Recommended by elsterama on September 4, 2011 via ReadWriteWeb
This week we saw lots of new apps and activity around Salesforce, as expected, given its Dreamforce conference. But it reminded us of why it will continue to dominate the CRM space, and why Microsoft's own CRM offerings - despite some solid foundations and active users - still don't measure up by comparison.
In a none-too-subtle PR move, Microsoft posted on its official Windows Live Blog yesterday about its own cloud service called SkyDrive, which will be integrated deeply into the Windows Phone handsets with the next software update known as code-name "Mango." This news comes just after Apple announced "iCloud," a new cloud backup, sync and storage servicContinue
Last fall, Google Docs users gained the ability to drag and drop files from the desktop to the upload page. Now Google has announced that it will be rolling out a few more features to make that process of uploading any file to Google Docs even easier.Continue
Recommended by elsterama on February 14, 2011 via ReadWriteWeb
Microsoft announced its plans today to make several important upgrades to its Windows Phone 7. Some of these features will be out in March - the first major upgrade to Microsoft's new smart-phone - and will include the addition of copy-and-paste. Other upgrades are set to roll out later this year.Continue
Office Web Apps, the online version of the ubiquitous desktop office suite, has been updated with some new features and is now available in more countries, Microsoft announced today. Of particular note is that users can now embed PowerPoint and Excel documents from Office Web Apps into their own websites. The product has received some other useful tweaks, too, including the ability to add charts to spreadsheets in the Excel web app, access to clip art in the PowerPoint app, and the Excel web app now works on mobile browsers.Continue