Category Software

Deskdoo Provides a Virtual Desktop in Your Browser

Deskdoo, a startup out of Poland, provides all the comforts of a desktop right in your browser. With telecommuting on the rise, virtual collaboration tools are having their moment in the sun. Web-based Deskdoo eliminates the need to install remote desktop software or use company-issued hardware. Instead, users log into the site online and gain […]

Don’t Develop Your App Three Times

So you’ve realized you need a mobile app for your business, but you don’t know which mobile platform to make it for. Should you scoop up those shiny iOS customers? Windows phone users? I mean, Cortana is pretty cool. What about Android? Once you do a little research, you’ll groan as you realize that different […]

Apple Announces Music Streaming, New OS

Monday marked the first day of Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. This event is known for big announcements for the coming year. Here are a few things to look forward to, from CEO Tim Cook’s keynote address: Apple Music: The big announcement of the day was Apple’s Spotify-like music streaming app. It lets you create a listening […]

Universal Apps in Upcoming Windows 10

Windows 10 will include seamless support (at least as advertised) for universal apps across all its platforms. That is, your progress in an app will follow you across all your Windows 10 devices. We have hints of universal apps now, like when you use the same app on your phone and your tablet. The Windows […]

Microsoft Visual Studio Embraces the Wider Developer Ecosystem

Microsoft Visual Studio now has a GitHub extension. GitHub is a popular repository and version control system for storing code, a great deal of which is open source. With this Visual Studio extension, Microsoft is further embracing open source software and a plural development ecosystem. Try the extension here: – GitHub extension for Visual Studio […]

Nano Server Rumors

Your Windows Server could be getting a new core soon. A leaked slide deck from earlier this year indicates that soon, a stripped-down version of Windows dubbed “Nano Server” could be the new base for Windows Server. News of the leaked slides comes from Neowin. Possibly as soon as next month, we’ll know for sure […]

Microsoft Vulnerability: Redirect to SMB

There’s a Microsoft vulnerability that, while not entirely new, has been brought to public attention again lately. This week Cylance, a cyber security company, published an article about the latest Microsoft software that’s vulnerable to a particular type of attack first discovered in 1997. The attack is known as the “Redirect to SMB” attack. Here’s […]

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