The in-mail chat app from Microsoft's Garage incubator, formerly known as "Flow," is now available for download for iPhone users.
Over a period of several hours, some of iCloud's critical features, including account sign-in, email, and backup, slowed down for about 40 percent of users.
The two companies are both looking to slice off a bigger chunk of the workplace. Will business users bite?
As we're bombarded with emails, tweets and status updates, it's easy to feel like slaves to the gadgets in our lives. The advantages of being connected are great, but you don't have to be trapped in the clutches of connectivity.
Looking beyond traditional software makers, Microsoft will make a dedicated push to recruit students, startups and "developers not currently supporting our platforms."
CNET's Rafe Needleman hopes Google's acquisition of Sparrow doesn't spell the end of competition among desktop e-mail software vendors.
Enforced Vacation has humanity at its core. Its makers claim their app will "give people back their personal time."
Ditch Apple's mail app for these helpful, feature-packed alternatives.
The palmtop has gone away, but some people could still use an integrated pocketable typing device.
New research suggests that taking a 5-day break from e-mail while on the job results in less stress and greater focus.