Here Are Some Leaked Details On Google's New Dropbox Wannabe

Larry Page closeup

Photo: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

Google’s online storage service, likely called Google Drive, may launch as early as next week, according to a leak obtained by The Next Web.The Next Web says the information comes from one of Google’s third-party Google Drive partners.

Google Drive will supposedly act like the popular cloud storage service Dropbox, allowing you to store files online and access them on your PC, tablet, or smartphone.

Here’s what the report says:

  • You’ll get 5 GB of free storage with the option to pay for more.
  • Google Drive will act as a folder on your Mac or PC desktop, just like Dropbox does.
  • The service may launch in the middle of next week, possibly Tuesday.

Head over to The Next Web for more details and screenshots >

NOW WATCH: Tech Insider videos

Want to read a more in-depth view on the trends influencing Australian business and the global economy? BI / Research is designed to help executives and industry leaders understand the major challenges and opportunities for industry, technology, strategy and the economy in the future. Sign up for free at