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Bugs & Fixes: iTunes Match Problems and How to Address Them

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When you create a new playlist, especially if you create it on an iOS device, you may find that the list gets duplicated -- sometimes thousands of times....
Bugs & Fixes: iTunes Match Problems and How to Address Them

Commenters, We Want You Back

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UPDATE: Hold tight. Launch bugs. It was early 2011 and TechCrunch’s comment section was overrun with trolls. Bullies and asshats were drowning out our smart commenters. We hated our commenters because, well, they hated us. So we rolled out Facebook Comments in an attempt to silence the trolls — by removing...
Commenters, We Want You Back

Hacker gang touts unlimited supply of zero-day bugs

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The Elderwood gang specializes in finding and exploiting zero-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft's IE browser and Adobe's Flash Player....
Hacker gang touts unlimited supply of zero-day bugs

How Electronic Arts resurrected its DOA Simpsons game

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Five months ago, EA pulled "The Simpsons: Tapped Out" from the App Store after critical connection problems and bugs. An executive talks about its return. [Read more]...
How Electronic Arts resurrected its DOA Simpsons game

DocAS for iPad

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I've recently waged war with paper, so I've been looking at several PDF reader/annotator apps to try to reduce the seemingly never-ending number of dead trees that I eject from the printer. The latest app I've investigated is DocAS, a $5 PDF reader/annotator/note-taker by 9 Square. Unfortunately, I don't think...
DocAS for iPad

Apple releases EFI firmware updates for 2011 Macs, crushes bugs

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If you're anything like us, your inner-geek revels in hearing rare system beeps while holding down obscure key combos that only occur while updating low-level firmware. While much of those theatrics have since disappeared in the modern era, those of you with 2011 iMacs, Mac Minis, MacBook Pros and...
Apple releases EFI firmware updates for 2011 Macs, crushes bugs
Wikimedia readies its 'WYSIWYG' visual editor for English-language Wikipedia articles starting early July

Serious LibreOffice update fixes 54 bugs

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It was just about two months ago that LibreOffice 4.0 made its official debut, but business users and others more interested in stability than cutting-edge features also have another option from the Document Foundation. Specifically, LibreOffice 3.6 is currently the version of the free and open source productivity suite...
Serious LibreOffice update fixes 54 bugs

Microsoft Scrambles as It Patches 26 Bugs, Warns Users of Active Attacks

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Microsoft patched 26 vulnerabilities, including one in Internet Explorer that's already being exploited. The company also warned customers of a new zero-day....
Microsoft Scrambles as It Patches 26 Bugs, Warns Users of Active Attacks

Microsoft plans big May patch slate for next week

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Microsoft today said it would ship seven security updates next week, three critical, to patch 23 bugs in Windows, Office and its Silverlight and .Net development platforms....
Microsoft plans big May patch slate for next week

Apple updates GarageBand, iPhoto for Mac and Works, iLife, Find, Remote apps for iOS

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Apple has updated GarageBand and iPhoto for Mac to update compatibility with new iOS versions while adding new feature and fixing bugs. A variety of iOS apps have also been updated for the Retina Display of the new iPad....
Apple updates GarageBand, iPhoto for Mac and Works, iLife, Find, Remote apps for iOS
Sprint lowers iPhone 4S price, iPhone 5 may be on its way

RunKeeper iPhone app updated with support for Pebble Bluetooth watch, new languages

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RunKeeper, one of the more popular fitness tracking apps for iPhone, was updated today with support for one of the most popular Bluetooth smart watches, the Pebble e-paper smart watch. The app also receives support for new languages including Spanish, French, German, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese and Japanese, as well...
RunKeeper iPhone app updated with support for Pebble Bluetooth watch, new languages

BitTorrent Launches Private and Secure Dropbox Alternative

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BitTorrent is a very powerful distribution tool. There is simply no faster way than BitTorrent for those who share files with several devices at once. Just ask Twitter and Facebook, two major technology companies that rely on BitTorrent technology to distribute files across their networks. For the public, however, there’s...
BitTorrent Launches Private and Secure Dropbox Alternative

Making Sure Players Get The Best Experience Is More Important Than Worrying About How They Got The Game

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Recently, Extra Credits did a great episode on game demos and why no one makes them any more. The reason came down to the fact that it was really tough to make a game demo that really allowed a game to shine -- you were more likely to make a...
Making Sure Players Get The Best Experience Is More Important Than Worrying About How They Got The Game

