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Originally Posted by Fuell View Post

Look at Apples plans. It's almost too dumb to believe... How do they expect people to even consider them? redface.gif

This. Skydrive maximum file size 2GB. iCloud 25 MB unless you pay.

I'm sold on Skydrive
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post #12 of 27
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This. Skydrive maximum file size 2GB. iCloud 25 MB unless you pay.
I'm sold on Skydrive

iCloud is mainly to keep contacts, photos, bookmarks and various other things synced between the PC, laptop and iOS devices. I don't think it's meant to be a full fledged competitor to Google Drive and SkyDrive. It's just interesting because of its deep OS integration.

SkyDrive definitely is the best way to go though.
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post #13 of 27
8.6GB's available through Gmail vs 5GB's free through Gdrive...
Requires a bit more work to organize your files but meh.
post #14 of 27
I love skydrive... But.. It badly need's a feature like in dropbox where you can add people to a folder and it will automatically sync between all people that drop files into that space

That's currently what's missing in SkyDrive. as soon as that's implemented i'll convert.

I can easily see Google competing with it. It's definitively going to be an interesting year!
post #15 of 27
read google drive TOS and totally feel at ease now.... uploading all my personal info as i type this.
post #16 of 27
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http://www.engadget.com/2012/04/24/google-drive-vs-the-competition-dropbox-skydrive-icloud/
TL;DR: SkyDrive wins[/quote]
SkyDrive loses because its not on Android. You know....>50% of all smartphones out there and the iOS app is coming soon.[/quote]

It's funny that you mention that because I have an android phone and skydrive and I upload literally 50 pictures a day from my phone directly to my skydrive using an app called skydrive browser. It's not a first party Microsoft app, but the login is done through Microsoft skydrive website and it works flawlessy.
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post #17 of 27
SkyDrive uploads aren't 2 GB, not yet anyway. I used mine the other day, it's a 250 MB limit.
post #18 of 27
Google drive looks interesting. I've been using DropBox for awhile now, and it's been fine for what I use it for. (Small files, documents, etc.)

However, it looks like come of the features that Google is offering are pretty nice. The extensive ability to view/play the different file formats in the browser is pretty nice, and the robust search feature is nice.

The paid plans for Google Drive are more expensive then SkyDrive, but it does offer an Android client and some interesting features. thumb.gif
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post #19 of 27
Amazon offers 5 GB free for its users as well. You just need to verify the information you supplied upon your accounts creation, all you do is click confirm. I've used it for a few PSDs and it's swell.
post #20 of 27
I'll try Google Drive out during the week, let's see if it works better than Dropbox.
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