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Dropbox Will Soon Be Done With Public Folders, But Existing Users Get To Keep Them

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Dropbox can be a nifty service to have in your digital arsenal, but a new change to the service may make sharing files a little less straightforward. According to an email sent to developers who use the Dropbox API, the cloud storage company will no longer be creating Public folders...
Dropbox Will Soon Be Done With Public Folders, But Existing Users Get To Keep Them

Mozilla retires Firefox Home for iOS, releases source code on GitHub

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Mozilla today announced it is removing Firefox Home from the Apple App Store so that it can “focus our resources on other projects.” In fact, the company has already axed it: the Firefox Home app page redirects to the on iTunes download page. Firefox Home was released in July 2010...
Mozilla retires Firefox Home for iOS, releases source code on GitHub

Plex Media Server beta adds DLNA support, streams to PS3, Xbox 360, WP7 and more

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Using Plex as your media server software is great, with its ability to organize and transcode media for playback on a variety of devices, but what about platforms that still lack a compatible client? The freshest beta version of Plex Media Server fixes that by supporting DLNA, making it...
Plex Media Server beta adds DLNA support, streams to PS3, Xbox 360, WP7 and more

Facebook Has Opened Up A New Front In Its War With Google For The Future Of Advertising (FB, GOOG)

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The cash register rings. Who gets the credit? That's the crucial question in advertising these days--particularly in Internet advertising, where it's easy to track clicks and links but often hard to pin down exactly which view of an ad drove a sale. Now Facebook is making it easier to show...
Facebook Has Opened Up A New Front In Its War With Google For The Future Of Advertising (FB, GOOG)

App Devs, Grab Your Credit Cards: You Can Now Buy Mobile-Only Ads On Facebook

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Facebook just made several changes to its self-serve ad options. The big one: That advertisers can now buy mobile-only news feed Sponsored Stories — potentially huge for app developers looking to buy installs. This could be a key step for Facebook to monetize its massive mobile audience in a significant...
App Devs, Grab Your Credit Cards: You Can Now Buy Mobile-Only Ads On Facebook

Developers Can Now Target Facebook Mobile App Ads To Wi-Fi Users And To Specific OS Versions

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Facebook just announced some improvements to the mobile app install ads that it launched last fall, allowing app developers to target their ads with more nuance. These ads run in Facebook’s news feed, and when clicked on, they open up the download page in the Apple App Store and Google...
Developers Can Now Target Facebook Mobile App Ads To Wi-Fi Users And To Specific OS Versions

Review: Foxit PhantomPDF 6 shines in the paperless office

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Foxit Software's PhantomPDF (in both Standard and Business editions) make a good choice for basic office needs, but it suffers from an identity crisis once you get to the high-end features. Foxit's download page makes the bold claim that it is "Better than Adobe Reader and Acrobat," but a...
Review: Foxit PhantomPDF 6 shines in the paperless office

Google Ends Chrome Search Rank Penalty Period

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At some point during March, Google lifted the penalty it had imposed on Chrome the first week of January, when it demoted the search ranking of the browser's download page....
Google Ends Chrome Search Rank Penalty Period

Facebook tests new design for mobile app install ads

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Facebook appears to be testing a new design for its ad unit that developers use to promote their iOS and Android apps within Facebook’s mobile News Feed, according to a screenshot by ESPN’s SVP of Product Development Ryan Spoon. The latest iteration of the ad unit is larger and includes the...
Facebook tests new design for mobile app install ads
Gumroad launches a drop dead simple and cheap video streaming solution, partners with Maria Menounos' Serial Buddies film
Pistol plans hit P2P after creator pulls design offline

XBMC 12 Beta 2 rolls out, brings first Android beta APK

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The second official beta of XBMC 12 "Frodo" is ready for testing, and if you've been waiting to move up from the nightlies you finally can -- as long as it meets a few requirements, like supporting Neon processor code (most HTC and Samsung devices do). There's a compatibility...
XBMC 12 Beta 2 rolls out, brings first Android beta APK
iTunes 10.7 available for download, adds support for iOS 6 devices and new iPod Nanos, Shuffles

Love and Hate in the iOS 6 App Store

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By now you know that Apple has released the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 6. Amidst the controversy over imperfect maps (which our editor Adam Penenberg wrote about here), a bit of a problem with the Swiss Federal Railways, and Siri convincing New Yorkers that it’s 20...
Love and Hate in the iOS 6 App Store

