Open Source Office Software Suites For The Enterprise That Can Rival Microsoft Office 2019

Open-source office software is increasingly proving to be a worthy alternative to licensed office software suites, say analysts and industry experts. According to Sanchit Vir Gogia, chief analyst, founder and CEO of Greyhound Research, a lot of organizations are using…

It’s No Holds Barred In The Video Chat War

Last week, the world’s most used instant messaging service WhatsApp added a new feature to its already popular platform. The Facebook-owned company launched a video calling facility which allows users to see others while talking. Just a few months earlier…

Andromeda OS: Google To Bet On Mix Of Chrome, Android To Beat Apple

Google just turned 18 and like any adult it wants its rivals to take it seriously. Enter Andromeda OS - another tool that the Mountain View-headquartered company is expected to unveil in the next 24 hours that it claims comprises…

Lifestage: Is Facebook Facing An Identity Crisis?

Is Facebook Inc. facing an identity crisis? What else could explain why the social networking company launched a stand-alone app for teenagers which does not require a Facebook account. The app called Lifestage is for those under 21, created by a…

VMware AirWatch sells over a million licenses in India

VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today said that it has sold over a million licenses of its VMware AirWatch Mobile Device Management solution to enterprises in India to help them manage the mobility needs of…

India emerges as one of the fastest growing markets for VMware’s end-user computing business

VMware today announced that it has sold over a million licenses of its VMware AirWatch Mobile Device Management solution to enterprises in India to help them manage the mobility needs of their workforce. The company also announced that India was…

Bid Adieu To Distracted Driving With Apple Carplay

Announced in March 2014 at the Geneva International Motor Show, Apple CarPlay allows safe usage of iPhone while driving through built-in display of your car. Designed for a hands-free experience, CarPlay allows drivers to make calls, return missed calls, send…

Selling iPad Pro to Indian enterprises no cake walk for Apple

For its big day, Apple made sure to create much hype around one product iPad Pro much in advance. And, the launch of the tablet cum laptop targeted at business customers became the highlight of the Apple event. On Sep 9,…

Analysts don’t see Apple iPadPro take a big bite of Indian Enterprise pie

From the demos and the presence of Microsoft touting its productivity applications like Office 360 and Adobe with Photoshop, it was clear that Apple's big iPad Pro announcement was about business users. Thus far, the iPad was seen as a content…

Office 2016 – A New Chapter In Microsoft’s History

On September 22, 2015, Microsoft announced the launch of it's new office, Office 2016. This is a significant announcement post the launch of Windows 10 which has been touted to be the company’s last official Operating System. Over and beyond the…

Partners In Sleep, You And Beddit

In May 2015, Beddit announced the launch of Beddit Smart, its new low energy compatible sleep monitor. The Beddit Smart sensor is based on Ballistocardiography (BCG). Stick it to your mattress, and its ultra-thin force sensors will measure your sleep…

Track Them Paws And Keep Them Healthy: WhistleLabs Tagg GPS Plus Pet Tracker

In Jan 2015, Tagg (now acquired by Whistle) announced the launch of Tagg GPS Plus Pet Tracker. Attach it to your pet's collar or harness to track location (uses GPS and cellular network in the US) and monitor activity. You can set safe…

Sweat It Out In Style: Ralph Lauren Launches the PoloTech Shirt

In August 2015, Ralph Lauren launched the PoloTech Shirt – a smart wearable garment. Developed in partnership with OMsignal, the shirt uses silver fibers woven directly into its fabric and measures real-time workout data like heart rate, breathing depth and…

Google to continue to sharpen focus on India

Google Inc. is continuing to sharpen its focus on its India business by attempting to get more non-English speaking users online, providing more offline content to users with poor bandwidth, boosting the growth of its Android ecosystem, and helping more…

Microsoft to open new window to computing

Microsoft Corp., the world’s biggest software company, is doing the unthinkable. It is readying to deploy its new operating system (OS), Windows 10, on the cloud. Labelled “Windows as a service”, the company will provide free upgrades to users of Windows…

KeyPoint plans to raise £10 million

Move meant to accelerate product rollouts and enter growth markets in Europe, Americas and Asia-Pacific KeyPoint Technologies (UK) Ltd, the company behind the Adaptxt predictive keyboard application, is looking to raise £10 million by December to accelerate product rollouts and…

In India, Microsoft Starts Global Rebranding Of Mobile Outlets

Redmond, US-based Microsoft Corp., which acquired Finnish firm Nokia Oyj’s mobile handset business for $7.2 billion last year, has started a global rebranding of its retail outlets, starting with India, which hosts nearly half of all such outlets. The rebranding…

In India, Microsoft Starts Global Rebranding of Mobile Outlets

Redmond, US-based Microsoft Corp., which acquired Finnish firm Nokia Oyj’s mobile handset business for $7.2 billion last year, has started a global rebranding of its retail outlets, starting with India, which hosts nearly half of all such outlets. The rebranding…

Directi launches voice app Ringo, allows to make overseas calls without internet

Directi has launched an app, Ringo, which allows users to make overseas calls without the Internet, Wi-Fi or carrier minutes at rates that it claims are about 70% lower than those offered by mobile phone companies and credit based calls…

Nokia makes a calculated gamble with Android

The worst-kept secret of the mobile world - Nokia's adaptation of the Android operating system for mobile phones - finally came out last month: the Finnish handset maker said that its X series of smartphones would run on Android. Before…

iOS 7: what’s different, and how is it better for work?

Improved security and central control compliment a BYOD strategy. As Apple gears up to its iOS 7 launch this month, many small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are considering a move or upgrade. The updated operating system is said to be the biggest evolution of…

Microsoft in a Flux

On July 11, 2013 Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer, in a long mail to Microsoft's employees, set in motion a broad corporate shakeup. An overhaul of the corporate strategy in Microsoft had been under speculation a few months prior to this…

How messaging apps are beefing up their user base

Smileys were always popular, but they never got the cult status that stickers - the new, larger emoticons - have gained. The fad, started by the Line messaging app in Japan, is now big enough to prompt TV shows featuring…