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THE APPLE INVESTOR: What's Apple Going To Announce Next Week? (AAPL)

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The Apple Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. AAPL Recovering With Market   Markets are staging a mild recovery after the trade deficit missed expectations. Shares of AAPL are back in the black. Get ready for Apple-mania. Apple's developer conference (WWDC) is...
THE APPLE INVESTOR: What's Apple Going To Announce Next Week? (AAPL)

Windows 8: The disastrous result of Microsoft's gutless equivocation

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This is it. Today, Microsoft will release Windows 8, the fat fruit of more than three years of last-gasp labor to produce an operating system that can ensure Microsoft’s continued relevancy in a touch-oriented world. With PC sales stalled, and smartphones and tablets on target to outsell PCs in the...
Windows 8: The disastrous result of Microsoft's gutless equivocation

HULU Desktop Windows Media Center Integration

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HULU Desktop Windows Media Center Integration

VMware to offer enterprise application portal

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VMware will offer enterprise software that allows employees to access all their desktop Windows applications and online services from a single portal, the company announced Wednesday....
VMware to offer enterprise application portal
13 Things Microsoft Needs To Fix In Windows 8 (MSFT)

Windows 8: The tablet review

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Windows 8 is an odd, discombobulated beast of an operating system that suffers from an identity crisis of the most severe degree. On the one hand, the primary focus of Windows 8 is to bring touchscreen tablets into the Windows fold, but at the same time it cannot eschew the...
Windows 8: The tablet review
Firefox for Windows 8 beginning to take shape

Microsoft Won't Make Own-Brand Windows Phone Any Time Soon -- That's A "Last Resort Strategy"

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It’s Surfaced again: the rumour that Microsoft is developing its own smartphone hardware in a bid to drive wider adoption of its Windows Phone OS. Ever since Microsoft distressed its desktop Windows OEMs by unveiling its own-brand tablet PC, called Surface, the logical leap required to imagine an own-brand Windows Phone...
Microsoft Won't Make Own-Brand Windows Phone Any Time Soon -- That's A "Last Resort Strategy"

Seven things to consider for a Windows tablet

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Come Oct. 26, when Microsoft is set to stage a release party in New York City, consumers may have to choose between a tablet with Windows 8 or Windows RT. The operating systems look and feel the same, but devices will differ on performance, price, battery life, usage and...
Seven things to consider for a Windows tablet

Meet Ubuntu Linux 12.10 'Quantal Quetzal': Pictures

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10 reasons to choose Ubuntu 12.10 over Windows 8 The state of the desktop: Windows and beyond Meet Linux Mint 12 'Lisa': A Tour in Pictures Fedora Linux 16: A Business Powerhouse, in Pictures OpenSUSE Linux 12.1: A Flexible Front-Runner, in Pictures...
Meet Ubuntu Linux 12.10 'Quantal Quetzal': Pictures

SkyDrive gains selective syncing and right-click sharing on the desktop, searching on mobile (video)

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Microsoft's SkyDrive is now one of the centerpieces of the company's desktop and mobile platforms, but its relative newness has denied us some of the fine-grained control we've taken for granted from services like Dropbox. The cloud storage service just resolved two of those common power user gripes in...
SkyDrive gains selective syncing and right-click sharing on the desktop, searching on mobile (video)

Fix Firefox Not Scrolling with Up/Down Arrow Keys or Home/End Keys

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If you’ve encountered a problem where your Firefox installation no longer scrolls when you use the up or down arrow keys, and even the Home or End keys don’t work anymore, there’s an easy fix. When this problem happens, you’ll notice that moving the arrow keys around just moves the...
Fix Firefox Not Scrolling with Up/Down Arrow Keys or Home/End Keys

The Next Windows Phone Will Have A LOT In Common With Windows 8 (MSFT)

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This morning, an internal Microsoft video for partners leaked this morning to PocketNow.com, offering many new details about the next version of Windows Phone. Apart from explaining the new features, like a fully integrated Skype client and support for NFC, the video also promised that "Windows Phone 8" (a...
The Next Windows Phone Will Have A LOT In Common With Windows 8 (MSFT)
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xScope: The must-have measuring toolkit for Web designers gets a Retina update

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Behind unavoidable apps like Photoshop, xScope is one of those tools that nearly every Web designer needs. But even if you haven’t come across the app before, xScope’s measuring, inspecting & testing tools are definitely worth a look if you work for the Internet. Now, creators Iconfactory and ARTIS Software have released a new update...
xScope: The must-have measuring toolkit for Web designers gets a Retina update

