Rich Stroffolino is riding solo on this episode of the Gestalt IT Rundown. He runs down the IT news of the week, including a Qualcomm – NXP acquisition reset, another good quarter for IBM, Docker Enterprise Edition 2.0, and Azure Sphere.
Gmail doesn’t distinguish if you put extra dots in your email. Netflix does. Oh, not a problem you say? Bruce Schneier shows how two mundane data practices can come together to create a security exploit.
Today, the term artificial intelligence is a lot like a baseball at a tee-ball game, it gets thrown around a lot, albeit not very accurately. Often in the rush to brand something as trendy, all meaning gets tossed out the window. So when I saw Trove in the iOS App Store claiming to bring AI to email, I was skeptical.
Wavebox offers the ability to bring in all your web apps to a single app, including email, Office 365, G Suite, and Slack. You get full notification support and a consistent interface wrapped around these apps. We tried it out for a week to replace all of our desktop clients and browser tabs.
This is a great writeup from Max Mortillaro about moving from Gmail to ProtonMail, an end-to-end encrypted email service. It’s an interesting evaluation of the service, but also of switching primary email addresses in 2017. At first, I thought that would be the least interesting part of the piece. As I thought more about it, this is really the whole point of the article.