Microsoft last week announced sweeping changes to Office’s support rules, which will push more corporate customers to the Office 365 subscription model. The support policies introduced Thursday will cut in half the time that non-subscription versions of Office — usually labeled “perpetual” as a nod to the licenses which, once purchased, let customers run the software as long as they want — can connect to Microsoft cloud-based services.
Link: Microsoft to slash cloud-connection rights for stand-alone Office
I got an interesting question today. This is actually an extremely common one so I thought I’d take a bit to explore it. It’s worth noting that I don’t know the result of this blog post. That is, I don’t know if I’ll be right or not, and I’m not going to edit it. Let’s see how this goes! The…
Link: Penny Pinching in the Cloud: Lift and Shift vs App Services – When a VM in the Cloud isn’t what you want
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Link: Audio by ThisWeekIn on Apple Podcasts
Head over to the Google Play Store and you’ll find it’s fairly easy to be overwhelmed with the choices. So inundating is the selection, one might be inclined to abandon the search and use what everyone else is using. When that happens, you run the risk of missing out on some real gems. That’s why I’m here.
Link: 7 slightly obscure Android apps you should be using
On January 9, 2007, Steve Jobs announced the iPhone at the Macworld convention – an announcement that also ushered in the birth of the app market, an industry that may top USD$77bn (£61.6bn) in 2017. Entrepreneurs, recognising that smartphones represented the most direct conduit to the consumer,…
Link: Optimising Campaigns Based on Mobile App Usage, Not Installs
With spring setting in and cold weather finally going away, there are a ton of new and established apps that have been taking the design world by storm. Some have been rising in ranks on the App Store and others were just introduced. No matter their position on the charts, what these apps have in…
Link: Top 10 Mobile App UI of April 2017
Johan Christenson, CEO, City Network
European Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider City Network, has joined the Ubuntu Certified Public Cloud (CPC) programme. This is the second very big European win for Ubuntu after it signed up OVH earlier this month. As an Ubuntu CPC partner, City Cloud…
Link: City Cloud gets Ubuntu Certified