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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. While our evaluations of each app aren't full-on reviews, they are encapsulations of where each app excels and what makes each unique. Refer to the chart at the bottom of the page for full breakdowns of each application. Sticky TOC engaged! Google Drive Google Drive Drive launches on the web, for Mac, Windows, and Android devices today, with iOS support on the way "in the coming weeks." Dropbox Box

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Google Drive vs. SkyDrive vs. Dropbox Yesterday, Microsoft unleashed a desktop sync app for SkyDrive. Today, Google followed by finally launching Google Drive — after a series of early appearances hinted that it was going to be arriving very, very soon. So now that the dust has settled, how do the two new services stack up with the current king of cloud storage and sync, Dropbox? Let’s take a look. 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

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