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The Indie 25: The Best Independent Software Developers In The World

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Independent developers work absurdly hard and without the support of a major company to keep the lights turned on. Despite this, they can still build applications that are better than the bigger companies. We took your votes and a little of our own editorial discretion to put together this list...
The Indie 25: The Best Independent Software Developers In The World

Norton Identity Safe - Standalone Password Manager by Symantec

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Identity Safe component, available in Norton Internet Security or Norton 360, has just been launched as a standalone solution for keeping your passwords safe and filling log-in forms automatically. The current release is a public beta, so some glitches may occur while using it. It is cloud-based, which means that...
Norton Identity Safe - Standalone Password Manager by Symantec

New iPhone (iPhone 5,1) coming fall 2012 with LTE, similar sized screen

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While Apple has only just released the new iPad, iMore has already started to hear more about the next generation iPhone (iPhone 5,1). We previously reported that Apple was working to reduce the size of the traditional 30-pin dock connector to something closer akin to a micro-dock so there’d...
New iPhone (iPhone 5,1) coming fall 2012 with LTE, similar sized screen
Microsoft says 'next release' of Windows Phone is on target for the holidays

Mozilla pulls new Firefox version over security concerns

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Less than a day after Mozilla released Firefox version 16 to the public, the browser had to be pulled from the Web over security concerns. "Mozilla is aware of a security vulnerability in the current release version of Firefox," Michael Coates, Mozilla's director of security assurance, explained in a...
Mozilla pulls new Firefox version over security concerns

Internal Flash plugin integration hits Google Chrome

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Filed under: Google, Browsers What started off as musings about the possible arrival of internal plug-ins in Google Chrome has already come to fruition. Both Adobe and Google have officially announced that the non-NPAPI plug-in version of Flash is ready for us to test in the latest developer channel build...
Internal Flash plugin integration hits Google Chrome

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
Facebook testing automatic photo uploads in Android app

Mountain Lion may drop support for older Intel Macs

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Appleís surprise announcement that its next update to OS X dubbed Mountain Lion will come as soon as this summer, has also yielded an additional surprise. As with the shift from Leopard to Snow Leopard, Apple will cut off users of older Intel Macs from its next-generation OS -- for...
Mountain Lion may drop support for older Intel Macs
Windows Phone 8 Is A Great Big, Crazy, Beautiful Mess

Free Language Learning Service Duolingo Comes To Android, Expects This Will Double Its User Base To Over 6M

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Duolingo, the popular free language learning service, just launched its first mobile app for Android in Google’s Play store. Until now, the service was only available on the web and iPhone, but as the company’s founder Luis von Ahn told me earlier this year, the Android version has long been...
Free Language Learning Service Duolingo Comes To Android, Expects This Will Double Its User Base To Over 6M

This week's games news

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Far Cry 3 | Chain StoryPC gamers missing the visceral thrills of Far Cry 3 will be overjoyed at the patch currently available for download, which adds an extra-hard difficulty level and lets you reset the game's enemy outposts. Although not part of the plot, the process of observing then...
This week's games news

Movies could be available as a VOD rental before DVD, Blu-ray -- for $20 to $30 each

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The MPAA has often stated its desire to offer movies through video on-demand ahead of their release on DVD or Blu-ray -- provided the analog hole was closed -- and now that it has been, the Wall Street Journal reports Disney, Fox, Paramount, Sony, Universal and Warner Bros. are...
Movies could be available as a VOD rental before DVD, Blu-ray -- for $20 to $30 each

Microsoft appears to aim for another holiday-season firmware update to Windows Phone

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Windows Phone, long on a yearly release cycle for updates, appears set to enjoy yet another feature and functionality bump this holiday cycle. A job listing, spotted by WMPowerUser lays bare that fact for 2013: This is a great time to join as we’re completing our current release are getting...
Microsoft appears to aim for another holiday-season firmware update to Windows Phone

Bing launches 'Edibly,' a new shopping discovery app for iPhone

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Today Bing has launched ‘Edibly’ for iPhone, an application that will allow users to browse the Pike Place Market on their handsets. The application is designed to provide an in-depth and up to date look at the famed market. Naturally, you can expect a good deal of bellyaching from Windows...
Bing launches 'Edibly,' a new shopping discovery app for iPhone

Kickstarter updates iOS app with better notifications, faster video loading, and fixed Facebook login issues

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Kickstarter on Friday updated its iOS app designed for iPhone and iPod touch, adding a slew of new features and fixing various bugs. You can grab the new version now directly from the Apple App Store. The first new feature is a new messages view that sorts everything you send...
Kickstarter updates iOS app with better notifications, faster video loading, and fixed Facebook login issues

Box embraces Windows Phone (half heartedly)

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While it’s overstating the case to say that Box has renounced a fatwa on Windows Phones, it is worth pointing out that the cloud storage company now supports the current release of Windows Phone and will support the upcoming Windows 8 Phone as well. It had no such plans before....
Box embraces Windows Phone (half heartedly)

Zediva completes liquidation, customers get nothing

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Unsuccessful DVD streaming service Zediva said in an email to its former customers this weekend that it has completed its liquidation process after a court ruling forced it to shut down last fall. The email read, in part: “The process of liquidating the company’s few remaining assets has now been...
Zediva completes liquidation, customers get nothing

Job posting confirms Holidays target for next major Windows Phone release

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There has been some controversy about the time scales for the next major release for Windows Phone and its counterpart for Windows 8. According to Mary Jo Foley Windows Phone Blue will come after the Windows 8 release, which according to rumours is set to  be released this summer. Now...
Job posting confirms Holidays target for next major Windows Phone release
Oops: Mozilla pulls Firefox 16 over vulnerability, suggests downgrading to version 15
Netflix plans its move from Microsoft Silverlight to HTML5 video

IDC: Android and iOS now accounting for more than 80% of smartphone shipments

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Android and Apple’s iOS continue to dominate the global smartphone industry, according to new data from research firm IDC, which concludes that the two platforms combined accounted for 82 percent of all smartphone shipments during the first quarter of 2012. The report, which follows the firm’s breakdown of the industry by...
IDC: Android and iOS now accounting for more than 80% of smartphone shipments

Google launches Chrome Beta channel for Android 4.0+ phones and tablets, releases version 25

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Mere hours after releasing Chrome 24 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, Google on Thursday announced it is introducing a new Chrome beta channel for phones and tablets running Android 4.0 or higher. You can download version 25.0.1364.8 right now directly from Google Play (since this is a beta, it’s not...
Google launches Chrome Beta channel for Android 4.0+ phones and tablets, releases version 25
Two-year-old phone receives 15-month-old software update
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