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Boxee's Video-Sharing Service Cloudee Goes Public With Desktop Software, iPhone 5 Support & More

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Today, Boxee is launching its private online video-sharing service known as Cloudee into a public beta. The NYC-based startup first introduced the service in the beginning of the summer as a way for family and friends to store their personal videos in the cloud and share them with others, via a mobile...
Boxee's Video-Sharing Service Cloudee Goes Public With Desktop Software, iPhone 5 Support & More

GoogleReaderpocalypse. For Real This Time.

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Don’t be evil? If that’s the unofficial Google motto, then the company has failed to deliver today. Among the products Google just announced it plans to sunset (read: kill off), beloved feed-reading service Google Reader is now on the chopping block. “*$%#” wrote at least one TechCrunch staffer upon hearing the...
GoogleReaderpocalypse. For Real This Time.
Apple plots future of desktop with Mountain Lion iCloud integration
Vudu's disc-to-digital Ultraviolet movie conversion app comes to OS X

Xpadder: Play PC games with a game controller instead of a keyboard

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Many casual Web or Flash games would do well to implement gamepad controls. Platformers and bullet-hell titles are a perfect example. Sure, you can get by with WASD and the space bar, but it's not 1992 anymore. You shouldn't be forced to just get by when you've got that shiny,...
Xpadder: Play PC games with a game controller instead of a keyboard

Review: Dr. Fone brings iPhone files back from the dead

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As an iPhone or iPad user knows, it's all too easy to accidentally delete information from your device simply by touching the screen the wrong way. And once that data is gone, it's gone for good--unless you have Wondershare's Dr. Fone, a $100 program (free feature-limited demo) that proved...
Review: Dr. Fone brings iPhone files back from the dead

Google Earth on Android, iOS adds file and Gallery support

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Google has released updates for its Google Earth mobile apps on Android and iOS devices. The latest versions bring support for KML files, enabling users to view custom waypoints that were saved from the desktop software, shared between mobile devices, or posted on the mobile web.......
Google Earth on Android, iOS adds file and Gallery support
Automated video editing app Magisto launches one of Google's first 'native' Chrome apps

13 killer Chrome apps to replace your desktop software

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When Tim Berners-Lee invented the first Web browser in 1990, it was just an application made to read HTML pages passively. Fast-forward to today, and the modern Web browser has become a powerful platform in itself--almost a miniature operating system, capable of running complex JavaScript code and interacting with Flash...
13 killer Chrome apps to replace your desktop software

GameFly's digital distribution client officially exits beta, celebrates with free copies of Bioshock

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After nearly a year of testing, GameFly is ready to pull the beta qualifier off of its PC game distribution client. The desktop software serves not only as a digital storefront for PC games, but also as a queue management program for subscribers to GameFly's game-by-mail service. Active members...
GameFly's digital distribution client officially exits beta, celebrates with free copies of Bioshock
Samsung Galaxy Note Android 4.0 OTA update rolling out

Eric Schmidt talks all-things Google with The Economist (Video)

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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt sat down with The Economist’s Daniel Franklin on Dec. 6, as part of the executive’s ongoing media tour, to discuss everything from driverless cars and the mobile landscape to user data and “magical journalism devices.” The Economist just published the full interview on YouTube; check...
Eric Schmidt talks all-things Google with The Economist (Video)
PhoneScope 3D Gives iPhone Users A High-Res 3D Scanner in Their Pocket
Hands On With Spotify For The Browser: Speed Sizzles, But Discovery Fizzles

Microsoft Job Postings Reveal “Skype For Browsers” Project

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A series of job postings from Microsoft hint at – well, actually they come out and state that – Microsoft intends to bring Skype to the web browser. The posts, which describe positions for software development engineers, mention that the Skype web app would be built (thankfully) using HTML5 and...
Microsoft Job Postings Reveal “Skype For Browsers” Project

Google's Eric Schmidt on Android vs. Apple: 'We're winning that war pretty clearly now' (Video)

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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt sat down with Bloomberg to talk Android vs. Apple, and the former CEO seems to think Android is leading over Apple at a rate similar to Microsoft’s growth in desktop software during the 90s. “This is a huge platform change; this is of the scale of 20 years ago — Microsoft versus...
Google's Eric Schmidt on Android vs. Apple: 'We're winning that war pretty clearly now' (Video)
Logitech Finally Outs OS X Support For Its Alert Security System

