Successful CMOs achieve growth by leveraging technology. Join us for GrowthBeat Summit on June 1-2 in Boston
, where we'll discuss how to merge creativity with technology to drive growth. Space is limited. Request your personal invitation here
As promised two weeks ago, Microsoft’s SkyDrive cloud storage service has launched on Android and can be downloaded now in the Google Play store.
While we have reservations about SkyDrive over its harsh content restrictions, many people like the service. Microsoft is pushing people to use SkyDrive with its upcoming Windows 8 OS and Office 2013 software. In the new version of Office, the default for saving files is now SkyDrive instead of your local hard drive. Windows 8 has a slick SkyDrive app for using your files.
Now that SkyDrive is officially on Android and already has iOS and Windows Phone clients, Microsoft has mobile covered pretty well, too. Ideally, SkyDrive could become the easiest possible way to access files no matter what device you use.
“We want to ensure that you’re able to have your files accessible across the various devices you use — so it’s important that we continue to extend the SkyDrive experience to the devices you use every day,” SkyDrive group program manager Mike Torres wrote in a blog post. “This new app for Android is similar to our mobile apps for Windows Phone and iOS and is a key part of making sure your SkyDrive files are accessible and shareable from all your devices.”
The app works for Android 2.3 and up. It promises the following features:
• Access to all of your SkyDrive content, including files shared with you.
• View recently used documents.
• Choose multiple photos or videos to upload from your phone.
• Share your files and photos – send a link in email or in another app.
• Open your SkyDrive files in other Android apps.
• Manage your files – delete, or create new folders.
You can get a better look at the app below.
CloudBeat 2012 is assembling the biggest names in the cloud’s evolving story to learn about real cases of revolutionary cloud adoption. Unlike other cloud events, customers — the users of cloud technologies — will be front and center. Their discussions with vendors and other experts will give you rare insights into what really works, who’s buying what, and where the industry is going. Register now and save 25 percent! The early-bird discount ends September 14.
Photo credits: Microsoft
VentureBeat’s VB Insight team is studying marketing analytics...
Chime in here, and we’ll share the results