available to all "Google's new creature": Google Drive.Google Drive allows to keep data synchronized on various devices contained in some folders (chosen by the user) of their devices (desktops, laptops, smartphones, etc.) as well as being able to share data with other people.Some antagonists have been present for some time Google Drive, the best known for sure DropBox, but Microsoft itself is also moving forward with its Skydrive.Google Drive makes available to the user 5GB of free space to keep their data synchronized, common files (.PDF, .DOC, .JPG, etc.) will be counted for the increase in space occupied, while Google Docs format files will not be taken into consideration.
Google Drive offers the possibility to open more than 30 types of files (including HD video and Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop files) directly from the browser, without the need for the appropriate programs necessary to open those files to be installed on the computer.
Google Drive available for PC, Mac, devices Android and soon also for iPhone is iPad.
To be able to use it first of all, you need a Google account, after which you just have to go to the Google Drive page and request the activation notification for your account.
Later (it may take a few days) an email will be sent to you from Google that will notify you of the occurrence activation of Google Drive for your account.
All that remains is to click on the button in the email and the page "My files on Google Drive?Where you can manage your files and download the program to be installed on your device to use Google Drive.
Another peculiarity (also present on DropBox) is to keep track of file changes, so that you can restore a modified file (changes made in the last 30 days are taken into account).
As already written, with Google Drive there are 5GB free available for each user, for those wishing to increase the usable space there are various tariff plans that allow you to extend the available space even up to 16TB.
Note that despite Google Drive offers a free initial space greater than that offered by DropBox, with DropBox you can increase the free space up to even over 20GB.
We will see (and hope) if Google will also make some proposals in order to increase the free space on Google Drive.
Meanwhile, try Google Drive and let us know what you think!