Google 1 Terabyte Email

Just thought I'd pass this along. The email wars continue.
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  1. What, google will give you 1Tb of storage? that's just Stupid. I only have an 80Gb HDD, FGS.

    Hang on, just checked <A HREF="http://gmail.google.com/gmail/help/about.html" target="_new">G-mail's Site</A> and it says
    Quote:
    Gmail is a free, search-based webmail service that includes 1,000 megabytes (1 gigabyte) of storage

    . Not 1 Tb. Or am I looking at the wrong google e-mail? :eek:

    That said, 1Gb of e-mail storage is still ridiculous.

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  2. Here is the link to the article that addresses this:

    http://news.com.com/2100-1024_3-5215599.html
  3. <A HREF="http://news.com.com/2100-1024_3-5215599.html" target="_new">Clickomatic for the people</A>
    Thanks for the link.

    I can't believe they're actually going to offer 1 Terabyte for free. This has got to be either a cock-up somewhere or they're simply gambling that no-one is actually going to use it, which makes it a marketing excercise. Although I notice that google declined to comment, according to that article.

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  4. It's a typo. Hardwareboss did it.

    It's ***just*** 1GB, not 1TB. But they better have a lot of TB of server space, 'cause many people will join!!!

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  5. Oh no!

    I checked!

    Some accounts have 1TB limit!

    That doesn't even make sense! Noone needs that much space at all......... It's like saying, 'here's your 100TB HDD' - heck, I don't need that much space!'

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  6. Yahoo id giving 100MB free email plus unlimited on pay service.
  7. Quote:
    It's like saying, 'here's your 100TB HDD'

    Hey, if someone's going to give me a 100TB HDD, I'll happily have it :smile: .

    That said though, after careful consideration, I belive the 1Tb limit is <b><font color=blue>N</font color=blue><font color=red>U</font color=red><font color=green>T</font color=green><font color=yellow>S</font color=yellow>!</b>

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  8. The al Qaeda have been making full use of Yahoo's free 100MB I hear in the news!!

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  9. Ummm, they might as well give me a HDD with a few gigabytes per second of read/write speed (like memory), never mind 100TB. Access speed is still much more interesting than capacity!...

    Or just imagine caching the whole OS in memory! 2GB of address space for the whole OS, reading any OS data in like 5GB/s... 100 times faster than HDDs!

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  10. Question: when will google make this service available?

    When will beta testing end?

    When will they go official?

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  11. LOL Mes are you wacked in the head?

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  12. No release date from Google yet. On the 1000MB free email. Lycos launched their 1GB email at $7 US per month.
  13. Your saying most poeple will not need that much. But look at as a company needs it. Let say a computer comany or a company like walmart. Where they have tons of email.

    Only thing I can think of who would need that much.
  14. >Oh no!
    >I checked!
    >Some accounts have 1TB limit!

    Check again :)
    Quote:
    "It was a bug. We are working to fix it," said Google spokesman Nate Tyler. "Gmail offers users 1 gigabyte of storage."


    Anyway, with my current ISP I'm limited to 20 GB traffic per month, only 15% (3 GB) of which is upload, so it would take me almost exactly a year just fill up 1 TB :) Provided I had enough data in he first place. 100 GB would be nice though, to store my collection of XviD DVD rips :)

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  15. It's gone now.... 1 GB again

    was only for a short period

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  16. They should just follow their name and give us a googlebyte.

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  17. Googlebyte?

    So what's a google..

    I believe it's a 1 with 30 ... 0's

    1000000000000000000000000000000

    How about a google-plex

    I think that is a google to the googelth power

    in other words

    1000000000000000000000000000000

    x

    1000000000000000000000000000000

    but keep on doing that for a google amount of times.


    That's one big a$$ number... but to hell with that if i'm leaveing yahoo mail I want a google-plex worth of terabyte's. Now that would be some kick a$$ storage space.

    If I glanced at a spilt box of tooth picks on the floor, could I tell you how many are in the pile. Not a chance, But then again I don't have to buy my underware at Kmart.
  18. GMail not Google mail. Yes for googlebyte.
  19. KB = 2^10 = 1024 bytes
    MB = 2^20 = 1024*1024=1 048 576 bytes
    GB = 2^30 = 1 073 741 824 bytes
    TB = 2^40 = 1 099 511 627 776 bytes

    <b><font color=blue>G</font color=blue><font color=red>o</font color=red><font color=yellow>o</font color=yellow><font color=blue>g</font color=blue><font color=green>l</font color=green><font color=red>e</font color=red>byte</b>= 2^((2^40)!)!

    Now that would be big.

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  20. Thanks for breaking that down for us.
  21. Sir, I accept ur challenge. Given enough time, any size HDD can be filled to max with porn! If need be, I'll make my own kinky fcuked up movies.

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