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Last post Author Topic: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?  (Read 9058 times)

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free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« on: November 11, 2012, 05:06:08 PM »
hello!

which is the free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?

thanks!

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2012, 09:23:46 PM »
ATM I think it's Windows SkyDrive at 7GB.
Here's a nice quick comparison from The Verge. Full article here:

bigchart-7.jpgfree web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2012, 10:02:00 PM »
It really depends on what you want to use the storage for.
I use Box.net, MiMedia, SkyDrive, Dropbox, Cubby.
25gb, 7gb, 25gb, 10gb, 5gb respectively.

Plus a few others that, I seldom use,
but in my bookmarks with registered account.

The preferred options are to have it workable through the web.
And with the optional desktop deal.

I found some desktop applications are good, others are not.
They either hog your memory or carry unwanted adware.

There is imageshack and photobucket too.
And Minus, which is very cool.

Just add .com to any of those names to bring up the page.


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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2012, 02:51:16 AM »
bitcasa is offering unlimited space for 10 bucks and there is free plan too.

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2012, 10:24:21 AM »
I'm limited to services with Linux clients, but I've tested them all...
Dropbox "just works" for me on my Linux system, even though it has the least introductory storage space.  Wuala's features look very cool and it works well, but the client takes forever to start up (I'm suspecting Java issues more than anything).  Spideroak takes for-freaking-ever to sync (and I've seen lots of threads about that; I'm not alone).  InSync is just a limited front end to Google Drive, which I must admit I haven't given any spin. 
Downloading InSync now, report later...

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2012, 10:30:34 AM »
Yes, I have Wuala too, forgot it.
Here's some coupon codes that worked when I used them.
Only a few didn't work.
These boosted Wuala up to 14gb

http://coupon.tjoos....ala/activate~1187739

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2012, 10:36:20 AM »
http://www.retailmen...t.com/view/wuala.com

most are for when you first sign - up, the number and letter codes

the "I-KNOW-" ones are worth 1gb

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2012, 02:24:41 PM »
Thanks, I'll keep them handy in case I need to buy space. Apparently all those coupons are for purchasing a paid account, not for extra gigs on new Free accounts.

Tried InSync, though I had to tweak the install to fix a bug and remove the dependency on Nautilus as the file manager (I use Xfce so I don't use Nautilus). Making a softlink to Thunar works a charm after that.

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2012, 03:05:28 PM »
put the "I-KNOW-" ones in here
Tools-Preferences-Storage
that will give existing free users 1gb for each one

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2012, 09:02:35 PM »
Hey Cool! 16GB's w00t!!

Here's more:
http://www.overclock...in-storage-instantly

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2013, 11:23:14 AM »
Kim Dotcom’s "Mega" will give us 50GB of free cloud storage: http://kim.com
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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #12 on: January 19, 2013, 02:59:41 AM »
Kim Dotcom’s "Mega" will give us 50GB of free cloud storage: http://kim.com

this website doesnt even open for me

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #13 on: January 19, 2013, 06:33:54 AM »
Kim Dotcom’s "Mega" will give us 50GB of free cloud storage: http://kim.com

this website doesnt even open for me

it's being launched today so maybe too busy cause of that.
It opened for me yesterday - but not today...
Tom

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #14 on: January 19, 2013, 06:50:28 AM »
You can get 50GB of storage at ADrive.

Basic plan has no Desktop integration, you upload/download through the web interface.

it's being launched today so maybe too busy cause of that.
It opened for me yesterday - but not today...

Try http://kim.com/mega/ - seems to work better than just http://kim.com, (for me anyway).

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #15 on: January 19, 2013, 07:26:20 AM »
which is the free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?

-you may soon learn that the amount of space is less important than the available upload speed. I had a cheap backup-in-the-cloud for unlimited space, but realized it would take me a year to fully upload, because of the (lack of) upload speed.

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #16 on: January 19, 2013, 03:54:38 PM »
I don't think I would want anything to do with 'kim dotcom'.

http://www.wired.com.../2012/01/kim-dotcom/

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #17 on: February 10, 2013, 11:17:44 AM »

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Bitcasa
« Reply #18 on: February 10, 2013, 04:34:18 PM »
It's hard to take seriously any data storage service that encourages you to use your Facebook or Twitter login info.

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #19 on: February 10, 2013, 05:14:16 PM »
I don't think I would want anything to do with 'kim dotcom'.

http://www.wired.com.../2012/01/kim-dotcom/

It takes a certain kind of reckless genius to set up stunts like that. I'm noticing the surprising lack of lawsuits in the story so far. Oh wait! This might be an honorable mention in the Flowchart thread!

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #20 on: February 10, 2013, 07:27:38 PM »
Get 50GB free at Box.com

Thanks for the tip!

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #21 on: February 11, 2013, 04:21:49 AM »
I just signed up for Dropbox, and just by adding it to a second computer, my blackberry phone, my android tablet and sharing a folder it bumped up from 2Gb of storage to 50.25Gb of storage for free !!!

If anyone wants to sign up for dropbox use http://db.tt/s3OXypcQ to sign up and I will get some more free space!!!
« Last Edit: February 11, 2013, 04:35:32 AM by Carol Haynes »

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #22 on: February 11, 2013, 07:04:02 AM »
I just signed up for Dropbox, and just by adding it to a second computer, my blackberry phone, my android tablet and sharing a folder it bumped up from 2Gb of storage to 50.25Gb of storage for free !!!

Hm, as someone who has used Dropbox's free service of 2.00 GB on several PCs, iPods and iPads for years, I feel somewhat undervalued now... :(

I just checked on my iPad and to upgrade to Dropbox Pro 100 (with 100GB), they're asking me to pay the princely sum of GBP69.99 (per year!). How likely am I to do that if I can sign up for 100GB for free in no time with Box.com and Mega?

On the other hand they must have figured that I'm a cheapskate, if I haven't upgraded for this long... Although if they had made me a decent offer, I'd still prefer to keep all my stuff in one place. But not for 70 quid a year...

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #23 on: February 11, 2013, 09:10:39 AM »
I just signed up for Dropbox, and just by adding it to a second computer, my blackberry phone, my android tablet and sharing a folder it bumped up from 2Gb of storage to 50.25Gb of storage for free !!!

I dont understand that - is that a special offer at the moment Carol? (Til recently they gave 500mb per referral. Hmm, that's still all they're offering me - and I dont see anything else much - minor amounts for selling yourself via twitter FB)
Tom

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Re: free web storage service that offers the biggest amount of data?
« Reply #24 on: February 11, 2013, 02:42:28 PM »
Check this out tomos.

HTC/Samsung Bonus Space

https://forums.dropb...m/topic.php?id=63260