Microsoft have announced changes to Windows Live SkyDrive, introducing paid tiers of storage and reducing the free offering down to 7GB. Existing users can (for a limited time) login and hit a button to keep the 25GB that you currently have, for free. Go and do that now: skydrive.live.com Once you’ve done that, you might want to download the long-awated SkyDrive client applications that have been released for Mac and PC.
Some of the things that I’ve found interesting over the last few days… Windows Live Essentials “Wave 4” beta is out Some major improvements that I like here. Windows Live Messenger has tabbed conversations, so you don’t need a different window open for each person you’re chatting with. Windows Live Photo Gallery has a neat facial recognition feature, so you can tag a person in a photo and it’ll try to find other instances of that person across your photo collection, and the marvellous Photo Fuse feature (formerly Group Shot). I found a bug in it pretty quickly when I … Continue reading New and Notable – 25th June 2010