Microsoft will share more about the Windows 10 'consumer experience' at an event on January 21 in Redmond.
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While horror stories prevail regarding SSD reliability, recent tests carried out suggest that consumer solid state drives (SSDs) can be subjected to high usage levels before they experience failure.
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Jim Grubb, Vice President of Emerging Technologies & Chief Demonstration Officer explores how IOE is opening an array of opportunity in retail. Location based sensors, facial recognition, high-definition video; just some of the innovations discussed which are destined to vastly change the customer experience.
After chasing consumer-led computing for the past few years, enterprises are due to be the opening front in the next change to computing — an experience that depends on where you are, and which device you are using.
"Every business person will use this as the new document type," declared the vice president of Google Maps.
The Korean electronics giant said the new research and development labs will focus on advanced software, content and services and user experience for consumer products.
Despite the conflicting opinions that businesses hiring for data scientist and big-data roles seem to harbour, they do agree on the importance of software development skills.
Job advertisements looking for candidates with a decade's worth of experience is leading to a skills crisis of our own making.
Whether it's mobile kiosks, e-commerce or a more traditional in-store transaction, your customers really crave one thing: convenience.
A seamless experience across multiple devices and mobile platforms, and a lower yearly subscription fee, will boost consumer interest in Office 365 Home Premium.
U.S. PC maker will invest more efforts in Thailand's consumer IT space and entice young people to buy its notebooks and tablets via more concept stores and product experience centers.
Only 17 percent of CIOs are considered part of top-level management, with many other executives perceiving them as lacking in business skills or experience, according to Ernst & Young.
'I thought soft skills meant it was a soft job... Good marketing is a product of the same inputs as good code; long hours, sweating the details, and the judicious application of experience doing it the right way.'
Consumer hardware increasingly a differentiator for software companies, but crux is ultimately a value-added ecosystem of content and services which hardware helps to maximize experience.
Successful technology businesses must solve consumer frustrations while still delivering an integrated customer experience across multiple services and sales channels.
Developers should refrain from using any non-sanctioned APIs in their Windows 8 Metro-style apps, Microsoft has said.Developer experience manager John Hazen said on Thursday that using APIs not offered as part of the Metro software development kit (SDK) could undermine consumer confidence and make the apps break.
After spending a couple weeks working with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, here's what I think works and doesn't work in this beta. Some early complaints are overblown, but there's no denying the split personality of Windows 8 has reshaped the user experience.
Since last week's announcements around WOA, Microsoft's implementation of Windows on the ARM platform, there's been a lot of focus on the consumer, and how the design decisions affect them and their experience. But how do those decisions work for the enterprise – and could the enterprise, Microsoft's core audience, be the reason for them?
Expertise to integrate cloud with existing IT systems and ability to manage vendor relations most lacking areas, say industry insiders, with one noting gap won't stay wide for long.
newsmaker Accessibility of digital music plays pivotal role in curbing piracy while cloud services must ensure optimal consumer experience, says Universal Music's global head of digital business, Rob Wells.
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