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New version of Google Drive goes liveBacking up your computer just got a lot easier with Google's newest cloud syncing tool.
Back up your computer using Google's Cloud. There are a lot of ways to sync your computers files to the cloud. Google's offering has changed. Google just launched it's Backup and Sync app for desktops. Google says Backup and Sync is the latest version of Google Drive for Mac and PC, and it's integrated with Google Photos Desktop Uploader. The new tool was originally to be released on June 28th but it was delayed until July 12th. Here's how Google Drive for Mac and PC worked. You would install the Google Drive app on your computer which put a new Google Drive folder on your machine Then any files you put in that folder synced up with Google Drive. Anything you add to Google Drive online appeared in that folder as well. Google Photos Backup could automatically upload photos and videos from whatever desktop folders you picked. Backup and Sync works more like the Google Photos app. You get to choose which folder or folders to backup to Google Drive, instead of just having the one predefined by Google. The new tool should make it a lot easier to fill up your Google storage if you've got lots and lots of files you want to backup. Google offers 15 gb of storage for free. There are a number of paid options starting with 100 GB for $2 per month, going all the way up to a 30 TB option which costs $300 per month. For more information, check out cnet.com. I'm Iyza Akhtar and I'll see you online.