Google to launch Dropbox rival next week?

18/04/2012

Google is to launch a new cloud storage service called 'Google Drive' next week, according to reports. People will be able to pay for more storage, but prices are not yet known, Read Write Web reported. It is expected to allow users to put their files into Google Drive and access them on their desktop, mobile phone or tablet. The report stated that the service will work on Mac, Windows, Android and iOS – all via drive.google.com.

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People can make changes to a file on one device, and they will be reflected on all platforms.
Google already has storage systems for music and documents but it is not yet known what sharing features between these services Google Drive will allow.

The tagline for the service is: “All your files – everywhere”, the report said.

Google Drive is expected to allow document editing capabilities via an app.

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