Storing Your Data in the Cloud Drive
Google or Skydrive?
Cloud computing is one of those things that one asks, why? why do I need it? why is it being pushed? is it necessary?
I guess, for many, the answer is not really, I mean, that is what my computer HD is for and it is not subject to prying eyes (well, sort of). Why would I trust Google or another company to protect my uploaded data? Good question. Well, the only real logical answer is Backup. Use the "cloud" to backup your HD in your computer so if something does happen, you have your files and photos still. Of course, you can easily do the same thing with a plug in HD.
Whatever. If you are inclined to use the cloud both Google and Microsoft will be competitors for it. Google Drive can be got at "drive.google.com" and offers users 5 GB of free storage. For 100 GB, the cost is only $5 a month. You can also get 16 TB. Not to be outdone, Microsoft has Skydrive. This offers a free 25 GB, you can get 100 GB for $50 a year and allows for syncing apps for Windows and Mac. Google Drive also has basic word processing, spreadsheet and others that make up Google Docs.
Both are good for what they do, so take your pick.
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