Author: Martin King

Android “O” Beta “Coming Soon,” Google Says

With Google I/O on the horizon, Google announced that it has ended the Android “Nougat” Beta and will soon launch the Android “O” Beta. To date, Google had been providing Beta versions of Android Nougat (versions 7.x) alongside early, Developer Preview versions of Android O, the …

Windows 10 Tip: Unlock the UWP File Explorer

If you’re running Windows 10 version 1703 (Creators Update) or newer, here’s a nice surprise: You can unlock a hidden UWP version of File Explorer! Note: Tip of the hat to Pravin Vibhute for finding this. I discovered it via Neowin which, in turn, found out …

How to create an Amazon Alexa skill

Alexa is a ‘smart’ personal assistant made available to the public by the Amazon Echo in 2015 offering voice-driven applications that can be enabled to provide a whole host of information and run a range of tasks. Amazon offers plenty of skills (voice-enabled apps) ranging from …

10 Google Slides tips for startups

  1. Google Slides tips: Embed Google Slides in your website To embed a Google Slide into a web page or post follow these simple steps. Go to ‘file’, and click ‘publish to the web’. Then click embed and copy the framework. 2. Google Slides tips: …

Security Driving Enterprises to Windows 10

  Microsoft made some bold claims about Windows 10 adoption around the time of its release in 2015. Remember the one billion installs by mid-2018? By July 2016, Microsoft admitted that it was unlikely to meet that target. That is not to say that Windows 10 …