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Content tagged with Productivity/Collaboration Apps posted in November 2014
Tablet Shopping: 7 Tips To Avoid Buyer's Remorse
News  |  11/28/2014
From 8-inch Windows 8.1 slates to iPads to phablets, tablet shoppers have more options than ever this holiday season. Follow these tips to avoid a mistake.
10 Windows Tablets, Laptops Under $200: Holiday Steals
Slideshows  |  11/26/2014
Gadget shoppers can choose from an array of sub-$200 Windows 8.1 tablets and laptops -- offering more power than you'd guess.
Google Apps Gets New Enterprise Security Features
News  |  11/25/2014
Google for Work users can access a Devices and Activity dashboard to spot suspicious logins and a new security wizard to help navigate security settings.
5 Ways To Apply 'Agile' To Customer Relationships
Commentary  |  11/25/2014
Agile development strategies improve internal productivity, but you also need to use them outside the company walls with customers.
LinkedIn Tips: 5 New Things To Know
News  |  11/24/2014
LinkedIn's latest updates include blogging and mobile app redesigns, adding certifications to your profile, a custom infographic tool, and WeChat integration.
Web Search, Transformed: Looking Out For You
Commentary  |  11/24/2014
Microsoft Bing director and author Stefan Weitz discusses how sensors, wearables, and big data are changing search.
Google Contributor: Pay To Block Ads
News  |  11/21/2014
Google launched a new service that blocks ads on some websites in exchange for a nominal monthly subscription.
Why Millennials Aren't Disrupting The Workplace
Commentary  |  11/21/2014
The millennial generation won't turn your office on its head, but it will complement the technologies already in place.
Apple WatchKit: 6 Facts
News  |  11/20/2014
Apple's WatchKit, the initial software development framework for the Apple Watch, is focused on ways to present data from iPhones.
Facebook Groups App Bolsters Microsharing
News  |  11/19/2014
Facebook released yet another standalone app, this time focusing on Groups -- a budding subset of 700,000 users.
BitTorrent Sync Plans Pro Tier
News  |  11/19/2014
BitTorrent Sync 1.4 enters general release, and the company unveils plans for Pro version of its software.
Cisco Debuts Mobile Collaboration App For Businesses
News  |  11/18/2014
Cisco's 'Project Squared' features voice and videoconferencing, messaging, and document sharing for project teams of up to eight people. Here's a look at the features.
Facebook's Enterprise Ambition: 3 Big Hurdles
Commentary  |  11/18/2014
Even with 1.3 billion users, Facebook's rumored move into enterprise software faces steep obstacles. Can Facebook transform its reputation from data hog to data guardian?
Microsoft Office Mobile: Right For You?
Slideshows  |  11/15/2014
Microsoft now offers free iOS and Android versions of its popular Office apps. Are they a good fit for your mobile productivity tools?
Facebook Privacy Policy Updates: 4 Facts
News  |  11/14/2014
As Facebook tweaks policies yet again, here's what you need to know.
Microsoft .NET's Sudden Ubiquity
News  |  11/14/2014
In a too-good-to-be-true turn of events for enterprises, Microsoft ports .NET development framework to Linux and Mac OS and open-sources the entire .NET stack.
L-1 Visas: H-1B's Quiet, Powerful Cousin
News  |  11/14/2014
You're probably familiar with H-1B visas and the annual cap on them. Their lesser-discussed cousin, the L-1, has no such yearly limit.
Windows 10 Update: 6 Facts
News  |  11/13/2014
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build includes more user-inspired tweaks, more desktop refinement -- and more bugs. Is Microsoft reassuring its desktop user base?
4 Twitter Changes, Explained
News  |  11/13/2014
Twitter responds to criticism about stagnant innovation by announcing a handful of new features coming to video, messaging, and users' timelines.
Microsoft .NET Takes On Java
News  |  11/13/2014
Now that Microsoft's .NET is open sourced and set to expand to Linux and OS X, can it challenge Oracle's Java?
Microsoft's Answer To Death By Email: Meet Clutter
News  |  11/11/2014
Yes, Clutter. This new tool for Microsoft Office 365 users aims to learn which messages are most important to you, and restore order.
Facebook Messenger Nets 500 Million Users
News  |  11/11/2014
Facebook's rocky rollout of its Messenger app has paid off, with its user base more than doubling since making it mandatory for users who want to chat.
Cures For The Common Help Desk Headaches
Commentary  |  11/11/2014
Hey IT support pros, here's how to shrink the ticket stack and help employees help you.
Facebook News Feed: 4 Ways To Cut Clutter
News  |  11/10/2014
Facebook now gives you more -- but not absolute -- control over the content in your news feed. Use our tips to ditch the noise.
Our Robot-Filled Future: Not All Scary
Commentary  |  11/10/2014
Artificial intelligence is not the danger, says one futurist. Rather, it will save us from danger -- and a dreary existence.
Apple Resolves iMessage Glitch
News  |  11/10/2014
Former iPhone users can deactivate their numbers to fix a bug that sent some texts via iMessage rather than SMS.
Google Inbox: 7 Reasons To Say Yes
News  |  11/8/2014
Google's experimental email client Inbox will change the way you look at email.
Facebook: 5 Things You Didnít Know
News  |  11/8/2014
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed why the social network made Messenger mandatory, his personal style, and more in a Q&A session with users. Here's a look at the highlights.
Can Dropbox & Box Survive Commoditized Storage?
Commentary  |  11/7/2014
Microsoft and Google have turned up the heat on the cloud storage vendors. Time for them to respond.
How DevOps Is Like A Formula 1 Pit Crew
Commentary  |  11/7/2014
DevOps and pit crews both rely on speedy teamwork, but share a fine line between winning and stalling.
Google Drive Can Launch Local Apps
News  |  11/6/2014
New Chrome extension Application Launcher for Drive lets Google Drive open files in local applications.
4 Ways to Avoid Malicious Links on Social Media
Commentary  |  11/6/2014
Social media remain fertile ground for hackers to expand their attacks through malware and trendjacking.
Google Calendar Redesign: 3 New Features
News  |  11/4/2014
Google's updated Calendar app automatically adds appointment and event details from your email to your schedule and updates them in real time.
You're Sending Too Much Email
Commentary  |  11/4/2014
Myriad communications tools are available, but most of us keep falling back on email. Here's why that's a mistake.
Windows 8.1: On The Rise?
News  |  11/3/2014
Windows 8.1 achieves big market-share gains in October, just as Windows XP starts to plummet. But is Win 8.1's momentum sustainable?
Unify Joins Social Collaboration Race With Circuit
Commentary  |  11/3/2014
Circuit, formerly known as Project Ansible, expands Unify's telephony and UC footprint into enterprise social collaboration. Can it compete with heavyweights like Microsoft, IBM, Salesforce.com?
Microsoft Reveals Office For Mac Roadmap
News  |  11/1/2014
Microsoft hasn't updated Office for Macs in four years -- but on Friday, the company finally revealed plans for a new version.


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