Tag: ProBeat

ProBeat: AI is helping Microsoft rethink Office for mobile

Microsoft this week launched an Office app that replaces Word, Excel, and PowerPoint on Android and iOS. Merging three apps into one, while adding more features, is quite the achievement. The new Office app is not just for consuming content and maybe a little light editing on the side, but actually creating content on the […]

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ProBeat: The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip might be for you

Last year, when Samsung announced the Galaxy Fold, before it failed spectacularly, Evan Blass explained why it wasn’t for you. It was for early adopters. This week, Samsung unveiled its second foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Flip. It might be for you. Based on price alone, if you’re wondering whether you should shell out at […]

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ProBeat: Why your company should care about the latest Ring scandal

This week, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) shared the results of its investigation into smart doorbell maker Ring. “Ring isn’t just a product that allows users to surveil their neighbors,” the report reads. “The company also uses it to surveil its customers.” Ring for Android covertly sends personally identifiable information of its customers to third […]

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ProBeat: Why Google is really calling for AI regulation

On Sunday, the Financial Times published an op-ed penned by Sundar Pichai titled “Why Google thinks we need to regulate AI.” Whether he wrote it himself or merely signed off on it, Pichai clearly wants the world to know that as the CEO of Alphabet and Google, he believes AI is too important not to […]

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ProBeat: Your business should adopt Chromium Edge, but not yet

Microsoft this week delivered on its December 2018 promise to embrace Google’s Chromium open source project. Chromium Edge for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and macOS uses Google’s Blink rendering engine instead of Microsoft’s EdgeHTML, and Google’s V8 for JavaScript instead of Microsoft’s Chakra. The question is: Should you switch to Chromium Edge? From […]

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