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Microsoft Continuum turns your smartphone into a desktop PC

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Have you ever thought that your smartphone could easily turn into a desktop PC? Well, with Microsoft Continuum and Windows 10 this is not a dream anymore. Microsoft Continuum is a innovative Windows 10 capability that allows users to connect their smartphone to a mouse, keyboard and display and get the full desktop experience out of a tiny Windows Phone. This capability was announced and demonstrated both at Build 2015 and Microsoft Ignite and in my opinion will be one of the major selling point of Windows 10 powered devices.

You would then ask, of course, how would Microsoft Continuum work? And this is a legit question. According to the demonstrations made at Build 2015 in San Francisco and Microsoft Ignite in Chicago you would be able to connect a mouse and keyboard via bluetooth. An additional display could be connected via an HDMI adapter. Windows 10 will recognize this new input and output options and will turn into the familiar Windows 10 full desktop version. Continue reading

Skype for Business Online to support PSTN integration

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Skype for Business Online will soon support PSTN integration and will allow Office 365 users to call local and mobile phone numbers directly from their Skype for Business client. This is a very long awaited feature for business decision makers inside organizations, since till now the enterprise voice capability was not present for Lync Online users.

Integrating Skype for Business Online with PSTN will be also a great benefit for small and mid-size businesses since this will allow them to decommission all phone hardware and they will able to use the same services at a probably smaller cost. Continue reading

Windows Phone Apps: Weave News Reader

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Weave News Reader pentru Windows Phone este o aplicație pe care am descărcat-o de curând, dar a devenit foarte repede una dintre aplicațiile mele favorite. Aplicația este ideală pentru cei care vor să fie mereu la curent cu ultimele știri dintr-un anumit domeniu și pentru cei care, în general, citesc foarte multe articole pe internet. Aplicația este practic RSS reader dar mult mai avansat decât tot ce există momentan pe piață, sau cel puțin din ceea ce am încercat eu. Continue reading