While Mac users aren't exactly known for saving money, a recent price hike at Evernote has some users scrambling for a more affordable alternative. And now Microsoft is offering them a way out, courtesy of its OneNote Importer tool.
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Microsoft has announced a limited new Visio on iPad Insider Program that will help bring Microsoft's diagramming solution to Apple's tablets. But you need to act fast if you want to join.
Tech tidbits from around the web: display scaling improvements in the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Work & Play bundle changes, Microsoft Sway gets new templates, EFF takes on Windows 10 privacy, Google will focus Hangouts more on business users, Intel licenses ARM, and more.
Microsoft is re-branding Bing Rewards to Microsoft Rewards and is also expanding the program to other applications to make it easier to earn points.
For over two weeks now, I've secretly made a major change to my daily workflow and have been using as many Microsoft mobile apps on PC, tablet, and smartphone as possible. And my relative levels of success speak volumes, I think, to the state of Microsoft's mobile efforts here in mid-2016.
Back in May, Google announced two innovative new mobile messaging apps, Allo and Duo, which are aimed at text and video messaging, respectively. And today, Google delivered the first release of its Duo video calling app for both Android and iPhone.
Microsoft has updated its core Office Mobile apps on iPhone---Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Mobile---to support finger-based inking and Citrix compatibility. And PowerPoint Mobile picks up find text capabilities too.
As promised, Microsoft has updated and renamed its previous account verification app for Android and iOS, Azure Authenticator, to Microsoft Authenticator. This app lets you use multi-factor authentication (MFA) with your online accounts. And do so more easily than before.
Tech tidbits from around the web: Dolphin snatches iPad at SeaWorld Orlando, NuAns fails to meet its Kickstarter goals, August 2016 evaluation Windows developer virtual machines, HP.com will start selling Elite x3 on September 5 in the US, more.
In the early 1990s, I eschewed the PC and Mac for the more powerful and innovative Amiga platform, leaving only after Commodore went belly-up in 1994. Since then, I've looked back on the Amiga days nostalgically. And now everyone can find out why.
For over a year now, I've been recommending Google Photos as the ideal service for backing up your smartphone-based captures. But Microsoft was clearly listening, and in recent months, it's improved OneDrive to match the Google Photos features I enjoy so much.
Tech tidbits from around the web: the Microsoft Band 2 fire sale continues, "Any developer" will be able to upload apps for Xbox One to the store "soon", Microsoft is updating Windows 10 again, and whether Microsoft's Bing bet is starting to pay off.
While I often focus on the gadgets and other hardware I use when traveling, I've also come to rely on a number of mobile apps and services. Here are a few that have proven invaluable on my current trip to Paris.