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Microsoft launches new Teams workplace app in Office 365

Microsoft TeamsFollowing an already pretty full event of new products late last month, now we have a new thing to talk about: Microsoft Teams. The app acts as an additional feature to Office 365, and promises a better way to operate with multiple members on a project.

Taking On Smaller Fish

Before we look at the new Microsoft Teams, we have to address the elephant in the room: Slack. Startup whiz0-company Slack launched as a basic project management and team management platform a couple of years ago. From its humble beginnings it has grown into the “it” kid of the tech world, and a bootstrap success story  that makes every would-be entrepreneur salivate.

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Inside Google G Suite and its machine learning system

  • 02/10/2016 at 21:38 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Google G SuiteGoogle’s Apps for Work has a new name, G Suite. G Suite at the moment is more of a mission than a reality. What Google wants to do is create the ultimate suite of office apps using your data. What sets Google apart is the access to emails, calendars, search and other information. More people use Microsoft Office, but Google’s Gmail, Calendar, and search beat Microsoft’s offerings for popularity.

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Windows 10 anniversary update is coming on August 2

  • 02/07/2016 at 16:29 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary UpdateMicrosoft has announced their next major release, an anniversary update of their Windows 10 platform that brings some of the goodies they’ve been hyping into the mainstream.

The company hasn’t pushed anything as hard as they have pushed Windows 10, allegedly the last operating platform they are ever going to release. They are so gung ho about everyone of their customers making the switch that they have offered it for free for the past year. It will remain a free upgrade until July 29, when new customers will have to either pay for a copy, or purchase a new device running it stock.

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WWDC 2016: The evolution of Apple iOS 10

  • 14/06/2016 at 23:59 by It's a Gadget Staff
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Apple iOS 10This week during WWDC 2016, we all discovered that Apple is doing a major overhaul of its iOS with the new iOS 10. Now let’s get straight into the details.

iOS 10 is going to be more open to developers than previous versions. Siri, Maps and Messages will give developers the chance to expand upon Apple’s native apps. This will give the user more capabilities and the chance to do more with their apps than before.

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Google wants again to end Android fragmentation

Android LogoGoogle has announced that they will be pushing their partners to update to the latest version of Android. And this time, they are really leaning on them.

The problem has been a thorn in Google’s side for years. Updating to a new software requires the compatibility in hardware. Smartphone manufacturers generally make it back compatible, creating new devices that still run on an out of date version of the software that still works, and so reduces changes that have to be made.

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Google IO 2016 brings new plans to light: Assistant, Allo, Duo, Android N and Firebase

Google IO 16Today marked the annual tech event, Google IO. The company announced their plans for the coming 12 months, including Androids new Daydream virtual reality platform.

Google IO 2016 and the Dawn of Coming Tech

Hype has been building over Google’s potential releases for the next year. As expected, we got a peak at their VR platform Daybreak, as well as Google Home. We also caught a peek at Google Assistant, a conversational two-way dialogue meant to improve the usability of Google across the board.

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Windows 10 Anniversary Update cool features

Windows 10 Anniversary UpdateBuild 2016 kicked off this week with Microsoft’s with one of the biggest news: Windows 10 anniversary update announcement. Whatever you feel about Windows 10, whether you like it or not, the operating system is here and has Microsoft’s full support behind it. Windows 10 is on 270 million active Windows devices, with more than 75 billions hours of use and ended up on more devices quicker than Windows 7 by 145%.

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