All items tagged with "SkyDrive"

Wrangle Your Whole Family’s Photos Into One Place Automatically Using Photosync 2.0 [How To]

Set this once, and all your iPhone pictures will be auto-filed whenever you arrive home.

Set this once, and all your iPhone pictures will be auto-filed whenever you arrive home.

This post is as much for our Dear Leader Leander Kahney as much as it is for you, our wonderful and ever-curious reader. It solves a problem Leander struggled with for a full thirty seconds before tossing it to us minions in the Cult of Mac HipChat room.

The problem: How to get all the photos snapped by Leander’s twelve or so children into the same Photo Stream on the main family iMac.

For the solution, read on. Hint: it doesn’t need Photo Stream, and it uses a great feature of PhotoSync v2.0.

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Microsoft’s SkyDrive Tweets Special Offer To Former MobileMe Members

Et tu, Microsoft?

Et tu, Microsoft?

The cloud storage wars continue with a new tweet from Microsoft’s SkyDrive Twitter account. The service, typically offering seven gigabytes of online storage for free, just made an offer Apple’s jilted MobileMe members might not be able to refuse.

In a tweet today, @SkyDrive offered anyone who could forward the Apple downgrade email to a special SkyDrive email address would receive an extra 15GB of Microsoft’s own cloud storage system for one year for free.

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AudioBox Streams Music To Your iPhone From Almost Any Cloud-Based Storage Locker

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If you’ve got your music stored in the cloud, then streaming it to your iPhone might be difficult. Depending on which service you use, you may need to find a third-party app — one that actually works well, and is designed specifically for music playback. AudioBox is exactly that.

Compatible with a whole host of cloud-based storage services — including Google Drive, SkyDrive, Box, and Dropbox — AudioBox ensures that you can take your entire music library with you on your iPhone.

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Forget SkyDrive, Apple And Microsoft Battling Over Subscriptions In Upcoming Office For iOS

Forget SkyDrive, Apple And Microsoft Battling Over Subscriptions In Upcoming Office For iOS

Earlier today, it was revealed that Apple rejected an update to Microsoft’s SkyDrive iOS app in the App Store. The reason was rumored to be because Microsoft didn’t want to share a percentage of subscription revenues from inside the app, and Apple has a blanket policy about all App Store developers sharing a 30% cut.

While the two companies are indeed arguing about Apple’s App Store policies, the issue actually surrounds the upcoming Office for iOS suite that Microsoft plans to launch in early 2013.

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Microsoft Could Pull SkyDrive App For iOS As It Fights With Apple Over 30% Cut

Microsoft Could Pull SkyDrive App For iOS As It Fights With Apple Over 30% Cut

SkyDrive’s official iOS app could disappear if Apple won’t negotiate.

The future of Microsoft’s SkyDrive service on iOS looks bleak today as the company appears to have entered into a fight with Apple over its 30% cut of App Store revenues. Microsoft recently gave iOS users the ability to upgrade their SkyDrive subscriptions from their iPhones and iPads, but until the company agrees to give Apple a 30% cut of the in-app purchases, it won’t get any future updates approved.

A critical bug fix that prevents the app from crashing has now had to be placed on hold. Should Apple’s rules be a little more flexible in certain cases?

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PDF Expert Gets Faster PDF Rendering, Dropbox AutoSync, SkyDrive Support & More

PDF Expert Gets Faster PDF Rendering, Dropbox AutoSync, SkyDrive Support & More

Readdle adds even more features to the iPad’s best PDF management solution.

Readdle has today issued a major update to PDF Expert, its excellent PDF management app for iPad, to introduce a number of handy new features. In addition to faster PDF rendering, version 4.1 brings Dropbox AutoSync, Microsoft SkyDrive integration, and more.

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Microsoft Won’t Bring Office 2013 To Mac, But It Will Add SkyDrive Integration To Office 2011

Microsoft Won’t Bring Office 2013 To Mac, But It Will Add SkyDrive Integration To Office 2011

You’ll need Boot Camp to enjoy this on your Mac.

Microsoft announced Office 2013 earlier this week and issued a consumer preview of the software to users running Windows 7 or Windows 8. If you were wondering why there was no preview for Mac OS X, it’s because Office 2013 isn’t coming to the Mac. Microsoft will, however, be adding SkyDrive integration to Office 2011. Great.

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Microsoft’s SkyDrive App Gets iPad Support, Photo & Video Uploading, And Simple Sharing

Microsoft’s SkyDrive App Gets iPad Support, Photo & Video Uploading, And Simple Sharing

SkyDrive is even better on iOS with the app's latest update.

With the widely-rumored Google Drive service set to launch sometime this week, its rivals are scrambling to ensure they still have the upper hand when it comes to cloud-based storage. We’ve already seen an update to Dropbox this week, and now Microsoft is bringing new features to its SkyDrive app for iOS.

In addition to support for the iPad and its high-resolution Retina display, SkyDrive 2.0 also offers a number of handy new features.

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Microsoft’s SkyDrive For Mac: Not Dropbox, But Not Too Shabby Either [Review]

Microsoft’s SkyDrive For Mac: Not Dropbox, But Not Too Shabby Either [Review]

It looks a bit euw, but it works

Microsoft’s online file storage service SkyDrive, got a boost today with the announcement of some new features, including a native Mac client app for OS X Lion. While SkyDrive might lack some of Dropbox’s more advanced features on OS X, it does offer something only a giant like Microsoft can afford: 7 GB of free space for everyone, and up to 25 GB if you already have a Windows Live ID and sign up fast enough.

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New Leak Shows Microsoft Gearing Up To Battle iCloud On Mac Desktops

New Leak Shows Microsoft Gearing Up To Battle iCloud On Mac Desktops

In addition to iCloud, there are a number of other cloud services available to Mac and iOS users. Dropbox, Box.net, and Google Docs all come to mind immediately and each offers its own set of features. Another option that isn’t discussed so much by Apple users is Microsoft’s SkyDrive.

Although SkyDrive has offered a basic iOS app and web access from Macs and iOS devices, the functionality has been a bit limited. Newly leaked details of an OS X SkyDrive app, however, indicate that Microsoft may be planning to compete against iCloud on Apple’s home turf.

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