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Apple has today announced the availability of WatchKit, software that gives developers a set of tools to create experiences designed specifically for the Apple Watch.
Car service company Uber has partnered with music streaming service Spotify to allow playlists to be played in Uber taxis.
Adobe has adopted Splunk software and Cloud services as its operational Intelligence platform.
IBM is investing $US1 billion in its IBM Watson Group with the aim of creating an ecosystem of startups and businesses building cognitive computing applications with Watson. Here are 10 examples that are making an impact.
Google's newly completed Apps suite can't beat Apple's improved iWork or Microsoft Office
The 2014 VMware vForum has kicked off in Sydney’s Luna Park. It is the 10th anniversary of the Australian event and VMware is expecting more than 7200 attendees. ARN photographer, Ian Sharp, filed this slideshow of highlights.
These 20 essential apps work on all three platforms, helping you stay productive no matter what device you or your co-workers use.
Telstra has unveiled its second mobile applications store, the Telstra Apps Marketplace, based on the AppDirect platform.
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Silicon Valley-based, Apigee, recently opened its offices in Australia, picking up three new clients running its application program interface (API).
What’s in a name? Plenty, according to Ingres A/NZ and APAC general manager, Jason Leonidas
As the passing foot traffic scuttled through Midtown Manhattan, where an estimated 1.6 million pass through each day, nestled in the heart of Times Square a Kiwi retail revolution was taking place.
Two years into the creation of the Windows Store, Microsoft is facing up to the mess.
Sometimes, staying productive is all about the little efficiencies, whether it's the ability to dictate a quick note into my phone or using its camera in lieu of my big, bulky scanner. This week, I've found a few apps that take care of these tasks and more.
It connects to my smartphone! It connects to the web! It connects to a wall outlet in my garage! The 2014 Ford Fusion Energi SE seems to connect to everything. Driving one for a week, I felt a connection myself--to the app that let me drive it greener and smarter, and even brag about it later.
If you're one of the two out of three Windows users who also own Apple products, you may not realize you can use the traditionally adversarial platforms to get a productivity edge. Microsoft made waves when it launched Office Mobile for iPhone and the Office for iPad apps, but those were just the biggest steps in a strategy the company has been building for awhile. As a result, there are a slew of iPhone apps to help those who depend on Microsoft tools to get things done. Here are the 10 most essential.
Grab your sunscreen, high-rise cutoff shorts, and favorite satchel: Coachella kicked off this week, which marks the unofficial ushering in of music festival season. Hundreds of thousands of people flock to music fests all around the country, and for some, summer just wouldn't be the same without attending one of these mega events. With beautiful weather (most of the time), camaraderie with other attendees, an interesting array of food and art, and of course killer bands, there's a lot to experience.
Once Office for iPad was announced, I couldn't wait to stage a bare-knuckled battle with iWork, the productivity suite that's held down the fort on iPad for four years. I pitted Apple's Pages, Numbers, and Keynote against Microsoft's Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps, respectively, to determine which better provided all the tools one would need in at typical work environment.
You suck at multitasking. Don't take it personally – everyone does. According to a 2009 Stanford study, chronic multitaskers can't concentrate, have bad memories, and are terrible at switching from one task to another. And you don't look more efficient to your boss and coworkers, you just look unfocused, overcommitted and generally not in control.
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