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Spotify makes its desktop app more DJ-friendly with crossfading & gapless playback

MOG opens its doors to Windows with new desktop application

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Been aching to get your MOG on, now that music streaming service is all over the news, after all that acquisition talk? The proposition just got a bit easier with the introduction of a new application for Windows. The desktop-bound version of the service features built-in AirPlay support, a...
MOG opens its doors to Windows with new desktop application

Valve to include non-game software on its Steam platform starting September 5th in hopes of becoming major App Store?

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Gaming marketplace Steam is ready to be the third major desktop application store. Valve, the parent company of Steam, announced in a press release this afternoon the arrival of new non-gaming software on its store, launching September 5th. The titles Steam will offer range from “creativity to productivity” and...
Valve to include non-game software on its Steam platform starting September 5th in hopes of becoming major App Store?

Microsoft Extends Visual Studio Express 2012 to Desktop Apps

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Developers were unhappy with the lack of desktop application support....
Microsoft Extends Visual Studio Express 2012 to Desktop Apps

Google: Our Apps Will Have Special Features for iPad

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Google carries a great concern with the usability of its applications.  For those of us who are likely to be carrying an iPad, yet are still addicted to Gmail (as well as other services), there’s some great news.iPad users will have access to Google’s new HTML5 design, that is very...
Google: Our Apps Will Have Special Features for iPad

Twitter’s CEO Discusses the Future of Twitter [LIVE]

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Today at Twitter’s Chirp conference in San Francisco, CA, Twitter CEO Evan Williams took the stage for the keynote presentation to discuss Twitter’s recent acquisitions, the company’s new revenue model, and some of its new products being revealed today.Below are my live notes of his keynote:Evan Williams Keynote: The...
Twitter’s CEO Discusses the Future of Twitter [LIVE]

TV Anytime now lets you take DVDs on the go with your iPad

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Last December, the TV Anytime app appeared, allowing users to record and take any web video online with them on iOS and Android devices. Now, app maker DDT Software has added a new feature, which will let its users rip and transfer DVDs from their desktops to mobile devices. To...
TV Anytime now lets you take DVDs on the go with your iPad

TweetDeck Heading to Mobile Web Browsers

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Popular Twitter client TweetDeck announced today its plans to make TweetDeck into a browser-based mobile application that can run on a variety of devices. By focusing on building an application for the mobile browser — rather than native platforms — TweetDeck hopes it can get on more devices and...
TweetDeck Heading to Mobile Web Browsers

Kindle Apps for Tablet Computers: Is It the King of Ereaders?

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There's no doubt about it: the iPad is the elephant in the ereader room but there's one thing I'm certain: it won't kill off the ebook readers. Amazon just took another length in the Kindle's already strong position on the ereader battlefield with the announcement of Kindle Apps for Tablet...
Kindle Apps for Tablet Computers: Is It the King of Ereaders?

Spotify launches Play Button for websites to stream music

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Tumblr support for bloggers alongside big media websites, but no brands allowedSpotify has unveiled its latest attempt to beef up its streaming music service's web presence beyond its desktop application. It's called the Spotify Play Button, and provides website owners with a way to stream songs, albums and playlists from...
Spotify launches Play Button for websites to stream music

New Privacy Controls for Your Applications

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Facebook is designed to give you control over the information you share, and today we're making available some of our most recent privacy controls to applications on Facebook and websites and services using Facebook Connect. Last December, we launched a control that many of you had requested for some time—the...
New Privacy Controls for Your Applications

Keep your calendar out of the cloud with Efficient Calendar

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When it comes to desktop calendar software on the PC, there is little argument that the big dog in the park is Microsoft Outlook. However, while Outlook comes with a hefty feature set, it also comes with a hefty price tag--more than most people would want to pay to...
Keep your calendar out of the cloud with Efficient Calendar

Microsoft's Lync 2013 now available for Windows Phone, iOS app due later this week

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Good news today for Microsoft Lync account holders, as the company which calls Redmond home just announced that the 2013 version of its mobile clients has arrived on Windows Phone and should be coming soon to iOS. The apps will be bringing some much-requested features to both platforms, including...
Microsoft's Lync 2013 now available for Windows Phone, iOS app due later this week

Twitter updates TweetDeck to be more 'swift' [Video]

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Twitter is keeping busy this summer with a slew of updates to its line of products, and now the microblogging service is tidying up TweetDeck. The desktop application updated today with a new layout for “swifter navigation,” featuring refreshed columns, expanded actions for tweets, and even a revamped Twitter...
Twitter updates TweetDeck to be more 'swift' [Video]

