Tag Archives: skydrive

Social Camera is now free

After some back and forth in my mind, today was the day I finally pulled the trigger on Social Camera and decided to make it a free app on the Windows Phone marketplace. My hope here is that it might drive more folks to Cloud Transfer seeing the SkyDrive Transfer option already available in Social… Read More »

Stream SkyDrive media from your Windows Phone app

The app I’m working on could be given a little “oomph” by being able to stream media files from SkyDrive, so I looked in to it. I currently have a snipped of code that gets the downloadable URL for a SkyDrive file and uses that in some operations, but I’d seen an article on WindowsPhoneGeek (which… Read More »

Access your SkyDrive files *without* chewing up disk space

Author’s Note: This post was created before the release of Windows 8.1 and the new management of SkyDrive (OneDrive) online/offline files. If you are running Windows 8.1, please see articles here and here for information on how you can much more easily accomplish this goal. If you are running Windows 8 or a previous Windows… Read More »

Your *desktop* app in the new Microsoft Store

If you’ve been to any of the Windows 8 developer camps, then you probably were told all about the new Microsoft Store that’s debuted with Windows 8. And if you asked the right questions, they may have even told you that yes, even desktop apps will show up in the MS Store, not just ones written… Read More »

SkyDrive backup of your mobile app – Let’s get some common ground

I’ve seen a lot of Windows Phone mobile apps implementing a “backup” feature to SkyDrive thanks to the new Live Connect SDK that Microsoft kicked out. This is an excellent idea. However, do you really want your SkyDrive to start looking like this? [SkyDrive root] ‘- [Program 1] ‘- Photos ‘- [Program 2] ‘- [Program… Read More »