Windows Live SkyDrive – A First Look

By ScottIsAFool | In Featured, News | Posted August 9, 2007 8 comments

skydriveWell, as Chris announced, SkyDrive is here and sports a nice new Wave 2 look, so let’s take a look at exactly what has changed, and what you can do with SkyDrive now.

New Look 


Previously Accessed Folders


Thumbnail images


Drag and drop your files


Embed your stuff anywhere


Which will embed it like this:

The changes look good and the product is certainly starting to take shape.


Posted August 9th, 2007 at 3:18 am
Category: Featured, News
Tags: Folders, SkyDrive
  • G-Z

    As far as I can see, it looks great. I mean great interface, really simple.

    But to be useful this service should offer much more storage space. I’d say a monthly limited upload would be a good solution.

    And it should also be integrated with the Windows Vista explorer.

  • Alex

    It looks nice, but your embed doesn’t work, maybe a precaution in CS?

  • Alber1690

    Isn’t that logo the icon for a drive with Vista installed? So wait…lol…I have Vista on my SkyDrive? jk, I think it’s good for recognitition…

  • Chris

    Alex – yes CS does block the embed unfortunately.

  • jackiboi

    I love the recently viewed folder, that’s really helpful. Love the service thank god it’s finally public with a good name for once

  • BV2312

    the skydrive has come through using user comments and is properly one of the best apps (fresh) out so far from the windows live tree however you won’t see other site giving a thumbs up, whenever google comes out with a new product even if they have stole the idea off another site it still gets a mention!! don’t know why (eg live local had pushpin then google did there thing but Cnet gave google a thumbs up and they didn’t mention live local)

  • yanverm

    Still not available in Belgium… damn, this is looking great!

  • StefVision

    the funny thing is, its available in german language, but not in german xD lol

    i hope, it comes soon to us.