Google has launched its cloud storage and sync service Google Drive with 5GB of free storage space. Google Drive lets you upload and access all of your files, including videos, photos, Docs, PDFs, etc securely from anywhere on your computer or Android device. In addition, you can share your files with exactly whom you want and edit them together, from any device.
Google Drive is available on Windows and Mac computers as well as on Android devices. It will also be available for iPhone and iPad in the near feature. You can get started with 5 GB of free space and can be upgrade to 25 GB for less than $2.50 a month and you can store practically everything for next to nothing.
With Google Drive, you can:
Create and collaborate: Google Docs is built right into Google Drive, so you can work with others in real time on documents, spreadsheets and presentations.
Store everything safely and access it anywhere (especially while on the go): You can install Drive on your Mac or PC and can download the Drive app to your Android phone or tablet. Google is working hard on a Drive app for your iOS devices. And regardless of platform, blind users can access Drive with a screen reader.
Search everything: Search by keyword and filter by file type, owner and more. Drive can even recognize text in scanned documents using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology.
Though not much information about it features available yet, current information reveals that Google Drive will be a strong competitor to similar services like Microsoft SkyDrive, Apple iCloud, DropBox, etc.[via]