updated 05:10 pm EDT, Fri August 25, 2006
MS to offer online storage
Microsoft announced an online storage service as part of its recent Windows Live focus during the Australian Tech.Ed 2006 conference. Displaying a strong resemblance to Apple's iDisk included with its .Mac service, Microsoft's Live Drive will offer 2GB of storage accessible to any computer via a Web browser or as a virtual drive in Windows Vista, according to Electronista. Microsoft also plans to offer subscribers the option of extra storage at an additional price. Whether or not auto-synchronization or application-specific integration will also be features has not yet been revealed.