What's next for Windows 10? This week's unveiling in Redmond should focus on consumer features. It will also reveal how well Microsoft is coping with the unprecedented shift from traditional PCs to mobile computing. Here's what I'll be looking for.
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Phase one of the Office Productivity as a Service (OPaaS) rollout delivers Exchange email, calendaring and security features.
If a lot of what Apple announced at this week's WWDC seems familiar, that shouldn't be a surprise. Increasingly, the owners of big computing platforms are building features designed for a multi-device world. And in that world, PCs and Macs are no longer at the top of the food chain.
Four months after launching its streaming application for mobiles and PCs, Amazon is now making it available for all platforms, including OS X, and introduces new features.
The email attachment filing and sharing product now works with Egnyte's cloud file server, with new features in the pipeline.
OWA for iPhone and iPad are mobile apps that offer the same email, calendar and contact functionality as the Outlook Web App in a browser but with additional features only possible in native apps. But they're only for Office 365 users.
More new features are coming to Microsoft's Outlook.com Web mail service, including support for alias sign-in, as well as for new international domain-specific email addresses.
Lenovo, Panasonic, Asus and Sony have all unveiled large screen PCs that can benefit from Windows 8's tablet features to work in a horizontal position as 'tables' much like Microsoft's original Surface, but dramatically cheaper
The social network has temporarily turned off a feature that let people log into their accounts simply by clicking a link in an email, after some emails containing such links were found online.
The new mechanism - currently available as a preview to some Gmail users - makes it easier to check previously sent or received messages while composing a new email. It also adds various other features, with more promised soon.
In addition to the new hybrid portable, the computer giant is adding touch features to a pair of existing all-in-one desktop PCs to take advantage of the latest OS.
E-mail security and compliance will be baked into the coming Exchange Server 2013, Exchange Online and Office 365 releases, Microsoft officials are promising.
j2 Global is the latest company to embrace the trend of integrating customer relationship management applications more closely with lead generation activities.
Google's Postini unit rolls out a new feature for managing and filtering email with a glance ahead at 2013.
RIM's latest OS for the PlayBook brings built-in email and calendar features to the device.
Gmail is introducing a 'Scribbles' function for email on the move. Another new shiny function for Generation Y to play with?
But it might be the only OS with the patent to do pens the right way…One of the highlights of Adobe's MAX developer conference this year was Photoshop Touch; a tablet application, initially for Android but coming soon for iPad, that's a real application with powerful features. Equally interesting was the device Adobe was demonstrating it on - a prototype Samsung Galaxy Tab with the kind of pressure-sensitive Wacom pen that's been in Tablet PCs for years.
Research In Motion has revealed details of the next iteration of its BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS), which includes extended email support.The BlackBerry smartphone maker introduced the new features on Monday on the BlackBerry Knowledge Base pages.
BlackBerry Internet Service 4.1, the next-generation email service, will include four new features, and is expected to be rolled out in the coming weeks.
Yahoo recently announced plans to revamp and roll out fresh updates for its free email service in the coming weeks. It's starting to make good on that promise with the integration of Facebook and Twitter features.
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