Almost everyone associated with eMINTS – teachers, administrators, instructional specialists -has adopted Google Docs as their preferred online collaboration and production tool. Now, Google is taking their cloud-loving system a step further with Drive. Watch…
With Google Drive, creating and collaborating is still a key feature. However, now storing and finding your files are as effortless as… well… everything else on Google. Plus, Google Drive has a downloadable app to make synching easy, much like DropBox. Each user receives 5GB of storage for free with an option to upgrade for a small fee.
For more details on the benefits of switching over to Google Drive, read Google’s blog post on this new feature. There’s also a Droid app for even more syncing options. Below are a few more articles and blog posts on Google’s newest product:
- What is Google Drive? [Gizmodo]
- Google Drive: Pros & Cons [PCWorld]
- Google Drive and Docs for Teachers – Free eBook [Free Technology for Teachers]
- Understanding the Minor Differences Between Google Drive and Dropbox [The Atlantic Wire – H/T Larry Ferlazzo]
When do you plan to make the leap to Google Drive? How will this affect your DropBox use? What advantages do you see to Google Drive over the old version of Google Docs?
Zac Early is an instructional specialist and blogger for the eMINTS National Center.