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The Windows 8.1 application is now live in the Windows Store and will work on both Windows 8 and RT machines.
As with the firm’s iOS and Android apps, readers will find that the conventional controls remain in place. They can still flip through magazines (both curated and those created by other Flipboard users), subscribe and add content to magazines.
That’s where the familiarity ends however as the new app has been slightly tweaked to suit Windows 8. For example, users now need to swipe up from the bottom of the screen to display action icons like Subscribe, Refresh, Edit and Flip It, while swiping down presents recommended users to follow and magazines [...]
In its current guise, BYOD is somewhat like bringing up your first child. You’ve done the basics – the feeding, the changing and the trudging day to the day with a lack of sleep.
Then there comes the anxiety when the child comes down with a virus (read: security) or as to how you’re going to afford new milk formula, clothing and others essentials (data and device costs).
A couple of years later and you think the easy part is coming. The child no longer cries without explanation, is toilet trained and sleeps throughout the night. But then other hurdles emerge — like schooling, kids clubs and logistical nightmares – and you realize you [...]
The San Francisco billboard, which was first spotted by Apple Insider, depicts a Surface tablet running Excel. The spreadsheet is titled ‘Hawaii Budget’ and attempts to add up all the costs expected on the holiday.
Beady-eyed journalists spotted that the seven numbers totalled $9,500 – some $500 more than the correct final figure.
This news comes less than a month after Microsoft’s outspoken PR Frank Shaw dismissed Apple’s own IWork suite as being “struggling” and “lightweight” productivity apps that are “less powerful” than Microsoft Office.
Citing a combination of information found on Microsoft’s website and inventory listings else, WPCentral reports that both devices are due to become available through AT&T and Verizon on November 22 – which coincidentally is also the expected launch date of the Xbox One.
Both carriers are supposedly going to release the much-anticipated Lumia 2520 with 32GB of storage and LTE connectivity, although Verizon will only offer the tablet in black. AT&T will serve up the tablet in both black and red.
(Worth reading: Windows RT flag bearer Nokia reportedly prepping 8-inch tablet & Microsoft could drop Nokia brand from future smartphones [...]
Until now, you could jointly edit Office Web Apps documents but changes had to be saved for other collaborators to see them. With the new live co-authoring feature, colleagues can see each other’s modifications as they’re made.
Microsoft also announced auto-save has been added to the suite’s Word application, a feature already available in the other three applications — Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote.
The tablet, which was announced at IFA back in September, offers an 8-inch 1280 x 800 resolution IPS display, runs Windows 8.1 and comes pre-installed with Microsoft Office 2013 Home & Student. It also boasts an Intel Atom Z3740 quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage.
In addition, buyers will find dual-facing cameras (8MP rear camera and 2MP front-facing camera), dual microphones and connections for micro HDMI, micro USB and an micro SD card.