Microsoft to take on iCloud and DropBox

Microsoft has announced plans to revamp its web-based data storage platform SkyDrive such that it can be the default “device cloud” for all apps and files on a Windows 8 machine.

The new version of the Windows operating system due to be released later this year, is rumored to come pre-installed with the new DropBox alternative, that will give users the ability to sync their documents images etc without having to manage multiple repositories or use third party tools.

Read more here: http://www.itnews.com.au/News/291025,microsoft-skydrive-app-to-take-on-icloud.aspx

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