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Apple confirms plans to discontinue iPhone 3GS

Apple Offering Stripped-Down $999 13" MacBook Air to Educational Institutions Buying in Bulk

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Apple has begun offering a stripped-down 13" MacBook Air to educational institutions purchasing in bulk, replacing the two-year old white plastic MacBook offering the company recently discontinued. Apple had ceased sales of the MacBook to consumer customers back in July of 2011. The new educational-exclusive MacBook Air is a 13"...
Apple Offering Stripped-Down $999 13" MacBook Air to Educational Institutions Buying in Bulk

Some EU countries list Mac Pro as 'currently unavailable'

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As previously reported, Apple's Mac Pro tower is headed towards discontinuation in some countries of the European Union. Today, the computer is listed as "currently unavailable" at a number of European Apple online stores. The computers were scheduled for discontinuation of vendor orders on February 18, and all systems ordered...
Some EU countries list Mac Pro as 'currently unavailable'
How Larry Page is making Google faster, more focused, and more successful

Facebook asking users about Facebook Home campaign, educate on product

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Some Facebook users are seeing sponsored research polls about the company’s most recent Facebook Home campaign. The poll asks users which companies they most associate with “putting your friends at the heart of your phone” and provides related companies and social networks. The marketing campaign included news feed advertisements and...
Facebook asking users about Facebook Home campaign, educate on product
Apple Hit with 'Planned Obsolescence' Lawsuit in Brazil over Fourth-Generation iPad

Apple confirms discontinuation of iPhone 3GS

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The iPhone 3GS has officially been discontinued by Apple, the company confirmed on Thursday, and has been replaced by the iPhone 4 as its free on-contract handset....
Apple confirms discontinuation of iPhone 3GS

Report: HTC First sales terrible, facing discontinuation at AT&T

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According to reports, AT&T is considering discontinuing the two-month old HTC First Facebook phone. Sources have claimed that in the short time the HTC handset has been available, less than 15,000 units nationwide were sold up to and including AT&T's $1 promotion for the device....    ...
Report: HTC First sales terrible, facing discontinuation at AT&T

Salesforce.com to buy Clipboard, shutting down service

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Salesforce.com is to acquire Clipboard, a Web clipping and sharing service, and is closing down the service.Clipboard decided to shut down the service as "it was essential to focus on a singular platform for building new capabilities within Salesforce, which is not something that we could do while keeping...
Salesforce.com to buy Clipboard, shutting down service

Google Reader axed, seven more services given the boot

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Google, in its "spring cleaning" effort, has revealed the impending closure of eight more services. Services affected over the next few months are the GUI builder for Apps Script, depreciation of the CalDAV API, discontinuation of the Google Building Maker, cessation of Google Cloud Connect, support conclusion for the Google...
Google Reader axed, seven more services given the boot

Google Search app for Windows 8 updated with printing support, voice search and speed improvements

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Google recently updated its native Search app for Windows 8 with two new features, two enhancements, and the usual bugfixes. You can download the latest version of the app from the official Windows Store. The two new features are printing support, which should be pretty straightforward, and the added ability...
Google Search app for Windows 8 updated with printing support, voice search and speed improvements
Google Reader may very well rise again... as part of Google+

Apple Discontinues Free Trials of Aperture and iWork

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As noted by MacStories, Apple has discontinued its free trials of Aperture and iWork, directing users to the Mac App Store where the apps are available for purchase. The discontinuation of the Aperture trial is not particularly recent, as discussion forum reports indicate that it has been missing for at...
Apple Discontinues Free Trials of Aperture and iWork
Microsoft confirms Windows Live Messenger retirement in favor of Skype
Apple Genius Bar staffers will now recommend swapping that 3GS for a new iPhone

