Applications

Applications news, information, and how-to advice

windows 10 mobile phone home screen
battle war fight

office building and clouds 42 26508722

The cloud is becoming exactly what it sought to replace

Cloud providers once promised to be different from traditional enterprise software providers. Here's why that didn't happen

Microsoft Office logo [orange background pattern]

Office 2016 for the Mac: We deserve better

Poor UI choices and troubling cloud behavior are sure to frustrate daily users

magician hat wand trick

Office Mobile won't work on your tablet PC without this trick

If you try to use a corporate or education Office 365 subscription on a personal tablet, Microsoft will lead you astray

email stock image

Exchange 2016: You'll swear it's Exchange 2013

The new email server removes any doubt that on-premises software is in Microsoft's rearview mirror

Salesforce tools let customers snap together new mobile apps

Modular components can be snapped together using a drag-and-drop interface

microsoft edge

How to use Microsoft Edge, Windows 10's new browser

We'll show you its new features, from Cortana to Web Notes, and how to use them effectively

Idea town 1

Mozilla to launch new Firefox feature testing program

The opt-in deal lets Release channel users tell developers whether a new feature is worthy

Microsoft Project Spartan annotations

Soon everyone will be annotating the Web

As Web pages become apps, they will also become collaborative spaces where anyone can annotate -- and the rules of engagement will take a while to work themselves out

HP's ZDI discloses 4 new vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer

ZDI went public after extending the disclosure deadline twice with no fix forthcoming from Microsoft

Microsoft presses 'Send': a new mobile app for quick office communications

Synced with Outlook, the messaging tool requires no subject line, salutation, or signature

Office 365 migration path

The more customers Microsoft adds to Office 365, the less it makes from each subscriber

Three million more consumers take to 'rent-not-buy' Office, but per-subscriber revenue falls under $50 for the first time

Apple, IBM release 10 new enterprise apps incorporating analytics and iBeacons

The apps use technology like predictive analytics and are for business travelers and mortgage officers, among other professionals

vip party

Office 365 joins the IFTTT party

Microsoft seems to be more comfortable in helping its users work with alternative products, which is a smart move

no flash

A world without Flash: The countdown begins

Adobe's much-maligned rich Internet technology could effectively be dead within five years, according to analysts

ios 9 notes primary

Meet the new Notes, iOS 9's feature-packed Evernote rival

Notes is no longer the most basic native app in iOS.

projectspartancortana

On the road to Windows 10: Edge now accepts Google as default search provider

According to Microsoft, Google made the changes needed to move to OpenSearch 1.1 support for Edge

deathmatch 4 arm wrestle battle fight contest

Google's 'open' Eddystone takes on Apple's iBeacons

The new BLE beacon format for increasing location awareness is aimed at Android and iOS

android browser

Review: The best browsers for Android smartphones

InfoWorld compares Chrome, CM Browser, Dolphin, Firefox, InBrowser, and UC Browser on speed, features, and HTML5 support

Load More