OneDrive en Thinking About Platforms and Ecosystems <div class="field-deck"> Or, how I learned to stop worrying and just move forward </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While the banner on the site you're reading says Windows, the truth is I've always used and tested a variety of non-Microsoft platforms, hardware, apps and services. I do this many times to see where the competition is with regards to Microsoft's solutions. But I'm also not shy about using non-Microsoft solutions when they're better. This isn't about cheerleading a company, which confuses some people. It's about making sure that all of us—me, you, everyone—are using the best products. So how do we choose?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud OneDrive Mobile Office Windows Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:14:00 +0000 43531 at OneDrive Updated with Support for 10 GB Files, More <div class="field-deck"> So much for that 2 GB limit </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Yikes. Microsoft announced today that its consumer-oriented OneDrive cloud storage service supports individual files of up to 10 GB each, a dramatic improvement over the previous 2 GB limit. The move comes shortly after the firm increased the storage available in the free version of the service from 7 GB to 15 GB, and it's accompanied by a number of other improvements as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows 8 Windows Phone Windows RT OneDrive Mobile Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:37:00 +0000 43421 at Consumer Apps and Services: Microsoft's Often-Overlooked Crown Jewels <div class="field-deck"> Can't we all just get along? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While Microsoft's business offerings have long dominated the conversation around the software giant, I'm increasingly excited by the firm's growing set of integrated consumer services that work via apps on all popular mobile device platforms. It is here, I think, that Microsoft's "mobile first, cloud first" mantra is most clearly seen, because the services that impact end users directly are those that make the most sense on mobile devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bing Cloud Mobile devices Xbox One Windows 8 Windows Phone Office 365 Skype Windows RT OneDrive Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:24:00 +0000 42941 at OneDrive for Android Updated with Support for OneDrive for Business <div class="field-deck"> Plus some minor updates for OneDrive for iOS and Windows Phone </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In an interesting peek at how Microsoft will evolve its OneDrive and OneDrive for Business offerings on other mobile platforms going forward, the firm today issued a new version of OneDrive for Android. And this version of the app lets you access your content in both OneDrive (for consumers) and OneDrive for Business from just the single app.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Android iOS iPad iPhone Mobile devices Windows Phone OneDrive Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:11:00 +0000 42841 at Microsoft Brings OneDrive to Amazon Fire OS Devices <div class="field-deck"> That's Kindle Fire, Fire HDX and Fire Phone for you folks keeping score at home </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Continuing the suddenly escalated pace of porting its mobile apps to Amazon's Fire OS, Microsoft announced this week that OneDrive is now available on the online retailer's Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HDX tablets and Fire Phone. Customers can now download the app from the Amazon Appstore for Android.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> FireOS Kindle Fire Mobile devices OneDrive Thu, 07 Aug 2014 08:24:00 +0000 42121 at Office Lens for Windows Phone Gets a Nice Update <div class="field-deck"> Simply incredible </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of Microsoft's most useful Windows Phone apps just got even better: Office Lens, which is like having a portable scanner in your pocket, now sports improved document scans and, better still, the ability to customize where scans are stored in OneNote.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> OneNote Windows Phone 8 Windows Phone 8.1 Windows Phone Office 365 OneDrive Office Wed, 06 Aug 2014 09:44:00 +0000 42081 at Office 365 Home and Personal Subscribers Get 1 TB of Free OneDrive Storage Starting Today <div class="field-deck"> A lot of room in which to play </div> <div class="node-body article-body">You've waited patiently. Well, you've waited. And today is the (first) day: Microsoft has finally opened up the promised 1 TB of additional OneDrive cloud storage for customers who subscribe to Office 365 Home or Personal. Now, you just need to fill it up.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Office 365 OneDrive Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:09:00 +0000 41171 at, OneDrive Gain Encryption Protection <div class="field-deck"> Take that, NSA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft today announced that it has enabled encryption protection on its consumer-oriented and OneDrive online services. These changes will help better protect customer data from electronic snooping and theft ... by governmental agencies including the NSA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> OneDrive Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:57:00 +0000 40691 at Sleeping with the Enemy: Google + Microsoft Office <div class="field-deck"> Can Google succeed where Netscape, Linux and others have failed? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As you might expect, this week's Google I/O conference has triggered a reevaluation of the search giant's many products and services, especially those that compete directly with Microsoft. And while Google didn't mention "Microsoft" almost at all, the word "Office" was bandied about quite a bit. What is Google up to here?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Google Google Docs Office 2013 Office 365 Office 365 OneDrive Office Sun, 29 Jun 2014 14:16:00 +0000 40621 at Microsoft Updates OneDrive Apps for Android, iOS <div class="field-deck"> Mo' OneDrive for all </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Following in the footsteps of this week's announcement about dramatically increased OneDrive storage for individuals, Microsoft today released new versions of the OneDrive apps for both Android and iOS. These updates make it easier for users to get your phone-based photos (and videos) into OneDrive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Android iOS iPhone Mobile devices OneDrive Wed, 25 Jun 2014 20:29:00 +0000 40501 at