Microsoft Announces SkyDrive for Android App
Microsoft today rolled out a number of changes to its SkyDrive online storage service. Among the new features headed to Microsoft's cloud syncing service is a refreshed design for desktop and tablet browsers; faster performance for the Windows and Mac OS clients; and improved APIs for developers. Microsoft also announced that it is soon going to release a version of SkyDrive that is compatible with Google's Android platform. Users of Android devices will be able to access, upload, and share photos, files, and other data to and from their Android phones. SkyDrive for Android is due to arrive in the next several weeks.
Microsoft Adds PayPal 'Send Money' Tool to Skype
Microsoft today said the latest version of Skype for Android and iOS devices makes it possible to send funds to other Skype users via PayPal. Users will be able to send money through PayPal without leaving the Skype app.
Microsoft Releases New Office Apps for Android Smartphones
Microsoft today released a preview version of Office for Android smartphones. The latest renditions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint closely match those available to the iPhone.
Microsoft Office for Windows 10 Hits Phones This Month
Microsoft today said Office Universal apps will be available to the Windows 10 platform for phones by the end of the month. The Office Universal apps work across desktop, tablet, and handset form factors.
Microsoft to Let Developers Add OneDrive to Their Apps
Microsoft today released an API for its cloud-based OneDrive storage service. The API will allow third-party app developers to add OneDrive access and features, such as file retrieval and uploads, to their own applications.