Google’s paid storage gives oxygen to e-mail hoarders

by admin August 11, 2007 at 1:10 pm

First INQpressions OK but has quirks to be ironed out

SEARCH GIANT Google has begun promoting its paid storage space to users of its webmail service, GMail, starting at $20/year for six gigabytes.

GMail was introduced with the premise that you will never have to delete mail, but now Google has started peddling its “extended storage” plans to heavy users like this scribbler, in other words “e-mail hoarders”. But I don’t blame Google as, for some of us, our GMail inboxes are big giant “archives in the sky”. OK, “cloud” as Voles put it.

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