Microsoft Starts Rolling Out Office 365 Connectors As Part Of Groups

Office 365 has the ability to integrate the external notifications and feeds into the shared inbox. Now, Microsoft has started to roll out this service to Office 365 customers which pull out the content and updates from Microsoft and third-party apps and services, such as RSS, Twitter, Trello, and much more directly into the Outlook.chrome_2016-03-25_19-00-08 There are more than 50 connectors are now available in the market such as SalesForce, GitHub, MailChump, Twitter, etc. If you are tracking a Twitter feed, watching the latest news headlines with Bing, managing a project with the Trello app, etc. You can easily collaborate with the Groups shared inbox and easily interact with the updates.Office 365 Groups is a service that allows groups to come together and get work done by beginning a single team identity and a single set of approvals across Office 365 apps. Setting up an Office 365 Group automatically makes a calendar, notebook, shared inbox, files, etc. Introducing-Office-365-Connectors-3Nowadays, the member of an Office 365 can add Office 365 Connectors for their group’s use in few seconds to carry filtered info in the shared inbox which is appropriate to the team’s needs and interests. Currently, Connectors work with Office 365 groups shared inbox which needs an Office 365 to work or school account. Connectors also will work with Outlook 2016 and the Outlook Web App that support Office 365 Groups. Microsoft is also rolling out Connectors for the Groups mobile app for Windows Phone, iOS, Android, etc. The Outlook Groups app is now in the Windows Store, Apple App Store, and Google Play Store according to a Microsoft support.22222222222222222222222222Frequently Asked Questions

When will Office 365 Connectors be generally available?

Currently, Office 365 Connectors are available for first release customers and in the course of being rolled out for common availability shortly.

How do I add a connector for my Group?

Office 365 Connectors can be configured and added from Outlook on the net by navigating to the Group and connecting Connectors on the navigation bar. Search the connector whichever you like and then click ok Add option and follow the instructions to set up the connector.

Some Cost-Effective and Critical Security Tips for Startups

In this article you will get to know about some cost effective and critical security tips for the startups so that your valuable data is protected from hacking.

  1. Be Careful of 3rd Party Tools/Vendors

Security-TipsIn the current scenario there are many 3rd party tools that are necessary in day today life, without which your work will be incomplete. So, most of the users adopt third party tools in order to complete their tasks easily and effectively. Here the difficulty is there are many unreliable and fake tools that are developed only to hack the important data, so here you should be careful before using any of the third party tools.

  1. Don’t Rely on Anti-Virus Software

As the hacking has become more advance, so we can’t trust the Anti-virus completely. Greg Sullivan the CEO of Global Velocity said that according to The Wall Street Journal antivirus software is dead and is a big red flag that this approach of data stores and hardening of network is insufficient.

  1. Proactive, Not Reactive

Preventing your system from intercept attacks is costly and most of the users will get to know about the attack after they realize the damage in the data. Some of small businesses will not realize the attack and will leave as it is for many months. So you need to be active and make sure that your data is not under attack. So always try to adopt encryption to data.

  1. Minimize Human Error

In many cases the hacking is not the main thing to access your data by any one. If you have left the data open by mistake and forgot to lock or hide them, then other can access your sensitive data very easily without doing any hacking. So you need to avoid this to happen, and always make sure that you will lock or close the data before leaving your computer.

  1. Think Cloud

There are many cloud services that are available in the current market, but you need to decide which one you should adopt by doing a survey. You need to confirm that the respective cloud service is providing 100% security for you data and also see the terms and conditions that are followed by that cloud service, with good infrastructure.

Learn the latest trends about wearables in 2015

When you think about wearables you had many things in your minds like Apple Watch. Google Glass, pair of workout tracking socks and many more. Last year every company released their wearable devices whether it was Ralph Lauren who launch their PoloTech shirt, or the giant of diamond world Swarovski who launch their Misfit Shine in a fashion week, or Karl Lagerfeld 3-D printing clothes, etc. You can purchase Apple watch from any fashion store, Tag Heuer Android wear for everyone. Wearables devices are changing from day to day. It is like disappearing devices. In the third quarter of 2015, IDC found that many wearable devices (almost three times) are shipped. This is much greater than in 2014. In 2015 the fitness tracker and the wearable smart watches gains huge popularity and it might grow in the coming year.

