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Yes, Google Drive Is Coming. For Real This Time.

Sep 26, 2011, 15:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by MG Siegler)

"As you can see in Wigand's picture (above, with important elements circled by me), Google Drive on the web will essentially be Google Docs rebranded. This shouldn't be a big surprise since Google has been positioning Docs as a sort of Google Drive since early 2010. The difference is that Google specifically didn't want to call it that at the time. Now they do.

"And it makes a lot more sense. Few people are using Google Docs for online storage beyond the files they use in Docs. Most still probably don't even realize they can. Something as simple as changing the name to Google Drive should help with that. There will also be a new "My Google Drive" area for various folders in Google Drive. There will be other Drive-specific tools as well.

"But here's the real key: there will also be native syncing software that you install on your various computers and mobile devices. Yes, like Dropbox."

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