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Which cloud personality are you? Three ways to approach online storage

Not sure how to deal with sticking your stuff in the cloud? Determining your cloud 'personality' can help.

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How to use cloud storage's hidden, helpful power tool: Robust file version histories

Lost some work on a document you saved to Dropbox, Google Drive, or OneDrive? Don't worry! All three services automatically save older versions of edited documents.

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Google Drive gets Gmail attachment capabilities, Open Doc Format support, and more

For two years you've been able to share links to Drive documents with just one-click. Now, you can send actual attachments.

Free up space on your hard drive using your cloud storage's selective sync option

This tip is not for the privacy cautious, but if you need to make space on your hard drive try offloading infrequently used files to the cloud.

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Gmail adds one-click editing ability for Microsoft Office attachments

Google just made it faster and easier to start working on a Microsoft Office document you receive as an attachment.

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Google offers 1TB of Drive for Chromebooks, continuing its storage war with Microsoft

The two tech titans are staging a quiet, intense battle for the low end of the the computer market, trying to lock users into their ecosystems with freebie cloud storage, while users enjoy gobs of capacity.

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How to open files in desktop apps from Google Drive on the web

Google's latest 'blend online with offline' trick is automatically opening Google Drive files from the web with your desktop apps.

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Chrome extension lets you launch your own desktop apps from Google Drive

The product is an attempt to by Google to make its cloud services more interoperable the locally installed software you're already running on your machine.

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Google takes Drive to school with unlimited cloud storage for educators, students alike

Unlimited storage is a generous gesture that just might rope kids and campuses into the Google ecosystem, too.

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Chromebooks gain Chromecast streaming for Google Drive-stored videos

Chromebook users can now cast videos stored in Google Drive to their Chromecast--as long as they're running the dev version of Chrome OS, that is.