Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Microsoft’s PowerApps To Disrupt Enterprise Mobile App Development Market

Microsoft launched a new enterprise service called PowerApps that empowers users (employees of businesses) to create mobile apps (they need), connect to existing business systems in a secure way and easily share newly developed apps with coworkers. This is significant considering that over 2.1 billion mobile units will be sold by 2019 and that enterprise mobile apps […]

Will the next version of Microsoft’s Windows just be called Windows?

As Microsoft prepares to combine its Windows RT tablet operating system with Windows Phone, Microsoft executives are stuck with a tricky decision on branding for an upcoming OS that runs across both tablets and phones. Apple has iOS and Google has Android, and both operating systems run across tablets and phones instead of laptops and […]

Microsoft’s OneDrive to take on Google Drive and Dropbox

What does the OneDrive cloud service have going for it? Why, Microsoft’s four-decade legacy and the reputation that goes with it, of course. Over the years, critics occasionally — and justifiably — slammed Microsoft for cramming too many features into its software. But could that ingrained habit yet work to Microsoft’s advantage as it relaunches […]

Microsoft ‘U-turn’ sees Start button back on Windows 8

Microsoft has confirmed a Start button is returning to the desktop mode’s taskbar of its Windows 8 operating system. The lack of the facility – which had been in every previous version since Windows 95 – has been one of the most controversial aspects of the software. However, it will not offer all the functionality […]