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Matt Selby
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I tried out Google Drive over the weekend, and despite it's new low prices ($24/yr for 100gb), it still can't beat Dropbox for at least 3 reasons.

1. No LAN Sync. I uploaded files using my laptop, then when trying to sync my desktop, they downloaded from the web, and it took forever.

2. No Subfolder sync. You can only sync top-level folders, so you don't have much control over which files you sync to which computer.

3. Photo Backup is half-baked. Google will backup your phone's photos to G+ and count it against your drive space, but your image files are nowhere to be found in Drive. 

The difference is that Dropbox feels very much like a part of your local machine, while Drive feels like my files live elsewhere. 

#googledrive   #dropbox  
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Nope. I've had the gdrive app on my macbook handle the sync on parts of my data for a long time now. It's solid. I just wish it gave me a clearer picture on data transfer rate instead of just 'im uploading these 3 files at the moment', but I only really care about it during the 'first' backup. When its just incremental, its not even noticeable. I've never used it on Windows so I can't offer that perspective.
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Doofy is a busy, friendly cat!
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I've probably been reading waay to much about Upworthy this week, it's almost like they planned it that way.
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I had a note on my phone that just said 'Cat vs. Alligator' and I hope this is what it was referring to.
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Agent Jack Bauer was sadly born without a spine.
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It's almost baseball season!
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Her was really good. Just like the tagline, it's a Spike Jonze love story and all that entails.
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I wanted to see that after seeing the trailer last week.

GLAD IT IS SELBY APPROVED.
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    Digital Arts, 2000 - 2003
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