As we look at how software will be evolving, traditional PC applications and mobile apps have some substantial differences, key among them the depth and flexibility traditional applications offer that are often an anathema to mobile users.
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Microsoft's 'Bingification' of applications officially has begun with its integration of Bing search into Word Online.
Websites and apps should load faster from Google search for users of Chrome for Android following moves to prioritise slow-loading resources.
Close collaboration between development and operations teams can lead to more resilient and secure cloud applications. The challenge is culture, not technology.
New survey of 2,200 developers and IT executives finds most focus and will continue to focus on desktop applications, with mobile apps secondary.
Workday is landing customers for its financial applications to go along with its core HR business. The goal: Rule the admin cloud. We catch up with operating chief Mike Stankey to talk about Workday's hiring, innovation and culture.
In a major update, Adobe's Creative Cloud subscription service upgrades 14 desktop applications, introduces several new 'connected' mobile apps, launches a stylus/ruler combo and gives creative pros easy access to their online assets.
The search giant's Google My Business service provides SMBs a suite and apps to manage their presence. The move highlights how Google and Facebook are actively courting SMBs and their ad dollars.
End-users want to see experiences similar to what they get from their smartphones. Can IT deliver?
Messaging and social – for now – are still the most popular mobile applications around, recording a 203 percent spike in year-over-year growth to outpace utility and productivity apps by a comfortable margin.
The new feature means participating apps can accept search terms straight from Google Search, integrating Google's features deeper into the ecosystem.
The chief information officer's role will become less about developing and maintaining highly customised bespoke applications and more about creating a seamless experience across generic cloud apps.
Latest offering from small-business apps provider includes native mobile applications for Android and Apple iOS.
UPDATED 3. The search giant said it was "investigating reports" of issues with three of its main cloud-based productivity apps, following reports of sluggish or downed service.
After five years of Google's Chrome browser, the search giant is hoping to take Chrome apps to the desktop.
Web apps are being touted as the future of both desktop and smartphone applications, but with so many hurdles to overcome, can they really succeed?
Chinese search giant's investments in location-based services, apps and online video help it gain traction in mobile. Overall, it booked a 4.5 percent dip in net profit to US$430.8 million, amid rising expenses from marketing and R&D.
For Microsoft, losing Office 365 deals to Google Apps is losing the platform. For Google, Apps is a nice business designed to distract Microsoft from search.
You may not think Google Glass has any practical applications in the enterprise — not yet, anyway — but one U.S. firm is working on disproving the naysayers by bringing a range of enterprise apps to the search giant's wearable technology by early 2014.
The North Carolina company, which became a Google Apps Premier SMB Reseller in July 2012, now brokers cloud services and applications for more than 100 regional internet service providers.
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