This year the sales is mostly dominated by tech companies like Fitbit, Apple, Motorola, Samsung, Xiaomi, and others. It’s also going to continue its growth for the coming year as well. The insurance companies begin to incentivize peoples to use fitness tracker. It’s recommending the tracker which get better tracking data and helps to get more value from these devices. These companies mostly spent their great years in creating new version of their wrist watches. You must recognize about Fitbit that is the top among all the wearable devices in 2015. The Apple watch which is getting better out of a shirt sleeve and they are getting best with their latest technology.

You also saw various brands of smartwatches, various high- tech jewelry, clothing, etc. there are three steps we have seen so far. First, when we see Google Glass, Apple watch, and Fitbit, they are getting more better than earlier but one thing common about them are they all look like gadgets. Second, there are many companies which already make these kind of wearable things like Fossil, Swarovski, etc. and they look better than others. In 2015 the smart watch begins with the latest technology which is useful in many process like calling, receiving messages, etc. The third step we talk about the technology which now become the part of our life. For example Google project jacquard, etc. There are many technology updating day to day like shirt that track your heart rate, there is sensor present in your shoes, your socks automatically know whether they need to be wash or not and many more.

Why do computer freeze?

When a computer freezes up, you don’t have many options except you can press Ctrl+ Alt+ Del and end task or you can press the power button on the computer to restart the computer. If your computer has stopped responding, follow the steps below to get back your computer to normal state.

Give the computer some time:

Wait, give the computer a few minutes to process because sometime it may appear to be frozen but it really just go slow or processing time is more due to complex task.

Is the computer dead locked?

If the computer doesn’t respond after pressing caps lock key from the keyboard. If the computer can turn on and caps lock is off, continue to next step. If nothing happens then, your computer is dead locked and you must have to reboot the computer.

End task not responding program:

If the Caps Lock will on and off, Windows remains operating, however another program might not be responding and causing the pc to freeze. Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to open the Windows Task Manager. If the Task Manager will open, highlight the program that’s not responding and select End Task which could unfreeze the pc.

Reboot a frozen computer:

If none of the above steps helps you then you have to reboot up your PC. To reboot a frozen PC, press and hold down the power button till the PC turns off. Once the PC is off, wait for a seconds, then turn the PC back on and let it as normal.

Resolve hardware device or driver issue:

After trying all the above options, if your PC still is in frozen state or continue to freeze after rebooting then there might be a hardware or device driver that is not working properly. A defective hard drive, stick of RAM, video card, etc can cause a PC to freeze. Have you installed new drivers or updated drivers, sometimes updates can cause more problems than they fix. Try uninstalling that driver and trying an older one or vise versa. If you are unable to install the latest driver before the PC freezes then there is another option to start the PC in safe mode. Once in safe mode, you can access driver manager and uninstall the hardware device corresponding to the device driver that is not working properly.

Take a PC to repair shop:

If none of the above options work then we recommend you to take your PC to repair shop and tell the technician to diagnose and solve the problem.

How to Connect Xbox Controller to Xbox 360?

The Xbox 360 is a home game console that is developed by Microsoft. Xbox permits users to play game on-line, game demos and transfer games; purchase and stream music; access third-party content services through media streaming applications, TV programs, and films through the Xbox Music and Xbox Video portals, etc. Xbox 360 permits users to stream media from native PCs.

Below are the some steps to connect a wireless or wired controller to your Xbox 360 console.

  • First of all turn on your console and hold the guide button on the controller until it turns on.
  • Choose connection button on the console.
  • Select and release the connection button on the controller within 29 sec.
  • The light around the console’s power button will stop flashing, when the controller connects to the console.

Connected controllers have four positions and each section appears as light section around the console power button and the controller guide button (On the Xbox 360 S console).

If the controller does not turn on, check the batteries. Insert recent AA batteries into the battery case and check whether you have placed them properly or not.

To connect more controllers, follow these steps once more. You’ll connect up to four controllers. Every connected controller seems as a lighted section round the console’s power button and round the Guide button within the middle of every controller.

  • To disconnect a wireless controller, press and hold the Guide button for 3 seconds, and turn off the controller.
  • The controller will automatically reconnect once when you switch on the console.
  • The controllers are often connected to at least one console at a time. You’ll connect the controller to a distinct console, however the controller can lose the connection to the previously connected console.

Note:  To get more idea about this topic, you can check it out on official website of Xbox.