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.
Microsoft Edge for Android and iOS Now Available to All
Microsoft today said its Edge browser for Android and iOS has exited preview and is now available as a final, public application. Microsoft Edge for mobile devices ports over popular desktop features, include Favorites, Reading List, New Tab Page, and Reading View.
Skype Now Lets You Dress Up Your Photos with Stickers and Effects
Skype has updated its mobile app with new tools for customizing pictures similar to Instagram and Snapchat. The photo effects include face stickers, captions, celebrity lookalikes, location and weather, and face swaps for adding a dash of whimsy to shared images.
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.