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's Files Go File Management App Gains Search Tools
Google today updated Files Go for Android devices and introduced several new features to the file management app. Files Go on Android now supports file search.
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.
Google Launches Multi-Purpose File-Wrangling App
Google today released the final version of Files Go, its new file-management app for Android. The app serves multiple purposes: it includes a file browser, local file transfer tool, and a tool to help free up storage on your phone.