Category Archives: Enterprise Applications

Microsoft lets SMB workers share Office on a single PC with expanded M365 Business rights

Microsoft lets SMB workers share Office on a single PC with expanded M365 Business rights Microsoft this week announced it has added shared computer activation (SCA) for Office to the less-expensive Microsoft 365 Business subscription, giving small- and medium-sized businesses a way for multiple employees to run Office’s productivity applications from a single PC. […]

6 best note-taking apps for an Apple iPad

6 best note-taking apps for an Apple iPad We all need to take notes, and these six note-taking apps all have their own unique advantages, particularly used with Apple Pencil. The app you’ve got: Apple Notes Apple’s Notes app works quite well with an Apple Pencil but is quite limited in comparison with the […]

How to fix six Windows 10 headaches

How to fix six Windows 10 headaches Microsoft Windows 10 has gone a long way towards fixing the problems that were endemic with earlier versions of Windows — notably Windows 8. But it’s still far from a perfect operating system and has its share of headaches. Looking through various user discussions (and tapping our […]

Security theater, ’80s style

Security theater, ’80s style It’s the late 1980s and pilot fish is working on business application development for an aerospace and defense contractor where physical security is surprisingly lax. There’s a guard on duty at the front desk during business hours, but that’s about the extent of it. That changes with the announcement that […]

16 multi-device wireless chargers to replace Apple’s defunct AirPower

16 multi-device wireless chargers to replace Apple’s defunct AirPower Belkin BOOST↑UP Wireless Charging Dock Image by Belkin Apple made a big splash announcing its AirPower wireless charging pad – and then wound up killing off the device before it ever made it to market. But there are alternative multi-device wireless chargers to keep in […]

Microsoft adds more reasons for enterprise users to run Edge on mobile devices

Microsoft adds more reasons for enterprise users to run Edge on mobile devices Microsoft on Monday announced that the iOS and Android versions of its Edge browser now support single sign-on (SSO) and conditional access – crucial security, management and convenience features to the enterprise. Integrating Edge on mobile into the broader enterprise ecosystem […]

Google hopes AI, collaboration will win G Suite customers

Google hopes AI, collaboration will win G Suite customers With G Suite, Google faces an uphill battle against Microsoft’s widely used Office 365 productivity tools. At its Cloud Next conference in San Francisco earlier this month, Google unveiled a number of updates to G Suite, outlining its vision for a collaborative, AI-infused set of […]

Can Facebook be trusted with a virtual assistant?

Can Facebook be trusted with a virtual assistant? Facebook is working on its third virtual assistant. That Facebook would pursue a voice-based, artificially intelligent interface is hardly surprising. A list of the world’s biggest eight companies by market cap contains the complete roster of seven major players in the virtual assistant market: Microsoft, Apple, […]

Windows 7 upgrade nag messages start to show up

Windows 7 upgrade nag messages start to show up Microsoft this week triggered a nag message in Windows 7 Home Premium and Windows 7 Ultimate to remind users that their operating system will drop out of support in a little less than nine months. A month ago, the Redmond, Wash. developer gave customers a […]