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Meet Ms.Mac 2012: "The average female Mac user is pretty hot, if awkwardly dressed"

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Turns out 18 percent of female Mac users have an unusually large head, more than half of them have freckles, and only 9 percent wear skirts. That is at least according to BlueStacks, a Silicon Valley company that enables Android apps to run on Windows and Mac computers. The ‘Ms.Mac...
Meet Ms.Mac 2012: "The average female Mac user is pretty hot, if awkwardly dressed"

Apple's Game Center: More Opportunities for Social Games Developers

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Most of the initial buzz surrounding Apple's announcement on Thursday of its new operating system, iPhone OS 4, centered on the support for multitasking. While this feature has been long anticipated by users and developers alike, another important but less discussed aspect of the update involves Apple's Game Center -...
Apple's Game Center: More Opportunities for Social Games Developers

Connectify combines Wi-Fi, 4G into a superfast wireless pipe

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Connectify made a big splash in 2009 when it began offering software that would turn a Windows 7 PC into a Wi-Fi hotspot – long before such mobile hotspot features became common. Now the Philadelphia-based startup plans to pull the same trick in reverse. Instead of distributing a single broadband...
Connectify combines Wi-Fi, 4G into a superfast wireless pipe

Designers: Shipment's latest update makes reviewing mockups over Dropbox slick and easy

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Following a private beta release back in March, Shipment, the Web app that makes it easy for designers to share their work with clients, has been updated with brand new collaborative features. As we said before, email is one of the most popular ways creatives and clients converse, but unfortunately...
Designers: Shipment's latest update makes reviewing mockups over Dropbox slick and easy
Bluestacks beta lets you run almost any Android app on Windows
Realtime raises $100M to put real time into the web

Firefox 3.6.3 Lorentz Runs Plugins In Separate Processes

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Microsoft Internet Explorer and Google Chrome are doing it, so why should not the Firefox web browser? Running plugins in separate processes adds much to a web browser’s stability as a crash in a plugin could, and usually would, result in a browser crash as well if everything was handled...
Firefox 3.6.3 Lorentz Runs Plugins In Separate Processes
Google eyes enhanced video chat in latest Chrome beta
After Alpha Attracts 1M, BlueStacks Goes Beta To Bring 450K Android Apps To Your PC
Code in OS X 10.8.4 Suggests Future Macs Will Offer 802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi Support
Metro UI for Android brings Windows 8 design to the Galaxy Tab 10.1

Evernote 5 for Mac beta is now available, offers 100+ new features

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A few days ago, Evernote announced the upcoming beta release for Evernote 5 for Mac. This feature brings with it over 100 new features, as well as an updated user interface. Now the application is available for download, with Evernote cautioning users to remember that it is still in beta...
Evernote 5 for Mac beta is now available, offers 100+ new features

Windows 8 Will Resume Copy on Wake, Bring Less Operation Interruptions

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The process of copying files in Windows 8 will be much improved starting with the beta release, when compared to the developer preview and with other flavors of Windows. Microsoft designed the platform to handle duplicate files differently than before and to eliminate the need of copying identical files...
Windows 8 Will Resume Copy on Wake, Bring Less Operation Interruptions

WebRTC gets real as Google adds more video chat functionality to Chrome

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Google added a key component of the WebRTC framework to the latest beta edition of its Chrome web browser Tuesday, enabling third-party developers to build video chat applications that don’t require any kind of downloadable plug-in. The technology could one day be used to natively provide Google Hangouts video chats...
WebRTC gets real as Google adds more video chat functionality to Chrome

iPhone 3GS gains Shared Photo Streams, VIP Mail in iOS 6 Beta 3

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Users of the iPhone 3GS, a handset first released by Apple in 2009, may have access to the new Shared Photo Streams and VIP Mail features after all, as support has been added in the third beta release of iOS 6....
iPhone 3GS gains Shared Photo Streams, VIP Mail in iOS 6 Beta 3

Google Chrome 18 beta accelerates 2D Canvas, older PCs

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Google in the same breath as the Chrome 17 final release has also posted a beta release of Chrome 18. The new version swings attention to graphics and now hardware accelerates 2D elements using HTML5's Canvas spec, a common part of more advanced websites. Animations and action-sensitive websites should see...
Google Chrome 18 beta accelerates 2D Canvas, older PCs

