The rise of Amazon Music Unlimited has gone hand-in-hand with the explosion in use of Amazon Echo and the Alexa digital assistant. It integrates seamlessly with Echo, while also working as streaming service on your phone.But Spotify is probably the first service you think of when you think of music streaming - it's been around the longest, integrates with loads of services and has some very clever features.But which service is best for you Amazon Music or Spotify? We've looked at all the features of both, how much Spotify and Amazon Music cost and how you can access them to help you make your ultimate decision: Spotify or Amazon Music Unlimited?Amazon Music Unlimited vs Spotify: Prices comparedAmazon Music Unlimited is available with several different pricing tiers available. To help you get to grips with Amazon Music Unlimited and to decide if it's the right service for you, Amazon offers a 30-day free trial. If you don't subscribe to Amazon Prime, a Music … [Read more...] about Amazon Music Unlimited vs Spotify: Which is best?
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If you're back and forth between Google's and Microsoft's ecosystems, one of the bigger sticking points can be the virtual assistant that each company offers. Yes, both will be able to tell you the weather, stock information, and help you navigate. But, the assistants differ when it comes to where they're supported, and accessories you can use with them. Here's how Google Assistant and Cortana stack up. Where are they supported? Of course, it doesn't matter what Google and Microsoft include with Assistant and Cortana if they aren't available where you live. Google Assistant will be available in 52 countries by the end of 2018. Meanwhile, Cortana is available in 13 countries and seven languages. Do note that the capabilities of each assistant will vary from region to region and language to language. What platforms are they supported on? The next trick to finding out which assistant is best for you is finding out what platforms each is supported on. Cortana is available on Windows 10, … [Read more...] about Google Assistant vs. Cortana: Which is better for you?
Apple has long maintained that education is an iPad market. In fact, Apple's prior Education Event in New York City was all about iPad and iBooks Author. Apple seemed on a roll — it e scored a major deal with the LA School systems in 2013 worth up to 1.3 billion dollars. But... It ended. Apple even had to pay back millions in a heated lawsuit (that ultimately involved an FBI investigation). Few schools adopted iBooks Author. iPad in education... stalled. Now, Apple is trying to reclaim the education crown, with a new Education Event a new lower-cost iPad with support for Apple Pencil, some updates to iWork, and a better system for schoolwork management. It makes sense. For a company that was once synonymous with education, Apple has lost a lot of ground to Microsoft and especially Google. The Chromebook platform and service offerings are now what dominate education. I spent some time with Apple's latest iPad and iWork suite. I'm not going to go into detail here — you can … [Read more...] about iPad vs. Chromebook: Which is the real apple for the teacher?
[Update: Fortnite and PUBG are take the fight to mobile. Read on to see how they fare.]Towards the end of 2017 it was abundantly clear that 'battle royale' was the game genre of the moment, with Fortnite Battle Royale and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds being the most popular games in that genre. Now that 2018 is well underway, we're only seeing the popularity and scope of both titles increase, but which game is best for you?PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds was the first of the two games to be released, and it took the PC gaming and streaming worlds by storm. Its growth has been nothing short of astounding, and towards the end of 2017 it was boasting an Xbox One port and 3 million concurrent players.Of course, any fan of battle royale games knows that you don't get to be alone for long, and PUBG's competition soon came along in the form of Epic Games' Fornite. With similar gameplay it's proven to be tough competition, and in the last month alone it's increased its playerbase by an … [Read more...] about Fortnite vs PUBG: which is the game for you?
Credit: ShutterstockEditor's Note: Microsoft recently revealed that Windows 10 S will no longer be a standalone operating system. Instead it will become an optional mode in Windows 10. Windows 10 S. It's a more tightly controlled and secure version of Windows, limiting users to only those applications found on the Windows Store. For many considering deploying a simpler and streamlined operating system, the closest comparison is Chrome OS, which has won over some IT departments for the robust security and relative ease of deployment and management. MORE: Most Anticipated Laptops for Business To evaluate these contenders, it's important to look at the capabilities Chrome and Windows 10 S. There isn't a clear cut, right choice for all, but by knowing the strengths and shortcoming of each and the needs of your organization, you'll have a better viewpoint of whether to consider Windows 10 S, Chrome OS, or perhaps upgrade to Windows 10 Pro. A new take on Windows While Windows 10 S was … [Read more...] about Windows 10 S vs. Chrome OS: Which is Better for Business?