer 1GB of free space (with fees charged for more capacity), a local client, and a Web interface. Initially, at least, the service will be for Google Apps customers--perhaps... Read more...
Oh my, is that Hitachi's new G-Drive with G-Technology in your pocket, the slimmest external hard drive on the planet, or are you just really unhappy to see us? Oh it is Hitachi's G-Drive! That would explain the ultra-slim footprint. The G-Drive is a 2.5-inch external unit measuring just 128.6mm (L) x 82mm (W) x 9.9mm (H), so you can fill it with confidential files and slide it in your pocket with no one ever being the wiser. "Our new G-DRIVE slim is yet another way that we’re making high quality storage more accessible and affordable for consumers," said Mike Williams, vice president and... Read more...
While rumors of a Google online storage offering named GDrive continue to swirl, Yahoo! is abandoning its online storage service, Briefcase. A message on the Yahoo! Briefcase site warns users that they have until March 30th to move their files to a different provider. Yahoo! Briefcase will be closing on March 30, 2009. You must download or delete your files by March 30, 2009. After this date, you will not be able to access your Yahoo! Briefcase account and your files will be deleted. It's not a big loss (and we mean that not just because Yahoo! never expanded the service's storage capacity past... Read more...
Google has certainly made a name for itself with its free products, most notably its popular search engine and Gmail services. Now, many are speculating that Google is working on a product called Google Drive, or Gdrive. Essentially, Gdrive would be online storage with the capacity to hold the entire contents of your hard drive. It could also enable cool tricks down the road, like the ability to boot your computer from an online drive using a Google operating system. Gdrive would be a cloud-based storage and could encompass a desktop client that keeps local and online files in sync using a Web... Read more...