Microsoft Adds Serious Improvements To SkyDrive Cloud Services
But the new SkyDrive is bigger, better, and faster, just as you'd expect. Browser modernization has really opened up the window for us to rethink and re-architect how we build our websites. Whether it’s Hotmail or SkyDrive, taking advantage of the advancements in the browser space is critical to ensuring a fast and fluid experience. Microsoft has improved a bunch of the core tasks and scenarios, and they're focusing on building site powered by HTML5.
Microsoft made a concerted effort to strip the service of anything that would slow it down, and with Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7, you can pin SkyDrive to your taskbar for faster access to your files. You can create Word, Excel, or PowerPoint docs stored in the cloud in just one click. Give that Via link a look for the whole list of changes -- it's a deep one, and that's just how we like our changelogs.