It seems that Microsoft continues to see new possibilities to incorporate Artificial Intelligence into its products and services. Now it could be preparing big news for its OneDrive cloud storage service. This rumor arises from the well-known leaker “WalkingCat”. The new announcement would be made on October 3 and could be related to the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) in OneDrive.
What is expected from the announcement for this service?
the leaker “WalkingCat” shared a short video on his X (formerly Twitter) account in which you can see a promotional clip from Microsoft. The video shows some floating icons and a search bar with the words “Help me get organized”. The clip ends showing the logo of OneDrive and a message: “Find out what’s coming to OneDrive on October 3.”
—WalkingCat (@_h0x0d_) September 4, 2023
It is possible that October 3 refers to the Microsoft Power Platform Conference. This will be held in Las Vegas from October 3 to 5. However, Microsoft has neither confirmed nor denied this information.so we will have to wait and see if it is an independent event or not.
What does seem clear is that the announcement will have to do with the addition of AI-based features to OneDrive. Following the line of other Microsoft products such as Microsoft 365 Copilot or Windows Copilot. These functions are intended to help users perform various tasks related to work, study or leisure, using the power of AI to generate, edit or improve content.
What benefits could AI bring to OneDrive?
OneDrive is one of Microsoft’s most popular and used services, as it allows you to store files in the cloud and access them from any device. However, managing and organizing these files can be complicated and tedious, especially if there is a large amount or variety of content.
AI could make this task easier, offering features such as:
- The possibility of generate files from a user request, such as creating a document, presentation or spreadsheet with a certain content or format.
- the option of edit or enhance files such as fixing bugs, adding images, applying styles, or suggesting changes.
- The capacity of organize the files by categories, tags, dates or relevance, and display them in a cleaner and more modern interface.
- The function of search files more easily and accurately, using keywords, phrases or natural questions.
These features could make OneDrive a more useful, intuitive, and efficient tool for managing files and content in the cloud. In addition, they could increase users’ productivity and creativity by using OneDrive as a learning and collaboration platform.