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What is Google Drive?

Everything you need to know about Google storage service

Rumours have been flying around recently about Google Drive which the firm has now officially unveiled and launched. We've put together all the information about Google's latest service to answer all your burning questions.

Google Drive: What is Google Drive?

Google Drive is a new cloud storage service which allows you to store and share files online and access them from multiple devices like PCs, laptops, smartphones and tablets. Cloud storage is also known as digital locker.

Google Drive: How do I access Google Drive?

On any PC or laptop you can access Google Drive via a web browser or a downloadable application. On Android smartphones and Tablets there is a Google Drive app which is downloadable for free from the Play Store.

Google Drive: Is there an app for iPhone and iPad?

No, there isn't a Google Drive app for iOS devices yet. Google said it is coming soon.

Google Drive: When will Google Drive be available?

Google Drive is currently rolling out worldwide so availability varies. In the UK it is not available via a web browser but you can request a notification for when it is. However, the service does work via the Android app on smartphones and tablets already.

Google Drive: How much does Google Drive cost?

Cost depends on how much storage you require. Google offers 5GB for free with a monthly fee for additional space. The following is a list of US prices for Google Drive to give you an idea.

•    25GB, $2.49 per month.
•    100GB, $4.99 per month.
•    200GB, $9.99 per month.

Google Drive: Can I pay annually?

No, the service is only available by way of a monthly payment at the moment.

Google Drive: What is the maximum amount of storage available?

The maximum capacity available on Google Drive is 16TB. This costs $799.99 per month.

Google Drive: Is it any good?

Take a look at our Google Drive review for the answer to this one.

Google has put together the following video to explain Google Drive so take a look and leave a comment below if you have any more questions.

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