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Chucking images up into the cloud is perhaps the easiest way to store the massive number of photos that we take with our smartphones. Making it even more enticing was Google’s offer of “unlimited high-quality storage for free” through Google Photos. This meant that anyone could keep whatever images they wanted with no storage limit penalty. However, starting June 1st, 2021, Google is ending this offer and counting uploads toward the Google One limit of 15GB total. Google Photos' free high-quality uploads has been a nice feature for anyone that has used the service on an Android or iOS device. Pixel 5 and earlier devices will still have the unlimited high-quality images perk,... Read more...
Just about everyone stores at least some of their personal data in the cloud today. That might be documents you want to access from anywhere, photos you want to protect, or other content you don't want to save locally. Google has announced that it will be offering the revamped Google Drive service known as Google One to everyone around the world. We first talked about Google One in May when it was first announced. The name change wraps in everything that was Google Drive before and adds in some new benefits like more storage for the same money, family sharing capability, and reduced-price bookings at hotels via Google Search. That last benefit is an odd one, but with so many people booking hotels... Read more...
Google is making some changes to its cloud storage offering, which we all have known as Google Drive. In its current form, Google provides all of its customers with 15GB of Google Drive space (for free) that they can use for all of their storage needs. That 15GB free tier isn't changing, but Google is juggling its paid storage options at the lower end. The 100GB plan remains the same, priced at $1.99 per month. However, a new 200GB plan is slotting in at $2.99 per month. The previous 1TB plan, which was priced at $9.99 per month is dead -- it has been doubled to 2TB for the same price. Pricing for the 10TB, 20TB and 30TB plans remain the same at $99.99, $199.99 and $299.99 per month respectively.... Read more...