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 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.
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 Adds OneDrive Streaming to Android and iOS Xbox Music Apps
Microsoft has rolled out updates to the Android and iOS Xbox Music apps that adds the ability to stream music stored in OneDrive. The free feature doesn't require a subscription, so people can upload songs to OneDrive and stream them to their Android or iOS device.