Newsletter 2014.06

Welcome to the METHOD IT Newsletter for June 2014

Exchange Server 2013 Hybrid Deployments

A new METHOD IT solution designed for organizations of all sizes who want to kick-start a move to the cloud and use Microsoft Exchange Server on-premises in the traditional manner for complete control.

Tips & Tricks

Keyboard Shortcuts for the Most-used Websites

Did you know that popular online services like Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Evernote have loads of keyboard shortcuts for common tasks? Check out this list of over one hundred of the most useful ones.
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Essential LinkedIn Tips

Sound advice on the newest tools and features to take you to the next level on LinkedIn.
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Edit PDF Files in Word

Find out how Microsoft Word 2013 lets you modify an Adobe PDF and save it back without using Acrobat.
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News from the Web

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Apple WWDC – iOS 8, OS X Yosemite Unveiled

This month’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference saw a keynote with the emphasis very much on software, showcasing iOS 8, OS X Yosemite sporting the new flat look introduced in iOS 7, iCloud Drive to rival Dropbox and similar services, HealthKit for fitness tracking, HomeKit for controlling domestic appliances, and ‘Swift’ a new programming language for development on Apple platforms.

Microsoft and Salesforce Form Partnership

In an unlikely new alliance, Salesforce and Microsoft have pledged to improve integration between their software suites with Salesforce support on the way for Windows 8.1, Windows Phone, Office 365, OneDrive for Business, SharePoint Online and Outlook.

What's New in Microsoft Azure

At the Microsoft TechEd conference this April many new features were announced for Azure, the cloud computing platform capable of powering websites, scalable applications, data management systems, media services, business analytics and more. This informative slideshow covers ten of the best new additions in detail.
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The World Cup Goes Social

With the World Cup in full swing, here’s an interesting look at the ways Social Media is playing an important role in this year’s tournament and how Google, Facebook and Twitter are helping fans make sense of all the data.

Why We Get Addicted to Casual Games

Just why do we get so easily hooked on Candy Crush Saga, Angry Birds and the like? A psychologist explains the compulsion secrets hidden in mobile games.