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Free Cloud Storage and Comparisons : Dropbox vs GoogleDrive vs SkyDrive vs SugarSync

Cloud Storage is a model of networked stored online where the information’s are stored  in virtual space of storage that are hosted by third-parties. In this post we are going to see few cloud storage services GoogleDrive , Dropbox ,SkyDrive, SugarSync about their feature and are compared with one another.

GoogleDrive VS Dropbox VS SkyDrive VS SugarSync

 

Google Drive

DropBox

SkyDrive

SugarSync

Free Storage
5GB
2GB
(+ 0.5GB
per Referral up to 16 GB)
7 GB
(Free upgrade to 25GB.
If claimed on time)
5GB
(+0.5 GB per referral up to 32 GB)
Minimum Upgrade Price
25 GB at $2.49/Month
50 GB at $9.99/Month
(or)
$99/year
20 GB to your free storage at $10/year
30 GB at $4.99/month
(or)
$49.99/year
Monthly
Paid Space
25GB – $2.49
100GB – $4.99
200 GB – $9.99
400 GB – $19.99
1000GB – $49.99
50GB – $9.99
100GB – $19.99
20GB – $0.83
50GB – $2.08
100GB – $4.16
30GB – $4.99
60GB – $9.99
100GB – $14.99
250GB – $24.99
500GB – $39.99
File support
MS word ,Excel, PowerPoint, PDF
Photoshop, SVG ,
PostScript, XPS, ZIP, RAR, TIFF, Illustrator.
Photos , videos
MS word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Photos, Videos
Photos
Online File Manager
YES
YES
YES
YES
Desktop Access
Windows , Mac
Windows , Mac, Linux
Windows ,Mac
Windows ,Mac
Mobile Access
Android,
(ipad and iphone coming soon)
iphone ,
ipad,
Android , Blackberry
ipad ,
iphone ,
Windows Phone
iphone,
ipad,
Android ,
Windows Phone,
Symbian ,
Blackberry
Developer Tools
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Share Folder
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Shared Folders with permission and Password
Yes
No
No
Yes
Limitations
(i)File Size
(ii)Bandwidth
Unlimited
Unlimited
Unlimited
20 GB/day/File
2 GB
Unlimited
Unlimited
20 GB/day/File
Security
N/A
SSL AES-256 bit encryption
SSL
SSL AES-128bit encryption

To Download/ know more about the services click the link below:

Free Cloud Storage : Dropbox vs GoogleDrive vs SkyDrive vs SugarSync

Google Drive:

Google Drive comes with 5 GB of free storage . It also include an option to turn on OCR(Optical Character Recognition ) text scanning , which helps you to scan the images for text and make them searchable when you upload a image. In Google Drive you can add files by “Drag-and-Drop” method. Google Drive has a built-in editor feature . Google Drive is available for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS is still on progress. In Google Drive you can open up to 30 file right inside your browser.

GoogleDrive for PC

GoogleDrive for Mobile – Android only

Dropbox:

Dropbox comes with 2 GB of free storage on sign-up and you get 500MB of free storage for every referrals up to 16GB. So you can extend up to 16 GB of free storage for free account. The strength of the app is it’s API built on . The dropbox is the one of the most developer- friendly storage since it helps you to access your files everywhere. The files are secured with SSL AES 256- bit encryption. Dropbox offer 50 GB and 100GB of storage for $9.99 and $19.99 which is expensive when compared with other could storage’s. You can add file by Drag-and-Drop method. Dropbox is available for iphone ,ipad, Android ,Backberry , Windows , Mac , Linux.

Dropbox for pc

Dropbox for Mobile

SkyDrive:

SkyDrive comes with 7GB of free storage (Free upgrade of 25GB , if claimed on time). SkyDrive are very good at synchronizing when the documents are created using Microsoft Excel,Word , PowerPoint and OneNote. In SkyDrive you can share public links , view or edit public links. SkyDrive has a special feature known as “Skydrive’s Fetch” in which if you forgot to synchronize something and if you home computer is turned-on , you can still access the files.SkyDrive is available for Windows ,Mac ,ipad ,iphone ,Windows Phone.

SkyDrive for Pc- you need to sign-in to get the app.

