Is HTML5 the new Windows?

Paul Stannard, TechCrunch, 6/9/16 If you are as old as me, you remember the transition from MS-DOS to Windows in the early 1990s. Dominant applications like Lotus 123 and WordPerfect were quickly knocked from their perches as the ecosystem tectonically shifted before they responded. Microsoft Word and Excel for Windows replaced Lotus and WordPerfect as […]

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Posted on June 9, 2016 at 9:30 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Windows 10 will bring your Android phone notifications to your PC

Tom Warren, The Verge, 4/4/2016 Microsoft is planning to bring Android phone notifications directly to Windows 10 PCs. During a session at Build 2016 today, Microsoft detailed how missed calls, messages, and other notifications from an Android phone will appear on a Windows 10 PC. Microsoft is using the Cortana app for Android to enable […]

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Posted on April 4, 2016 at 8:41 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Amazon Releases New Mobile Cloud Drive Apps

Dan Heilman, Mobile Tech Today, 7/8/15 The new mobile cloud drive apps from Amazon are here, but, it seems, just barely. The company’s new Cloud Drive apps for iOS and Android bring the company one step closer to providing a complete mobile cloud storage solution. The new apps let users view files and folders, preview […]

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Posted on July 8, 2015 at 10:38 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Google’s Project Fi aims to combine the best of LTE, Wi-Fi

Monica Alleven, FierceWireless, 4/24/15 Finally and officially, Google has unwrapped its “Project Fi” MVNO in partnership with Sprint and T-Mobile US. Currently, the service work only with a special SIM card for Google’s Nexus 6 smartphone, which was designed by Motorola Mobility, and the service is by invitation-only at this stage. But it’s got some […]

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Posted on April 24, 2015 at 8:27 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Red Hat formulates a plan for building enterprise mobile apps

Joab Jackson, PC World, 3/23/15 Red Hat understands that developing a mobile application is not the same as building one for the desktop, which is why the company has augmented its software stack with new technologies for mobile development. “The whole Web architecture is giving way to an emerging mobile architecture,” said Cathal McGloin, Red […]

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Posted on March 23, 2015 at 12:54 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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BlackBerry climbs out of your pocket and into the internet of things

Chris Velazco, Engadget, 1/8/15 BlackBerry’s been doing its best to engineer a smartphone comeback, but its future doesn’t just hinge on stuff that goes in your pockets. Those plucky Canadians have also had their sights on cracking the fabled internet of things, and today it’s finally pulled back the curtain on a cloud-friendly system meant […]

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Posted on January 8, 2015 at 6:55 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Why Mobile App Developers Turn to PaaS

Karen Tegan Padir, CMS Wire, 4/23/14 For better or worse, Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) will continue to pull business workflows into mobile and personal devices. Efforts to keep business functions in their traditional channels have largely failed and according to analysts, we should expect sharp double-digit growth to continue. This paints a picture of a much more […]

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Posted on April 23, 2014 at 1:26 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Ubuntu Touch: The smartphone Ubuntu Linux arrives

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, ZNet.com, 10/25/13 Ubuntu 13.10 is great on the desktop. On smartphones, Saucy Salamander, aka Ubuntu Touch, is still a work in progress. That said, for mobile programmers and Linux or smartphone power users, there’s a lot to like about this first release of Ubuntu for smartphones and tablets. Here’s what you need […]

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Posted on October 25, 2013 at 12:28 pm by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Mobile device management shifts to the cloud

John Cox. ComputerWorld, 8/30/13 New cloud-based software lets employees register, secure, and manage their personal devices without IT department involvement. And a simplified Web interface automates a lot of management tasks. The software, dubbed Anyware, is completely new code from MobileIron, which originally created a conventional enterprise server application for managing mobile devices. With Anyware, […]

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Posted on August 30, 2013 at 7:53 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Amazon offers mobile developers cross-platform push notifications

Mikael Ricknäs,IDG News Service, 8/14/13 Amazon Web Services (AWS) is offering a new service that aims to make it easier for developers to send push notifications to Android and iOS applications. Amazon pitches Simple Notification Service with Mobile Push as an easier way for developers to add notifications than previously has been possible. Using one […]

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Posted on August 14, 2013 at 10:33 am by lesliemanzara · Permalink · Leave a comment
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