Google Drive launching next week with 5GB of free storage?

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The chatter around the long-rumored Google Drive has definitely picked up in recent weeks — The Next Web is reporting that Google Drive will launch next week with 5GB of free cloud-based storage for all users. We had previously heard it was coming in early April, but a late-April launch is not too far off from the earlier rumors. There's no concrete detail on how exactly this service will integrate with Windows or Mac OS X, but The Next Web says it will work with desktop folders on both Windows and Mac — which makes it sound like you can designate folders to be uploaded and synced to Google Drive. We'll have to wait a bit longer to find out how it'll work for sure (and if this rumor is in fact true), but all the signs are pointing towards Google Drive launching sooner than later.

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