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Google Drive vs. iCloud Drive

So, for the first time ever, Google is letting Apple win. Google has historically offered their Drive storage for (much) cheaper than Apple (for consumers). Well during the last WWDC just a few months back, Apple announced it was doing away with its 1TB storage plan for $9.99/month. (This was Google’s exact offering as well). But Apple surprised us when they said it was being replaced with the already existing 2TB plan ($19.99/month)- for the same price. I personally though Mr. Tim Cook had spoken wrongly or was reading a typo on the teleprompter. But nope. That was the real deal. Well, since then, Google has done nothing. As a matter of fact, they changed no prices for any of their storage plans. Oh you can get 2TB from Google. But it’ll cost you $19.99/month- exactly $10.00 more than Apple. So, here’s the problem: What if I have 1.5 TB worth of crap on iCloud Drive and I’m paying for the (great) 2TB plan? But what if I also wanted to switch to the cheaper, faster, GORGEOUS Google PixelBook and Pixel 2 Phone…? I’d have to pony up $10 bucks more a month to store my stuff in Google Drive. That’s not good. Some people actually WANT to go simplify¬†and get that dame beautiful PixelBook and stunning Pixel 2 Phone and just live in the cloud. Well, for now, they’ll have to spend their savings on storage… That stinks. C’mon Google! It’s your move! Help me help you!

 

Current Apple iCloud Drive price: $9.99 for 2TB.
Current Google Drive price: $19.99 for 2TB.
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