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Spotify (Finally) Shows Up on the iPad

Yandex debuts cloud storage service ahead of Google Drive’s arrival, offers 10GB

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It should come as no surprise that Yandex, the dominant search engine in Russia, is closely watching Google to try and stay one step ahead of the global search giant. The company really only needs to own the Russian market to thrive, and it’s doing a pretty good job at...
Yandex debuts cloud storage service ahead of Google Drive’s arrival, offers 10GB
Sparrow for iPhone review

Twitter discontinuing iPhone, Android, and desktop versions of TweetDeck

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Twitter has announced that it will be discontinuing several TweetDeck apps in favor of the web client. The Android, iPhone, and Air-based desktop clients will all be affected. Developing... Continue reading…...
Twitter discontinuing iPhone, Android, and desktop versions of TweetDeck

A Utility That Makes You Master of the Twitterverse

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You can do a lot more with Twitter than the official Web, mobile and desktop clients allow. To do it, though, you'll need to access Twitter's API — or use a tool that digs deeper into the API than the usual clients. If you're comfortable with a command line...
A Utility That Makes You Master of the Twitterverse

Skype begins rolling out update for bug that unintentionally shared instant messaging conversations

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Staying true to its word, Skype has begun rolling out a hotfix for affected versions of its software that unintentionally shared instant messages with other contacts on a user’s friend list. The update addresses more than just this one issue but the company says that the affected clients were Skype 5.10 for Windows, Skype...
Skype begins rolling out update for bug that unintentionally shared instant messaging conversations

Opera 12: new version, new features, new competitive challenges

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Opera is releasing version 12 of the Opera browser today, with new features for theming, controlling your computer’s hardware from the browser without using a plugin, speed, and security. VentureBeat talked with Opera’s Jan Standal, vice-president of desktop products to get the skinny on all the latest features, and, perhaps...
Opera 12: new version, new features, new competitive challenges

Dropbox Vs. Google Drive: Which Cloud Storage Service Is Better? (GOOG)

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Dropbox and Google Drive are two comparable cloud storage services. With a good amount of us using more than one device these days, tools like Dropbox and Drive can really come in handy for syncing and sharing files across multiple devices.  Dropbox launched back in 2008, and has since grown...
Dropbox Vs. Google Drive: Which Cloud Storage Service Is Better? (GOOG)

FastMail Escapes The 1990s With Sleek New Interface

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FastMail is a popular e-mail provider among power users who want to be customers instead of products. But its interface has been stuck in the 90s — until this week when it rolled out a brand new AJAXy UI. And it’s really, well, fast. Here’s a video of the new...
FastMail Escapes The 1990s With Sleek New Interface

Infographic: iPhone Beats Outlook As Top Email Client, As Mobile Overtakes Desktop

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What’s the most popular email client out there? The iPhone, which stats says now is used by more people than Outlook. That goes along with a trend of more email now being opened on mobile devices than in desktop clients, though the use of webmail could be happening in both...
Infographic: iPhone Beats Outlook As Top Email Client, As Mobile Overtakes Desktop
Dropbox redesigns desktop client, mobile clients with improved notifications and sharing
With App.net, a screwed entrepreneur crusades against the injustices of Facebook and Twitter

Skype 4.0 for Linux

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First off, we'd like to thank our Skype for Linux users for your patience awaiting Skype 4.0 for Linux, codenamed 'Four Rooms for Improvement,' which is now available. With this release, we have finally filled the gap with our other desktop clients and we are now making many of the...
Skype 4.0 for Linux

What's the Difference Between Amazon Cloud Drive & Google Drive?

