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Google Drive increases its free cloud storage capacity

Google has announced that it is tripling its free cloud storage capacity from 5GB to 15GB across its three services Gmail, Google+ and Google Drive.

The news comes ahead of Google's I/O conference and means that Google has increased its armoury in the war for your online document storage. The company's official Google Drive Blog made the announcement, saying that the changes will roll out over the next couple of weeks. For other options, check out our guide to the best cloud storage.

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Changes to the Google Drive storage page will mean you can easily keep track of how your storage space is being utilised. And if you need more storage, there is a set of revised additional storage plans starting at $4.99 per month for 100GB.

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Daniel Piper

Daniel Piper is senior news editor at Creative Bloq, and an authority on all things art, design, branding and tech. He has a particular penchant for Apple products – some corners of the internet might call him an 'iSheep', but he's fine with this. It doesn't bother him at all. Why would it? They're just really nicely designed products, okay? Daniel is also a comedian and national poetry slam champion, and his favourite Bond is, obviously, Sean Connery.