We've already looked at open-source alternatives to several major Google apps and services in this series, but there are still a few categories left to go over. Now it's time to check out the open-source equivalents to Google Drive, the company's cloud storage product.
Thankfully, the feature gap between Google Drive and the alternatives isn't massive — all of them have clients for desktop and mobile, easy file sharing, and other features. Depending on what hardware you have on hand, these options might not even cost you anything. Read More
Micro SD support may be less common these days, but there are still plenty of devices that can utilize them. For the most part, SD cards have gotten quite affordable, but larger storage sizes are still a bit past impulse buy territory. If you act fast, though, you can save a whopping 40% on PNY's U3 Pro range. Read More
Whether you need a new MicroSD card to store ultra high-quality videos or large files, SanDisk has got you covered with its 1TB Extreme MicroSDXC card. It offers outstanding performance and traditionally sells for $450. However, thanks to a markdown on Amazon, you can now get it for just $300. Read More
Most flagship Android phones are generous with internal storage these days; the Galaxy S10 comes with a minimum of 128GB internal storage, and some devices have up to 1TB of capacity. If you've accumulated a lot of junk files on your phone, or if you have a budget device with less storage, you might still need to clear some space. Read More
Most current phones come with a decent amount of onboard storage. However, media files and apps are also increasingly heavier, meaning you can quickly run out of space on your device. Thankfully, a wide range of handsets and tablets have a microSD slot to accommodate for extra storage. If you're looking for one, you're in luck, as PNY's 32GB and 64GB microSDXC cards are discounted on Amazon, selling for $9 and $13, respectively. Read More
Amazon's Fire tablets are usually a great value, but they typically come with less internal storage than most smartphones. The cheapest models come with just 16GB of space, with less than that available for downloading apps and storing data.
In this guide, we'll go over some ways you can clear up the junk on your Fire tablet. Read More
Another day on the Amazon Deals of the Day carousel and this go-around, we're hitting up the storage device manufacturer PNY. If you want a 512GB SD card for well under $100, a 256GB microSD for under $40, or the best price on a 256GB USB-C drive, all of them are on sale until midnight PDT. Read More
Fans of third-party cloud storage providers will be excited when Chrome OS 75 finally reaches the Stable Channel. The update will deliver an optional flag which enables storage services other than Drive to finally integrate into the Files app in Chrome OS via Android apps — though not all third-party storage solutions are compatible. Read More
It's kind of astonishing to see how quickly storage prices fall. PNY introduced its Elite 512GB microSD card at $349.99 in June of last year, and today the very same card is available for just $80.99 on Amazon. If you need a bit more speed, the 512GB Pro Elite is $89.99, and other PNY storage products are discounted as well. Read More
I've been a huge Dropbox fan since 2009 and never even considered switching to another solution ever since. Back then, I was using a Linux netbook at school and needed to sync my files and notes back to my "actual" computer, and Dropbox was one of the very few cross-platform solutions available back then. Today, I still need to access my files across devices, but even though there are many more options on the market, I really enjoy Dropbox's advanced features, especially because they keep getting better. Indeed, the company has just improved its service by introducing three new features to make it even safer and more convenient to use. Read More