Windows 8 on ARM should keep traditional desktop

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Windows 8 on ARM may retain the same desktop as the standard OS, despite a number of early rumors that suggested otherwise. In a blog post on Microsoft's Windows 8 development site, several of Microsoft's lead program managers make references to both desktop and Metro-style apps for system-on-a-chip (SoC) hardware.......
Windows 8 on ARM should keep traditional desktop

Windows 8: The Boldest, Biggest Redesign In Microsoft's History

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This fall, a billion PC users will wake up to a new desktop--Windows 8. Could it signal a design revolution at Microsoft?...
Windows 8: The Boldest, Biggest Redesign In Microsoft's History

Bitcasa Launches Its 'Infinite Storage' App To The Public To Take Down Traditional Hard Drives [TCTV]

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Today marks the official public debut of Bitcasa, the startup we first met at TechCrunch Disrupt back in September 2011 that promises to replace traditional hard drives with its own cloud-based “infinite drive” system. The company has been available in beta form for some months, but it’s now launching...
Bitcasa Launches Its 'Infinite Storage' App To The Public To Take Down Traditional Hard Drives [TCTV]

Everything Changes: Mister Postman Gets Saturdays Off

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If you ever thought that something will last forever, get ready for a smack on the head. The latest evidence of this grand falsehood is today's announcement from the United States Postal Service of a new plan to halt mail delivery on Saturdays, with the exception of package delivery. The...
Everything Changes: Mister Postman Gets Saturdays Off

Twitter finally embraces Windows on desktop, Windows 8 app coming

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Despite having apps for most major platforms, Twitter has never been on Windows for PC. Now it says it is creating a Windows 8 app that will be released in "the months ahead." [Read more]...
Twitter finally embraces Windows on desktop, Windows 8 app coming

Details on Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Leaked

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Windows Phone 8, Microsoft’s next mobile operating system, is expected to include support for multicore processors, microSD card storage and NFC capabilities, Pocketnow.com reports, citing a leaked video hosted by senior vice president and Windows Phone manager Joe Belfiore. While the current version features a similar “Metro” user interface as...
Details on Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Leaked

Windows 8.1 Will Feature More Bing, More Personalization and a Boot-to-Desktop Option

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With a forthcoming update, Microsoft will improve on the Windows 8 start screen while also offering up a new option to bypass the tile interface and boot directly to the traditional desktop. Windows 8.1, due out later this year, will offer new options to personalize the lock and home screens,...
Windows 8.1 Will Feature More Bing, More Personalization and a Boot-to-Desktop Option

Transform Your Windows Desktop with an Amazing Windows Phone 7-Style Heads-Up Display [Desktop]

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Windows: Windows desktop customization tool Omnimo takes the look and feel of the upcoming Windows Phone 7 user interface and brings it to any Windows desktop in an attractive and functional form that's fresh, useful, and full of eye candy. More »...
Transform Your Windows Desktop with an Amazing Windows Phone 7-Style Heads-Up Display [Desktop]

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen: Windows 8 is bold, innovative, sometimes puzzling

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Paul Allen Lots of writers have been weighing in on Microsoft’s Windows 8, but it’s safe to say that none of them has the history that this particular reviewer does. Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder, has published an extensive review of Windows 8 based on his experience using a preview...
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen: Windows 8 is bold, innovative, sometimes puzzling

The best Android apps of 2012 so far

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Okay, okay – retrospective “best of” pieces are sometimes best delivered with a 12-month time-frame in mind. But we’ve had so many Android apps hit our radar in the year to date, we thought the 6-month (ish) mark would be a good time to revisit some of the best and...
The best Android apps of 2012 so far

iPad or Touchscreen Laptop Computer?

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iPad or Touchscreen Laptop Computer? is a post from Chris PirilloSo asks Andrés Pizá:After following your “coverage” of the iPad launch with the pass of the hours during your extensive review, a slight idea came to my mind: buying an iPad. I haven’t tried any Apple device enough to self-declare...
iPad or Touchscreen Laptop Computer?
How to bring back the Start menu and button to Windows 8
Developing for Windows 8: Photobucket app creators talk Metro

VMware to Offer Enterprise Application Portal

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VMware will offer enterprise software that allows employees to access all their desktop Windows applications and online services from a single portal, the......
VMware to Offer Enterprise Application Portal

Windows 8 Consumer Preview: first look on a tablet

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Microsoft's radical new version of its well-known operating system tries to bridge the gap between desktop, laptop and tablet. How does it fare?Microsoft has released Windows 8 Consumer Preview, a milestone on the way to the launch of its touch-friendly transformation of Windows. Referring to the user interface, Windows president...
Windows 8 Consumer Preview: first look on a tablet
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