SkyDrive for Windows and Macintosh



SkyDrive just made some announcements. New applications for Windows Phone, Windows, Macintosh, iPad and iPhone to easily sync your files between these platforms.
Download the apps at

Besides the new applications/updates they also made a very important change: your free storage will be reduced! Each user will now have 7GB of free storage instead of 25GB for free. Unless you take the limited free offer to keep your 25GB.
To claim your 25GB just go to and click the message on top:

If you still want more storage you can buy it, with a maximum of 100GB (for now):

Great news with all the recent updates, except from the reduced free storage! ๐Ÿ™‚
Find out more about the SkyDrive changes on the Building Windows 8 blog:

Update 2: added the image after you sign in to skydrive to claim your free storage
Update 3: added screenshot from storage manager where you can also buy extra storage space.
Update 4: extra screenshots + info link
Update 5: updated the article

Sync your family grocery list

This video belowย is another introduction to OneNote, justย like the Keep Shopping video.

Open and create a new OneNote file and share it with friends or family. Or just create a new OneNote file on a shared folder and allow network users to access it.

Try it and maybe your organization will benefit from it. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Also make sure you have the latest updates installed ๐Ÿ˜‰

Free tools in the classroom

Download the teacher’s guide.

Microsoft Interactive Classroom:ย an add-in for PowerPoint and OneNote. (See video)

Microsoft Mouse Mischief: letting you insert questions, polls, and drawing activity slides into your lessons. Students can actively participate in these lessons by using their own mice to click, circle, cross out, or draw answers on the screen

Education templates for Office. (i.e. Math and science tables)

Extra information on Microsoft Partners in Learning (MPiL).

Prepare yourself and your classroom! ๐Ÿ˜‰