Applications

Applications news, information, and how-to advice

Mozilla may offer new browser features only on secure websites

Non-secure HTTP sites will not get access to new browser features, Mozilla says

Microsoft jumps into application monitoring

Application Insights can be used to instrument applications to better understand how well they perform


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Build 2015: Windows 10, holographic robots, and hot news from Microsoft's big event

Office is getting smarter, and so is your phone. Read about all of Microsoft's ambitious plans from Build 2015

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The free memory on your smartphone is not as free as you think

Learn how to fix 'insufficient storage' errors in Android and iOS, and get all the OS and app updates coming to you

Office 365 Support Ecosystem

10 third-party tools to suit your Office 365 needs

From migration to monitoring, third-party tools and partners help you make the most of Office 365

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Microsoft wants to turn Android apps, iOS apps, and websites into Windows apps

If the strategy is successful, it could be the end of Microsoft’s app gap problem

Twitter turns to Apple for help distributing its tweets

Tweets might begin appearing in Spotlight searches on Apple devices, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo said

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HTML5 shoot-out: How Chrome, Safari, Firefox, IE, and Opera measure up

Chrome and Opera lead in compliance with the latest Web features, but the differences among browsers may be smaller than they appear

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Leaked Microsoft Build notes reveal plans for Outlook.com third-party apps

Creating an app ecosystem for Outlook.com will help it compete with Gmail, and also contribute to Microsoft's goal of universal apps

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The ultimate guide to how and where to use Apple Pay

Here's everything you need to know about Apple Pay and its ins and outs, plus an up-to-date list of Apple Pay-ready stores and apps

Dell ready to help enterprises move Jive content into Yammer

New migration tool aims to help enterprises simplify their social side

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Hands on: The first Apple Watch apps for road warriors

30 first-gen apps show promise, but still make you wonder about smartwatch utility

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OpenOffice development is looking grim as developers flock to LibreOffice

Development on the free productivity suite is down to just 16 people, and the support system for new contributors is sorely lacking

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Microsoft kicks off two-month Spartan bug bounty program

Offers up to $15K for top-notch reports and exploits of the still-under-construction browser slated to ship with Windows 10

Microsoft Exchange tools

What we know about Exchange Server 2016

The few clues suggest improvements to the back end, document collaboration, and search

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21 tips for making Android a better personal assistant

Become an Android email, calendar, and contacts master with these 21 tips for getting the most out of your device

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New Office 365 features appease the cloud-wary

With a slate of new management, encryption, and data-security features for Office 365, Microsoft hopes to eliminate excuses for not using the cloud

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5 ways your company can defuse a social media crisis

When an employee is caught in the crosshairs of a social media mishap, businesses need to tread carefully

Google makes mobile websites more app-like with Chrome push notifications

The likes of eBay and Facebook will soon take advantage of the feature

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IE11 patch KB 3038314 blocks search engines and may fail with error 80092004

The latest IE11 patch prevents some Windows users from adding Google as a search provider -- if it finishes installing at all

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