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Posted by admin on October - 1 - 2014 0 Comment

Beyond the business-related features Microsoft touted in its Windows 10 naming announcement session in San Francisco (read about those HERE), there are some distinct new ways Windows 10 functions. The new features are not necessarily new features, but instead expanded or enhanced versions of things that have been available before. Once the Preview site goes  [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News, Microsoft, Windows
Posted by admin on July - 17 - 2014 0 Comment

Microsoft talks up ‘next version of Windows’ The company opens up more about its plans to build bridges between the Windows 8.1 Modern UI and the desktop. Screenshot of the desktop on the “next version of Windows,” as Microsoft’s Tony Prophet described it at the company’s Partner Conference. Microsoft Microsoft’s Tony Prophet took a moment  [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News, Microsoft, Windows
Posted by admin on June - 24 - 2014 1 Comment

Both Microsoft and Google have announced that they will be adding a kill switch feature to their next generation smartphones. The move really is a ‘no brainer’ since it makes sense and the laws are coming anyway. Apple implemented kill switches in iPhones last September and according to NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman, iPhone thefts  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News, Microsoft
Posted by admin on May - 20 - 2014 0 Comment

Microsoft Corp. and SAP AG have expanded their global partnership to deliver new solutions that are intended to help improve employee productivity, enhance workforce mobility and drive increased business value for customers and partners. Monday’s announcement aims to extend the companies’ long-term partnership in three critical areas: enterprise cloud computing with business-critical SAP applications certification  [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News, Microsoft, SAP
Posted by admin on February - 27 - 2014 0 Comment

When you use both Microsoft Outlook 2013 SP1 and Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 SP1, one of the more interesting features you can take advantage of is MAPI over HTTP (code-named alchemy). MAPI over HTTP provides the ability for Messaging API (MAPI) clients and servers to communicate across a HTTP connection without using remote procedure calls  [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News, Microsoft
Posted by admin on November - 14 - 2013 0 Comment

Microsoft has just unveiled the brand new Visual Studio 2013 development suite and together with it, the company also introduced cloud-based companion called Visual Studio Online. This new service is based on Microsoft’s very own Windows Azure and comes with a freeware license for development groups of up to five users. Visual Studio Online will,  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin on October - 31 - 2013 0 Comment

In the newly released Volume 15 of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIRv15), one of the key findings to surface relates to new insight on the Windows XP operating system as it inches toward end of support on April 8, 2014.In this post we want to highlight our Windows XP analysis and examine what the  [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News, Microsoft, Windows
Posted by admin on September - 3 - 2013 0 Comment

Microsoft will acquire Nokia’s devices and services unit and license the company’s mapping services in a deal worth $7.2 billion in a bid to bolster the company’s position in the smartphone market. The software giant will pay $5 billion for “substantially all” of Nokia’s phone unit and another $2.2 billion to license its patents, the  [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News, Microsoft
Posted by admin on July - 30 - 2013 0 Comment

ne of the appealing features that Windows 8.1 Preview was made available with was support for a wider range of devices, through several new and innovative APIs included in the platform release. Windows 8 already offered support for various device scenarios, including print, sensors, and geolocation, but provided limited access to arbitrary devices (available only  [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News, Microsoft
Posted by admin on February - 21 - 2013 0 Comment

The next “space race” might be the race to develop a synthetic model of the human brain – one that Google and Microsoft will participate in, if a report is true. And instead of trying to beat the Russians, this time the Americans will be racing against the Europeans, who have already announced their plans.  [ Read More ]

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