Privacy, Data Protection and Service Terms: Sale of Nokia’s Devices & Services Business to Microsoft

Nokia currently expects to complete the sale of its Devices & Services business to Microsoft in April 2014. With the completion of this transaction, a Microsoft Finnish affiliate assumes responsibility for your personal data and the contractual relationships for the products and services related to this business. Microsoft cares deeply about your privacy and the […]

A little more on Heartbleed and passwords

Despite the name no blood was shedded by a lot of digital ink was used to cover this security breach. Few days back, even I had reported this. Have a look at my previous article if you need to refresh your mind about the topic ;). As nothing sales better a paper than the announcement […]

What is the Heartbleed Bug all about? Be safe, Change your Password.

The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet.

VMware introduces Horizon 6 for Desktop and Application Virtualization

This delivers virtualized and remoted desktops and applications through a single platform; supports end users with access to all of their Windows and online resources through one unified workspace. With Horizon 6 you can now deliver virtual or remoted desktops and applications to end users across devices, locations, media and connections.

Lightroom is now available on iPad. Thank you Creative Cloud

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom is now available not only on PC and Mac but also on mobile and web, so you can edit anywhere and automatically sync your photos between Lightroom on your desktop and on your iPad. You can download the Lightroom mobile app from the iTunes App Store and start syncing your photos right away.

Now Send Money to your Friends and Family on Gmail: Google Wallet

Google Wallet is now integrated with Gmail, so you can quickly and securely send money to friends and family directly within Gmail. Transferring funds is as simple as sending an email. With over 425 million users of gmail, this integration would instantly give Google Wallet a wider reach than other digital financial services like PayPal have.

Microsoft’s Windows XP operating system Technical Support Ends Today

Thirteen years after its release, technical support for Microsoft’s Windows XP operating system will end today. To be clear, computers running XP will keep working after April 8; without critical Windows XP security updates, your PC will be vulnerable to harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software, etc.

Microsoft Announce a brand-new Microsoft Azure Preview portal

The new Microsoft Azure Preview Portal provides a fully integrated experience that will enable customers to develop and manage an application in one place, using the platform and tools of their choice. The new portal combines all the components of a cloud application into a single development and management experience.

Basic Tier of Compute Instance, Scheduler, Autoscale and other Announcements

At Build 2014, Microsoft also announced the general availability of the Web Sites Basic tier along with enhancements to the Web Sites Standard tier, Active Directory Premium, Scheduler, RA-GRS, Dynamic Routing Gateways and Point-to-Site, AutoScale, and Visual Studio Online.

With the all new Windows 8.1 Update (KB2919355), Microsoft heard few of us..!

At Build Conference today, Microsoft announced a lot of developments and updates w.r.t Windows Client OS and Phones. The Windows 8.1 Update announcement comes as a welcome surprise and it certainly delivers a collection of refinements designed to give people a more familiar and convenient experience across touch, keyboard and mouse inputs.

GIONEE ELIFE S5.5 Announced in India at 22,999 INR – Slim Smartphone

Gionee, one of the leading global designer and manufacturer of mobile devices launched the World’s Slimmest Smartphone – ELIFE S5.5 in India. Named after its biggest feature a 5.55mm slim body, the launch was announced at a grand event in Grand Hyatt, Goa. The path breaking innovative smartphone ELIFE S5.5 is going to hit India market by mid April 2014. The ELIFE S series is a new product category developed through Gionee’s deep understanding of customers’ desire for a slim and powerful smartphone to also act as a fashionable accessory. The ELIFE S series products will incorporate an emphasis on design without compromising the hardware and software of a smartphone to create a whole new user experience.

Download Microsoft Office for iPad and Android Phones : First Thoughts

Microsoft today announced several new and updated applications and services including Microsoft Office for iPad and free Office Mobile apps for iPhone and Android phones. You need an iPad running iOS 7.0 or later. You can download the Office apps for free and read, view and present documents, spreadsheets and presentations. To get the full editing and creation experience, you need an Office 365 subscription.

Google adds Managed VM to its Cloud Platform – Best of IaaS and PaaS

Google announces Managed Virtual Machines at the Google Platform Live Event in San Francisco. Managed VMs lets you run any binary inside a VM and turn it into a part of your App Engine app with just a few lines of code. App Engine will automatically manage these VMs.

IBM MobileFirst: End-to-End Enterprise Mobile Solutions and Platform

Some providers specialize in service offerings; some focus on platform and application development; some offer only mobile security; while others focus just on mobile device management. IBM MobileFirst aims at bringing a true end-to-end mobile solutions. Innovative enterprises see the opportunities gained by bringing all resources together to strengthen customer engagement–whenever and wherever the customer wants, and on the customer’s favourite device, which is often mobile.

Amazon WorkSpaces is Now Available for Public

Amazon WorkSpaces is a fully managed desktop computing service in the cloud. Amazon WorkSpaces allows customers to easily provision cloud-based desktops that allow end-users to access the documents, applications and resources they need with the device of their choice, including laptops, iPad, Kindle Fire, or Android tablets.

What does Cloudant acquisition mean to IBM?

Delivered as a fully managed cloud service, Cloudant eliminates complexity by enabling developers of fast-growing web and mobile apps to focus on developing their applications without the need to manage database infrastructure or growth.

Windows Azure gets renamed to Microsoft Azure. Will this change their Fortunes?

Microsoft re-brands Windows Azure name and plans to start calling it “Microsoft Azure”, beginning April 3, 2014. This change reflects Microsoft’s strategy and focus on Azure as the public cloud platform for customers as well as for our own services Office 365, Dynamics CRM, Bing, OneDrive, Skype, and Xbox Live.

NudeAudio Launches Portable Bluetooth Speakers in India

The “Move S” is an ultra-portable pocket-sized version, “Move M” takes things up a notch in terms of both size and bass, and the “Move L” offers the range’s biggest size, filling an entire room with a rich, warm sound.