Google Drive is down. Go tell your boss you can’t get anything else done today, so you might as well take off early.
Or, you can be a sucker like me, sitting patiently as Drive continues “trying to connect” as it’s done for the last 40-plus minutes or so. I first noticed an issue around 11:40am PT as I worked on a Google Drive Doc. The connection cut out, it tried “Reconnecting” for a little while, and now it’s in a constant swirl of connecting attempts.
It wasn’t just me: Users on Twitter noted the outage, and a check of Google’s Apps Status Dashboard reveals