Scammers attempt to trick fans with promise of new Mass Effect 3 endings

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Where there is passion on the internet, there is someone who seeks to exploit it. Thus, in the wake of the massive fan-driven controversy surrounding the ending of Mass Effect 3, a new scam has been unearthed that seeks to trick users into clicking on affiliate advertising offers in...
Scammers attempt to trick fans with promise of new Mass Effect 3 endings

Apple removes standard Mac OS X 10.7.3 download due to bugs, offers combined download instead

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Apple’s latest Mac OS X release – 10.7.3 – has been a pain for some users due to its bugs surrounding CUI issues and the crashing of applications. Apple has already been investigating the issues with test groups, and has apparently decided that the best thing to do at...
Apple removes standard Mac OS X 10.7.3 download due to bugs, offers combined download instead
Microsoft releases Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 Preview
Internet Explorer 10 preview for Windows 7 now available

Opera for Android drops the beta, available on the Play store now

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If your ears perked up when you heard about Opera for Android going WebKit, but were holding out for the final, non-beta version, then that wait is over. More recent features of the browser include the option to toggle the nav-bar location, text-wrapping when zooming and a full screen...
Opera for Android drops the beta, available on the Play store now
Facebook looks to drive app installs with 'send to mobile' button in News Feed

Bing Translator app comes to Windows 8 with offline support

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The Bing Translator app has been available on Windows Phone for some time, but today it's heading over to Windows 8. According to a post on the browser's Search Blog, the program was built "from the ground up" for Windows devices, and it utilizes the Share Charm to let...
Bing Translator app comes to Windows 8 with offline support

Review: Get software directly from the vendor with a single click with DDownloads

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Setting up a new PC can be a daunting task. Getting it out of the box and plugged in is the easy part. The challenge comes from tracking down all those little patches, utilities, and other minor software that you accumulated through the years on your old PC. Free...
Review: Get software directly from the vendor with a single click with DDownloads
Facebook looks to drive app installs with 'send to mobile' button in News Feed

How to test-drive Windows 8 for free in VirtualBox

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Upgrading to a new operating system can be an intimidating undertaking that massively disrupts your daily workflow. And considering the dramatic interface changes introduced in Windows 8, you may not want to invest in Microsoft's latest OS without first giving it a thorough shakedown. Fortunately, there's an easy, hassle-free way to test-drive...
How to test-drive Windows 8 for free in VirtualBox

How to avoid fake Download buttons

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You know the old saying, "Look before you leap"? Let's give that a modern-day twist: Look before you click. See that screenshot up top? It's from popular daily-download site Giveaway of the Day. On the left, there's a description of the day's freebie. On the right, a big, tempting...
How to avoid fake Download buttons

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)

Facebook mobile app ads give developers new opportunities for growth

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Mobile app developers have a powerful new user acquisition channel with Facebook announcing mobile feed-based ads that link directly to an app download page in the Apple App Store or Google Play. These new ads leverage the vast targeting options of the Facebook platform, allowing mobile developers to laser in...
Facebook mobile app ads give developers new opportunities for growth

Twitter plays its platform hand, and it is the one holding all the Cards

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We’ve written before about the evolution that Twitter has been trying to engineer over the past year or so — transforming itself from a network with an open ecosystem into one that is much more controlled, a change that has led to much criticism and unease. The latest step in...
Twitter plays its platform hand, and it is the one holding all the Cards

Customize Windows 8's boot screen with Boot UI Tuner

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One thing you might have noticed about Windows 8 is its new boot loader (i.e. the screen that appears shortly after you start your PC). It has a graphical interface, which is nice, but it's not great for anyone who prefers a dual- or multi-boot setup, and it also...
Customize Windows 8's boot screen with Boot UI Tuner

Raspberry Pi goes old school with OS designed for first ARM chips

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The Raspberry Pi Foundation yesterday announced the availability of RISC OS for the tiny computer. RISC OS dates to 1987, having been developed for ARM-based personal computers by the now-defunct Acorn Computers. Acorn helped start the ARM Holdings company which today dominates the market for mobile phone and tablet chip...
Raspberry Pi goes old school with OS designed for first ARM chips
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