SkyDrive for Mobile

SugarSync:

SugarSync comes with 5GB of free storage on sign-up and you get 500Mb of free storage for every referrals up to 32GB , So you can extend up to 32 GB on free storage for free account . SugarSync let you to pick folders all over the computer to synchronize, then let you to choose whether you want to synchronize  each folder to all the devices or to a particular device.You can password protect the file when you are sharing them . It is secured with SSL AES 128- bit encryption.SugarSync is available for Windows , Mac ,iphone,ipad,Android ,Windows Phone,Symbian ,Blackberry

SugarSync for Windows

SugarSync for Mac

SugarSync for Mobile

Click the link below to view the comparison table:

GoogleDrive VS Dropbox VS SkyDrive VS SugarSync

Access Desktop Remotely using Google Chrome

Chrome  Remote Desktop is an extension which is used for accessing the desktop remotely. This application works only in Google chrome browser. With this application you can share and access computer remotely.

How to use Chrome Remote Desktop?

1.Go to the link Chrome Remote Desktop.

2. Install the add-on.

3.Launch the application and choose Continue .

4.Log-in using your GMail ID.

(Choose Allow Access)

5.Select to get the access code.

6.To Enter the Access Code choose Access a Shared Computer .

Support : Windows, Mac,Linux.
NOTE:

*Both the user’s must be online in order to share and access remotely.

Facebook Shortcuts (Chrome,Firefox,Internet Explorer)

Here are some Facebook Shortcuts . Read the rest of this entry

[How To]Search By Image In Google

Do you know that you can search by an image in Google?Here is the trick .

How to search by image ?

1.Install the Add-on which is given below.

2.Go to Google Images and do any of the following:

  • Drag & Drop : Drag & drop the file in the G-Search box which you want search.
  • Copy Image URL : If you have URL of an image , click on the camera icon in the G-Search box and paste the link new popup box.
  • By Right-Click : Right click the image and select Search by image Option.
  • Upload Image: Click the camera icon and choose Upload Image.

Mozilla Firefox: Search By Image

Google Chrome: Search By Image

[How To]Block Websites In All Web Browser’s

Here is a trick to block websites in all web browser’s.

1.Go to Start -> Program -> Accessories -> Choose Command Prompt .

2.Type : notepad C:/Windows/System32/drivers/etc/hosts .

3.Search for the line 102.0.0.1 localhost .

4.Then type the website which you want to block .

Eg.If you want to block a website http://www.example.com.

102.0.0.1 example.com

102.0.0.1 http://www.example.com

*You can even add more than one websites , but don’t forget prefix it with 102.0.0.1.

5.Finally Save the file .

6.Now example.com will be blocked in all web browser’s.

[How To]Change Default Programs in Windows

When we install other web browser’s like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome , Opera , etc ; it ask us whether they want to set it as default browser and we select it as default browser ,but whenever you click on any links in any documents or HTML file  the internet explore opens .To change this feature and set other web browser’s to default permanently , Read the rest of this entry

[How To]Block Unwanted Ads in Firefox / Chrome

Adblock Plus

Most of the websites contains ads which annoys user when surfing the internet . In some websites the ads window appear separately , this may hesitate the users while surfing the internet .So most of the users go for adblocker application to block the ads. Read the rest of this entry

Undo Closed Tab in goolgle (which was closed months/years before)

google chrome Logo

Most of the users know how to retrieve closed tabs in Google Chrome. You can easily get back your recently closed tab using Ctrl + Shift + t .
But if you want to open a tab which was closed an hour or even months.
If it was an hour ago you can easily retrieve by press Ctrl+Shift+t continuously.
But if you want to retrieve tab which was closed months before just you can use the Sexy Undo Close Tab. 
Sexy Undo Close Tab is a add-on which is used in Google Chrome. It acts as mini history manager.
It can even remember a month old tab and open it back for you any time.
Just click on the icon of this extension and start typing the site name, you will see the list of tabs which you have accessed till now.
Select the tab you want to open and done.

history box
history box
Download: Sexy Undo Close Tab

Create your own Google Chorme theme

Google chrome is one of the best browsers today. Most of the people use chrome because of its privacy protection . It helps the user to safe secure the web. Read the rest of this entry