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Why Developers Should NOT Use MacBook Pro

About ten years ago there was an article claiming that “Every Developer should have a MacBook Pro”, which listed a bunch of reasons, for …

Linux

Microsoft's obsession with Windows is ending, and I couldn't be happier

Commentary: It’s all about AI and the web now.<p>The world is becoming a computer.<p>Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella<p>We're finally being freed from dependence on specific devices.<p>Bob O'Donnell, founder of TECHNalysis Research

Satya Nadella

iOS 12 Features: 4 Big Updates Rumored to Hit iPhone X Plus in 2018

Face ID, Siri, and Animoji. Oh my.<p>Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference is less than a month away — and iPhone rumors are in full effect. On …

iOS

Microsoft launches new app to better share Windows on iOS and Android

At Microsoft Build, the company reveals a new tech to allow you to access your phone from within Windows so you can send and receive messages, notifications and photos across your mobile devices and PC.

Build Developer Conference

Microsoft’s new ‘Your Phone’ app creates a direct line between Windows 10 PCs and smartphones

Microsoft today unveiled a new app called Your Phone that creates a direct connection between Windows PCs and competing smartphone platforms.<p>The app, …

Windows 10

Apple Rumored to Release Three New iPhones in September

The annual torrent of iPhone-related rumors has begun, with the latest speculation hinting at a new batch of devices hitting retail shelves by the …

Mobile Technology

Developer: "There is absolutely no adoption for the Windows Store"

Windows 10 is present on close to 700 million PCs, 10% of the world’s population, which in theory should mean a growing and even thriving market for …

Apps

Microsoft expands ad business beyond Bing search results with help from LinkedIn data and AI

Microsoft, which has quietly built a $6.9 billion/year advertising business through its Bing search engine, will attempt to expand its reach with a …

Internet Marketing

OneNote versions compared

Which versions of OneNote exist? What are their differences? Learn all about the OneNote app for Windows 10, OneNote 2016 for Microsoft Office, the …

Microsoft OneNote

How to disable Cortana in Windows 10

Cortana is the digital voice assistant built into Windows 10 that was designed to make interacting with the operating system simple and intuitive. …

Windows 10

My Strategy to Switch from OneNote 2016 to OneNote for Windows 10 - Oh! 365, Eh?

This post is inspired by an inspiring tweet from Craig McBain (@CVSTech) where he shared a big step he took recently to use OneNote 2016 less, and …

Microsoft OneNote

Windows App Of The Week: WinDirStat

This one's almost a cop-out, since all Windows users <i>should</i> know about WinDirStat by now. This app has been out for nearly 15 years, and it's one of …

Windows Apps

Microsoft’s Azure Container Instances, which lets you deploy containers with utter disregard for hardware, now generally available

When is a container serverless? That question might sound like troll bait for infrastructure geeks, but Microsoft’s Azure Container Instances, now …

Cloud Computing

GDPR is an opportunity to embrace technology and digitally transform

<b>By Hugh Milward, Director of Corporate, External and Legal Affairs at Microsoft UK</b><p>Businesses affected by the European Union’s General Data Protection …

Innovation

How is the iPhone X selling?

The iPhone 8 is Apple’s best-selling model, and the larger 8 Plus is in second place. The controversial iPhone X is currently Apple’s third best-selling model, according to a market analysis firm.<p>Apple’s older models make up 40 percent of the company sales, a higher percentage than last year.<p>iPhone …

Mobile Technology

The iPhone X is No More Dead Than the iPhone 5 Was

The only thing the tech press loves more than good Apple news and device rumors is bad Apple news. I guess this just is the tech equivalent of “if it bleeds, it leads.” And when it comes to bad news about Apple sales, it is usually an analyst of one sort or another that is lighting the match that …

Mobile Technology

RANKED: The best-looking iPhone designs, from the original iPhone to the iPhone X

While the iPhone has evolved plenty over the years, particularly with regards to functionality, we thought it'd be fun to just focus on how the exterior of the phone has changed over the years, and rank our favorite looks.

This is why Apple needs a cheaper iPhone

Apple has managed to keep the iPhone a premium brand for over a decade, but now it's time to expand into lower-priced categories.<p>I've said it before …

Microsoft Office 2019 kills off OneNote desktop app in favor of Windows 10 version

Microsoft is planning to launch Office 2019 later this year, and the company is changing the way OneNote is bundled. The note taking app currently has a desktop version included in Office 2016, and a separate Universal Windows App for Windows 10. Microsoft is replacing the desktop version of …

Microsoft Office

3 Reasons You Still Need to Know Microsoft Office in 2018

Microsoft Office continues to be the most important software in business — here's why, and why you should make sure you're really good at it.<p>Despite …

Is it possible to rename an app service? [duplicate]

This question already has an answer here: • Rename an Azure App Service plan 2 answers <br>I created an Azure Function but didn't pay attention to the name …

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft launches Windows Admin Center out of beta

Microsoft launched a new management tool for Windows Server and Windows 10 management out of beta as part of a push to simplify work for IT administrators. The Windows Admin Center brings several key management consoles together into a single environment, so admins can use a single piece of …

Software

Reminder: Pay What You Want The Complete Microsoft Office Bundle

Just a quick reminder about our great deal on the Pay What You Want The Complete Microsoft Office Bundle in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store.<p>The best …

Microsoft delivers more fixes for Windows 10 'Redstone 4' plus new Server 2019 test builds

Microsoft is making available several fixes for Windows 10 'Redstone 4,' plus new Windows Server 2019 test builds with a couple of new …

Windows Server

Video-calling app for people with blindness now offers IT help from Microsoft

People who are blind can now get IT help from <b>Microsoft</b> experts via a free video-calling app.<p><b>Be My Eyes</b> sets up a live video connection between …

Accessibility

Microsoft Office 365 Gets Built-in Ransomware Protection and Enhanced Security Features

Ransomware has been around for a few years, but it has become an albatross around everyone's neck, targeting big businesses, hospitals, financial …

Microsoft Office

Windows 10 Spring Creators Update: All the new features explained

Spring Creators Update<p>Windows 10 is changing again, with another truckload of new features due to roll out from this month.<p>This latest crop of …

Why Apple and Microsoft Are Healthier Than Facebook

Tech's old-timers have business models based on selling things customers want to buy. That's especially useful now.<p>It's easy to understand Apple CEO Tim Cook's somewhat self-righteous comments on the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal: His company has never emphasized customer data monetization, …

Logitech's new 'Crayon' is a great-looking Apple Pencil alternative that costs half the price — here's how it works

Logitech just announced its own take on the $100 Apple Pencil, which lets you draw and write on the iPad.<p>Logitech's new "Crayon" is compatible with the new 9.7-inch iPad, but at $50, only costs half the retail price of the Apple Pencil (though it's slightly discounted for the education crowd at …

How to Find Product Keys for Windows and Other Apps

Reinstalling software? Older versions of Windows and Microsoft Office require product keys. Here's how to find them before your PC goes kaput.<p>PCMag …