If you haven’t checked lately to see how much space your Google Drive, Google Photos, and Gmail messages are taking up, then you really should. Before, you know, the disaster of not being able to get email occurs, especially since that always seems to happen at the worst possible time! We’ll tell you how to check—and how to upgrade your storage if necessary.
The new “unlimited” Amazon Cloud Drive sounds like a great deal in the world of online storage options, offering users virtually unlimited storage capacity for just $60 per year. But is it truly a replacement for competing services like Dropbox and OneDrive? It all depends on how you plan to use it, but for most users, Amazon’s latest service may sound too good to be true.
Microsoft is now offering one year of 100GB OneDrive storage for free to Dropbox users. Users need only to log in to their OneDrive account and then upload a verification file to their Dropbox Account.
To help test new iCloud features, Apple is giving all registered iOS and Mac developers access to 50GB of free iCloud storage for the next five months. The company hopes that the increase in storage will allow developers to rigorously test new features like iCloud Drive and iCloud Photo Library.
Following a trademark dispute with BSkyB over the term “Sky,” Microsoft announced last year that it would rebrand its online storage and syncing service, SkyDrive. On Monday, Microsoft unveiled the new name, “OneDrive,” which will roll out to all SkyDrive users soon.
Windows Phone users should check their email for an early Christmas present from Microsoft. The Redmond software giant wants to thank its users for a great year with Windows Phone by offering a free 20GB upgrade of SkyDrive storage.