An app called My SharePoint Sites adds quick navigation to all sites in a given SharePoint collection, and users can jump quickly from site to site from the suite bar, writes Dorrene Brown, a program manager on the Office Developer Platform team.
The app “shines when applied to a medium-to-large sized site collection,” she says in a post on the Apps for Office and SharePoint blog.
The Xbox team unveiled a slew of announcements Tuesday at gamescom – the world’s biggest gaming show – showcasing why Xbox One will be the premier next-generation console choice for gamers. Gamescom is held in Cologne, Germany.
The announcements encompassed everything from new content for highly anticipated game titles such as EA Sports “FIFA 14” to a new co-op mode for “Call of Duty: Ghosts” to details on a new program for indie game developers called ID@Xbox, which enables game developers large and small to build, publish and sell their games digitally on Xbox One.
From all his years on “American Idol” and “The X Factor” Simon Cowell has become familiar to millions of viewers as the guy who is hardest to please and quickest to unleash honest zingers. But Skype put him in the hotseat as thousands of fans – and even some celebrity pals – sent in video questions for Cowell.
Skype’s Big Blog posted details about the interview with Cowell, who fielded the recorded video messages at his posh home shown to him and curated by rising young Youtube stars Meghan Camerena and Joe Sugg. They divided the best questions into four categories: Cowell’s Career, Simon’s Secrets, Music Matters and Celebroulette.
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Continuing to deliver on its commitment to offering choice and cost savings as well as the best possible experience for developers, Microsoft announced another wave of updates for Windows Azure this morning. Updates include the general availability of Windows Azure Traffic Manager, Windows Azure BizTalk Services and app access enhancements.
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App Enables Users to ‘Explore the World Through Sound’ Via Windows Azure
Plenty of apps exist that allow users to share pictures, but what about sound? Foundbite, a Windows Azure customer, empowers users to capture ambient sound happening at the time of a picture or series of pictures, which form afoundbite. Once taken, a foundbite is uploaded to a map, giving users the opportunity to see and hear what’s happening around the world, like the excitement before a football game in Philadelphia or the lashing rain of a monsoon in India. Foundbites can also be posted to a website, Twitter or Facebook, and the app is available on the Windows Phone Store.