Den danske legetøjskoncern TOP-TOY, der indkøber og distribuerer legetøj til butikskæderne BR og TOYS”R”US, har udskiftet Windows XP med Windows 8.1. Højere produktivitet, bedre performance på pc’er og et standardbaseret moderne system er blandt de vigtigste begrundelser for TOP-TOYs opgradering. TOP-TOY har nu fået en fremtidssikret platform, hvor alle medarbejdere kan arbejde mere simpelt og produktivt på den nyeste teknologi.
Learn how to use the networking Windows PowerShell DSC resource.
When I first started out in journalism, LexisNexis was a must-have research tool and it still is. When LexisNexis adopted enterprise social media through Yammer, the company made it the go-to, in-house communication tool by putting exclusive content on it.
With the Advertising Week Europe gathering three weeks away, Owen Sagness, general manager of Microsoft Advertising & Online, UK, says the topics of “native advertising” and in-app ads represent the future for advertising.
Native advertising is material of interest to a reader that usually appears alongside or near regular content, but with labeling that points out the ad’s sponsor. Sagness writes that apps provide “the most natural platform for native advertising,” as it’s been “proven that consumers are more immersed in their experience when using apps,” and more likely to be receptive to brand engagement.
I’m not saying they’re gold diggers, but more than 143,000 window shoppers in Manhattan showed they really dug Gold Jay Z – or at least the Macy’s store display for Beyonce’s husband’s cologne. It took Kinect for Windows to pause New York’s go-go-go attitude as it transformed passersby into golden, shimmering silhouettes.
On the Windows App Builder Blog, developers can take a walk-through of how an app can work with a person’s calendar. In Windows 8.1, new app-to-app contracts were introduced that let users easily interact with people in their address books and integrate events into their calendars.
Another recent post covered how to create contact cards that work specifically with people. In the two posts, Zainab Hakim, senior program manager, Windows Developer Platform shares the thinking behind creating the new People and Calendar contracts and demonstrates the user experience with screenshots from real Windows apps.
Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to display DSC resources.
The Microsoft Exchange Conference will be held March 31-April 2 in Austin, Texas and will delve into email-related aspects of news announced recently about Office Graph and the social workplace, writes Jeff Teper on the Office Blogs.
There will also be dozens of sessions for customers using Office 365, including encryption in Exchange, reporting on Office 365 mail flow and mailbox data, eDiscovery and organizational search in Exchange, and developing apps for Outlook, Exchange Online and Office 365.
At this week’s Microsoft in Education Global Forum, more than 1,100 attendees are getting a crash course on education innovation, but they’re also going home with free professional development programs to help them the rest of the year.
This year at London Fashion Week, runway onlookers saw something different: a Fyodor Golan skirt made with a 3D printed skeleton tiled with 80 Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphones to create a mosaic that reflected the designers’ autumn/winter 2014 print.
An Xbox 360 Spring Value Bundle will be available soon at U.S. retailers, and for a limited time you can get it for $50 off the estimated retail price of $299.99, reports Major Nelson’s blog.
The bundle includes an Xbox 360 250GB console, “Borderlands 2” and “Forza Horizon,” and one month free of an Xbox Live Gold membership.