Tag: OneDrive

Microsoft Is Trying To Steal Dropbox, Google Customers With OneDrive Deal: What You Need To Know

Microsoft has revealed a new deal for users currently under competing cloud storage services. Businesses can now switch to OneDrive for free and use it until their contract with a competing service ends.

Microsoft February 7, 2018

Authentication Issue Hits Microsoft Outlook, OneDrive, Skype Once Again

Microsoft services encountered issues as many users were unable to access their accounts in Outlook, OneDrive, and Xbox Live. This comes days after a similar problem prevented people from signing into their cloud services.

Microsoft March 22, 2017

Microsoft OneDrive Ads Are Showing Up On Windows 10’s File Explorer And Users Aren’t Happy

Users are growing upset about reported sightings of Microsoft’s self-promotion for its cloud service OneDrive on Windows 10’s File Explorer. The new ad follows a similar string of placements in the past.

Apps/Software March 10, 2017

Microsoft Outs OneDrive Roadmap For Businesses: SharePoint Online Sync, Placeholders Coming Back And More

Microsoft announced sweeping changes to its OneDrive and SharePoint services during its Ignite conference. The company also released a roadmap of the changes for business users, including the schedule of their respective release.

Microsoft September 29, 2016

Microsoft Agrees To Preload Office, OneDrive And Skype Apps In Lenovo Android Devices

Microsoft Office, Skype and OneDrive will be pre-installed in millions of select Lenovo devices that run the Android OS. Lenovo has yet to announce exactly which mobile devices will have Microsoft apps baked into their system, but the deal will also cover Motorola gadgets.

Apps/Software August 23, 2016

Microsoft Will Officially Reduce OneDrive Free Storage From 15 GB To 5 GB In July

OneDrive users not subscribed to Office 365 will have their free storage space allowance reduced from 15 GB to 5 GB starting July 27, according to Microsoft. Access to the free 15 GB 'camera roll bonus' will also be removed.

Apps/Software April 24, 2016

OneDrive Makes Life Easier For You When Downloading Multiple Images And Videos

Microsoft's OneDrive has been updated to version 6.13.1. The new update includes bug fixes and an all-new feature that will make the app more efficient for document processing on the go.

Apps/Software April 4, 2016

Base Microsoft OneDrive Storage Drops To 5GB End Of January: Here's How To Keep Your 15GB Free OneDrive Storage

Microsoft is downgrading the amount of free storage available to OneDrive users from 15 GB to 5 GB. However, users can keep their storage by signing up on a dedicated website, but they will have to do so this weekend.

Internet January 30, 2016

Microsoft To Begin Warning Email Users Of Suspected Government Hacking

With the announcement, the company will take the extra step to let users know if they have evidence that their cyber attacker is 'state-sponsored,' working on behalf of a country.

Apps/Software December 31, 2015

Microsoft Backtracks On OneDrive Downgrades, Lets Users Keep 15 GB Free Storage – But With A Catch

Microsoft has announced that it is letting users keep their 15 GB of free storage as opposed to what it laid out in November. Here's what users need to do, though, to keep their storage.

Apps/Software December 12, 2015

Amazon Offers Unlimited Cloud Storage For $5 Per Year: How This Compares To OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive And More

Amazon is offering a massive discount on Cloud Drive subscription fee. Customers can pay $5 for one year and get unlimited cloud storage for a year.

Internet November 30, 2015

Unlimited No More: Microsoft Sets Limits To OneDrive Storage Of Office 365 Users

Just over a year ago, Microsoft decided to provide Office 365 subscribers with unlimited OneDrive storage. The company is now taking back the decision, with Microsoft citing the reason of abusive users for the changes.

Apps/Software November 3, 2015

Microsoft Office 2016 Might Launch Sept. 22: Report

A date has been set for the launch of Office 2016, but Microsoft hasn't officially confirmed pricing and availability for the productivity suite.

Apps/Software August 25, 2015

OneDrive Now Lets You Know If Other Users Edit Your Shared Files

Microsoft's OneDrive cloud service has received a new update that facilitates working with others, and will notify you when someone else edits a shared file. The update brings other neat options as well.

