Cloud http://winsupersite.com/taxonomy/term/12334/more en Short Takes: November 21, 2014 http://winsupersite.com/short-takes-november-21-2014 <div class="node-body link-body">An often irreverent look at this week's other news, including Azure going down for the count, Intel's celebration of flat PC sales in 2015, an NSA prediction of a "dramatic" cyber-attack against the US in the next decade, Xiaomi's plot to unseat Samsung and Apple, Google settles mobile patent suit with industry group, Android is the new Windows, and GameStop misunderstands why they're doing poorly.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/xiaomi-hero.jpg?1416584075" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/short-takes-november-21-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:34:00 +0000 46591 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Adds Skype Chat to Office Online http://winsupersite.com/node/46541 <div class="field-deck"> Hey, you got your Skype in my web browser </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you use Outlook.com or OneDrive, you have probably noticed that you can initiate Skype chats from their web-based UIs. Well, now that capability is coming to some of Office Online—the web-based versions of Microsoft's popular Office applications—too. And it may make even more sense in that environment, since will enable easier real-time collaboration when it rolls out in the coming weeks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/node/46541" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/node/46541#comments Outlook.com OneDrive Skype Office Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:42:00 +0000 46541 at http://winsupersite.com Mozilla Ousts Google from Firefox in the US, Picks Yahoo Search http://winsupersite.com/mozilla-ousts-google-firefox-us-picks-yahoo-search <div class="node-body link-body">Six months after usage of Google Chrome surpassed that of its own web browser, Mozilla has replaced Google with Yahoo as the default search experience in Firefox in the United States. The move was a long time coming—the two long-time partners have been at odds since Google launched Chrome back six years ago—but was waiting on the expiration of a 10-year search agreement between the two firms.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/firefox-search-hero.jpg?1416490899" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/mozilla-ousts-google-firefox-us-picks-yahoo-search" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:41:00 +0000 46511 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Health Mobile App Gets First Update http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/microsoft-health-mobile-app-gets-first-update <div class="field-deck"> And it fixes some big bugs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft today issued an update to the Microsoft Health mobile app that's a requirement for any Microsoft Band user. The update fixes some big bugs in the initial release of the app and improves stability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/microsoft-health-mobile-app-gets-first-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/microsoft-band/microsoft-health-mobile-app-gets-first-update#comments Microsoft Band Microsoft Health Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:00:00 +0000 46461 at http://winsupersite.com Office 365 ProPlus Customers Getting OneDrive for Business Soon http://winsupersite.com/office-365/office-365-proplus-customers-getting-onedrive-business-soon <div class="field-deck"> Clarifying the schedule </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that Office 365 ProPlus subscribers would be getting OneDrive for Business cloud storage starting in December 2014. Today, the company clarified its plans: It will begin rolling out OneDrive for Business to its Office 365 Pro Plus subscribers by the end of the year as planned, but it won't fully rollout until the end of January 2015. And yes, they're getting unlimited storage too.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/office-365/office-365-proplus-customers-getting-onedrive-business-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/office-365/office-365-proplus-customers-getting-onedrive-business-soon#comments Office 365 Office 365 ProPlus Office Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:24:00 +0000 46401 at http://winsupersite.com U.S. State Department Says Its Email System Was Hacked http://winsupersite.com/us-state-department-says-its-email-system-was-hacked <div class="node-body link-body">The US State Department on Sunday revealed that the unclassified part of its email system had been breached by hackers, leading to a temporary shutdown of the system. This attack is just the latest of several such electronic attacks on US governmental systems in recent weeks. But it's not clear if the State Department breach is related to previous events involving the White House, Postal Service, National Weather Service, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, among other agencies.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/state-dept-hero.jpg?1416234986" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/us-state-department-says-its-email-system-was-hacked" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:34:00 +0000 46381 at http://winsupersite.com OneDrive Data Dump, Part 3: Using a Browser http://winsupersite.com/onedrive/onedrive-data-dump-part-3-using-browser <div class="field-deck"> Time to put Chrome to work </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With all the controversy surrounding OneDrive these days, my ongoing series about moving terabytes of data up to the cloud service over time has gotten a bit sidetracked. I was originally going to discuss my experience pumping tons of document archives into OneDrive over the past ten days or so. But let's take a quick side-trip instead and discuss a related topic that isn't impacted at all by Microsoft's announced OneDrive changes. Did you know you can copy data into the cloud with a web browser?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/onedrive/onedrive-data-dump-part-3-using-browser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/onedrive/onedrive-data-dump-part-3-using-browser#comments OneDrive Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:21:00 +0000 46361 at http://winsupersite.com Here's What's Really Happening to OneDrive in Windows 10 http://winsupersite.com/windows-10/heres-whats-really-happening-onedrive-windows-10 <div class="field-deck"> Not great, but it's not all bad news </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft today issued a public statement about its plans for OneDrive in Windows 10, and confirmed that they are removing the smart files functionality that debuted in Windows 8. Instead, the firm will provide some key smart files features over time, and will focus OneDrive on reliability, consistency and key usage scenarios. Here's a rundown of what's happening.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/windows-10/heres-whats-really-happening-onedrive-windows-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/windows-10/heres-whats-really-happening-onedrive-windows-10#comments OneDrive Windows 10 Fri, 14 Nov 2014 21:38:00 +0000 46331 at http://winsupersite.com Microsoft Announces Skype for Web (Beta) http://winsupersite.com/skype/microsoft-announces-skype-web-beta <div class="field-deck"> Coming soon to a browser near you </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has announced a pre-release version of the Skype client that runs in any modern web browser, allowing users to make audio and video calls from any PC or Mac. Soon, you'll be able to sign-in at skype.com to get started, but for now the release is available only to a very limited audience.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/skype/microsoft-announces-skype-web-beta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://winsupersite.com/skype/microsoft-announces-skype-web-beta#comments Skype Fri, 14 Nov 2014 15:54:00 +0000 46321 at http://winsupersite.com Short Takes: November 14, 2014 http://winsupersite.com/short-takes-november-14-2014 <div class="node-body link-body"><p>An often irreverent look at this week's other news, including a triumphant Windows Phone OS at Pwn2Own, the DOJ's airplane-based spying kit, Nokia is the new winner of "The Biggest Loser," US government warns on iOS security flaw, the US final starts noticing what Google is really doing, and a web site CEO wants a new office so he quits.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://winsupersite.com/site-files/winsupersite.com/files/comet-win-hero.jpg?1415974142" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://winsupersite.com/short-takes-november-14-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cloud Fri, 14 Nov 2014 14:07:00 +0000 46291 at http://winsupersite.com