October 22, 2014
Over the past two years, there have been plenty of rumors about something very hush hush at Google, specifically something involving the engineers and designers at Gmail. Periodically, there were sightings of something that became known as Project Bigtop. But everything revolved around a lot of speculation.
Until this afternoon, that is.
Google finally announced the end of Bigtop and the release of Inbox. According to Google, Inbox will ultimately be a replacement for Gmail,...
October 20, 2014
Though the new mobile-first, cloud-first Microsoft is more open and plays nice with everyone, it also wants to knock the socks, shirt and hat off of the competition. And, if CEO Satya Nadella is right, it has everything it needs to do so.
While mobile, as Microsoft now defines it, is “not about the device” whether it’s a sensor, small screen or large screen, but about “powering mobility with intelligence,” the productivity and collaboration tools are all...
October 10, 2014
Google releases some pretty cool apps on a regular basis. But, it just doesn’t seem to get the whole privacy thing. This week, it announced that it is extending its Google Now personal assistant technology to enable it read your bills — and tell you when they’re overdue.
The first thing that will strike most people is that they don’t really need anyone to tell me when they owe money. It’s a sure bet that they are painfully aware of that themselves.
October 8, 2014
Google has responded to Microsoft’s price cuts of Office 365 for SMBs by...
October 6, 2014
Keeping a schedule set at its Worldwide Partner Conference in July,...
September 23, 2014
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September 18, 2014
Google has fulfilled every IT administrator’s nightmare: It’s given users of its app packages the ability to download and use new apps from its Marketplace without IT intervention.
It’s hard to know what’s behind this latest move. It may be that Google is eager to offer users of its Google Apps for Work, Google Apps for Education or Google Apps for Government as much functionality as...