Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Apr 2012 17:39 UTC
Google Well, this has been a very, very long time in the making. Google has finally unveiled its big Dropbox competitor: Google Drive. You start with 5GB for free, and you can go all the way to 1TB for $50 per month. This is a big deal for many (if you were to use rumouring as a gauge), but all I can think of is this: why on earth would you entrust your files to a company - any company - whose sole interest is extracting money from you, and who, to boot, is subject to crazy American laws?
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mistersoft
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2011-01-05

..Firstly, apologies if one or several already has..!(mentioned the pogoplug series that is)

--and a quickie aside to any OSnews admins reading: I like to have my settings when logged in to divide the comments into page rather than one long list - but this disable me from being able to do a quick ctrl-F to search down the list quickly for a mention of what I want to comment on/with...

A little "search comments" box on the comments page at the bottom of the article summary and above the comments would be grrreat, to me anyways--

Back on track:
Try https://pogoplug.com/devices (esp the newer Pogoplug Series 4 devices)
...although, if you want to roll your own (set-up wise), I'd go for one of the other forthcoming "Marvell Plug Computer 3.0 development platform based devices" ..e.g. the Smile Plug (or similar - should be more announced this summer, like maybe the Nimbus2000 etc)
and pair you're diddly low power plug computer esp if it's one those with esata and/or usb3 with a 'cheap' RAID/DAS box like this : http://uk.startech.com/HDD/Enclosures/4-Bay-External-Hard-Drive-Arr...

Pair with your plug computer to create a v configurable "NAS" or Internet accessible server (/personal cloud) or have the useful option of using as direct attached storage (DAS) on your other computers from time to time as you wish (an option that is presently quite rare on most commercial 'one-box NASii'.....

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