Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service provided by Google, released on April 24, 2012, which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing. Google Drive is now the home of Google Docs, a suite of productivity applications, that offer collaborative editing on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more. Rumors about Google Drive began circulating as early as March 2006. Files shared publicly on Google Drive can be searched with engines like Open Drive. Google Drive lets you store and access your files anywhere -- on the web, on your hard drive, or on the go.