Google's Eric Schmidt on Android vs. Apple: 'We're winning that war pretty clearly now' (Video)

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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt sat down with Bloomberg to talk Android vs. Apple, and the former CEO seems to think Android is leading over Apple at a rate similar to Microsoft’s growth in desktop software during the 90s. “This is a huge platform change; this is of the scale of 20 years ago — Microsoft...
Google's Eric Schmidt on Android vs. Apple: 'We're winning that war pretty clearly now' (Video)

Avid Audio releases iPad version of FCPX competitor ‘Avid Studio’

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Avid Audio– formerly known as Digidesign, makers of the music industry’s leading DAW called Pro Tools– has just dropped an iPad version of its pro-sumer Final Cut Pro competitor known as Avid Studio. Although the latest Final Cut Pro X update brought multicam editing, broadcast monitoring, and many of the features...
Avid Audio releases iPad version of FCPX competitor ‘Avid Studio’

How Mobile Apps Are Changing Desktop Software

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First, they revolutionized smartphones. Now, app stores for Macs and Windows PCs are changing the way we work on laptops and desktops--for better and for worse....
How Mobile Apps Are Changing Desktop Software

Salesforce's Desk.com Turns Any Employee Anywhere Into A Customer Support Ace

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Desktop software is sold "by the seat." But a "by the hour" pricing structure offered by cloud-based apps means smaller businesses can put everyone on customer support--even the CEO or the weird guy clinging to his red stapler.Customers are increasingly expecting to get help from companies through social media, like...
Salesforce's Desk.com Turns Any Employee Anywhere Into A Customer Support Ace

Microsoft cuts pre-Mango holdouts, Zune desktop software off from WP7 app purchases

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Microsoft's Windows Phone team is making a few changes to how users are able to acquire apps on their devices but luckily, they probably won't affect most of you. Starting today, users can no longer get apps from the Zune desktop software (the app store will remain for the...
Microsoft cuts pre-Mango holdouts, Zune desktop software off from WP7 app purchases

Hands on with Chromebook Pixel: Google goes after the MacBook

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Anyone who thinks the Chromebook Pixel is a ludicrous idea hasn't actually tried one--or at least that's my theory after using the high-end Chrome OS laptop over the past few days. In fairness, the $1300 Chromebook Pixel does seem pretty crazy on the surface. You can get many of...
Hands on with Chromebook Pixel: Google goes after the MacBook
BitTorrent introduces Torque, a JavaScript interface for in-browser downloads
Scalado Remove clears up your cameraphone images on-the-fly
For Apple, Microsoft, and Google, mobile convergence means executive consolidation

Newest Version Of AdWords Editor Released

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It’s time again to update your AdWords Editor desktop software. Google today released version 9.8.1 which will now let users add and edit dynamic search ads and product listing ads. Each of these ad formats now has its own tab, and these types of ads can now be managed on...
Newest Version Of AdWords Editor Released

Drunk on Cloud Kool-Aid? Time to Sober Up

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Editor’s note: Justin Moore is CEO of Axcient, a cloud solution for data, application, and system uptime. You can follow him on Twitter at @justinrmoore. Many great technology breakthroughs are subject to analyst predictions about how quickly that technology will take over the world. In 2007, Gartner famously forecasted that...
Drunk on Cloud Kool-Aid? Time to Sober Up

Social apps for business: This is your Instagram moment

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Lawrence Coburn, the CEO of DoubleDutch, creators of Pride, a free, mobile only, collaboration app for business teams.  Try it here. Our nascent industry’s fastest growing, best capitalized, and highest profile startup is apparently getting absorbed by Microsoft for over $1B. While...
Social apps for business: This is your Instagram moment

Google Acquires DocVerse

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Another week, another Google acquisition. This time, Google bought DocVerse, a company founded by two former Microsoft employees which built a plug-in for Microsoft Office that lets you collaborate with other people in real-time."DocVerse combines the benefits of web-based collaboration tools like Google Docs and Zoho with the power and...
Google Acquires DocVerse
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