OneDrive Placeholders Might Return with Redstone

OneDrive Placeholders Might Return with Redstone

Normally, I don’t report on unconfirmed rumors, especially rumors that cite “people familiar with the matter” as a source. Unfortunately, this is just too much for me to let go. According to a report at Thurrott.com, placeholders are coming back in Redstone, the next major update to Windows 10 coming next Summer. If you were a Windows 8.1 user and a OneDrive power user, you knew all about placeholders. Some of your OneDrive was stored…

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Microsoft Apologizes for OneDrive Debacle

Microsoft Apologizes for OneDrive Debacle

Yes, Microsoft has apologized for the OneDrive train wreck. I actually know what you’re thinking right now. Which train wreck? Good question. No, there’s still no word on the upcoming replacement for the deprecated placeholders. They stripped the best feature of Windows 8.1 out of Windows 10 that many of us rely upon for our work flow. No word on that particular train wreck. No, I’m talking about last month when Microsoft decided to break…

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How To Solve All of your OneDrive Problems at Once

How To Solve All of your OneDrive Problems at Once

If you follow For the Love of Tech, you know that I’m a big OneDrive user. You also know that I haven’t been a happy camper for some time. It started with Windows 10 when Microsoft killed placeholders. Imagine being a Microsoft fan, Microsoft is releasing it’s biggest product in the history of the company, and you can’t be excited about it because they killed the one feature that you rely on.

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Microsoft Breaks Unlimited OneDrive Promise

Microsoft Breaks Unlimited OneDrive Promise

It seems like a question that gets asked over and over. Where is my unlimited OneDrive storage that was promised by Microsoft over a year ago? Up until yesterday, it was still coming. Paul Thurrott said on Windows Weekly that when a user goes over the current 1 TB limit, he receives more storage. Really, all they would have to do is change the web site. Well, Microsoft has changed their minds about something once…

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Missing OneDrive Placeholders in Windows 10? Here’s a Workaround!

Missing OneDrive Placeholders in Windows 10? Here’s a Workaround!

By Rich W Woods Ever since that early Windows 10 Technical Preview build shipped that changed the way OneDrive works, I have been very vocal in the fact that I will not be upgrading to Windows 10. It’s not that I don’t want to. It’s that I rely too much on the OneDrive functionality that they stripped out of it. While OneDrive placeholders are gone for good, Microsoft has promised an “alternative” to the deprecated…

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Office 365 Subscribers will now get Unlimited OneDrive Storage

Office 365 Subscribers will now get Unlimited OneDrive Storage

By Rich W Woods Back in mid-July, Microsoft announced that Office 365 users would receive a whole terabyte of OneDrive storage. They even changed the amount of free storage from 5 GB to 15 GB. There is nothing new for free account users, but Office 365 subscribers will now get unlimited storage, and it was done in true Microsoft fashion. They gave users 1 TB, pundits said, “Why would they do 1 TB? Why not…

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Office 365 Subscribers now have a Terabyte of OneDrive Storage

By Rich W Woods A month or so ago, Microsoft announced that Office 365 users would start getting a whole terabyte of storage. Up from the 20 GB it offered previously. There was some confusion that only OneDrive for Business users would get the terabyte of storage. Microsoft’s web site until recently said that Office 365 Business users get 20 GB OneDrive Storage (soon 1 TB) and regular Office 365 users just get 20 GB….

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iCloud Drive: Too Little, Too Late

By Rich Woods At Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) on June 2, Apple announced that iCloud would now be iCloud Drive. Gone are the days where a user would take a picture with his iPhone and just hope that it is backed up in his iCloud. iCloud files will now be stored in a drive where the user can check up on them any time they want to.

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The Cloud Storage Wars Will Change the Entire Technology Industry

By Rich Woods At WWDC, Apple announced iCloud Drive, Apple’s real attempt at cloud storage. After all, they’re the last ones that don’t. Competitors such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Box, DropBox and more are taking on the ever expanding cloud storage market. iCloud even runs on Microsoft’s cloud computing solution Microsoft Azure.

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Microsoft Gives OneDrive Users More Storage

By Rich Woods Cloud storage is all the rage these days. Apple announced their new iCloud Drive which will have super low prices comparable to DropBox. Amazon announced their Fire Phone with unlimited cloud storage for photos. Then there is services like Box and DropBox which I’m not sure anyone even uses anymore.

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