After some legal naming disputes about the use of SkyDrive, Microsoft has officially renamed its public cloud service to OneDrive. Existing users will see the app name changed automatically, new users can sign up for the free service at OneDrive.com or register with the whole Microsoft personal free cloud suite of Outlook for email, calendar, contact and OneDrive.
Microsoft’s OneDrive gives initially 7GB of free cloud storage to all users signed-up for the service. The free cloud storage can be used to store, to share, or to co-author as “one place for your photos, videos, documents, and files across all your devices”. In addition, with the mobile app on iOS, Android, Windows Phone, users can earn 3GB for using the automatic camera roll back-up feature, along with 500MB of extra space for each friend referral… If that is still not enough, there are monthly paid plans for 50GB, 100GB, and 200GB.
Today, Microsoft also has a promotional offer of free 100GB for one year to 100,000 people. You just need to follow OneDrive on Twitter for further details.