Apple And Microsoft Finally Settle Over iOS SkyDrive App, Update Now Available

Apple has been blocking Microsoft’s SkyDrive app from updates since June of 2012 because both companies couldn’t settle over Microsoft’s ability of selling storage through the app. As we all know, Apple gets a 30% cut over anything that any service sells through an app. As was expected, Microsoft sold storage through the app, and didn’t agree with paying 30% of it to Apple.

Starting today you may download the update to the SkyDrive app, which now brings support to the iPhone 5 and iPad mini. It also brings a fresh new look and feel, and you can download photos at full resolution and even control their upload size from your phone or tablet.

What did they negotiate? Well, just as Amazon had to do with the Kindle app, and as every other service as well, you may purchase extra SkyDrive storage on the web and not through the app. You may download the update through iTunes today.

Via: The Verge

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