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  • Opinion: TechHive: Hands on with Dropbox's new sharing features

    Despite many competitors, Dropbox is the de facto standard for syncing files across one's own computers and sharing them with others. New features rolled out Monday extend Dropbox's reach substantially by making it possible to create a public, revokable link to any file or folder in a Dropbox sync folder. Previously, only items in a special Public folder could be shared, and the links couldn't be canceled; the item had to be moved out of the folder.

  • Opinion: What You Need to Know About Storing Your Content on Google Drive, Dropbox

    Before you choose to store your content in the cloud, you might want to peruse the terms of the service agreement you're forced to rubber stamp, as painful as that might be.

  • Opinion: Google Drive for Linux Is on the Way

    The Google Drive launch has been one of the big announcements of the week, but it was a fairly unequivocal disappointment for one vocal category of users: Linux users are justifiably miffed that the new cloud storage service doesn't support the free and open source operating system.

  • Opinion: The Problem with Google Drive

    Google Drive is here. On paper the Google cloud storage service compares favorably against rivals like Dropbox, SkyDrive, and Box. However, there's one aspect of Google Drive that could force many users to shun Google in favor of the alternatives.

  • Opinion: Google Drive vs. Microsoft SkyDrive: 4 Reasons Google Wins Out

    Google Drive, Google's online storage service is finally available after years of rumors, but with Microsoft's SkyDrive offering more space and better integration with Windows 8, is Drive really worth the wait?

  • Opinion: Google Drive: The Pros and Cons

    Google's long-awaited Dropbox competitor, Drive, is finally here and includes impressive search capabilities and good integration with other Google services including Docs and Google+. But if you just want to get some work done using a reliable file storage and sync service, Drive may not be ready for you just yet. And unless you're an Android user, the mobile experience for Drive is not great.

  • Opinion: Google Drive vs. The Rest

    Google Drive, Google's cloud storage service, is finally here, and it's no surprise that the competition is prepared after years of rumors.

  • Opinion: The Best Free Stuff of 2012 (Alphabetical List)

    For more information about all of the items in our 2012 Best Free Stuff list, read our package of articles.

  • Opinion: Google Drive to Launch Tuesday?

    Google's expected new Dropbox competitor, Drive, may launch as early as Tuesday, offering 5GB of free online storage and up to a maximum 100GB for premium users, according to an online report. Speculation about Google Drive has been circulating for years, but reports about the service have increased in frequency since February.

  • Opinion: Microsoft SkyDrive and Dropbox Prepare for Cloud Feature Battle

    Google Drive is expected to launch any day now, and competing services such as Dropbox and Microsoft's SkyDrive are preparing for battle with their own feature enhancements.

  • Opinion: New and Improved SkyDrive Is a Threat to Dropbox

    Microsoft is shaking things up with SkyDrive. The new features and capabilities move it out of the Microsoft-centric shadows and pit it more directly against Dropbox, and possibly the imminently rumored Google Drive. However, Microsoft also announced a change to SkyDrive that many won't appreciate.

  • Opinion: Should You Make Gmail the Default Mail Client in Google Chrome?

    Reader Bob recently started seeing an unexpected message in his Google Chrome Web browser: Should he allow Chrome to act as "the default Gmail client"?

  • Opinion: Cadillac Self-Driving Cars: Out By 2015?

    Google has been getting all of the attention when it comes to self-driving cars, but such technology still seems to be a ways off from hitting the market. The first publicly-available "self-driving" car could come from Cadillac, who is showing off self-driving technology of its own.

  • Opinion: Five Tech Companies Going Green for Earth Day

    For the past 42 years, environmentalists have used the Earth Day to promote greener living and conservation. The date--Sunday, April 22 this year--has also become a popular one for companies looking to show off its environmentally-friendly products.

  • Opinion: Don't Text and Fly: Pilot Nearly Crashes Plane While Checking Text Messages

    In an extreme case of cell phone distraction, a commercial passenger airplane nearly touched down without its landing gears, because the pilot was too busy texting while flying.

  • Opinion: Make Gmail and Dropbox Easier to Use

    Maybe it's because I don't like change, or maybe it's because I hate it when software developers assume that everyone can figure out their cryptic icons, but I wasn't a fan of Gmail's recent makeover.

  • Opinion: CISPA Monitoring Bill: Changes Proposed, but Unlikely to Pacify Critics

    Lawmakers are proposing changes to the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, that would help prevent the government and businesses from running amok with personal data.

  • Opinion: Leaked Office 15 Video Touts Cloud Features

    In a leaked promo video for Office 15, Microsoft seems eager to take on Google Docs and Apple's iCloud with its own online sync features.

  • Opinion: Five Free Programs Every Business Owner Should Use

    A couple weeks ago I offered tips on how to launch a business on the cheap. Today let's talk about running the business you already have. How can you keep costs low but efficiency high?

  • Opinion: Google Drive May Launch Next Week With 5GB of Free Storage

    Reports of an imminent Google Drive launch keep piling up, with The Next Web claiming that the online storage service will finally arrive next week.



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