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Amazon waited until the dust settled from last week's news to launch Amazon Cloud Drive for Mac and Windows. Dropbox and Microsoft SkyDrive each got major updates last week, and the mythical Google Drive launched, too. What's the difference between all these clouds and drives, anyway? There's a pretty big...
What's the Difference Between Amazon Cloud Drive & Google Drive?
Skype 6 released with Retina Display support, Facebook and Microsoft Messenger integration

How Google's Designers Got the Company on the Same Page

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You know how Google last year redesigned its products to align their design, with more white space and more consistent navigation schemes? You might not have liked all that change. I know I found it jarring, to put it nicely — and I still bristle at some of the things...
How Google's Designers Got the Company on the Same Page

Echofon brings its popular Twitter client to Android

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Naan Studio has announced the launch of Echofon for Android, making it the second platform the app has arrived on after iOS. You can find the app on Google Play, and it’s free. Right now it looks fairly functional, with dashboard widgets, Echofon app sync across devices, push notifications, multiple...
Echofon brings its popular Twitter client to Android

OnLive brings Windows desktops in cloud to Android

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Already available for Apple’s iPad, OnLive Desktop launched for Android devices on Thursday. The free software, available in the Android Market,  allows tablets and smartphones to run an instance of Windows 7 through the web. The Windows environment is actually hosted in the cloud through OnLive’s servers and the Desktop...
OnLive brings Windows desktops in cloud to Android

What has Microsoft done for Skype? You'd be surprised

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Roughly a year after Microsoft’s spectacular $8.5 billion acquisition of Skype, technology pundits across the globe continue to scratch their heads in bewilderment trying to figure out what the behemoth from Redmond has done to justify the hefty price tag paid for the Swedish VoIP giant. With the company’s...
What has Microsoft done for Skype? You'd be surprised

Dropbox Revamps Its Desktop Clients With A New Menu And A Bigger Focus On Sharing

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The cloud storage buffs at Dropbox have spent quite a bit of time optimizing the service for mobile devices (and mobile developers, naturally), but the Dropbox desktop client looks and works much the same way it did a few years ago. Well, that’s not the case anymore — the company...
Dropbox Revamps Its Desktop Clients With A New Menu And A Bigger Focus On Sharing

Amazon adds file syncing to Cloud Drive, drops rates below Dropbox

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The struggle between cloud storage providers took another turn on Monday, with Amazon announcing a new version of its Cloud Drive app that brings the ability to sync files across mobile, web, and desktop clients....
Amazon adds file syncing to Cloud Drive, drops rates below Dropbox
Amazon rolls out nifty Cloud Drive desktop apps for Windows and Mac
App.net drops prices as membership approaches 20k

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Microsoft Just Declared War On Apple (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Sliding With Tech Stocks were up in early trading but started sliding about an hour after the open on chips stocks losses. Shares of MSFT are also in the red with the...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Microsoft Just Declared War On Apple (MSFT)

Mailbox Is Working On An iPad App, With Desktop And Android Clients "On The Roadmap"

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Given the fairly nutballs hype surrounding the launch of Mailbox for iPhone (and its crazy queues), you could probably assume that they’d bring the app to other devices and platforms — and you’d be right if you did. The company recently started letting users know of their upcoming projects: an...
Mailbox Is Working On An iPad App, With Desktop And Android Clients "On The Roadmap"
Yammer closes $85M round, new desktop apps planned

It's Personal Cloud Week! SkyDrive Reduces Free Storage and Adds Desktop Apps; Dropbox Does Links.

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Ahead of the expected release of Google Drive this week, competitors are revising their personal cloud products. Microsoft said its new free storage limit for SkyDrive won't affect many users. Notably, Microsoft’s SkyDrive is actually lowering the amount of storage it gives away for free, to 7 GB from 25...
It's Personal Cloud Week! SkyDrive Reduces Free Storage and Adds Desktop Apps; Dropbox Does Links.

Twitter killing off mobile Tweetdeck, will keep Mac/Win apps

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Twitter has announced that it will be discontinuing support for mobile versions of its multi-service posting client TweetDeck this spring, removing the apps from the App Store and Google Play in May and discontinuing support for existing iOS and Android versions shortly thereafter. It will -- for the time being...
Twitter killing off mobile Tweetdeck, will keep Mac/Win apps

Skype Integration Tops List Of Windows Phone 8 Rumors

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Microsoft could unveil a stand-alone Skype application for Windows Phone as soon as this month's Mobile Phone Congress, and Skype is expected to be standard on the mobile operating system when the company launches Windows Phone 8. Skype was acquired by Microsoft in 2011 and a Skype client for Windows...
Skype Integration Tops List Of Windows Phone 8 Rumors
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