Tag: drive

Cars in the Cloud, Here has arrived.

Cars are becoming more clever by the day.  Head-up displays, 3G connected satellite navigation systems, Bluetooth connectivity and even self driving vehicles. As with our smartphones, we are demanding more and more from our vehicles and the onboard computers are only too happy to oblige.  From the PS3 …

Nokia updating Drive, Drive+ and HERE Transit apps

Nokia and their Here apps are a little confusing at times, with some devices and countries not getting the full suite of apps. Nokia are due to update them this week and they have published some info regarding which devices get what. By the end of this week, …

Google Drive updated

A number of Google apps have been updated recently. Google Drive, the online storage facility, has now got an updated Android app. The improvements include a new grid view to make file-finding easier, a “quick preview” option and the ability to scan documents, receipts and letters. In addition …

Google combines Gmail & Drive storage…15GB shared space for all

Google Drive has long been touted as a Dropbox replacement. All users automatically got 5GB free storage space with options to upgrade for a small monthly fee which when added to your 10GB Gmail storage made for a hefty amount of online space. The only issue with this …

Acer C7 Chromebook Review

The move to the cloud is becoming an almost irresistible force with remote storage being offered by companies such as Dropbox, Google (Google Drive), Apple (iCloud) and Microsoft (Skydrive). Possibly the first batch of devices to attempt to fully utilise this move are Google’s Chromebooks which run the …

MWC – Nokia HERE apps available for other Windows Phones now

Announced in our earlier report from the Nokia session at MWC, Nokia have rebranded their Mapping, Navigation and Transit apps under the new HERE name. Previously only available on Nokia devices (Nokia Drive+ beta briefly excepted), HERE Drive, HERE Maps and HERE Transit are now available to other …

Nokia Drive+ Beta now available on all Windows 8 phones

Nokia have announced their turn-by-turn navigation software, Drive+, is no longer a Lumia exclusive, and is available on all Windows 8 handsets in the US, UK, and Canada. It is specifically noted that the software is in Beta, so don’t expect perfection just yet (*cough* Apple maps *cough*). …

Astro updated – Google Drive, Dropbox and more

Hey you lovely, lovely reader you. How you doing? Tried Astro File Manager recently? It’s now got a stack of new features, but the one I’m using most is the Dropbox integration. Just grab the app, connect your account and start moving files around. It centralises all your …

Google Chrome + Drive Coming To iOS

Google have announced at Google I/O that they are releasing Google Chrome Today, the 28th June for iOS. Not only are we getting the long awaited browser but we will also be getting the long anticipated Google Drive app. Some iOS users have been waiting for the Google …

Google Drive Launching for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS

Following this report earlier in April, a draft release from one of Google’s partners reveals details of the upcoming challenger to Dropbox, Google Drive. Rolling out with 5gb of storage for all, and operating from https://drive.google.com this could be all set to be a major competitor to Dropbox.   It …