Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3
18 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 782513 15-Mar-2013 21:47
Send private message

Well, for the extra skydrive space I would upload more photos, makes it really easy to share baby scan photos with all the relatives without clogging everyones inboxes and syncing between my pc, surface tablet and windows phone. Also would help with sharing extra OneNote notebooks with my best mate who currently lives in London who is getting us to help with tasks for his upcoming wedding

and the Skype minutes, just changed our home broadband to a naked plan so being able to make the occasional call with not having to use a work phone would be handy. And also calling the previously mentioned best mate when he doesn't log into Skype at the allotted time

647 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 96

Subscriber

  Reply # 782515 15-Mar-2013 21:51
Send private message

60 minutes Skype calling, yes please

1558 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 352


  Reply # 782517 15-Mar-2013 21:54
Send private message

Give it to my university student daughter.




Survival of the fittest • 68kg HP Color LaserJet behemoth • 38kg HP Color LaserJet giant • 82kg HP Netserver leviathan - Extinct 2015 • 61kg HP Netserver brontosaurus - Extinct 2010 • 32kg Compaq Proliant goliath - Extinct 2010 • 31kg 21" IBM CRT gargantua - Extinct 2010


4296 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 148

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 782522 15-Mar-2013 22:07
Send private message

I would use the Skydrive to keep my Android devices synced.

I have family moving overseas this month so the Skype would be great to keep in touch with them.

Mad Scientist
18465 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2343

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 782524 15-Mar-2013 22:12
Send private message

I can call family overseas

184 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 4


  Reply # 782552 15-Mar-2013 23:32
Send private message

Would use all SkyDrive space to back up my university/personal documents. 

Starting to acquire a large amount of documents... 

The Office 2013 would obviously be invaluable for a student Smile

757 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 100

Subscriber

  Reply # 782563 16-Mar-2013 06:21
Send private message

The Skydrive storage is going to be for NOT using Mega!




HTPC: Antec NSK2480B case, AMD A4-5300 CPU, Asus F2A85-M LE mobo, WD Caviar Green 64Mb 2TB HDD, HD Homerun, Win7 Home Premium, RAM 1600Mhz 4Gb.
iPad air 2


9 posts

Wannabe Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 782643 16-Mar-2013 12:37
Send private message

Q: What would I do with the 20GB Storage?
A: That would be storing my school, and work related documents and possibly act as a temporary family vault in case other file locker dead.

Q: 60 minutes of Skype call?
A: That would be my family who live 10,000Km away from me Laughing

77 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 28


  Reply # 782700 16-Mar-2013 15:18
Send private message

Extra Skydrive capacity for photos...and umm, linux iso's

208 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 782702 16-Mar-2013 15:24
Send private message

The Skype minutes would be very handy for calling a friend in Souther Italy who has patchy connection, and the 20GB storage would be a third offsite backup for my critical files - winning would see me a step closer to following best practice for backups. :)

:)
2876 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 85

Subscriber

  Reply # 782723 16-Mar-2013 17:23
Send private message

To be honest, this whole package sounds like a good deal for me... I don't currently have office at all on my PC, and need to to get a copy.

The skype minute would surely come in handy with calling a few of my friends who moved back to England a little while ago. I always complain we don't talk enough, so this would certainly give me no excuse not to!





47 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2

Subscriber

  Reply # 782817 16-Mar-2013 23:43
Send private message

Will be moving all my family pics from Picasa to SkyDrive...

87 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 5


  Reply # 782990 17-Mar-2013 16:11
Send private message

60 free minutes on Skype would be useful to call the family overseas. As for Skydrive, I mainly use it to backup random personal coding projects.

385 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 31


  Reply # 783259 18-Mar-2013 09:21
Send private message

I've never made a proper skype call before. Could be fun. Extra skydrive storage is always welcome :)




Web development blog: http://www.devhour.net
Follow me on twitter: @JAGracie

262 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 12


  Reply # 783264 18-Mar-2013 09:26
Send private message

More SkyDrive space for me would mean I could possibly ditch SugarSync, Box, SpiderOak, Cubby and Dropbox and just use the one cloud storage system.

1 | 2 | 3
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted 25-Jun-2018 10:04


N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07


All or Nothing: New Zealand All Blacks arrives on Amazon Prime Video
Posted 2-Jun-2018 16:21


Innovation Grant, High Tech Awards and new USA office for Kiwi tech company SwipedOn
Posted 1-Jun-2018 20:54


Commerce Commission warns Apple for misleading consumers about their rights
Posted 30-May-2018 13:15


IBM leads Call for Code to use cloud, data, AI, blockchain for natural disaster relief
Posted 25-May-2018 14:12


New FUJIFILM X-T100 aims to do better job than smartphones
Posted 24-May-2018 20:17



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.