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Microsoft rechristens 'SkyDrive' as 'OneDrive'

  1. #11

    Quote Originally Posted by labeeman View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Rickkins View Post
    Not really a fan of 'cloud services' in general.
    That makes at least two of us.
    Make that 3 of us, although I do use dedicated cloud back as part of my back up solutions.

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  2. #12

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    Well I used to use sky dive when it was a standalone app and behaved like drop box...them Microsoft went and integrated it into windows 8.1 and it got all weird so I stopped using it. Shame really as I have 50GB that no longer gets used.
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  3. #13

    I'm a cloud user, and I work for a tech savvy company so cloud is integral to our future. Regular IT jobs with physical server, or local VM's are going the way of the dodo bird.

    I very much preferred the way SkyDrive "was", as a standalone classic desktop app versus how it works in 8.1
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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    They've given me 40 gigs free so far. I am not complaining.

    Total so far, 67 gigs of OneDrive storage! So much room for activities!

    I find cloud storage to be a necessary evil of sorts. It's the same concept to me as letting a bank hold YOUR money versus keeping it somewhere in your house. You can choose to put what you want in it, but if you house burns down, at least what's in the bank still is available. But banks can collapse...which is why I use credit unions.
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  5. #15

    OneDrive Name Already in Use, More Legal Trouble Coming for Microsoft

    Microsoft has recently announced that it’s renaming SkyDrive to OneDrive in order to avoid a legal dispute with British satellite broadcaster BSkyB over the name, but it turns out that more trouble could emerge soon for the Redmond-based tech giant.

    TechGeek is reporting that OneDrive is a designation that several businesses across the world are already using right now, including a motorparts manufacturer that has strong ties with KFC in Malaysia and Australian company Zipbolt, which makes bolts using this name.
    More of One drive in use.
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  6. #16

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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin

    Well, who would have thought it.
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