Updated SkyDrive App Gives WP8 More Granular File Control
Microsoft has updated its SkyDrive application for both the Windows Phone and Android platforms. The new version for Windows Phone lets users search their SkyDrive files and folders, as well as control photo upload and download sizes. The accompanying desktop version of SkyDrive lets users choose files to sync more selectively. The new Android version can now upload all file types from microSD storage cards, rename SkyDrive folders and files, and set custom sort orders. SkyDrive is a free download and can be updated via the Windows Phone Store and Google Play Store.
Google Eases Drive Functionality for Android
Google today updated its Google Drive application for Android devices with some user-requested features that help the app perform more seamlessly. For example, users who preview files in Drive can open the file directly in their favorite editing program from the preview screen.
Skype Makes Sharing Files Less Painful
Skype recently updated its mobile and desktop apps to improve the file-sharing experience. To start, Skype users can now send files up to 300 MB to friends and family through the app.
Microsoft's Hyperlapse App Now Works with All Lumias
Microsoft recently updated its Hyperlapse time-lapse application for Windows Phone and Android devices. The Windows Phone version of Hyperlapse is now compatible with all Lumia handsets.
Microsoft Ports OneNote to Android Wear
Microsoft today updated its OneNote application to support Google's Android Wear platform. The app allows Android Wear owners to wake their device and use OneNote to dictate notes that are saved on the host Android smartphone.