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Google Chrome browser arrives on Android (video)

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The latest step in bringing Google-based unification has arrived. The Chrome browser is here on Android. This beta version is available for that elite crowd of ICS phones and tablets, and like it's desktop progenitor, the synced settings and bookmarks are all in tow. Expect to see the card...
Google Chrome browser arrives on Android (video)

Google FINALLY releases Chrome for Android

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Today, Google has finally released its Chrome browser for Android in a beta version. It’s been four years since Google Chrome launched for the desktop and the mobile version will finally allow you to sync all of your information from the desktop for a true mobile experience. Unfortunately it won’t...
Google FINALLY releases Chrome for Android

8causes lets you spread the word about your favorite cause via social networks

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Have you ever thought of using social networks to change the world? That’s what the newly launched platform 8causes wants to help you with. The website, whose name can also be read as “Infinite Causes”, lets users sign up for their favorite cause and automatically tweet about it – think...
8causes lets you spread the word about your favorite cause via social networks
Apple's new Messages app for OS X is available to download now

Why We Still Need the Open Source VLC Media Player

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The Monday Version 2.0.2 release of the free open source VLC media player points out a surprising hole in the age of the Internet video - there is still no universal standard for video formats and players. Fortunately, VLC is there to fill in the gaps among proprietary formats and...
Why We Still Need the Open Source VLC Media Player

Build and host the server side of your iOS or Android app for free with Applicasa

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If you’re looking to join the app development craze and don’t know where to get started, hosting service Applicasa wants to be your app’s home, for free. It might sound too good to be true, but the service will provide all of the server side hosting and maintenance in an...
Build and host the server side of your iOS or Android app for free with Applicasa

Adobe unveils Photoshop CS6 beta with redesigned UI and 65 new features, download it for free today

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It's been two years since Adobe unveiled a new version of Photoshop, so it shouldn't come as a surprise that the company's engineers have been toiling away behind the scenes on a major update. The outfit's clearly ready to start showing off the fruits of its labor, though, as...
Adobe unveils Photoshop CS6 beta with redesigned UI and 65 new features, download it for free today
Microsoft Office logo goes Metro, hints at 2013 release for Office 15

Skype launches beta Windows Phone

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In the midst of this week's mobile madness, Skype has announced that its finally ready to arrive on its good friend's mobile platform. Yes, Windows Phone is getting its very own Skype app -- at least, a beta version. Compatible devices include the Nokia Lumia 710, Lumia 800, HTC...
Skype launches beta Windows Phone

BlueStacks Allows You to Run Android Apps on a Mac

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BlueStacks announced a public alpha version of their Android App Player for the Mac today at Google I/O. The company had originally released a beta version of their App Player for Windows back in March. The software allows users to run Android apps directly on their Windows PCs, and the...
BlueStacks Allows You to Run Android Apps on a Mac

Flipboard Planning To Release Android Beta For Everyone Who Doesn’t Have A Galaxy S III

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One of the nice little surprises at Samsung’s Galaxy S III unveiling in London was that the device would be preloaded with the fabled Android version of the Flipboard social magazine app. The news came from out of the blue — while the iOS version has garned plenty of acclaim...
Flipboard Planning To Release Android Beta For Everyone Who Doesn’t Have A Galaxy S III
Is this Spotify's official iPad app?
Skype for Windows Phone beta released, full version due in April

TED-Ed website launches in beta, lets teachers customize video lessons

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Last month, TED announced its new education initiative -- fittingly named TED-Ed -- with a YouTube channel showcasing teachers' lessons presented as animated videos. Today, the program moved forward, as TED opened up a beta version of a website meant to complement those lessons. Though there are plenty of...
TED-Ed website launches in beta, lets teachers customize video lessons

Google Just Launched Chrome For Android Phones (GOOG)

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Google just released a beta version of its popular Chrome browser for Android phones and tablet. Chrome for Android lets you log in with your Google account and sync your bookmarks, open tabs, browsing history, etc. to your mobile device. Unfortunately, Chrome is only available for people using the...
Google Just Launched Chrome For Android Phones (GOOG)

New Swype update brings 'four kinds of keyboard', sync-able voice-text dictionaries

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If it's one thing Android does right, it's the sheer range of keyboard apps and skins available -- something its competitors haven't quite latched on to just yet. While SwiftKey has charmed us with its latest iteration, Swype's also been in the testing labs and it wants to show...
New Swype update brings 'four kinds of keyboard', sync-able voice-text dictionaries