Apple in Talks to Bring 'WatchESPN' App to Apple TV

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Bloomberg briefly reports that Apple and Disney are in talks to bring sports network ESPN's WatchESPN application [App Store] to the Apple TV set-top box.ESPN subscribers with AppleTV would gain access to the network’s Internet service on their TV sets. Bratches, the network’s executive vice president of affiliate and advertising...
Apple in Talks to Bring 'WatchESPN' App to Apple TV

So Long, 17-Inch MacBook Pro

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Apple’s MacBook Pro line might have gained several new additions today, but it also lost a member of the family with the discontinuation of the 17-inch model. Once the current supply runs out, the 17-inch MacBook Pro will be a thing of the past. Apple did not immediately give an...
So Long, 17-Inch MacBook Pro

Intuit Releases Lion-Compatible Quicken 2007 for Mac

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Last December, Intuit announced that it would be developing a version of its Quicken 2007 for Mac software compatible with OS X Lion, targeting "early spring" for a release. Quicken 2007 has remained a popular option for users of personal finance software despite its age, as Intuit opted to deploy...
Intuit Releases Lion-Compatible Quicken 2007 for Mac
Microsoft to shutter Windows Live Messenger service on March 15th
Mac Pro no longer available from European Apple Online Stores ahead of March 1 discontinuation
eBay bans spells, curses, potions, and work from home business information

Electronic Arts throwing kill switch on iOS Rock Band

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Discovered earlier today by Reddit users, publisher Electronic Arts is remotely deactivating all iOS Rock Band installs on May 31. The developer of the game, Harmonix Music Systems, says it is unaware of the reasoning behind Electronic Arts' shutdown of the game, which relies on no external server support to...
Electronic Arts throwing kill switch on iOS Rock Band

Apple Sending Out 30-Day Reminders for MobileMe Discontinuation

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With Apple's MobileMe service set to shut down at the end of this month as the company completes the transition to iCloud, users of the service are receiving 30-day warning emails reminding them of the impending shutdown. Those MobileMe users who have yet to move their accounts to iCloud are...
Apple Sending Out 30-Day Reminders for MobileMe Discontinuation
HP to embrace Android for its tablets, pretend WebOS never happened

Yahoo Shuts Down Mail Classic, Forces Switch To New Version That Scans Your Emails To Target Ads

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Starting the week of June 3rd, tomorrow, Yahoo is discontinuing Mail Classic. It’s requiring all Mail users to switch to the new version of Mail and accept a TOS/Privacy Policy update that lets it scan emails to “deliver product features, relevant advertising, and abuse protection”. You can opt out of...
Yahoo Shuts Down Mail Classic, Forces Switch To New Version That Scans Your Emails To Target Ads
Microsoft ending support for Live Mesh sync software, points users to SkyDrive instead

As Shares Trade Higher, Kayak CEO Says the IPO Went Exactly as Planned

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After a long-delayed public offering, Kayak co-founder and CEO Steve Hafner said he wouldn’t have done anything differently. “In terms of the IPO, no,” he said in an interview with AllThingsD after ringing the Nasdaq opening bell. “It went exactly like I wanted it to.” Kayak originally filed to go...
As Shares Trade Higher, Kayak CEO Says the IPO Went Exactly as Planned
Photovine Grows Again As A New Photo App, Under A New Owner, Less Than A Year After Google Killed It

GeekWire Radio: Wearable computing, and the future of sensors in our lives

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Skooks Pong of Synapse This week on the GeekWire radio show, we wrap ourselves in the world of wearable computing, talking about the current state of the art and where we’re headed from here. Our guest in the studio is Skooks Pong, senior vice president of technology at Synapse,...
GeekWire Radio: Wearable computing, and the future of sensors in our lives

Microsoft ends work on 'Flight' in blow to games group

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Well, that didn’t last long. Microsoft confirmed today that it has ended development of Microsoft Flight, the “freemium” PC title that the company launched less than six months ago as a follow-up to its discontinued Flight Simulator franchise. We were impressed by our time with the game, but it apparently...
Microsoft ends work on 'Flight' in blow to games group
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