image SkyDrive, Microsoft cloud solution will get a name change to OneDrive, after the company lost its trademark dispute with BSkyB last July.

If you are not familiar with SkyDrive, you can first enroll to Outlook.com to get the free email from Microsoft. Hotmail users are automatically enrolled. Once you are registered, you can access contact, calendar and SkyDive by clicking the dropdown menu on top left or go to https://skydrive.live.com/

The service allows uploading your file including documents, music, video, etc.. with cross device access as well as sharing capability. Smartphone users can enable auto-upload to backup photos from the device to the cloud service. The service also allows users to create online Office documents including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, One Note, etc..

There is no  details about the new service beside the new name, which will take place in the coming weeks. Existing SkyDrive accounts will be switched to OneDrive seamlessly. Visit OneDrive.com

Expect to be able to experience the new OneDrive soon, and if you want to be one of the first to hear about it, let us know at OneDrive.com.


[Source Microsoft OneDrive Blog]

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