When Apple announced that it would finally provide iPad users with access to the file system, I had one question: Would Microsoft make OneDrive available via this new interface?
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The recently-leaked Windows 10 Insider Preview build 16212 includes a dire warning for File History users: This feature is no longer supported. I think I know why this happening.
Today, Microsoft unveiled a new sharing interface for OneDrive on Windows and Mac at its SharePoint Virtual Summit.
Microsoft reached out to me this morning to discuss a nice change coming to Skype notifications in Outlook.com and OneDrive on the web. These notifications are now much more configurable.
Microsoft announced today that it will include a long-awaited replacement for OneDrive placeholders in the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
Buried in a set of somewhat confusing announcements last week, Microsoft revealed that it is changing how it supports traditional versions of Office moving forward. Is this the end of Microsoft Office as we know it?
Google revealed today that it is adding a placeholders-like feature to its Google Drive sync clients for PC and Mac. But perhaps only for businesses.
Those seeking to bring their old photo collections into the digital age face numerous challenges. Here are a few thoughts about this process.
Microsoft has responded to a reader query about OneDrive and its resiliency against ransomware. And they've got good news.
While you can easily configure and use your Microsoft account on Windows, Android, and iOS, the Mac requires a bit more work.
Microsoft has fixed the inability to disable Skype notification sounds in its websites, and in doing so, they may have just saved my sanity as well.
If you're anything like me, your Microsoft account is the core of your online identity. It's time for a check-up.
Here's a New Year's Resolution to embrace: It's time to take control of your online identity, which is comprised of multiple accounts.
In 2016, Microsoft took decisive steps away from its traditional roots and embraced a more open future in the cloud.
Today: Fixing a "stuck" Windows Update on Windows 7, coming OneDrive UI is an exact copy of Dropbox, and a Lumia 950 sale.
Codenamed "Scribbler," Microsoft OneNote was announced at COMDEX 2002 and would ship as part of Office 2003. I've been using it ever since.
OneNote is the best note-taking solution in the world, and it's available for free for everyone. Here are a few tips for getting started.
At Ignite this week in Atlanta, Microsoft teased a new feature for OneDrive that looks very similar to placeholders; a feature users loved when it was available with Windows 8.
Last night, Microsoft updated OneDrive for iOS, providing iPhone and iPad users with a new files-centric user interface, folder sharing for work and school accounts, and more.
While Mac users aren't exactly known for saving money, a recent price hike at Evernote has some users scrambling for a more affordable alternative. And now Microsoft is offering them a way out, courtesy of its OneNote Importer tool.
For over two weeks now, I've secretly made a major change to my daily workflow and have been using as many Microsoft mobile apps on PC, tablet, and smartphone as possible. And my relative levels of success speak volumes, I think, to the state of Microsoft's mobile efforts here in mid-2016.
For over a year now, I've been recommending Google Photos as the ideal service for backing up your smartphone-based captures. But Microsoft was clearly listening, and in recent months, it's improved OneDrive to match the Google Photos features I enjoy so much.
While I often focus on the gadgets and other hardware I use when traveling, I've also come to rely on a number of mobile apps and services. Here are a few that have proven invaluable on my current trip to Paris.
Stung by the superior functionality in services like Google Photos, Microsoft has begun to improve OneDrive to follow suit. And one Google Photos-like feature I've started noticing in recent days---automatic photo albums---is just one of a handful of recent OneDrive updates.
This is a bit random, but three readers have asked me the same question over the past week: What do I use to backup my PCs? It's a great question.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Microsoft won't force you to use Cortana on Xbox One, Microsoft starts downgrading OneDrive's free storage to 5GB, the new Moto G is now available, and Nintendo is releasing a mini Collector’s Edition NES that includes 30 classic games