Microsoft Updates OneDrive for Android and On the Web
Microsoft today released a significant update to its OneDrive cloud storage service. The Android application, which now stands at version 2.5, lets users share files and folders through an invitation, link, or through other apps. OneDrive also lets users update their viewing and editing preferences, select multiple files for download, and move/sort files and folders. The desktop version of OneDrive gains expanded views of photos, assignable cover photos, and direct video publishing to Facebook. OneDrive for Android is free to download from the Google Play Store. It offers 7GB of online storage at no charge, but users can pay for more storage if they wish.
OneDrive for Windows Grabs New Security Features
Microsoft today released a modest update to its OneDrive application for Windows Phone handsets. OneDrive now allows users to sign in with multiple Microsoft accounts on a single device.
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.
OneDrive for Android Now Supports Video Streaming
Microsoft recently updated its OneDrive application for the Android platform with improved support for video content. OneDrive users can now stream videos stored online without leaving the OneDrive 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.