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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.

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Hidden but powerful Windows tools: Read about that and more in PCWorld's September Digital Edition

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Enhanced Edition for Android, iOS, and Kindle, or in a PDF-like Replica Edition. In the September issue we focus on Windows tools and tricks you might have overlooked. We also explore the newest wireless networking standards, outline Google Drive's productivity services, and more.

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Liberio review: Turn your Google Docs into a published ebook

As self-publishing rises in popularity, startup Liberio can simplify the often tedious process of turning a document into an eBook.