Software

How AWS And Azure Competing Is Improving Public Cloud Adoption

• Public Cloud spending is predicted to grow at quickly, attaining 16% year-over-year growth in 2017.<br>• Cowen’s AWS segment model is predicting Revenue and EBITDA to grow 25% and 26.8% annually from 2017 to 2022.<br>• Microsoft Azure is viewed as the platform that customers would most likely purchase or renew …

SaaS

SaaS AdWords Campaign Management Best Practices

Managing AdWords campaigns can be a tricky business, but this is especially true for SaaS marketers. Not only is SaaS marketing a niche field, but …

SaaS

KeepVid - Perfect Online Tool To Download Videos

Keepvid is an online tool that allows users to download videos from almost every video website by just entering the URL of the video. This tool …

Learning

Best Chrome Extensions To Help You At Work, Keep Organized

Working on your laptop or desktop at work can get hectic with all the open tabs and social media distractions, but there are some Chrome extensions …

Chrome Web Store

Run Hypercard on Modern Mac OS via Web Browser

Do you remember Hypercard? If you’re a (very) longtime Mac user, you might recall tinkering with the amazing Hypercard application, described by the …

Mac Software

Roxio Toast 15 Pro for Mac

Roxio Toast 15 Pro is one of the most comprehensive media conversion toolkits available today for the Mac!<p>DESCRIPTION<p>Roxio Toast 15 Pro takes all of …

Three articles that had a big impact on how I approach software development

Programming

BlackBerry Has $940 Million More Money To Diversify Its Software Strategy

BlackBerry has settled its arbitration dispute with Qualcomm over patent royalty fees.<p>Qualcomm agreed to pay BlackBerry $940 million by May 31. This …

SaaS

$8 billion Atlassian brings on a new CMO to help it move in on Microsoft Office

Atlassian, the $8 billion Aussie teamwork software titan, is a little different from most tech companies.<p>Just for starters, when it filed for its 2015 IPO, it revealed that it had been consistently profitable since the decade previous — without doing a single round of traditional venture capital …

SaaS

Blasphemy! Comparing Guess To BlackBerry

This is yet another interesting comparison between disparate business opportunities.<p>In this comparison, I put Guess against Blackberry.<p>The conclusion …

SaaS

How to drag-and-drop content between Readdle’s iPad apps

If you want to get an idea of how drag-and-drop could work on the iPad, then take a look at Readdle’s latest updates to its iOS productivity apps, which now allow you to drag files between the apps in split-screen view. That’s right, thanks to some very clever hacking, you can seamlessly drag a …

iOS

How to update Kodi on FireStick – and everything else you need to know

<b>Kodi has released an updated version of its popular open-source app to fix a number of bugs and security issues.</b><p>The makers said the latest update …

Kodi

Splunk Dumps: Management Failed in Europe, Not A Disaster, Says Jefferies

Shares of “Big Data” software maker <b>Splunk</b> (SPLK) are down $4.01, or 6%, at $63.08, adding to last night’s decline, even though it beat analysts' …

SaaS

HTML5: Where the core web technology is headed now

HTML5 began making waves in software development many years before its official adoption in October 2014, reducing reliance on proprietary rich …

HTML5

The web app model becomes progressive

If you listen to the pundits, Progressive Web Apps (or PWAs) have come to represent all that is good about application delivery via the web, and are …

JavaScript

Charcoal for macOS makes it fun to turn photos into charcoal, chalk drawings

<b>By Aaron Lee</b>AKVIS Charcoal 1.0 is a fun standalone application and Photoshop plug-in for macOS that lets you create charcoal, chalk, and sanguine …

Opening old and unsupported files in Family Tree Maker

Family Tree Maker versions 2008-2014 do not support some older file types. If you are unable to import a family tree file created in an older Family …

Genealogy

New Release Definition Editor in Team Services

Have you ever struggled to create a mental model of how the deployments to your environments would progress? We are introducing the pipeline view for …

Programming

Major security vulnerability found in VLC, Kodi, and other media players, Kodi for Android already patched

What's worse than a security vulnerability in a widely-used program? A security vulnerability in <i>several</i> widely-used programs. Researchers from Check …

Information Security

Chrome won

Disclaimer: <i>I worked for 7 years at Mozilla and was Mozilla’s Chief Technology Officer before leaving 2 years ago to found an embedded AI …

9 crazy-useful PC productivity apps

For all the popularity of mobile apps and cloud services, the venerable PC continues to be a mainstay of computing today. Indeed, the versatile …

Adobe Photoshop VS Lightroom: When To Use Each Software

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Adobe Photoshop logo via Wikimedia Commons, Adobe Lightroom logo via Wikimedia Commons, background image via …

Adobe

Customer Data Platforms: The Next Big Shift in SaaS Marketing Stacks?

I’m sure you consider yourself data-driven.<p>You make decisions based on data. Problem is, most companies aren’t using their data to the capacity they …

SaaS

Kodi 18 'Leia': Release date, features and how to download the latest build

Everything you need to know about Kodi 18 'Leia'<p>Kodi 18 'Leia' is nearly here, and our guide tells you all there is know about the next version of …

Gear & Gadgets

Why are (most) startups burning through so much cash?

Competition.<p>For most software / internet companies, the gross margins approach 80%. That means for every $10 you bring in, you get to keep at least …

SaaS

Microsoft Still Has Plenty Of Room To Grow

Microsoft's amazing surge over the years have left some investors doubting about whether there's enough room left for the company to grow further.<p>In …

SaaS

WordPress 4.8 Release Candidate

The release candidate for WordPress 4.8 is now available.<p>RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and …

Web Design

How to post Instagram photos from your laptop

Instagram made a desktop version of its popular photo-sharing app available several years ago, but its functionality remains limited compared to the …

How to Use Product Update Blog Posts to Grow the Relationship With SaaS Customers

Some of the best SaaS companies around are making their blogs unreadable.<p>I’m on a mission to put an end to this.<p>Raise your hand if you’ve ever done …

SaaS

9 supremely useful PC productivity programs

For all the popularity of mobile apps and cloud services, the venerable PC continues to be a mainstay of computing today. Indeed, the versatile desktop interface means that the bulk of a day’s work continues to be done on PCs for most users.We’ve found some pretty cool productivity apps that will …

Apps