Uber reduces prices by 10% and releases cheaper UBERx service to all in San Francisco

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Uber has announced that it has lowered the rate structure for its black town cars in San Francisco. Also today, every Uber rider in the city will have access to UberX, the service’s hybrid car service. In a post, the private car service said that in San Francisco, it has...
Uber reduces prices by 10% and releases cheaper UBERx service to all in San Francisco

BlueStacks' App Player For Mac Launches Beta: Now You Can Run Over 750,000 Android Apps On Mac

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BlueStacks, the startup known for bringing Android applications to desktop PCs, is today releasing its App Player for Mac into beta, following its previous Mac alpha release in June. At the time of the original Mac launch, the selection of apps was limited – there were only a handful of...
BlueStacks' App Player For Mac Launches Beta: Now You Can Run Over 750,000 Android Apps On Mac

Rails 3, third beta release

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Rails 3, third beta release

How Facebook Thinks Its New Graph Search Will Help Advertisers (FB)

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Facebook expects its new "Graph Search" product -- which allows users to search their friends' information for common interests and recommendations -- to bolster its Pages offering for businesses. Pages for businesses are Facebook's most essential building block for advertisers. They're free, any business can have one, and they're a...
How Facebook Thinks Its New Graph Search Will Help Advertisers (FB)

Two key features star in the new Fedora 18 beta

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The Fedora Project on Tuesday announced the long-awaited beta release of Fedora Linux 18, complete with numerous improvements for users, developers, and systems administrators. Several delays beset the project during this release cycle following the release of Fedora 17 back in May, but the final version of the Red...
Two key features star in the new Fedora 18 beta

BitTorrent's browser extension Surf hits beta with new recommendation engine, Firefox support, and more

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BitTorrent on Monday announced the beta release of Surf, which lets you discover and download torrents directly in the browser. Among the new features is a new recommendation engine and Firefox support. You can download it now from the Chrome Web Store and the Firefox Add-Ons page. The new recommendation...
BitTorrent's browser extension Surf hits beta with new recommendation engine, Firefox support, and more

Looking ahead to Windows 8: five big questions for Microsoft

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The beta release of Windows 8 is just a few weeks away. It should be nearly feature-complete, and expectations will be high. So what’s keeping managers in Redmond awake at night? Here are my top five questions....
Looking ahead to Windows 8: five big questions for Microsoft
Apple releases first beta of OS X 10.8.3 to developers
Canonical Metal-as-a-Service: Not Quite As Cool As It Sounds
Microsoft launches preview of Skype Video Messaging for Windows, says feature coming to Windows 8 app soon

Open source video editing program needs help on Kickstarter, offers immortality in return

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Forget having kids. Forget mind-transfers. Real immortality lies in naming a video transition after yourself. No, seriously. To make eternity happen, you simply need to donate $500 to Jonathan Thomas's Kickstarter project and in return he'll let you create and name a transition effect in a new cross-platform version...
Open source video editing program needs help on Kickstarter, offers immortality in return

Digg Reader open to the public with web and iOS apps

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It's later than Betaworks promised, but Digg Reader has finally opened up to the public and the service is integrated into Digg's iOS app too. Digg's hotly-anticipated RSS reader has been in beta for about a week, after a development period of about three months. And the new reader,...
Digg Reader open to the public with web and iOS apps

10 Things to Try in Google Chrome 5 Beta

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If you're using the stable version of Google Chrome, the latest beta release (Google Chrome 5.0.375.29 for Windows, Mac and Linux) will be a pleasant surprise. Here are 10 things you should try after installing Chrome 5 beta:1. Google Chrome remembers zoom settings for each domain. Go to http://www.nytimes.com, zoom...
10 Things to Try in Google Chrome 5 Beta

Briefly: PlayBook beta, Technicolor, The Bard's Tale

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Research in Motion (RIM) has released a PlayBook beta for developers. Version 2.1.0 is available to download now. While the BB10 operating system is expected for the PlayBook, RIM promises compatibility for applications developed for the new OS beta release will function in BB10. Improvements have been made in the...
Briefly: PlayBook beta, Technicolor, The Bard's Tale
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