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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RE: What about...
by bnolsen on Thu 26th Apr 2012 00:01 UTC in reply to "What about..."
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Pogoplug on sale for cheaper ($25 or less) with gigabit and 4 usb ports. Install arch linux arm, install owncloud and be on your way.

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RE[2]: What about...
by galvanash on Thu 26th Apr 2012 18:56 in reply to "RE: What about..."
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I had never heard of pogoplug... That does look interesting to be honest. The marketing material for it makes it sound like it already offers remote storage built in - does it do synchronization out of the box? Is it OSS? I can't tell from the website...

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