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How to Clear Out Space in All Your Cloud Storage Accounts

Cloud storage services like Dropbox and iCloud came along to stop us from running out of room on our phones and laptops, but what happens when you’re running out of cloud storage space too? To save you having to pay Apple, Google or anyone else even more money every month, here are some quick tips for freeing up space in your accounts. Read More >>

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Google Drive Is Down for Some People

Google Drive and Google Docs are down...at least for some people. According to Downdetector, the popular cloud service and software suite appeared to crater out of existence at 5:57 pm GMT today. The outages were mostly in the US, but some cropped up in the UK as well. Read More >>

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21 Tips to Make Google Docs, Sheets and Slides Work for You

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides have evolved to become very component online productivity tools, enabling you to churn out documents, spreadsheets and presentations from any computer (with other collaborators, if necessary). But are you taking full advantage of everything these web apps have to offer? These 21 tips will save you time, improve your work, and help you do more with these apps. Read More >>

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How Google One Actually Stacks Up to the Cloud Competition

These days it’s hard to do without a little bit of cloud storage space, whether it’s for your holiday photos or your digital music, and Google just revamped its offerings with new price points, a new name, and some new extras. So how does Google One stack up against what you can get from Apple, Microsoft, and others? Read More >>

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Weird Google Docs Bug Is Locking People Out of Their Drafts

Google Docs users have been hit with a nasty surprise today as they try to edit documents—they’re getting locked out of their drafts and receiving a message warning them that their documents violate Google’s terms of service. Read More >>

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What’s Really Going On With Google Drive

On Thursday, Google made a confusing announcement that could easily scare the crap out of 800 million people: Google Drive’s going away—but actually, no, it’s not. However, there are a few things you should know about the changes that are coming. Read More >>

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Google Drive has Become a Popular Alternative to Sites Like The Pirate Bay

Tackling piracy has become a bit like a game of Cat and Hydra. The rights holders scramble to take down infringing sites, and when they do another three pop up to take its place. Even if sites like Pirate Bay keep coming back from near-death, there are always plenty of alternatives for intrepid pirates. The latest? None other than Google Drive. Read More >>

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The Best Cloud Storage For Every Need

Thanks to dropping storage prices, speedier internet, and slicker software, you’ve now got a plethora of choices when it comes to keeping your files in the cloud, safe from harm and ready on demand. Yet there are a lot of different services, and while they can all handle your storage needs, they are not all created equal. Some work better for photo fans, while others are a better option if you’re hoarding thousands of MP3s. Read More >>

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Google vs Apple vs Microsoft: Which Online Office Suite Should You Be Using?

You don’t necessarily need to install a desktop application to get your hands on a decent office suite any more, and the biggest names in tech all have free, online productivity tools you can access from any browser—so which one should you be using? We take a look at the features, strengths, and weaknesses of each. Read More >>

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How to Build Your Own Private Netflix

Movies and TV shows come and go on Netflix on a regular basis, which means you might be half way through your favourite flick when it gets yanked from the service. The solution? Buy all your own content and set up your own private cloud-based streaming service you can get at from any computer or device. Read More >>

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18 Quick Tricks for Google Docs

Behind the clean and tidy interface sported by Google’s online office apps, there are all kinds of features and tools you might not yet have stumbled across — and some of them can seriously improve your productivity. Here are 18 of our favourite quick tricks that won’t take long to learn but which will come in handy time and time again. Read More >>

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Four Tricks to Work Faster in Google Docs

If you use Google Docs, you probably work on a lot of documents with other people. However, there are some smaller and lesser-known options you might not know about that can take your productivity to the next level. Here are four easy tricks you can use to be more productive in Google Docs. Read More >>

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Make Impressive Pixel Art With Just a Google Spreadsheet

Pixel art, the digital equivalent to old-school pointillism, can be an incredibly tedious to make if you don’t know how. That’s why coder Amit Agarwal’s new Google Sheets trick is so impressive. It allows you to take any 300x300 image and turn it into an in-browser masterpiece. Read More >>

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10 Tricks to Make Yourself a Google Drive Master

Think you know Google’s online productivity suite back to front? Whether you’ve been using Google Drive for five minutes or five years, there’s always more to learn, and in that spirit we present 10 valuable tips and tricks for mastering the service. Read More >>

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Here’s How to Get 2GB of Google Drive Storage For Free in Just Seconds

You may not be aware of it, but it's international Safer Internet Day today. It's all about keeping your passwords secret, avoiding phishing scams and dodgy downloads, as well as spotting the tell-tale signs of online abuse and stamping out trolling. And, to mark the occasion, Google is looking to get your security details bang up to date by offering 2GB of extra Google Drive storage, absolutely free. Read More >>