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Cloud Patches: AWS Gets Friendly With iOS 8, Azure Websites Drops 10-Site Limit

Last week in cloud computing: AWS added support for new iOS 8 features and Chromebooks, while Azure put multiple services into general availability.


Everything You Need To Know About iOS 8

iOS 8 launched this week, and with it came a slew of improvements and new features. Before you get to playing around with it for yourself, here are out guides to basic new features, the new Messages functions, hidden features, keyboards, and everything else.


Top 10 Secret Features Of iOS 8

Every time Apple releases a new version of iOS, it includes a handful of cool hidden features that weren’t highlighted in the official announcement. Here are the 10 best secret features in iOS 8.


Dynamics CRM 2015 Will Be Out Before 2015

The next version of Dynamics CRM 2015 will come out before the end of the year, Microsoft announced this week. The update, codenamed “Vega”, promises further integration with Office 365.


TunnelBear Mobile Is An Elegant, Easy Mobile VPN That Keeps You Safe

Android/iOS: A good VPN is a must-have. We have some favourites to recommend, but finding a good phone-friendly VPN is another matter. TunnelBear, one of our favourite services to get around location-restrictions, just launched updated mobile apps that make mobile security and privacy a snap.


Google Revives My Maps So You Can Create And Share Custom Maps

Today, Google unleashed a new, overhauled version of its well-loved (and little-known) custom maps tool, called My Maps. It’s pretty powerful and cool.


Synology DiskStation Manager Adds OneDrive And Azure Support

NAS developer Synology is updating its DiskStation Manager (DSM) NAS server management software to enhance its cloud backup capabilities. Version 5.1 of DSM will incorporate the ability to sync to Microsoft’s Azure cloud services and OneDrive cloud storage.


Cloud Patches: Extended Azure Backups, AWS T2 Bursts Onto Elasticache

Last week in cloud computing: Azure Backup extends its retention period, while AWS extends T2 instances to ElastiCache.


How To Upgrade To iOS 8 Right Now

The official release of iOS 8 isn’t until 17 September , but you can install the final version right now even if you’re not a developer. Here’s how.


Patch Tuesday: Four On The Floor

Yes, it’s almost the second Tuesday of the month and we’re due another bunch of Microsoft patches. With just four updates scheduled this month, hopefully the experience won’t be too painful.