I’ve been hearing a lot about the latest Microsoft PC Operating System Windows Blue through the grapevine since February this year, but Microsoft has finally confirmed that something dealing with the codename “Blue” is coming eventually. While Microsoft specifically mentioned that a product with “Blue” in the title wouldn’t be hitting the market, it seems that all of these recent leaks and rumours may have validity.
If you’re not familiar with what Windows Blue is all about, it’s…
Remember what Mobile phones were like before iPhone and Android? Basically mobile users fell into two categories, those who wanted the tiniest phone they could get their hands on - remember Nokia? and more serious, adult users who went the way of the Blackberry. The Blackberry was touted as the personal digital assistant. It made it easy to keep a calendar, message, and send mobile email. Every professional had a Blackberry.
RIM’s original sin was its decision to create technology…Read More
The PC is not dead, but there is a rebalance going on.
We can no longer ignore the emerging momentum in mobile device computing (tablets and smartphones) as sales of personal computers worldwide declined a shocking 8% in the last quarter, according to technology research firm Gartner.
The portable convenience of tablets and even smartphones has begun to impact productivity across virtually every industry. Time-sensitive professionals can enjoy relevant information irrespective…Read More
It's a fair argument. The days of the hard phone definitely seem to be numbered as a new generation of users live and breathe software-based communications devices. Microsoft Lync really is a step forward into a new era of the combining IM, voice, and video in a single manageable software application.
Microsoft Lync combines instant messaging, VoIP (calls utlising your internet connection) calling, live meetings, and videoconferencing, but it's more than the sum of these parts. Lync…Read More