Business Software

Update to LinkedIn Messaging app gives you move control over attachments and group conversations

LinkedIn Messaging has become an integral part of the company's efforts to connect coworkers or find your next employment opportunity. To make it even easier to connect, the professional networking company just unveiled new changes to its messaging app that will make everything from group chats to sending emojis a lot easier.

Chris Szeto, director of Messenger and Groups, laid out the changes in a LinkedIn blog post, describing updates to the look of the app as well as new capabilities... Read More »

Topics: Communications , Business Software , Windows Software , Mac Software , Android Software , iOS Software

Best cross-platform productivity and work apps of 2018

Zapier, an app integration platform that helps people sync information between their favorite apps, looked at its own data and did an in depth study of the apps gaining the most traction among its user base.

"From the 1,000+ apps that work with Zapier, our app automation platform, we can spot the 'rising stars' or up-and-coming apps that are or will be core parts of the most productive teams' workflows," wrote Zapier Senior Editor Matthew Guay in its report.... Read More »

Topics: Business Software , Windows Software , Mac Software , Android Software , iOS Software

OpenPhone app for iOS and Android gives you a dedicated business phone number

With the OpenPhone for Android or iPhone, you add a dedicated business phone number to your mobile device to handle business calls.

OpenPhone's $9.99-a-month plan gives you voice and texting, letting you keep your work calls separate from your personal mobile number.

After you download the app (Android and iOS), you can choose an available number based on area code and numbers/letters for the U.S. and Canada. Or you can also choose a 1-800 number. Or if you already... Read More »

Topics: Communications , Business Software , Web Phones & VoIP Software , Android Software , iOS Software

Microsoft To-Do app for Windows 10, iOS, and Android gets list sharing and more

Microsoft updated all versions of its To-Do task management app today, adding the ability to customize its look and feel, and to share your to-do lists with others. Although the app remains unavailable for Windows 7 and MacOS users, the web browser version got these upgrades as well, so everyone with a OneDrive account can dive into the new features anyway, not just Windows 10 users. If you're on a mobile device, you can get the new coat of... Read More »

Topics: Calendar & Time Management Software , Business Software , Productivity Software , Collaboration Software , Windows Software , Mac Software , Android Software , iOS Software