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OneDrive: The new global name for SkyDrive, as Microsoft adheres to court order

OneDrive: The new global name for SkyDrive, as Microsoft adheres to court order

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Microsoft has changed the name of its SkyDrive cloud service to OneDrive, after a UK court found in June 2013 that the original name infringed on a trademark owned by British broadcaster and network BSkyB. Microsoft agreed to change the name without... >>

Microsoft gifts 20GB of SkyDrive storage to all Windows Phone users

Microsoft gifts 20GB of SkyDrive storage to all Windows Phone users

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With Christmas cheer in mind, Microsoft has gifted an extra 20GB of SkyDrive space to all Windows Phone users.  Users will have until the end of January to redeem their gift, which lasts for one year, according to Microsoft. This will be good for users... >>

SkyDrive for iOS update finally adds camera backups

SkyDrive for iOS update finally adds camera backups

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Microsoft has released new updates for the SkyDrive for iOS app and SkyDrive.com, which include iOS camera roll back-up for photos, integration with both Office for iPhone and OneNote, and a new mobile app look that echoes the iOS 7 aesthetic. Windows... >>

Microsoft announces system-wide SkyDrive integration inside Xbox One

Microsoft announces system-wide SkyDrive integration inside Xbox One

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Microsoft announced the Xbox One will ship with system-wide SkyDrive integration when it becomes available 22 November. The new integration will take SkyDrive past the Xbox 360's app, and extend it to ability to open photo albums from channels in the... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #138 - The return

Pocket-lint Podcast #138 - The return

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Hurrah and huzzah. The Pocket-lint Podcast returns with new opening music and a more laidback approach, but with the same amount of tech knowledge and love that we've always put into each episode since its debut over three years ago. As we've been away... >>

SkyDrive in Windows 8.1 will OCR search for text within photos

SkyDrive in Windows 8.1 will OCR search for text within photos

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Microsoft has already announced that SkyDrive will get optical character recognition, but the company has just now confirmed the feature will roll out over the coming weeks and arrive for Windows 8.1′s Smart Search. Bing powers the OCR feature in SkyDrive,... >>

Big saver? Microsoft adds 200GB storage plan to SkyDrive

Big saver? Microsoft adds 200GB storage plan to SkyDrive

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Following Microsoft's Surface 2 event, the company has unveiled a new storage option on its SkyDrive service for the big file savers of the web. The new SkyDrive plan offers users 200GB of space for $100, which should come in handy for the service's deep-integration... >>

Microsoft to change name of SkyDrive after losing Sky trademark battle

Microsoft to change name of SkyDrive after losing Sky trademark battle

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Microsoft has agreed to change the name of its cloud storage service SkyDrive after a UK court ruled that it infringed on a trademark owned by BSkyB. The British Sky Broadcasting Group won its battle with the software giant after claiming that the SkyDrive... >>

Microsoft updates SkyDrive.com with support for GIFs, high DPI and better sharing

Microsoft updates SkyDrive.com with support for GIFs, high DPI and better sharing

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Microsoft recently updated SkyDrive in Windows 8.1 with the one-step ability to make folders and files available offline across all devices. Now the company has rolled out a handful of new features for SkyDrive.com. Announcing it on Tuesday, Microsoft... >>

Microsoft updates SkyDrive in Windows 8.1 with offline access to files

Microsoft updates SkyDrive in Windows 8.1 with offline access to files

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Microsoft has ousted the internet from cloud-based storage, updating SkyDrive in Windows 8.1 with the one-step ability to make folders and files available offline across all devices. SkyDrive - which debuted in 2007 as Windows Live Folders - is a file-hosting... >>