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.
Showing results 1 to 20 of 506
The Here apps will add a robust location services engine to the glasses, with features such as turn-by-turn guidance without an internet connection and public transport maps.
This week the factory image of Android 5.0, aka Lollipop, was released but the general update was delayed due to a problem. The hype surrounding the Apple Pay launch was a boost for Google Wallet. The top 10 battery draining apps on Android are listed.
Packed with new features for non-Office 365 subscribers, Microsoft's updates to its Office apps for iPhone and iPad are highly welcomed, but device limitations reach a peak.
Microsoft and Dropbox are partnering to improve integration between Dropbox and Microsoft Office.
Google's Nexus 9 and the Android 5.0 that comes with it includes some business friendly security features as well as an interface that could make it a bring your own device play. There's a need for more tablet-first business apps though.
New survey of 2,200 developers and IT executives finds most focus and will continue to focus on desktop applications, with mobile apps secondary.
Developers won't have to hurry to update their apps for the larger iPhones, but if they want to take advantage of new features they'll have to get to work.
The latest snapshot release of custom Android ROM CyanogenMod brings a slew of new features, including the hidden Heads Up notifications feature and more controls to lockdown private apps.
Earth to Echo Director Dave Green and I had a short chat about his upcoming (July 2) movie that takes us on a first-person look at first contact. The movie features an interesting film technique and some intriguing film technology.
Both Windows Phone and Android will include anti-theft features, including protection against factory reset.
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.
New features in the cloud customer service application include the ability to create individualized consoles, plus additional APIs for integrating data from other apps.
At a glance, you can see distance, pace, heart rate, yards to green and more from sports apps in real-time on your wrist. Was $150.
Addappt is a contact management and group messaging powerhouse for iOS that's been upgraded with new features and a brand new version for Android.
Continuing its cross-platform push, Microsoft has updated its OneNote for iPhone and Mac apps with some noteworthy new features.
I don't like everything in the new version of Windows Phone. For all the excellent new features, the change from social integration to apps is a step backwards for the Metro philosophy.
Google's office suite may not be as feature rich as Microsoft's Office, but the apps are easy to use. These simple features make it even easier to build Google Slides presentations.
It took four years, but Microsoft has finally released full-featured Office apps for the iPad. As expected, the new Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps are free to install but require an Office 365 subscription to unlock the full set of features. Here's what you can expect.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 Windows 10: You've got questions, I've got answers
- 2 Hands-on with Windows 10: Installing the latest Technical Preview
- 3 Perfectly legal ways you can still get Windows 7 cheap (or even free)
- 4 31 ways to improve your iPhone's battery life
- 5 How much does an iPhone 6 really cost? (Hint: It's way more than $199)