Use OneDrive to Sync Settings Across All Your Windows 8.1 Devices

If you use more than one desktop, laptop or tablet running Windows 8.1 then you can use Microsoft's OneDrive platform to sync some settings across all of these devices, from the background wallpaper to the passwords stored in your browser. Here's how to configure the feature and to switch it off if you don't want… » 2/17/15 2:00pm 2/17/15 2:00pm

Microsoft Will Give You 100GB of Free OneDrive Storage for Two Years

Microsoft is offering a somewhat insane cloud storage deal: You can get 100GB of free OneDrive storage for nearly two years if you sign up for a Bing Rewards account. » 2/10/15 11:45am 2/10/15 11:45am

10 Tricks to Make Yourself a OneDrive Master

The Microsoft cloud storage platform formerly known as SkyDrive now reaches across desktops, laptops and mobile devices, and will become even more important when Windows 10 arrives later this year. We've gathered together 10 helpful tips to make sure you're getting the most from your OneDrive account and to… » 2/04/15 10:29am 2/04/15 10:29am

What Is "the Cloud" — and Where Is It?

There's at least one funny joke in Sex Tape. While frantically trying to cut off access to the amateur porn vid he accidentally uploaded to iCloud, Jason Segel tries to explain why deleting the file won't work. "Nobody understands the cloud," he says. "It's a fucking mystery!" He's kind of right. » 1/29/15 1:50pm 1/29/15 1:50pm

Delete Local Copies of Your Synced Cloud Files to Free Up Disk Space

With storage prices plummeting and Internet speeds rising, cloud-based backups make more sense than ever before (and are easier to manage to boot). If you want to take advantage of the popular desktop syncing tools, all of the major cross-platform players—Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive—offer some selective syncing… » 12/04/14 10:55am 12/04/14 10:55am

Office 365 Subscribers Now Get Unlimited OneDrive Storage

In mid-July, Microsoft announced that'd it be rolling at a 1 TB storage increase for all its Office 365 Home, Personal, and University subscribers. But the team decided continue its push for cloud supremacy by upping its storage capacity into infinity. Office 365 users now have access to unlimited storage via OneDrive » 10/27/14 12:35pm 10/27/14 12:35pm

Microsoft has finally added a long-requested feature to OneDrive for Windows 7 and 8: you can, at last, right-click a file in explorer and have a simple "Share a OneDrive link" option to create a link to the file that you can share with anyone. Like Dropbox, just about a million years later. [Ars Technica] » 9/11/14 3:42am 9/11/14 3:42am

Looks like Microsoft has removed the 2GB size limit for uploading files to OneDrive. You can now upload files of pretty much any size. "It's an old limit that we've been working to remove for a long time now," a Microsoft manager told The Next Web. Good for us. [The Next Web] » 9/02/14 12:15am 9/02/14 12:15am

Cloud Storage Showdown: Google Drive, Dropbox, iCloud and More Compared

Cloud storage bigwig Dropbox just slashed the price of its plans, offering 1TB of storage for $10 per month. And it's not alone. Over the last year, most of the major players have been cutting prices and upping sizes. So what's the best option today? » 8/27/14 2:00pm 8/27/14 2:00pm

Go Check When Your Free Cloud Storage Deals Expire

1GB here, 50GB there—the bonus cloud storage space you can pick up by buying a Chromebook, connecting a Samsung tablet or subscribing to Office 365 can soon start to add up. The trouble is, many of these tempting deals are time-limited, which can leave you in quite a pickle when the expiration date passes. » 7/16/14 4:12pm 7/16/14 4:12pm

OneDrive just more than doubled its free-storage offering, bringing it up to 15GB. That's the same amount you'll get with Google Drive. On top of that, all versions of Office 365 now come with a full 1TB of storage attached. That's a lot of spreadsheets. » 6/23/14 11:07am 6/23/14 11:07am

10GB Of Free OneDrive Storage, Logitech K800, Bose AE2 [Deals]

Celebrate Microsoft getting sued with 10GB of FREE Cloud Storage. You'll get the first 7GB for signing up, and another three for setting up automatic photo backups on your smartphone, which you can just turn off later. Works with Xbox One and Xbox 360 [OneDrive] » 2/21/14 1:45pm 2/21/14 1:45pm

SkyDrive Is Now OneDrive, Until Microsoft Gets Sued Again

Microsoft's SkyDrive is a terrific little cloud service that doesn't get as much attention as it deserves. Unless, of course, it's being sued by British Sky Broadcasting Group over its name. But now SkyDrive will be called OneDrive, for just as long as is legally allowable. » 1/27/14 8:53am 1/27/14 8:53am