CloudKit transforms document access & storage in iOS 8

Just hours away from the expected launch of Apple’s iPhone 6 and not surprisingly all the talk is centered on the actual device. Few doubt that Apple’s CEO Tim Cook will have something pretty cool to show off when he walks onto the stage at today’s...

Visual Studio Online hit by another major outage

Microsoft Corp’s Visual Studio Online service for software developers was hit by its second major outage in the space of a month yesterday, and was inaccessible to users for about four hours. Microsoft has since blamed the snafu on problems with its database....

Beep, beep! Make way for Linux on connected cars

Move over Apple, Windows and Android – Linux is making its own play to become the default operating system for smart cars with the release of downloadable code from its Automotive Grade Linux project. Announced on Monday, the project is built on the Tizen operating...

Google opens Gmail to developers in bid to replace IMAP

Google has decided to lift the lid on its Gmail service, allowing every man and his dog to write apps that can access your inbox, so long as you agree to let them in. Hailed as a replacement for IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) by some observers, the new Gmail...

Windows Phone 8.1 download now available

Microsoft has revealed what new features Windows Phone 8.1 will deliver once it finally rolls out to consumers. Though it doesn’t seem like the new version of the OS will bring much, this is a major update since the software was last revamped 18 months ago. Windows...