Android overtakes Opera to become the most popular mobile Web browser

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Android has already become the most dominant mobile device on the planet, and now the Google-owned operating system is the owner of the mobile Web’s most used browser, according to data from StatCounter. Figures from the online measurement service show that February saw use of Android’s Robot browser overtake Opera...
Android overtakes Opera to become the most popular mobile Web browser

Worksy aims to give companies everything they need to run their business, online

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Meet Worksy, a Copenhagen-based startup that for the past two years has been cranking away at a single integrated software and services platform that aims to provide organizations with all the necessary online tools to run their business. It’s a very ambitious idea, and the startup is coming out of...
Worksy aims to give companies everything they need to run their business, online

Google aids accessibility with ChromeVox reader, better YouTube captions and more

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Engineers from Google have commandeered a booth at this year's CSUN accessibility conference and they're keen to talk up their latest efforts. For the visually impaired, there's now a beta version of a Chrome screen reader called ChromeVox (demo'd after the break), plus improved shortcuts and screen reader support...
Google aids accessibility with ChromeVox reader, better YouTube captions and more

Official VLC app now out for Android: only an unstable beta, but it works

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Okay, so VLC may not be the media darling it once was, but it still has a legion of fans -- as evidenced by the (official) beta version's warm welcome over at Google Play. Despite a clear warning that the build is unstable and might "kill your kitten," users...
Official VLC app now out for Android: only an unstable beta, but it works

Microsoft To Launch Consumer Preview of Windows 8 in Barcelona on Feb. 29

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Microsoft plans to use the upcoming Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona as a launchpad for the “consumer preview” version of Windows 8. The company on Wednesday sent out invitations for a Feb. 29 event. Although the invite offered scant details, Microsoft has said to expect a beta version of...
Microsoft To Launch Consumer Preview of Windows 8 in Barcelona on Feb. 29

Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview is available to download now!

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As it promised, Microsoft has today made Windows 8 Consumer Preview, the beta version of its next operating system release, available to download. At an event in Barcelona, timed to coincide with the ongoing Mobile World Congress, Microsoft is demoing the new OS, which features both a traditional Windows interface...
Microsoft Windows 8 Consumer Preview is available to download now!

Spotify Android update hits Google Play today, brings Last.fm scrobbling with it

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Remember that Android Spotify app we saw way back in April? After a couple of months, it seems that the music streaming service finally has a version for those who appreciate the more stable things in life. The new Android app is available now, bringing with it a complete...
Spotify Android update hits Google Play today, brings Last.fm scrobbling with it

Kinect for Media Center released, why not wave and shout at your HTPC?

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Kinect hacks previously brought gesture and voice control to Boxee and XBMC, and now that the Kinect for Windows hardware has been released we've got a solution for Windows Media Center. The aptly named Kinect for Media Center brings all the normal playback controls (for WMC and add-ins like...
Kinect for Media Center released, why not wave and shout at your HTPC?

Chrome Comes to Android, but Only for the 1 Percent

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Google on Tuesday began offering a beta version of its Chrome browser for Android phones, finally beginning the move to unify its computer, tablet and mobile......
Chrome Comes to Android, but Only for the 1 Percent

Sony outs Xperia Play ICS beta for unlocked phones, wants to know which games work

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While the promised Sony Xperia Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade rollout is quickly running out of March and into April for all models, the company has just unleashed a new beta version of the upgrade for Xperia Play owners. Following the alpha release in December and a beta update in...
Sony outs Xperia Play ICS beta for unlocked phones, wants to know which games work

Samsung Galaxy S III gets SIM unlock option via app

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Stuck with one carrier with your new superphone? Not for much longer, at least, if you're using the I9300 version of the Galaxy S III and are willing to dabble with some rooting. The app is free, but requires said root access, unlocking your phone baseband and opening up...
Samsung Galaxy S III gets SIM unlock option via app

Doccaster Debuts A Platform For Location-Based File Sharing And Discussion

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Doccaster wants to disrupt document-sharing, but it’s attacking the space from a new angle: it’s not just about storing files in the “cloud,” it’s about tying files to a location. The company is launching a beta version of its web-based utility today that lets users upload then broadcast any number of...
Doccaster Debuts A Platform For Location-Based File Sharing And Discussion
That Windows 8 experience? Confusing. Confusing as hell.
Next version of OS X to be more iOS-like than ever with Mountain Lion
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?