Marie Rosecrans: Two years ago at Dreamforce, we actually launched Salesforce Essentials. It is, we feel, the easiest way to start on Salesforce. It really takes the small business buyer and user in mind because as I mentioned, these are small businesses that are running their businesses on spreadsheets and through inboxes and on paper-based systems. We also know that they're doing up to four jobs a day, right? They're selling, they're supporting, and doing everything else. And so we created one unified app that includes sales and support. Because we know that the small business customer is super budget conscious, it's priced at $25 per user per month. You can't get better than that. … [Read more...] about Salesforce SMB exec Marie Rosecrans shares insights on meeting the unique needs of small business
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Your app does not need to be packaged to use Project Reunion functionality. ... If you have your own installer, we'll have instructions to carry the Project Reunion components with your app and how to install them using some common installers. ... Some parts of Project Reunion work better if your app is a UWP app, or Desktop Bridge, or has identity. … [Read more...] about Project Reunion: Microsoft’s unified app strategy is still missing one piece
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Bixby Routines learns routines for two locations: your work and home.You can make your own Bixby Routines manually.AI is used to manage performance via optimizing battery, CPU and RAM as well as device temperature. AI also learns how you use your device and delivers most frequently used apps faster. And then there are a few more wrinkles. Enter the Galaxy S10 5G, Samsung's first 5G phone. This device will launch in the second quarter depending on carriers, and pricing hasn't been determined yet. The Galaxy S10 5G has all the features found in the rest of the family, but comes with a 6.7-inch display, a 3D Depth Camera for augmented reality applications, and a 4,500 mAH battery that's supposed to last all day. … [Read more...] about Galaxy S10: Which model should you buy?
Beyond that, I've got one other recommendation: Iain Pears' sprawling 1997 novel, An Instance of the Fingerpost. Part historical murder mystery, part philosophical rumination on the unreliability of human memory and personal narratives—aka the "Rashomon effect" after Akira Kurosawa's classic 1950 film— the novel remains one of my all-time favorite reads that I return to every few years. The title refers to a quote from Francis Bacon, who held that all evidence is fallible, and yet there can be "one instance of a fingerpost that points in one direction only, and allows of no other possibility." … [Read more...] about Ars’ summer reading guide for our very surreal summer