Facebook for Android Bug Holds Lessons for Developers, Users

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App updates may not seem like a big deal. Sure, they fix bugs and provide fun stuff like new features and enhanced user interfaces. But they can also patch potentially serious security holes. Case in point: a recent Facebook vulnerability found in the company's Android software developer kit (SDK). A...
Facebook for Android Bug Holds Lessons for Developers, Users

Patch Tuesday Doesn't Fix Public Internet Explorer Issues

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Today as part of its regular Patch Tuesday cycle of updates to its various software products, Microsoft released 9 bulletins that included fixes for a total of 14 vulnerabilities. It wasn’t a heavy set of updates compared to prior months. Which is in some way a problem, as a key flaw in Internet Explorer wasn’t...
Patch Tuesday Doesn't Fix Public Internet Explorer Issues

Blizzard getting ready to ban Diablo III cheaters

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That sound you hear is Blizzard hoisting its mighty Diablo III banhammer and getting ready to bring it down in a mighty swing. Out of the blue yesterday, the publisher posted a stern warning that it will start suspending and banning Diablo III players "found to be cheating or using...
Blizzard getting ready to ban Diablo III cheaters

Excited about Windows Phone 7.8? A ROM of the update has leaked

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Fans of Windows Phone gather ’round, and here the tale of the leaked Windows Phone 7.8 ROM. Well, that’s really the whole story, you can find it here. The fine print is pretty specific, however, The ROM will only works on HTC HD7, the original poster states, and the build...
Excited about Windows Phone 7.8? A ROM of the update has leaked

Why You Might Not Want To Install Mountain Lion Today (AAPL)

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Apple released Mountain Lion today and a lot of people are eager to take advantage of its new features. But keep in mind that Mountain Lion is a brand new operating system. If you install it today, you're installing the first iteration of this big overhaul, and the first version of...
Why You Might Not Want To Install Mountain Lion Today (AAPL)

Bugs & Fixes: Problems Pairing iPhones to Bluetooth Audio Systems

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By pairing your iPhone with your car, you have the absolute best, most convenient way for hands-free talking on a phone while driving....
Bugs & Fixes: Problems Pairing iPhones to Bluetooth Audio Systems

Bounty hunters find 8 Google services bugs

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Security researchers unveiled eight vulnerabilities in Google services during the Hack in the Box conference in Amsterdam on Thursday -- but they claim to have discovered more than 100 such bugs over the past few months....
Bounty hunters find 8 Google services bugs

iPhone hack can bypass password

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Apple is working on fixing bugs that involve the lock-screen passcode and exchange accounts, and the Tamagotchi is reborn in app form. [Read more]...
iPhone hack can bypass password

Google Lets You Get The Bugs Out With IssueTracker API

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Many Open Source projects host their repositories with Google Code, where anyone can download the source. Now their bugs and feature requests can be just as open, with the read/write IssueTracker API. You can search and retrieve issues, as well as the comments associated with each entry. In other words,...
Google Lets You Get The Bugs Out With IssueTracker API
Google pays out $11,500 in bug bounty for Chrome 20

Bugs & Fixes: Solving 2 Safari-related Glitches

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Check Safari's cookies settings whenever a webpage unexpectedly refuses to load....
Bugs & Fixes: Solving 2 Safari-related Glitches

With Google out of the picture, WebKit's open-source developers plan removal of Chromium code and references

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With Google’s announcement yesterday to fork WebKit and build a new rendering engine called Blink, the WebKit team has announced plans to streamline the project. Since the rendering engine no longer needs to support the Chromium port, there’s a huge slew of code that can be removed. Here’s the high-level...
With Google out of the picture, WebKit's open-source developers plan removal of Chromium code and references

Here Are All The Reasons It Sucks To Work At Google (GOOG)

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Google is supposed to be one of the best places in the world to work. Googlers have some of the best perks and they are among the highest paid in the industry. But it's not all fantastic. In fact, as with any huge company with thousands of employees, there are...
Here Are All The Reasons It Sucks To Work At Google (GOOG)

Marketing Day: April 9, 2013

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Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Update To Google Search App For iOS Fixes Bugs, But That’s About It The Google Search app for iOS has been updated with bug fixes...
Marketing Day: April 9, 2013

After nearly 10 years, Adobe abandons its Creative Suite entirely to focus on Creative Cloud

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Adobe first launched Creative Suite 1 back in 2003, and now, ten years and six versions later, the company is taking a left turn: Adobe is abandoning its Creative Suite entirely to focus efforts on Creative Cloud. There will be backlash for this, no doubt. Adobe targets the same Pro...
After nearly 10 years, Adobe abandons its Creative Suite entirely to focus on Creative Cloud
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