Author Topic: Best options for Online storage? OneDrive? Google Storage?  (Read 290 times)

Offline myi

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 20K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: Feb 2015
  • Posts: 21479
  • Total likes: 1699
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 316
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: InMyPants! 🙈
  • Programs: 2Many2List!
Best options for Online storage? OneDrive? Google Storage?
« on: November 20, 2021, 11:07:39 PM »
    Couldn't seem to find any recent threads. So starting another one.
  Today all the new phones seem to have removed the SD Slot.
 Now that leaves me with 2 options.
 1. Backup everything to a SSD?
 2. Or buy storage with One drive or Google.

   I wouldn't mind a storage plan with Google as my current email is Gmail and to keep everything together in one place that would be my best option. Though It seems that OneDrive is much better priced.
  For example a 15 month Family subscription with 6gb, allowing for 6 people with each their own 1gb for $89.99 from Costco.  Now dividing that by 6 you come out to around 1$ a month and $15 for 15 months.
    This Pop-up on my laptop triggered me to start this thread. How many of you guys took this offer to start? A decent price for the 1 year of storage at $50 for 6 ppl.


 And for a Google storage plan the pricing seems to be....

 What are you guys currently using? Or what's your recommendation for one that needs extra storage?

Here's the one drive offer. . .

A cool trick to get a first time deal, you can combine two subscriptions like this member posted, assuming both are on sale. And it actually works.

https://www.dansdeals.com/shopping-deals/microsoft-365-family-15-month-subscription-6-users-1tb-onedrive-storage-norton-360-just-69-99-newegg/#comment-1530858






Don't try to be someone else , be who you are because everyone else is taken.

Online Yo ssi

  • Dansdeals Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: Aug 2019
  • Posts: 4347
  • Total likes: 1420
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 44
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
_    ,
' )  /
 /  / __   _   _   o
(__/_(_)  /_)_/_)_<_
 //
(/

Offline myi

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 20K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: Feb 2015
  • Posts: 21479
  • Total likes: 1699
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 316
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: InMyPants! 🙈
  • Programs: 2Many2List!
Re: Best options for Online storage? OneDrive? Google Storage?
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2021, 11:12:41 PM »
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=5261
It didn't make sense there was no other threads. Thanks for the link.
 We can merge it...
Don't try to be someone else , be who you are because everyone else is taken.

Online aygart

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 13365
  • Total likes: 8163
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 13
    • View Profile
    • Lower Watt Energy Brokers
  • Programs: www.lowerwatt.com
Feelings don't care about your facts

Offline myi

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 20K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: Feb 2015
  • Posts: 21479
  • Total likes: 1699
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 316
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: InMyPants! 🙈
  • Programs: 2Many2List!
Re: Best options for Online storage? OneDrive? Google Storage?
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2021, 11:20:55 PM »
Half that thread is about how these are not backup
I realized that after reading though two pages.

 Though even for a mobile device?
Don't try to be someone else , be who you are because everyone else is taken.

Online yungermanchik

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Nov 2018
  • Posts: 1442
  • Total likes: 966
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
  • Location: Previous Signatures: If you chapped hana'ah from a post, like it; You think you know the answers and things are the way they seem.. it just ain't so -The Rebbe from Lublin-
Re: Best options for Online storage? OneDrive? Google Storage?
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2021, 11:24:14 PM »
I realized that after reading though two pages.

 Though even for a mobile device?
They are online storage which seems to be what you are looking for (you would've been happy with local storage) they're just not backup to ovoid hackers (if the files are that important that you feel you need to protect them, with a backup)
Small people talk about other people.
Average people talk about things
BIG PEOPLE TALK ABOUT IDEAS.

Offline myi

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 20K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: Feb 2015
  • Posts: 21479
  • Total likes: 1699
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 316
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: InMyPants! 🙈
  • Programs: 2Many2List!
Re: Best options for Online storage? OneDrive? Google Storage?
« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2021, 11:37:42 PM »
They are online storage which seems to be what you are looking for (you would've been happy with local storage) they're just not backup to ovoid hackers (if the files are that important that you feel you need to protect them, with a backup)
Nothing of importance.  Just basic photos and videos.

  Yes I get it, for those with important work emails and documents you would want a backup.

  What do you call local storage? SD card and phone internal storage? ( That's useless should I lose my phone). Hence onedrive and Google drive.

 And for hackers I would assume you would need to back it up to two separate locations?

Don't try to be someone else , be who you are because everyone else is taken.

Online yungermanchik

  • Dansdeals Lifetime Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: Nov 2018
  • Posts: 1442
  • Total likes: 966
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 0
    • View Profile
  • Location: Previous Signatures: If you chapped hana'ah from a post, like it; You think you know the answers and things are the way they seem.. it just ain't so -The Rebbe from Lublin-
Re: Best options for Online storage? OneDrive? Google Storage?
« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2021, 11:41:11 PM »

  What do you call local storage? SD card and phone internal storage? ( That's useless should I lose my phone). Hence onedrive and Google drive.

You started with...
    Today all the new phones seem to have removed the SD Slot.
 Now that leaves me with 2 options.
 ...
So, I assumed if they had come with it, you'd be OK and wouldn't be looking for alternative storage options like onedrive and Google drive.
Small people talk about other people.
Average people talk about things
BIG PEOPLE TALK ABOUT IDEAS.

Online aygart

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 10K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • *******
  • Join Date: May 2008
  • Posts: 13365
  • Total likes: 8163
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 13
    • View Profile
    • Lower Watt Energy Brokers
  • Programs: www.lowerwatt.com
Re: Best options for Online storage? OneDrive? Google Storage?
« Reply #8 on: November 21, 2021, 12:26:58 AM »
Nothing of importance.  Just basic photos and videos.

For photos and videos I recommend Amazon Photos.
Feelings don't care about your facts

Offline moko

  • Dansdeals Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: Jul 2011
  • Posts: 3324
  • Total likes: 421
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 2
    • View Profile
  • Location: BOS
Re: Best options for Online storage? OneDrive? Google Storage?
« Reply #9 on: November 21, 2021, 07:32:43 AM »
We use Google drive w/ expanddrive as well as an automatic 2x daily  local backup

Offline myi

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 20K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: Feb 2015
  • Posts: 21479
  • Total likes: 1699
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 316
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: InMyPants! 🙈
  • Programs: 2Many2List!
Re: Best options for Online storage? OneDrive? Google Storage?
« Reply #10 on: November 21, 2021, 12:50:25 PM »
You started with...So, I assumed if they had come with it, you'd be OK and wouldn't be looking for alternative storage options like onedrive and Google drive.
I hear where you were coming from.

 Though I always had everything backed up on multiple SD cards and onedrive.
 It seems only some of my photos were backed up to onedrive over the years, and now it seems it's finally full. Though it's amazing to be able to access all my photos from one place.
Don't try to be someone else , be who you are because everyone else is taken.

Offline myi

  • Dansdeals Lifetime 20K Presidential Platinum Elite
  • ********
  • Join Date: Feb 2015
  • Posts: 21479
  • Total likes: 1699
  • DansDeals.com Hat Tips 316
  • Gender: Male
    • View Profile
  • Location: InMyPants! 🙈
  • Programs: 2Many2List!
Re: Best options for Online storage? OneDrive? Google Storage?
« Reply #11 on: November 21, 2021, 12:50:39 PM »
We use Google drive w/ expanddrive as well as an automatic 2x daily  local backup
What dies that run you? ($)
Don't try to be someone else , be who you are because everyone else is taken.