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Posted May 29, 2015 - 04:45 AM

http://www.forbes.co...ndroid-and-web/

 

One of the highlights from the Google GOOGL -0.06%I/O developers conference was Google Photos. Google Photos has free unlimited storage and also has many photo editing tricks. 

By offering free unlimited photo storage, Google Photos undercuts the Apple AAPL -0.2% Photos storage service. Apple gives iCloud users 5GB for free, but it has monthly costs of $0.99 for 20GB, $3.99 for 200GB, $9.99 for 500GB and $19.99 for 1TB. If photos uploaded to Google Photos are over 16-megapixels, they will be compressed down to 16-megapixel resolution. Fortunately, Google lets you store full 1080p videos for free. If you upload a 4K video to Google Photos, then it will be compressed. Storing the original files will consume some of your Google Drive storage. Google Drive offers 15GB storage for free, but you can upgrade to 100GB for $1.99 per month, 1TB for $9.99 per month, 10TB for $99.99 per month, 20TB for $199.99 per month or 30TB for $299.99 per month. You can decide whether you want to store the original files or compressed versions when you launch the Google Photos app.

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What makes Google Photos even more appealing is its smart search engine. After uploading your photos to Google Photos, then you will be able to search for them using keywords like “Seattle” or “kitten.” All of your photos are automatically sorted by date, people, places and things. The Google Photos app also has tools to enhance photos like color and lighting enhancements. 

To share multiple photos at once from the Google Photos mobile app, you simply have to press and hold on a photo to select it and then drag your fingers across other photos.

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#2 Chick Stern

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Posted May 30, 2015 - 06:57 PM

You have to ask yourself - why are these companies willing to give you all this free storage?
It ain't out of the goodness of their hearts.
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Posted May 30, 2015 - 08:07 PM

App is great


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Posted May 31, 2015 - 06:05 PM

You have to ask yourself - why are these companies willing to give you all this free storage?
It ain't out of the goodness of their hearts.

To gain market share of the cloud market.
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Posted May 31, 2015 - 08:02 PM

they will most likely start charging down trhe line


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