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Cloud Patches: AppStream Covers Windows, StorSimple Arrives In Australia

Last week in cloud computing: Amazon AppStream can now stream just about any Windows application to just about any device (but not in Sydney), Azure StorSimple arrives in Australia, and more cloud news.


Evernote For Mac Updated With Sleeker Design And Performance Features

Mac: Evernote released a major update for its OS X desktop app today that includes a new Yosemite-inspired design, entirely redesigned interface, and several performance upgrades, including sharing notes without leaving the app.


Chrome Gets A Faster, More Stable 64-Bit Build For OS X

Mac: Chrome has finally been optimised for 64-bit Macs in version 39, which comes with lots of stability, performance and security improvements.


Google Keep Adds Shared Notes, Search By Colour

Android: Google has updated its note-taking app Keep with a couple of nifty new features. The most useful is shared lists, so now you can, for example, create a list for your household and everyone can mark items done in real time.


Cloud Patches: AWS re:Invent 2014 Roundup, Azure SDK 2.5

Last week in cloud computing: all the news from AWS re:Invent 2014 (so many new services!), while Azure SDK 2.5 and Deploy to Azure hit the virtual streets.


New Windows 10 Build Adds Three-Finger Gestures

Microsoft had rolled out a new test build for Windows 10. As well as the expected bug fixes (and new bugs), there are some new features, including some nifty three-finger gestures for touchpads.


Google's Messenger Is Here To Replace Android's Default SMS App

It hss been a while since Android’s default Messaging app got some really good updates. Google has a new, updated Messenger with better sharing and number blocking.


Get Google's New Material Design Apps, Even If You Don't Have Lollipop

Android: If you thought you had to wait for Lollipop to roll out before you got your hands on Google’s new material design releases, you thought wrong. While they might not be available in the Google Play Store just yet, you can download the Maps, Calendar, and Gmail 5.0 APKs now.


Patch Tuesday: 16 Patches And Counting

So this week’s Patch Tuesday is particularly patch-heavy: there are 16 new patches in total from Microsoft, which is the highest number we’ve seen all year. But will you need them all?


Cloud Patches: AWS DevOps Engineer, Azure Event Hubs

Last week in cloud computing: AWS added a new DevOps certification and cut prices on some WorkSpaces bundles, while Azure launched Event Hubs and added support managing social accounts to Active Directory.