Google Drive

Google Drive Flagging Some macOS System Files for Copyright Infringement

[caption id="attachment_368939" align="aligncenter" width="1506"] Image: User "haveasuperday" on Reddit[/caption] Google Drive has been flagging some users for violating its Copyright Infringement policy when they copy a '.DS_Store' file to their Drive — reports BleepingComputer. '.DS_Store' files are metadata files that are only a few bytes in size and are usually created when Mac users copy...

Google Drive iOS App Can Now Fill Out Basic PDF Forms

Google has just rolled out support for filling out structured PDF forms using the official Google Drive apps for iOS and Android, allowing users to enter information in text fields, select options from a dropdown menu, as well as select checkboxes or radio buttons. Google Drive users can save their edits after filling out the forms...

Google Drive to Soon Stop Syncing with Google Photos

Google has today announced in a new blog post that starting next month, your Google Photos will no longer sync with Google Drive, a move the company believes should 'simplify the experience’ across Drive and Photos. At the same time, Google is also bringing a new feature to photos.google.com called “Upload from Drive,” which lets you...

Google Drive Desktop App Shutting Down in March of Next Year

Google is apparently shutting down its Drive desktop app for uploading files to your cloud storage account from Macs and PCs next March. According to a new post on Google's blog, support for Google Drive desktop will be cut off from December 11 and it will shutdown on March 12 next year. Users who are still using...

How to Save 15-20% Off Google Drive Storage Subscriptions

Google Drive for iOS recently was updated to support Apple’s in-app purchases for monthly and annual storage subscriptions. What does this mean? Those who fund their iTunes account with discounted 15-20% iTunes cards will be able to save on these storage subscriptions for the first time. Normally, prices for Google Drive storage are available for...

Google Drive Will Soon Let You Backup Your Whole Computer

Making sure your files are backed up and easily accessible is a problem everyone has to deal with, and Google wants to make it easier. Google Drive is releasing a new service called Backup and Sync on June 28. The service should effectively replace the Google Drive app for Mac/Windows  that has been available for years....

New Google Drive Shortcut Helps in Migration from iOS to Android

Google Drive has just received a new shortcut to assist users switching from iOS to Android, making it easy to transfer contacts, calendars, photos and videos across the two platforms. For users who don’t already use GCal for their schedule or Google Photos to store their images, the Drive shortcut saves the hassle of manually transferring your data, by...