Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2011 – Clouds Are on the Horizon

The notion of running everything in the cloud was first pushed by Microsoft at the 2009 Worldwide Partner Conference when CEO Steve Ballmer introduced the enterprise level cloud computing platform Windows Azure. While Azure was more of a “supercomputer in the sky” for shared computational power, it’s not something the average SMB would likely use. However, during that same week Microsoft presented BPOS (Business Productivity Online Suite) to address the needs of the SMB market.
BPOS delivered Exchange, SharePoint, Office Communicator, and LiveMeeting through the cloud and was designed to give SMBs a way to move from traditional licensing models and expensive hardware requirements to a pay-as-you-go service plan. However, the number of SMB customers that could take advantage of BPOS was limited because something was lacking; a better Outlook client to handle the mail. Add to that the number of organizations using older versions of Office which were incompatible …

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Introduction to IOS 14 – Features and Attributes

iOS 14 is scheduled to be the first important update after iOS 5 was launched last year. iPhone 4S leveraged those features to a certain extent. But with the advent of iOS 5.1, there would be further more improvements. Apple’s mobile operating system will get a major makeover with the new updates given to Siri which is Apple’s new voice-controlled assistant. Some of the changes made to the platform can surely be exploited with iPhone xS.
There are some sources which leak out the features of future updates from Apple. A developer was quoted as saying that the iOS 14.0 update that will address some minor battery issues while the iOS 14update will contain the Siri updates.
One of the biggest news about the updates is that Siri has been endowed with the capability to adjust hardware settings which would be a drastic change to a voice-activated iOS version. Commands …

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