Apps/Software August 12, 2015

Microsoft Plays Knight In Shining Armor As In Battle Against Revenge Porn

Microsoft is introducing a tool that will let victims of revenge porn request the removal of links from Bing, OneDrive and Xbox Live. This is the latest of the company's efforts to curb revenge porn, in which sexually explicit pictures of people are shared without their consent.

Internet July 23, 2015

How To Get Ready For Windows 10: A Guide For Gamers

Are you ready for Windows 10? The new Microsoft OS is launching on July 29 and is bringing along a bunch of exciting new features for PC gamers.

Apps/Software July 23, 2015

Google Sidesteps Microsoft OneDrive With Drive Office Plugin

Google has released a plugin for Drive that lets Microsoft Office communicate directly with a user's Google Drive folder, allowing users to open and save files stored in Drive directly from Office.

Apps/Software July 22, 2015

Microsoft's Cross-Device Cloud-Based Clipboard App Lets Users 'Copy Once, Paste Anywhere'

Microsoft is testing a new app called OneClip, which will allow users to copy and paste text across different platforms. It's likely to come out alongside Windows 10.

Apps/Software May 24, 2015

1,500 iOS Apps With AFNetworking Flaw Making Your iPhone And iPad Prone To Hacking

iOS apps using a flawed open-source code library could be vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks by hackers who want your private information.

Apps/Software April 22, 2015

Microsoft Updates OneDrive App So You Can View And Search Photos On Apple Watch

Microsoft recently updated its OneDrive app for iOS users, which allows for viewing of cloud-based photos on their Apple Watch. In addition to viewing photos, users can also find photos according to tags and delete photos from the Watch.

Apps/Software April 21, 2015

What's The Best Cloud Storage Service: Amazon Cloud Drive vs. Google Drive For Work vs. Dropbox vs. OneDrive

Thinking of moving your files to the cloud? You're not alone. Here is how to choose the best cloud storage service that's right for you.

Internet March 27, 2015

Microsoft Seals Deal With Samsung, Dell, Other OEMs To Preinstall Apps In Android Tablets

With Windows Phone owning an almost non-existent part of the mobile market, Microsoft looks to other platforms to sell its software.

Business March 24, 2015

Microsoft Outs Office 2016 Preview For Mac: What's New And How To Download

Office 2016 for Mac is available for preview and touts some nice new features and updates to familiar productivity tools. The preview, however, will only run on Yosemite.

Apps/Software March 7, 2015

Microsoft Rolls Out Affordable Lumia 640 Lumia 640 XL: Here's What They Can Offer

Microsoft doesn't have a new flagship smartphone, but it hopes its software can attract business users to buy one of its new mid-tier handsets.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 3, 2015

If You're A Dropbox User, You Can Get 100GB Free OneDrive Storage: Here's How

In a bid to entice consumers to shift to OneDrive, Microsoft is offering existing Dropbox users free 100GB storage space for a year on the company's own cloud storage service.

Internet February 20, 2015

$200 Million: Amount Microsoft Dumped to Buy Email Client Acompli (and Here's Why)

Microsoft spends $200 million on an interesting new acquisition that will help the Windows maker position itself as the cloud provider of choice.

Business December 2, 2014

Rivals Microsoft and Dropbox shake hands: Cloud Office apps will never be the same again

Microsoft and Dropbox collaborate in the most unholy of partnerships by integrating Office apps with Dropbox cloud storage. Now, users can edit their Word, Excel and PowerPoint files right from Dropbox.

Deals November 5, 2014

Microsoft, Dropbox forge storage partnership that may illustrate more than just collaboration

Microsoft and Dropbox are partnering in an attempt to offer Dropbox users better support for Microsoft products and Dropbox users greater Microsoft support. It's a surprising move by Microsoft given its increasing push to the cloud.

Internet November 4, 2014

Microsoft updates Outlook for Mac, new Office arriving next year

Microsoft lures the Apple faithful into Office 365 subscriptions with a tightening up of its release schedule of Office programs for Mac. To kick things off, Microsoft is delivering an updated version of Outlook for Mac.

