Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Windows Store For Windows 8: Your Questions Answered | PCWorld

As Microsoft readies the debut of Windows 8 beta code for February it's sharing more about one of the biggest additions to the upcoming operating system, a brand new app store. Microsoft is calling it Windows Store and it will feature what are called Metro-style apps designed for both Windows 8 tablets, laptops, and desktop PCs. Metro-style apps are primarily for managing photos, entertainment, social networking, and messaging on Windows 8 devices. Read more

Windows 8: Four Big Concerns (Based On What We Know So Far) | PCWorld

Microsoft in August said Windows 8 would be the most significant reimagining of its trademark operating system since Windows 95. But all those changes may not be for the better, at least based on what we know so far. Read more

Monday, December 12, 2011

Tablets in 2012: What to Expect | PCWorld

What will tablets look like in the coming year? Tablets are out of their infancy and moving into adolescence--which means that we can expect big changes ahead as tablets' design and components improve. Tablet operating systems will see some new blood, too, with the introduction of Android 4.0 and Windows 8. How will these changes manifest? Read more

Google+ Handbook: 63 resources for entrepreneurs - GeekWire

Just when you thought you had Facebook and Twitter nailed, along comes Google+. This new social site took the world by storm, but easily ended up adding more confusion to your life. Well, even if you’re a complete beginner and don’t have a clue where to start or you’re a reasonably seasoned user of Google+, the following resources will hopefully help you learn everything you need to know about Google+ so you can use it effectively. Read more

How to Recover a Lost Phone, Tablet, or Laptop | PCWorld

The bad news: At some point, your cell phone is likely to go missing. Whether it falls out of your pocket in a cab, or you leave it unattended in a public place for a few seconds only to have it swiped by someone with sticky fingers and low moral fiber, your phone is vulnerable. In fact, according to a report from security software company Symantec, 36 percent of U.S. consumers have had a cell phone disappear on them. Read more

Friday, December 9, 2011

Tablets in 2012: What to Expect | PCWorld

What will tablets look like in the coming year? Tablets are out of their infancy and moving into adolescence--which means that we can expect big changes ahead as tablets' design and components improve. Tablet operating systems will see some new blood, too, with the introduction of Android 4.0 and Windows 8. How will these changes manifest? Read more

iOS Safer from Malware than Android, Security Firm Says | PCWorld

A new report from security firm McAfee finds mobile threats are on the rise, and iOS users seem to be much safer than Android fans. Read mcore

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Word on the street - WWW.THEDAILY.COM

Microsoft is planning a version of its Office business app for the iPad, The Daily has learned.

According to sources, the tech giant is actively working on adapting its popular software suite for Apple’s tablet. With the iPad making up over 80 percent of the tablet market and millions of people worldwide using Office, that could mean big bucks for the tech giant based in Redmond, Wash. Read more