Bye bye SkyDrive…..Welcome OneDrive

OneDrive has opened it’s doors today. The new brand is still rolling out as we speak, so when you still see the SkyDrive logo on (when loggon on) you’re not yet ‘migrated’ to the new environment. At this moment the new ‘co-owner’ functionality isn’t available yet, but there are some new Upgrade Options available when you’re on OneDrive. On SkyDrive you could upgrade to a 50GB, 100GB or 200GB plan.

SkyDrive will be rebranded to OneDrive

Microsoft has announced today that their SkyDrive brand will be renamed to OneDrive (and SkyDrive Pro will be rebranded to OneDrive for Business).� If you’re already using SkyDrive (when you’re a Windows Phone or Windows 8 user you probably are), nothing will change but the name. All your files will seamlessly move to the new brand. Microsoft has published a nice video on their website (click here) and you can leave your email address, so they can let you know when OneDrive has arrived.

New Apps coming to XBOX starting with SkyDrive

  Today Major Nelson announced a list of 40 new apps coming to XBOX 360 before Spring 2013! Because I live in the Netherlands not all Apps will become available here. Please check out the blog post at for the entire list For some of the Apps it’s not sure if they will be available in the Netherlands, but the following Apps certainly will appear on a Dutch Xbox near you:

Windows 8 App Update : SkyDrive

On October 5th Steven Sinofsky announced that the built-in Apps for Windows 8 will receive an update. The strange thing is that he announced that the Bing App would be the first one, but strangely enough I already received an update for the SkyDrive App. For now I don’t see an update for the Bing App arriving, but the day (Saturday) isn’t over yet… Check out the differences below (click on the image for a larger view).

Finally….SkyDrive for Windows and Mac!

Everybody with a

Windows Live� Microsoft Account owns one…..a SkyDrive_,_ before today I wasn’t really using it. When I read the new blogpost from Steven Sinofsky on the _Building Windows 8_ blog I really can start using it…on my Windows 8 PC, my Mac, iPad, iPhone and (last but not least) my Windows Phone!

There is an installer for every operating system (ehh…they forgot the Android version…).Just go to to download the appropriate version for your device. Check out the screenshots below.


How-To Register For MS Office Web Apps

Just earlier today Nick Simons announced on the Office Web Apps blog that they’re expanding the Office Web Apps Technical Preview! So if you want to try the new Office Web Apps….just click here to sign-up. Note : If English isn’t the default language in your Internet Explorer and you receive the error below, just set English to your default language. IF you’re not sure how you have to do this, just read the instruction below.

Wednesday = Windows Live 2 wave

This is the counter that you see (to be correct that was the clock at Monday evening 21:44 GMT+1) when you visit This is the counter that counts down to the 2nd Windows Live wave. In other words in about 1 day (and a few hours) Microsoft will launch the final versions of several of it’s Windows Live Beta products. This will include, Messenger, Writer (at last), Mail, Photo Gallery, Famility Safety and (the online service) SkyDrive.

Update : Windows Live SkyDrive

Er is een update van het� Windows Live SkyDrive front. Gisteren heeft het SkyDrive team via hun blog� een aantal nieuwe features bekend gemaakt van deze nieuwe Live dienst.� Ook is de opslagruimte verhoogd van 512 MB naar 1 GB! De nieuwe features even op een rij : Opslagruimte verhoogd van 512 MB naar 1 GB RSS Feeds toegevoegd aan public folders (zodat men abonnees kunnen zien dat je bestanden hebt toegevoegd)

Windows Live SkyDrive ook beschikbaar in NL

Windows Live SkyDrive is ook beschikbaar in Nederland! In Augustus berichtte ik er al over, toen was Windows Live SkyDrive helaas nog niet te gebruiken in Nederland. Wil je weten wat Windows Live SkyDrive precies is, kijk dan even op mijn vorige blogbericht over SkyDrive. Ik was me vanavond even� aan het verdiepen in� de� nieuwe beta startpagina van ( en ontdekte dat ik ineens ook een� snelkoppeling naar SkyDrive zag staan.