One has to wonder that now we are slowly moving more of our technology over to cloud storage that hard drives will begin to reduce in size one again? We are not there yet, but why would you want a 1TB hard drive in your computer, when you will be saving more of your content online? Google Drive is a fine example of this, which to some looks likes a re-branded version of Google Docs
The future of the new service could end up being a bigger deal than Dropbox, simply because of the integration possibilities with Android and Chrome, well that’s according to TIME. There had been rumors that the new service should have already been launched, but was delayed to coincide with the release of Ice Cream Sandwich. There is certainly some merit to this, as Apple will be offering iOS users their new cloud storage service very soon, so makes sense for Google to do the same.
There are a number of instances where Google has not been able to offer a service first, which meant that they got left behind, so releasing Google Drive sooner rather than later has to be a priority for the company? However, it is the integration of Chrome that will be more valuable, as without cloud storage the Chrome operating system is dead in the water.
There are other solutions available, but why would Google want you to use a third-party when they have the ability to do it themselves? Also using these third-party services is not ideal, and you cannot do everything you would like to do, but you will be able to with Drive. We cannot be certain how Google would allow us to manage such a service, but it would make sense that we could access to it in one place, like we do with their other services, such as Gmail, Google+ etc.
There is no proof to suggest that Google Drive will ever be launched, but if they want us to take Chrome OS seriously, then they will need to offer their very own solution.