Computers October 31, 2014

Want unlimited cloud storage? Sign up for a Microsoft Office 365 subscription

Microsoft is providing Office 365 subscribers an early Christmas present. The company is rolling out unlimited OneDrive storage to members over the coming months.

Apps/Software October 29, 2014

Microsoft offers all-you-can-use storage with Office 365. Take that, Google

Office 365 will include unlimited storage space as Microsoft begins washing away the tiers that once divided its OneDrive service. The move comes after Microsoft reported growth to investors regarding its cloud services.

Apps/Software October 27, 2014

Microsoft aims to sway Office critics with streamlined presentation tool

Microsoft introduces the newest member of its Office family. Sway adds a coat of professional polish to presentations and simplifies the design process.

Apps/Software October 1, 2014

Microsoft is giving away 30GB free OneDrive cloud storage to iPhone and iPad users: Upgrading to iOS 8 just got easier

iPhone and iPad users who are finding it difficult to upgrade to iOS 8 due to storage limits, can now find relief in Microsoft OneDrive as the software giant has come out to help.

Internet September 23, 2014

Microsoft OneDrive Android apps sees consolidation of consumer and enterprise editions

Microsoft unifies the OneDrive experience on Android devices, though business and pleasure are still kept separate. The iOS and Windows Phone version of the app also received updates, but unification is still a few months away.

Apps/Software August 28, 2014

Microsoft followed Google by tipping off police about child porn user on OneDrive

Another child porn culprit is now in prison after being caught by Microsoft with child abuse related images on his OneDrive account. The software giant used a technology called PhotoDNA to help with the find.

Internet August 9, 2014

Microsoft OneDrive cloud service app now available for Amazon's Fire Phone and Kindle Fire

Microsoft has done the unthinkable by making its OneDrive app available on every major platform. The software manufacturer is so far the only company that supports every major platform with its cloud storage app.

Apps/Software August 7, 2014

Microsoft adds extra encryption methods to and OneDrive: NSA proof?

With the NSA and Heartbleed debacle still hot in our memories, Microsoft finally encrypted and OneDrive connections. The company is the latest to act against the spy agency.

Internet July 4, 2014

Microsoft OneDrive free space now 15GB, Office 365 users get 1TB: Cloud storage war brewing?

Microsoft is increasing storage limits and lowering prices for its OneDrive cloud storage service in order to stay competitive with Google Drive and others.

Business Tech June 24, 2014

Apple joins Cloud Wars with iCloud Drive: Will it survive?

Apple isn't going to sit around while the cloud market disappears. This is why the giant from Cupertino launched its new iCloud Drive service, designed for cloud storage and computing.

Internet June 10, 2014

Microsoft releases Office for iPad: Top 5 things you must know before you download it

Before you get quick on downloading Microsoft Office for iPad, you might as well check out these five things about it so you know what you can expect once you finally have it in your iOS tablet.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 31, 2014

Skype is shutting down Qik on April 20: Why is this happening and what users need to know

One product must go so one can be improved and that seems to be the reason why the end of Qik is near. The once popular app breathes its last breath of freedom.

Apps/Software March 20, 2014

Google Drive price cuts signal start of Cloud Storage Wars - What will Dropbox and OneDrive do?

The Cloud Storage Wars have begun. Google cuts its price for cloud storage subscriptions on Google Drive by as much as 80 percent on Thursday. How will Dropbox and OneDrive respond?

Business Tech March 15, 2014

Office Web Apps reincarnates as Office Online: What you should know

Microsoft has renamed Office Web Apps as Office Online and tweaked the service for a more cohesive user experience.

Apps/Software February 23, 2014

Microsoft lures cloud users to OneDrive with free 100GB storage

Microsoft threw a big punch at competitors by giving users a chance to get 100GB of free storage upon its launch.

Internet February 22, 2014

OneDrive to rule them all - Microsoft aims to take out Dropbox with rebranded cloud storage

Microsoft made the transition from SkyDrive to OneDrive official today. The company is offering many incentives to users in hopes that they switch over to OneDrive.

Apps/Software February 19, 2014

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