Monday, June 20, 2011
Posted by Richard Chao in "Digital Home News" @ 11:49 PM
"So starting today, we are launching a new version of the SkyDrive website. We took advantage of modern browsers and HTML5 to make SkyDrive faster, easier to navigate, and more beautiful for viewing photos."
Microsoft will soon be launching a new version of the SkyDrive website using HTML5. By using HTML5, SkyDrive will be significantly faster. For example, selecting folders and photo albums will now take only 100-300 milliseconds instead of the current 6-9 seconds. In addition, by building the new SkyDrive using HTML5 on a modern browsers, such as IE9, it will be able to take advantage of hardware accelerated graphics thereby making it faster to click through photo slideshows. Navigation is also improved is this version with the addition of SkyDrive Groups and the elimination of ads.
Watch the video above to get an overview of the new SkyDrive.