‘Microsoft plans to overhaul File Explorer in Windows 11’
Windows Central reports that Microsoft plans to redesign the File Explorer in Windows 11 with a new photo viewer for larger previews, more touch-friendly navigation, tighter integration with Microsoft 365 and OneDrive, and keyword and colour tagging for file organization.
A sneak peek of the new... Read more
Microsoft celebrates OneDrive’s 15th birthday with a redesign
Microsoft is celebrating the 15h anniversary of OneDrive with a new landing page and some productivity features. Microsoft says the new features will be available "in the coming months".
Users will be greeted with a new home page that mimics the interface of the online version of Office. This wi... Read more
OneDrive delivers a safer and faster sign-up experience for iOS
Instead of using a password, the latest update enables the users to use a password sent by a text message to sign up for an account within the OneDrive app for iOS.
Microsoft is launching a new user sign-up experience for OneDrive, especially iOS. After an updated version of 13.13.2, OneDrive wi... Read more
Judge forces Microsoft to lift OneDrive ban
The Court of Rotterdam is requiring Microsoft to unblock a OneDrive user after an alleged violation.
The user was blocked by Microsoft in 2020. Microsoft flagged one of the user's OneDrive images as "inappropriate, exploitative and harmful to children". Microsoft refused to lift the blockade, pr... Read more
Some files are left behind after resetting a Windows 10 and 11 PC
Windows' reset feature is bugged. Microsoft confirmed that some OneDrive files are left behind after resetting a PC running Windows 10 and 11.
Windows' reset feature removes all files and the operating system from a desktop or laptop. This allows a device to be used by multiple people during its... Read more
OneDrive is now available for Apple M1 SoC Macs
Microsoft launched a native version of OneDrive for Apple M1 Macs.
OneDrive was exclusively available on Apple M1 Macs via Rosetta 2, an emulation tool for Intel macOS apps. As of today, emulation is obsolete. Microsoft launched a native version of OneDrive for Apple M1 Macs.
The native app r... Read more
macOS 12.3 causes problems for Dropbox and OneDrive
Apple has released a beta version of macOS 12.3. The update disables a Dropbox and OneDrive feature that allows files to be available without requiring hard drive space when not in use.
In the release notes, Apple indicates that Dropbox and OneDrive are coming up with alternatives. Dropbox state... Read more
OneDrive gets an updated look and feel for Windows 11
According to discoveries by Microsoft watchers, OneDrive's client will receive a new look and feel for Windows 11. The update is part of an announced restyling of several applications for the latest version of the operating system.
The OneDrive client now offers rounded screen corners. Also, the... Read more
Microsoft launches Teams Essentials for small businesses
Microsoft has announced a new standalone version to its collaboration platform, Teams, which is exclusively designed to be used by small businesses, as it only charges $4 per user monthly. Microsoft Teams Essentials could pose as a direct competitor for zoom.
Microsoft plans to launch the first ... Read more
EU companies file a complaint against Microsoft
Prominent European Union companies led by Nextcloud, a file hosting company, have lodged a complaint with the EU and anti-trust authorities against Microsoft.
The complaint claims that Microsoft is misusing its dominant position in the OS market by expanding operations into unrelated cloud servi... Read more