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Skype for Business adds integrated landline calling for Office 365 subscribers

Microsoft just revealed its technical preview of Skype for Business – the client that will unify Lync and Skype – on Monday, but it’s not done sharing news yet.<p>In a blog post detailing the future of its business communication platform, it’s announced that it will offer its Enterprise Voice feature …

Everything You Need to Know About Smart Home Networking

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Virtual Reality

The Tado Smart Thermostat Just Got Smarter

The Tado thermostat is already a smart device, rivaling the Nest Learning Thermostat in several ways. Today the company is announcing an API and IFTTT integration, which will drastically upgrade the Tado’s capabilities.<p>As Tado founder and CEO Christian Deilmann said in a released statement, a …

Home Automation

Scout’s DIY Home Alarm Gets So, So Much Smarter With An IFTTT Channel

I’m really digging Scout‘s install-it-yourself modular home alarm.<p>It has its quirks, but it’s a massive step toward everything I want in a security system. I can add new components easily, I can control everything from my phone, there’s no ridiculous contracts or hidden fees, and it’s all …

Home Automation

A Smart Lightbulb Controlled By Your SmartPhone

When Thomas Edison patented the first lightbulb in 1879, he probably didn’t think it would get this far. Philips even created the EnduraLED 10W A19 Dimmable light bulb which can last up to 30,000 hours, around 20 years. That light bulb only uses 10 watts of energy and according to Phillips, that’s …

Light Bulbs

Excel 2013 Power BI fundamentals training | Microsoft Power BI Blog | Microsoft Power BI

With Excel 2013 you have a powerful new way to build interactive reports and analyze your data using the tool you already know and love. Now Excel …

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Understanding and getting started with Office 365 Video portal

Today, Microsoft released <b>Office 365 Video</b> portal on Office 365. See the official announcement here.<p>Office 365 Video is a video portal solution, that …

Ex-Nokians Launch Employee Wellness App Wellmo

Born from the ashes of Nokia’s ‘Wellness’ initiative — part of Nokia Research Center, which, by some estimates, helped make the once mobile giant the third largest R&D spender in Europe as recently as 2011 — is Wellmo, another Finnish startup operating in the health and fitness space.<p>Founded by …

Aussie builds street-legal Batmobile and uses it to help the world

An Australian guy has taken his obsession with Batman to a new level. 29-year-old Zac Mihajlovic has built a road-worthy replica of the …

Chromecast Now Lets You Choose Your Own TV Backdrops

When not being used to stream content, Google’s Chromecast usually occupies your TV’s screen with a slideshow of pre-selected wallpapers. Naturally, users wanted to be able to choose their own images to display, and as of today, you’re finally able to.<p>Google gives you a few options, including photo …

What Must Happen to Spark Mass Adoption of Connected Lighting?

<i>Beatrice Witzgall is the CEO and founder of LumiFi, a design and technology-centric company enabling people and businesses to unlock the full potential of connected lighting</i><p>The connected home and business continues to stir up vigorous debate among the tech community. Is the ‘Internet of Things’ …

You can travel the stars with this 3D printed telescope and a Lumia 1020 phone

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Microsoft<p>Just the other day we experienced a lunar eclipse and I was thinking of dragging out the old telescope to try …

Flux Capacitor USB Charger Lets You Juice Up Your Devices In Style (video)

Charging your mobile devices has become pretty much a necessity when you are out and about, but that does not mean you can’t do it in style when in …

Gear & Gadgets

Synology DiskStation DS415+ quad-core NAS arrives in US

Synology is back with another storage device, this one the DS415+ NAS aimed at small and medium businesses. The storage device brings many bragging …

Wi-Fi

How to Scan Business Cards into Microsoft OneNote

While there’s certainly no shortage of great note-taking applications to be found, Microsoft’s OneNote is a strong contender for anyone’s short list. …

Microsoft OneNote

Philips opens up preorders for 'Hue Lux,' its new white light smart bulbs

Philips is now letting people preorder its new smart lightbulb kit the Hue Lux on its website as well as other online retailers like Apple.<p>Philips first smart bulb kit was the Hue, which offered three LED smart bulbs that could change a plethora of different colors as well as a bridge that let you …

Connecting Visio and Excel Web Access controls in SharePoint 2013

Personal views on Dynamics 365 for Operations and Technical Architecture.<p>Microsoft Analysis Services, MDX, DAX, Power Pivot, Power Query and Power …

Spark Labs Raises $4.9 Million For An Internet Of Things OS

Spark Labs, the same folks who made this open-source Nest-like thermostat, has raised $4.9 million in Series A funding led by Lion Wells Capital, and with participation from O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, SOSventures, and Collaborative Fund, as well as a host of angel investors.<p>Spark Labs develops …

Samsung's new monitors include one with a billion-color, 3,840 x 2,160 screen

Now that Samsung's shown us the GS5, Gear 2 smartwatch and its latest Chromebook, it's time for the company's lesser-known product teams to come out of the woodwork. Next up: the display division, which today introduced three new models for 2014, including one with a billion-color, 3,840 x 2,160 …

Google-owned Nest launches smart thermostat in the UK

Device automatically saves energy from learning how people use their heating at home<p>Nest, the US technology company bought by Google in January for $3.2bn (£2bn), is launching its hi-tech version of the humble thermostat in the UK.<p>The device, which the company says learns how people use their …

The Office 365 platform—new opportunities for developers - Office Blogs

<i>Arpan Shah is the senior director of Office 365 technical product management.</i><p>Today at the SharePoint Conference, we announced huge investments in …

Power BI for Office 365 Overview

Computer Repair Florida - Computer Repair

Our company has been serving its customers in Florida area since 1980. During that time it has helped individuals, small businesses, and large …

UI Design: Analytics

I've been doing a lot of screens lately and it's always good to stay fresh and to check on what's hot in the design community. I've checked some …

UI Design

Create an ASP.NET Core web app in Azure

06/14/2017<p>4 minutes to read<p>Contributors<p>Note<p>This article deploys an app to App Service on Windows. To deploy to App Service on <i>Linux</i>, see Create a .NET …

Microsoft Brings Business Intelligence Tools to a Billion Screens

Or at least that’s the goal. And if anyone has a chance to achieve it in the near term, it’s Quentin Clark, the corporate Vice President of the …

Brightup Is A Smart Home Lighting System That Works With Your Existing Bulbs And Lamps

Smart home lighting is a growing field, with entrants including Philips and LIFX, but one other new contender has a different approach that might appeal more to some. The Brightup system consists of plug socket hardware and in-wall dimmers, connected to and controlled by a central hub via Z-Wave RF …

Nokia Corporation

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