Windows 8.1
Microsoft is releasing “Project Siena” on Thursday, a Windows 8.1 app that lets you easily create your own Windows app. It’s designed as a quick tool for building Windows 8-style apps without any programming skills. It’s also a touch-friendly way to create apps from a tablet, rather than using the desktop equivalents. Although potential developers Continue Reading →
Windows 8.1
Microsoft announced on Wednesday that the company plans to release Service Pack 1 (SP1) for its 2013 productivity suite of products, including Office, SharePoint and Exchange. SP1 will arrive “early next year” – the company wouldn’t give a more specific date. Microsoft did, however, share that SP1 will deliver performance enhancements, feature updates, and improve Continue Reading →
Microsoft Remote Desktop App
Until Microsoft releases a touch-optimized version of Office for iPad, the next best solution might be the new Remote Desktop app for iOS. Microsoft released the free software on Thursday for iOS and Android, allowing users to remotely connect and control a Windows PC from a phone or tablet. There are a number of uses Continue Reading →
Windows 8.1
While Windows 8.1 adds a lot of features and improvements across the OS, the built-in apps include some of the biggest changes. Microsoft is detailing a few of the more creative ones ahead of the Windows 8.1 release on Thursday. The photos app in Windows 8 included Facebook and Flickr integration, but the Windows 8.1 Continue Reading →
Google Chrome
Google unveiled its Chrome Apps initiative recently to launch apps that exist outside of the browser and extend its reach into more of a platform, but it looks like the company has a whole lot more planned. Over the past few weeks, Google has been updating its developer version of the Chrome browser to run Continue Reading →
Windows Store
Microsoft is planning to combine its Windows Phone Store and Windows Store into a single app store. Sources familiar with the company’s plans have revealed to The Verge that Terry Myerson, head of the operating systems group, confirmed the move in an internal company meeting today attended by thousands of Microsoft employees. We’re told that Continue Reading →