Google cuts down prices of storage plans on Google Drive

What exactly is Google Drive all about? Its a file storage and synchronization service provided by Google, which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing.

Google Drive

Google Drive

It has been 2 years since Google launched Google Drive & its available for free upto 15GB and syncs all your content from Google services like Gmail, Google+ Photos.

Nowadays storage devices like hard disks, pen drives cannot guarantee your data’s security, so online cloud storage is next best thing to rely on.

Google Drive is available for your desktop, mobile and tablet, all you need to do is, download and install the app and start backing up your data. It automatically syncs your data from Gmail and Google+ photos also.

Google Drive online cloud storage service

Google Drive online cloud storage services

Google provides 15 GB of free space, additionally it charges $1.99 approx INR 122 per month for 100 GB (previously $4.99) and up to 30 TB priced at $299.99 approx INR 18,000 per month. you can choose from various plans.

Google Drive online storage plans

Google Drive online storage plans

You can sign for any of storage plans here, https://www.google.com/settings/storage or you can stick to the 15GB free plan.

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Gmail now allows images to be displayed in your messages

Gmail now allows images to be displayed in your messages

Gmail now allows images to be displayed in your messages

Wondered why images never displayed on Gmail or you had to add senders to safe list before allowing images to display, that was security features by Gmail.

Gmail now allows images to be displayed in your messages across desktop, laptop, iOS and Android. Earlier images would be loaded from external servers, now Gmail hosts images on its own proxy servers.

Which means your images are safe and secure and are checked for viruses and malware and you don’t need to press “display images below” link. With this, your email is safer, faster and more beautiful.

Display images in your messages

Display images in your messages

Those who prefer to authorize image display on a per message basis can choose the option “Ask before displaying external images” under the General tab in Settings. Option will also be default for users who previously selected “Ask before displaying external content”

The new improvement will be rolled out today for desktop and for Gmail mobile apps in early 2014.

 

Samsung announces the Galaxy Mega, a 6.3″ or 5.8″ monster Android smartphone

Samsung Electronics unveiled its largest Android smartphone till date, the Samsung Galaxy MEGA with 5.8 inch and 6.3 inch touchscreen display phones due to launch in May.

Both the models run on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and powered by Dual Core processors.

Features to look forward to –

Galaxy Mega 5.8

GALAXY Mega with 5.8 inch Display

GALAXY Mega with 5.8 inch Display

  1. Processor -1.4GHz Dual Core AP & 1.5 GB RAM
  2. Camera – 8 megapixel (rear) & 1.9 megapixel (front) camera
  3. Display – 5.8-inch (147mm) QHD TFT
  4. Memory – 8 GB Internal & external via MicroSD upto 64GB
  5. Connectivity – Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, BT 4.0(BLE), USB 2.0 H/S , GPS+GLONASS
  6. Battery – Standard battery, Li-ion 2,600 mAh
  7. OS – Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

 

Galaxy Mega 6.3

Galaxy Mega with 6.3 inch display

Galaxy Mega with 6.3 inch display

  1. Processor -1.7 GHz Dual Core AP & 1.5 GB RAM
  2. Camera – 8 megapixel (rear) & 1.9 megapixel (front) camera
  3. Display – 6.3-inch (159.7mm) HD TFT
  4. Memory – 8/16 GB Internal & external via MicroSD upto 64GB
  5. Connectivity – Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, BT 4.0(BLE), USB 2.0 H/S , GPS+GLONASS, NFC, MHL
  6. Battery –  Standard battery, Li-ion 3,200 mAh
  7. OS – Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)

Common Features –

  • Google Mobile Services include –
    Google Search, Google Maps, Gmail, Google LatitudeGoogle Play Store, Google Plus, YouTube, Google Talk, Google Places, Google Navigation, Google Downloads, Voice Search
  • Camera Features – Beauty Face, Best Photo, Best Face, Drama, Rich Tone (High Dynamic Range), Sound & Shot, Sports

In all, plenty of really good features, Dual core processors and 1.5 GB RAM ensure faster processing, 1.9 megapixel camera for high quality video calls.Big screen display bigger than Galaxy Note 2 which 5 inches almost close to Galaxy Tab 2 7 inches, better connectivity.

Definitely a must buy, it will give a good competition to the likes of Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5 too.

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Google’s Nexus 7 Tablet now available for sale in India on Google Play store

Nexus 7 tablet

Nexus 7 tablet

Google‘s Nexus 7 Tablet now available for sale in India, you can purchase from Google Play store at price of Rs. 15,999.

The Nexus 7 has amazing features to look for –

Portability – It is very portable and lightweight as compared to Apple iPad Mini or Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.

Made for Entertainment – With over 70,000 apps, games available for download from Google Play store. With Quad core performance and sensors like gyroscope and acceleration, enjoy great gaming experiences.

Best of Google – Nexus 7 comes with built in apps from Google  like Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube and Free Cloud Storage.

Google Now

Google Now brings you just the right information, at just the right time.
It tells you today’s weather before you start your day, how much traffic to expect before you leave for work, or if your flight is delayed.

Google Now – Brings you just the right information, at just the right time.
It tells you today’s weather before you start your day, how much traffic to expect before you leave for work, or if your flight is delayed.

Specifications of Google’s Nexus 7 – 

Screen – 

  1. 7″ 1280×800 HD display (216 ppi)
  2. Back-lit IPS display
  3. Scratch-resistant Corning® glass

Processor – NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 quad-core processor
Camera – 1.2MP front-facing camera for video calls via Skype, no rear camera
Memory – 16GB Internal storage and 1GB RAM, no MicroSD slot.
Connectivity – WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, NFC (Android Beam), Micro USB
Battery – 4325 mAh which gives up to 8 hours usage.
OS – Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Sensors – Microphone, NFC (Android Beam), Accelerometer, GPS, Magnetometer, Gyroscope

Starts shipping on 5th April 2013, amazing tablet with really blazing performance!!

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