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[W8] Windows 8 to go full cloud, Skydrive gets deep integration

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SkyDrive will also be available via the Share charm, which allows you to send documents or photos through the Mail app on Windows 8. With one tap, you will be able to choose to share files through SkyDrive instead of sending them as attachments, which means you won’t have multiple copies of your files, each with their own set of changes. And of course, you won’t be limited to the small number of attachments and total file size of most email services since the files are stored in your SkyDrive.


Now add Windows Phone integration, which already works like a charm and you get an incredible user experience.



http://www.neowin.net/news/windows-8s-future-in-the-cloud-not-up-in-the-air
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Do...not...want...CLOUD!!!!

I hate this push for cloud computing. I don't want my data just being hosted anywhere on the web. I'll keep my files on my network on my machines, and if I feel so inclined to want to access that data externally then I'll setup services to do so.
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I agree. While I think cloud based storage is good for some things, especially things you want to share. I refuse to put most of my data into a cloud-based storage solution. With the number of hacker attacks recently, it will be a long time before I change my mind on this one.
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This is a lot like gmail drive. This isn't going to be required to use, but would be handy for some files, I don't see a need to have access to all my pics and documents. Think it could come in handy if it has a small footprint like gmail drive and is easily disabled/turned off.
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*cough* MegaUpload *cough*

 

The cloud can go...somewhere. Far away from me.

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Why is microsoft acting like this is new? Dropbox has been doing this for years...
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Why is microsoft acting like this is new? Dropbox has been doing this for years...

And why are you so ignorant? Skydrive has been available since 2007, this is the deep integration we are talking about,
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Heh i thought this the other day, and whoa whoa whoa they says thats win 8 but i spy a start button wink.gif

I don tmind "cloud" for my non important files, hey having it is cool but not for everything please xD auto syncying every picture .. heh
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