It’s been an interesting year for even the best Apple Watch apps. In the spring it seemed as if the Watch had lost its sparkle, with many big-name apps either languishing or being pulled from the Watch altogether. The problem wasn’t that Apple Watch apps are a bad idea, though.
Far from it, as…
Link: The best Apple Watch apps we’ve used in 2020
Looking for a mobile live streaming app to do one-to-many broadcasts? Maybe create a live stream to engage an audience, educate colleagues or give a glimpse of an event to coworkers? IBM Watson Media released a new mobile application for iOS and Android that allows users to broadcast from their device to an IBM Video Streaming channel.
Link: Mobile Live Streaming App
The homescreen in Microsoft Office for iOS.
Pressing the add button brings up three options: Notes, Lens, and Documents.
Selecting documents lets you pick from these options for Excel, Word, and PowerPoint documents.
Link: Microsoft releases new all-in-one Office app for iOS and Android
Lition, a commercial blockchain, announced on Feb. 18 that Microsoft has officially brought Lition blockchain solution to its Azure cloud marketplace. This makes Lition one of the few public/private blockchains currently supported by a major cloud provider like Microsoft. Microsoft also became…
Link: Cloud Giant Microsoft Azure Embraces Commercial Blockchain
Desktop as a Service (DaaS) is a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) hosted in the cloud and paid for as a subscription service, usually charged for by the seat. DaaS solutions use a multi-tenancy architecture where a single application instance is delivered to multiple users, or “tenants”. The third-party service provider assumes the responsibility for managing the desktop infrastructure. .
Link: Top desktop as a service (DaaS) providers: Amazon, Citrix, Microsoft, VMware, and more
The policy will change in April, but developers can ask for feedback on their use cases starting in May. There will also be a grace period for the first few months. Only new apps will need background location approval when August 3rd arrives, but Google will start removing existing apps without…
Link: Google will review Android apps that request background location info
It was just a couple of days ago that Microsoft publicly introduced its super-handy combined Office app to the Google Play Store. The app packs Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF tools, and a variety of features into a single app instead of forcing you to download a separate one for each utility.
Link: Microsoft brings combined Word, Excel, and PowerPoint app to iOS