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Microsoft Sway Is Your New On-The-Go Story Builder

Sway, the latest addition to Microsoft’s Office suite, is a new way to share stories and ideas directly from your phone. The new app is invite only, with a plan to rollout for more users gradually. Expressing your ideas in an entirely new way, across your devices. Sway’s UI does look like pretty simplistic (at least more simplistic than what Microsoft used …

The Pros and Cons of an iPad POS System

Almost every retailer has been inundated with offers for iPad-based POS systems. The features offered by the systems are comprehensive, and the media hype about cloud-based systems has been tremendous. They help keep your data secure and safe in the cloud.  Setting it up is easy and simple. All you need to do is simply connect a bar code scanner and …

Beirut Marathon Mobile App Now Available for Download

BDL Beirut Marathon announcing its 12th annual Marathon with this year’s theme Run, Love, Peace is updating its mobile app in Preparation for this year’s Marathon on November 9th 2014; Designed with this year’s theme, you cannot access the app unless you unlock it with a beautiful heart shape to enhance BMA’s mission about Love & peace. …

Inbox By Gmail, A Contender To The Throne

When the new Inbox application by Gmail was announced a few days ago, I got so trigger-happy in sending the email requesting an invitation that I requested the invite twice from my personal Gmail and from my Business Google Apps account (more on that last one later). But I had been through this experience before (Ingress, Google Gallery…), and it …

Microsoft Unveils the Future of Windows

Microsoft Lebanon unveiled its next Windows operating system, Windows 10 featuring advancements designed for business, including an updated user experience, enhanced security and management capabilities. The company also introduced the Windows Insider Program (WIP), kicking off their largest ever open collaborative development effort to change the way …

BBM Messenger Beta Hits Windows Phone

When BlackBerry teased the launch of its BBM messaging service on Windows Phone back in February, we were kind of skeptically amused. It does seem that BlackBerry is holding up to their promises, since users can finally get their hands on a beta version of the app. The app boasts a native experience that makes use of the Windows Phone user interface …

Can You Use Technology To Beat the Market?

There are many people all over the world in different markets trying to use technology (or already using technology very effectively…) to beat the market. The trouble is that these are often large organizations such as investment banks with whom we can’t really compete – not directly through the use of technology anyway. In other words, it is …

Path Launches a New Messaging App: ‘Talk’

Most of us is aware of the social network aggregator app, Path. The idea of Path was bringing exclusivity to social networks, by forcing you to be selective by choosing your closest people, only allowing up to 150 contacts per user. This is history now, as the company decided to back off from its exclusivity angle by removing the friend limit. I …

Facebook Launches Slingshot, A Snapchat Rival App

Slingshot, the new iOS and Android app from the Facebook Creative Labs that was born during a Creative Labs hackathon in December, puts a new twist on ephemeral photo and video sharing. Here is how: In order to see a photo or video sent to you by a friend, you have to reply with a photo or video. The photos or videos sent can have text …