Whether you write professionally or just casually in your free time, you know that inspiration can strike at the strangest times. You may not always have a pen and paper on you, but you almost always have your phone. And as it turns out, there are tons of fantastic apps that will help you improve your organization skills as a writer.
Link: Become a More Organized Writer With These 7 Mobile Apps
A newly discovered Android malware has been found to propagate itself through WhatsApp messages to other contacts in order to expand what appears to be an adware campaign.
“This malware spreads via victim’s WhatsApp by automatically replying to any received WhatsApp message notification with a…
Link: A New Wormable Android Malware Spreading Through WhatsApp
Microsoft has unveiled plans to integrate Teams with a range of SAP business applications, enabling workers to share information more easily without leaving the collaboration platform. The two companies announced that the German enterprise software vendor’s S/4HANA enterprise resource planning (ERP) application, used by many of the world’s largest organizations, will connect into Microsoft’s collaboration platform.
Link: Microsoft to integrate Teams with SAP as partnership expands
In a previous article, we covered how video conferencing works in Microsoft Teams. Since then, Microsoft has updated Teams with new features, including the long-awaited and much-desired ability to create breakout rooms. Indeed, over 20,000 Microsoft users voted for the suggestion on Microsoft…
Link: How to Create Breakout Rooms in Microsoft Teams
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Link: Microsoft Takes on M1 MacBook Pro in New Surface Ad
We’re all supposed to be reaching for unity these days, but the message has its limitations. Where Apple and Microsoft might (claim to) agree on privacy, there’s still a little friction between the two when it comes to your unity with your laptop. Well, at least as far as Microsoft is concerned. It chose the weekend to snort, scoff, and sneer at Apple’s MacBook Pro.
Link: Apple’s MacBook Pro is an expensive joke, says Microsoft
Speculation about an electric car refuses to die—EV’s are too cool, too exciting, and the computer giant has its hand in so many pots that the rumors just make too much sense. But should it build an electric car? The short answer is yes, according to Evercore ISI analyst Amit Daryanani. Talk of an iCar car resurfaced in December after a report by Reuters that Apple (ticker: AAPL) wanted to introduce an autonomous EV by 2024.
Link: Apple Should Build an iCar. Here’s Why.
Microsoft has a habit of reigniting the Mac vs. PC conflict for its Surface ads, and this time it’s going after Apple’s Touch Bar. In a new TV commercial, aired during Sunday night’s NFL championship games, Microsoft pits Apple’s MacBook Pro against the company’s Surface Pro 7. It’s a chance for…
Link: Microsoft mocks Apple’s doomed Touch Bar in new Surface ad
Netflix has detailed an upgrade to its Android app which should reduce buffering and make audio sound better and easier to hear over background noise. It’s been made possible thanks to the adoption of the xHE-AAC codec, which a Netflix blog post says should “improve intelligibility in noisy…
Link: Netflix update makes your Android phone’s crappy speakers sound better
Available for Windows, Mac, Linux, and newer Chromebooks, it treats you to most of the features found in for-pay video editing software: multiple tracks, titling, trimming, slicing, effects, animations, and more. It sports a simple interface as well, which is a huge plus. For quick trims and cuts, the free, excellent, and web-based Online Video Cutter does as its name suggests.
Link: 10 fabulous free apps for working with audio, video, and images
Chances are that if you deploy a Linux server online these days and you leave even the tiniest weakness exposed, a cybercrime group will ensnare it as part of its botnet. Want a good tech job? Then you need to know Linux and open-source software. One of the best ways to pick them up is via a Linux Foundation course.
Link: DreamBus botnet targets enterprise apps running on Linux servers
TodoZu is a simple & effective, FREE to-do list and task management app suitable for managing simple personal to-do lists through to more complex, task-based deliverables and intricate projects. TodoZu allows you to schedule tasks, manage your time, stay focused, get reminded about deadlines, and organise your life both at home and at work.
Link: Free cloud To Do List app now available on iOS, Android & Web