OneDrive users who sign in fast enough can score plenty of free storage for the next year.
Microsoft will dole out 100GB of extra space to the first 100,000 people who sign onto their OneDrive accounts once the new promotion gets off the ground sometime on Wednesday. The extra space comes on top of your existing OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) storage, but is good just for one year.
Angus Logan, the group product marketing manager for OneDrive, confirmed the promotion to CNET but didn't reveal a specific launch time. OneDrive users who want to vie for the free storage … Read more
Over the years, critics occasionally -- and justifiably -- slammed Microsoft for cramming too many features into its software. But could that ingrained habit yet work to Microsoft's advantage as it relaunches its consumer cloud storage service in a young market that's up for grabs?
Microsoft on Wednesday officially announced the global availability of its rebranded cloud storage service OneDrive. Microsoft originally called the service SkyDrive but was forced to rebrand after British Sky Broadcasting, the biggest pay-television broadcaster in the United Kingdom, sued and won a trademark lawsuit over use of the name.
Besides the new markings, … Read more
Microsoft gave its cloud storage service a makeover today, replacing the now-defunct SkyDrive with the shiny, new OneDrive. After a legal battle, Microsoft changed the name and used the opportunity to add a few new features to its cloud option.
Though not much about SkyDrive changes in the switch to OneDrive, we're taking this opportunity to outline the differences and give you a guide to the other popular cloud storage options out there. Whether you're unhappy with your current cloud service or have never dabbled in keeping your files in the cloud, this primer will help you get … Read more
A new update for the Xbox One didn't quite go smoothly.
Many Xbox One users who downloaded the latest update say their screens now go black when they press the Xbox Button on their controllers. A number of them commenting on both the Xbox One support forums and Reddit's Xbox thread report that the audio remains alive even as all screen activity goes dark. Some have responded to the bug by unplugging and replugging their consoles, while others were able to recover by holding down the power button to reset the machine.
In response to a tweet from … Read more
HTC will unveil its next flagship smartphone, the successor to its HTC One, on March 25.
Invitations are being sent out, and a company representative confirmed the event to CNET. As with last year's event, it will be held in New York and London, with New York designated as the main site.
There's a lot riding on the successor to the HTC One, codenamed M8, with the company's profits and sales continuing to fall. While the HTC One was well regarded and won critical praise for its all-metal design, it got overshadowed by the marketing blitz of … Read more
OneTuner Radio Player give you access to hundreds of radio stations from dozens of countries and in multiple languages. You can search by country, by language, or by genre to find the stations you like, and you can link to your Facebook and Twitter account to share your opinion about the stations and programs you listen to. You can create your own personal news channel through Facebook and Twitter, as well.
When you first open OneTuner, you'll see a short tutorial explaining the features of the app, which is good because the interface can take some time to get … Read more
Research firm The NPD Group released new data on Thursday showing that hardware sales were up 17 percent to $241 million in January compared to the same time last year. However, since January 2013 was five weeks and January 2014 was four weeks -- normalized sales of gaming hardware shows a 47 percent increase. And, PlayStation led these sales.
"PS4 led overall hardware sales this month, followed by the Xbox One,&… Read more