It had to eventually happen. When you block one thing, nothing stops a cycle from starting. But then again, it really is the easy way out, no wonder so many countries do one type of blocking or other. China is giving quite a few problems to Microsoft, starting with the government ban on Windows 8, followed up by the...

You’ve got to hand it to Google. The search engine giant knows all the tricks in the book when it comes to barging in via free offerings or, in this case, ridiculous ones. Back in the good old days of Hotmail and Yahoo! Mail, and their email inboxes the size of 2, 5 and 25MB, Google charged into the picture with...

Today’s the day, folks! Redmond has officially relaunched its cloud based storage service, with the name OneDrive, instead of SkyDrive as it was previously known. This is to settle the trademark dispute that recently took place in the United Kingdom. Microsoft now provides 7GB of free space to OneDrive users, but is...

There is something special about making the same mistake twice. Almost everyone tends to consciously avoid doing so, but it appears Microsoft may soon find itself in a bit of a legal tangle. So the story goes like this. Redmond recently made the new name of its SkyDrive cloud service official, confirming that the...

If you have to do as high profile a rebranding as this, it is best to take care of it at the start of a brand new year. More so, if that year in of itself is expected to be a redefining one. Microsoft has now confirmed the rebranding of its famous cloud storage service. As a post on the official blog confirms,...

File management within the Metro interface was arguably an area that could have used more polish in the vanilla version of Windows 8. Microsoft probably left the door open for third party developers to unleash their creativity. And the result is that there are several quality file management apps available on the...

Only a few weeks remain before the public preview build of Windows 8.1 is unveiled at the BUILD developer conference later this month. Microsoft had promised plenty of details on the upcoming refresh of its operating system leading up to the event, and we had our first official dosage of information last week. Now the...

Microsoft has recently introduced the SkyDrive Pro client for Windows. This shiny new freeware application allows Office users to easily and effortlessly sync their files. Basically it means that users of Microsoft SharePoint 2013 can now access the standalone SkyDrive Pro client without the need to have rest of...

Redmond recently announced that over 250 million people had signed up for its SkyDrive cloud data storage service. Now the company announced a bunch of new features and improvements that are set to be rolled out in the coming days. Arguably the most important new feature is the addition of a photo timeline, allowing...

While Windows Phone 8 already provided users the ability to back up any photo or video taken by the smartphone to a SkyDrive account, users in only select few countries could do so until now. But now Microsoft is ready to roll out this feature worldwide, to all markets. The company detailed this in a post on the...