Google Drive And The Cloud Wars

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Editor’s note: Aaron Levie is co-founder and CEO at Box. Follow him on Twitter @levie. For the past six years, any startup touching the cloud storage space has lived in anticipation and fear of Google’s entry into the market. G(od) Drive’s arrival was meant to instantly commoditize existing offerings, kill...
Google Drive And The Cloud Wars
Facebook acquires team behind YC alum Caffeinated Mind

Get Off of My Cloud: Found Makes Personal Files Searchable on the Desktop

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We users give our personal data and files to cloud services like Dropbox and Google Docs so they can reliably store them and help us access them from anywhere. But maybe some of us want the inverse, too: Found is a new Mac desktop application that pulls down users’ cloud...
Get Off of My Cloud: Found Makes Personal Files Searchable on the Desktop

Wolfram unveils system modeling tool

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Expanding beyond its scientific and engineering number-crunching software, Mathematica maker Wolfram Research released a desktop application for full-scale system modeling and simulation....
Wolfram unveils system modeling tool

Spotify: 'We have to turn ourselves into the OS of music'

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Streaming music service provides stats for the first apps to launch on its desktop apps platformSpotify users have spent 1,500 years inside apps within its desktop application since the start of December, the company has announced.That's just over 13.1m hours, which with 10m active Spotify users, means around 1.3 hours...
Spotify: 'We have to turn ourselves into the OS of music'
First look: Word 2013

Does Spotify Need A Web Player? (Of Course It Does)

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News broke out today that Spotify would be making a beta version of its web player available to all of its users in the UK, with the promise that a full release would come later this year. I’m not complaining that I’ll soon be able to access Spotify through my...
Does Spotify Need A Web Player? (Of Course It Does)

First look: OneNote 2013

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Microsoft's note-taking application OneNote has long been the company's attempt to build a "killer app" for the tablet PC. Over the years, OneNote has acquired a small but devoted fanbase of users who adore its rich multimedia scrapbooking and stylus/pen integration. Yet somehow, OneNote never won mainstream appeal. The application...
First look: OneNote 2013

MakerBot 'Levels Up' with the Replicator 2: a Sleeker 3D Printer with 'Brooklyn Swagger'

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(Photo: MakerBot) “We leveled up to bring you this today,” MakerBot CEO Bret Pettis told the crowd at the company’s press conference in Brooklyn this afternoon. The startup responsible for bringing 3D printing to the mainstream–with a nudge from Stephen Colbert, of course–announced a breakthrough: the four-generation of MarkerBot’s 3D...
MakerBot 'Levels Up' with the Replicator 2: a Sleeker 3D Printer with 'Brooklyn Swagger'

Fuzebox raises $20M to continue video-conferencing push

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Fuzebox, a company that provides cloud-based visual communications technology for groups like Disney, NASA, and the Department of Defense, plans to announce Thursday that it has received a $20 million in Series A funding to scale its products and improve how clients can communicate remotely with high-resolution materials. The...
Fuzebox raises $20M to continue video-conferencing push

Over A Year Later, Amazon Cloud Player Finally Arrives On iPhone

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It’s been over a year since Amazon debuted its cloud-based music storage and streaming application, Amazon Cloud Player, and today the app is finally arriving on iOS. This morning, Amazon announced Cloud Player for iPhone and iPod Touch has gone live in the iTunes App Store, allowing users to store...
Over A Year Later, Amazon Cloud Player Finally Arrives On iPhone

School Accused of Secretly Spying on Students Through Laptop Webcams

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File under: “Extremely Creepy” — BoingBoing reports that a recent case filing in Robbins vs. Lower Merion School District, a Pennsylvania school, is a class action suit on behalf of students with school-issued laptops whose webcams have been used to watch the students and their families at home.It was...
School Accused of Secretly Spying on Students Through Laptop Webcams

Steps To Make A Simple Online Note With Piconote And Carry Anywhere

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Digital notes function as the excellent alternative to conventional paper notes and stickies. It assists you declutter your workspace by reduction of paper usage. Even though Windows notepad could be the simplest way to produce and save some text, you can find more suitable applications available on the web. One...
Steps To Make A Simple Online Note With Piconote And Carry Anywhere

Google Testing Google Voice Desktop App Internally

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Last November Google acquired Gizmo5, a VoIP service that competed with Skype by making P2P VoIP calls as well as making and receiving calls with POTS (normal landlines) and mobile phones. Gizmo5 fills some of the holes in the Google Voice product, particularly providing an endpoint for calls. Currently Google...
Google Testing Google Voice Desktop App Internally
Windows 8 Mail leaves users pining for the desktop--or even their phones

Now two years old, LibreOffice is going strong

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It's almost difficult to imagine that two years ago, LibreOffice was a newcomer to the world of office productivity software, having only just been forked from the longstanding OpenOffice.org suite that so many people had come to know and love. Just a year later, all signs were already suggesting...
Now two years old, LibreOffice is going strong
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