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Google Drive vs. Dropbox, SkyDrive, SugarSync, and others: a cloud sync storage face-off

Google Drive vs. Dropbox, SkyDrive, SugarSync, and others: a cloud sync storage face-off
Google's very own "Loch Ness monster," also known as Google Drive, has finally launched. It's the new face of Google Documents, and it's also Google's oft-rumored Dropbox-killer. It enters a scene crowded with competitors besides Dropbox that let you sync multiple folders, collaborate with friends, and stream data to your mobile device — so how does Drive fare? We'll take a look at the top apps that let you sync files between all of your devices automatically, share files using password protection, pick which folders you want to sync, and do anything else you might want to do with a syncing app. Sticky TOC engaged! Google Drive Google Drive While Google Drive isn't much more than a Docs rebranding that syncs to a folder on your computer, it has a few key features that make it worth checking out. In terms of everyday use, Drive offers the same drag-and-drop syncing as Dropbox, and lets you pick which folders inside Drive you want to sync from within the desktop app. Dropbox Dropbox SugarSync

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Sync any folder – without moving it. - Make Cloud Syncing Work For You This is probably the commonest request on the SkyDrive blog (along with the option to only download specific folders to certain PCs, which is one of the places Google Drive is ahead of SkyDrive). You can do it with SkyDrive, Google Drive and Dropbox if you’re prepared to do some extra work, but it is more complicated than using libraries and more likely to go wrong (and you won’t get any support from Microsoft, Google or Dropbox if you have problems). Google Drive has the advantage of letting you sync a subset of folders to your PC If you’ve got your files organized in a complex folder structure that you want to keep and you don’t want to put all of that in the cloud, you can fool Explorer into thinking some of those folders are in the cloud sync folder by making a special kind of shortcut called a symbolic link or a folder junction. Make a shortcut that puts a folder from your PC into the cloud sync folder You can do this by hand, using the MKLINK command.

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garfield minus garfield Qu'est-ce que Web 2.0 ? 01net. le 16/11/05 à 07h00 Le concept de Web 2.0 marque une nouvelle ère. Le Web n'est plus une collection de sites, mais une sorte de système d'exploitation pour applications Web. A terme, les services de Web 2.0 pourraient remplacer les applications bureautiques. Web 1.0 Type de Web : statique. Web 1.5 Type de Web : dynamique. Web 2.0 Type de Web : collaboratif.