Technology and Software

Google Testing GDrive [code name platypus]

Geekness with Fresh Air Reports:

Google testing GDrive

# Backup. If you lose your computer, grab a new one and reinstall Platypus. Your files will be on your new machine in minutes.
# Sync. Keep all your machines synchronized, even if they run different operating systems.
# VPN-less access. Not at a Google computer? View your files on the web at
# Collaborate. Create shared spaces to which multiple Googlers can write.
# Disconnected access. On the plane? VPN broken? All your files are still accessible.

More Confirmation:

Philipp just emailed Justin Rosenstein (his email address was ‘hidden’ inside the HTML code) and has to say this:

I think I just got a confirmation… I emailed Justin from the source backup Corsin made and apparently he’s on vacation. However, the last sentence of the auto-reply was quite telling: it says that for Google Pages related concerns, Ojan V. ought to be contacted, and for *Platypus* issues, David B.! (Including full names n’ emails.)


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