Windows 8, an operating system that symbolizes an extreme departure from the standard desktop interface Microsoft has championed for nearly two decades, officially launched on October 25. The new platform was designed from scratch to take advantage of the huge number of touch-enabled tablet devices that now dominate new computer sales. Gone is the static start bar, which has been replaced with dynamic tiles filled with applications that update in real-time to display weather condiitons, social connections, and whatever else you specify. Continue Reading
Despite which one you favor, you are probably familiar with all three of these search engines, but each have updates that are increasing the competition between them multi-fold. The common assumption is that Google dominates in search competition. While they are leading in the American Customer Satisfaction Index, their competitors are closer on their heels than you may think.
Bing has just teamed up with Yelp to power their search results for businesses to incorporate their reviews. Much like Google announced their new review system with Zagat, Yelp reviews now show up automatically within Bing’s search results. If your firm has a Yelp profile or has been rated, it is most likely going to show up in Bing results with those ratings attached. Many businesses and restaurants alike are already showing their profiles with corresponding reviews, and much like Google+ Local it is likely these reviews will surface for law firms as well.