Scenario: you are out and about with your laptop and phone. Laptop protected with Bitlocker encryption. You start up your laptop and it decides for no obvious reason to demand your Bitlocker key before booting up.
If your laptop is domain-joined, this key is normally stored in Active Directory. If is not domain-joined, it is
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Microsoft has announced new capabilities for its next-generation OneDrive for Business sync client – the software that lets users access OneDrive documents through Windows Explorer rather than having to go via a web browser.
Technically, there are two ways to access OneDrive with Windows Explorer. One uses WebDAV and only works online, the other makes
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Microsoft has announced a new OneDrive API for programmatic access to its cloud storage service. It is a REST API which Microsoft Program Manager Ryan Gregg says the company is also using internally for OneDrive apps. The new API replaces the previous Live SDK, though the Live SDK will continue to be supported. One advantage
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Microsoft’s price plans for additional cloud storage are odd:
Hmm, £1.60 per month for 1TB or £3.99 for 200GB. Difficult decision? Especially as OneDrive for Business appears to be a superset of OneDrive:
It is not that simple of course (and see below for how you can get 1TB OneDrive for less). The
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This week brought the news that SkyDrive is to be renamed OneDrive:
For current users of either SkyDrive or SkyDrive Pro, you’re all set. The service will continue to operate as you expect and all of your content will be available on OneDrive and OneDrive for Business respectively as the new name is rolled out
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