What a lovely URL.......
Google Drive has turned on a feature that lets the cloud storage service become a limited web host. It's long been possible to allow others to access data stored in the service, which can produce a URL for files. The new tweak means it's possible to ask for a “Preview” of an HTML file stored in Google Drive. Doing so renders …
What a lovely URL.......
Wonder how many people felt socially engineered enough to click on the "OK" button...
The max size of the minefield is 50X50 with 500 mines. I wanted infiniti. Just more proof that Google is evil.
Oh the web hosting thing.
I'm sure this service will be a useful way to host phishing websites to get peoples Google logins so thumbs up to Google!
> "Dodging dog turds while blindfold AKA Minesweeper!"
I take it basic arithmetic isn't your strong suit? That's what those little numbers are for in the game - so you aren't poking around blindly.
Basic arthmatic? Yeah cos that comes in handy when you lose on the first go dont it! No sorry but that game is silly and dull.
Similar functionality has been available on Dropbox for a long time.
Many companies prohibit access to google drive, so you get connection refused. All in all I would suggest this is not the best platform for hosting a website, unless it's for specific people e.g. a photographer sharing a link with his client.
Companies block access to Google Drive? What is so objectionable about Google Drive that they would block their employees from accessing it??
Companies that don't want their employees to be able to simply upload 5GB of company data to work on at home?
from the “buckets” it uses to contain files.
If cloud-based storage of personal information fills you with fear, knowing that one provider stores your information in buckets is hardly reassuring.
It should be impossible to hit a mine on the first click... fail.
Of course Google has had a web hosting service for some time now. It's called Google Sites, and it's kinda nice actually; I use it to host files for my blogs and the odd web page.
Since nobody ever talks about it I suspected it would be sent to the gallows someday; could this be it?
"The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about"
And he's probably spinning in his grave right now, for associating him with Google - the antithesis of his own admittedly-loose moral code.
Had to restart Firefox after that page locked it up. Was that the intention?
This is breaking news. Once Minesweeper goes SaaS Microsoft is finished.
AWS has had a free tier for while now, even S3, so I don't know what virtue a GDrive free HTML hosting has over it.
...and get free source control built in!
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