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Mozilla and Samsung Collaborate on Next Generation Web Browser Engine

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Mozilla’s mission is about advancing the Web as a platform for all. At Mozilla Research, we’re supporting this mission by experimenting with what’s next when it comes to the core technology powering the Web browser. We need to be prepared to take advantage of tomorrow’s faster, multi-core, heterogeneous computing architectures....
Mozilla and Samsung Collaborate on Next Generation Web Browser Engine
Get smarter! Cerego finally launches its 'Dropbox for the brain'

Ubuntu 13.04 will be called Raring Ringtail, emphasize mobile and battery life

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After running with other alliterative codenames such as Oneiric Ocelot, Precise Pangolin and Quantal Quetzal, Canonical has announced the latest in its line of fauna-inspired Ubuntu releases -- Raring Ringtail. With version 13.04 CEO Mark Shuttleworth plans to start seriously laying the groundwork for phone, tablet and TV interfaces,...
Ubuntu 13.04 will be called Raring Ringtail, emphasize mobile and battery life

Nokia offers Lumia 900 exchange, credits as problem surfaces

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Nokia said it had discovered a memory management issue on Lumia 900 smartphones offered on AT&T's network, that in some cases could lead to a loss of data connectivity....
Nokia offers Lumia 900 exchange, credits as problem surfaces

Facebook updates developer SDK for iOS

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Facebook today released a new beta version of its developer SDK for iOS that aims to make it easier and faster to develop Facebook-integrated iOS apps. The update will also help developers integrate Facebook Login for their apps when Apple’s iOS 6 launches later this fall with deep integration for...
Facebook updates developer SDK for iOS
Nokia confirms Lumia 900 data problem, offering exchanges and $100 credits; firmware update around April 16th

Open Source in Action: LinuxCon 2012

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I participated in a panel discussion at LinuxCon today with other journalists who cover Linux and open source goings-on, including our own Alex Williams. One of the questions that was asked was “What was the most important story for you this week?” The answers from my peer journalists were interesting,...
Open Source in Action: LinuxCon 2012

Nokia Offers Lumia 900 Exchange, Credits as Problem Surfaces

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Nokia said it had discovered a memory management issue on Lumia 900 smartphones offered on AT&T's network, that in some cases could lead to a loss of data......
Nokia Offers Lumia 900 Exchange, Credits as Problem Surfaces
Nokia appeases angry mob, gains life-long loyalists

Browser Shootout Shows Minor Variations In Performance – It’s Still A Matter Of Taste

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The browser wars are in a tense state of suspension right now. The once-obvious advantages of one and disadvantages of another can’t be counted on as much as they could a year ago, and fast-changing standards and interaction methods have produced a sort of uneasy détente while everyone awaits the...
Browser Shootout Shows Minor Variations In Performance – It’s Still A Matter Of Taste

Nokia giving away Lumia 900 free until April 21 due to data bug

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A software glitch on the Nokia Lumia that prevented people from access the Internet has Nokia offering a $100 credit to anyone who buys the phone before the updated ones hit stores. Essentially, the $100 phone would be free. On Monday news broke that Lumia 900 owners couldn’t get...
Nokia giving away Lumia 900 free until April 21 due to data bug

Alternative iOS mapping SDK, MapBox, hits 1.0 with a host of improvements

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MapBox, a service for designing and publishing custom maps, has launched version 1.0 of its iOS SDK. According to MapBox, this release marks the ”completion of the [SDK's] first stage of functionality and stability” since it made its debut last year. We originally highlighted the SDK, which is based on OpenStreetMap, post-launch for its high...
Alternative iOS mapping SDK, MapBox, hits 1.0 with a host of improvements

Three weeks of iPhone development

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I'm three weeks into developing my first iPhone application, for Plancast. It's been crazy and fun to try to learn something new so quickly! In case you are thinking of getting started with iPhone development, here's how I got started...First I picked up a copy of the book, iPhone SDK...
Three weeks of iPhone development

Facebook releases SDK 3.0 Beta with iOS 6 integration & new iOS Dev Center

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Facebook today announced it is releasing its biggest iOS SDK update yet with the release of SDK 3.0 Beta for iOS, which also includes iOS 6 integration for native Facebook login. It is also rolling out a completely refreshed iOS Dev Center with tutorials, concepts, and reference docs to help iOS app developers...
Facebook releases SDK 3.0 Beta with iOS 6 integration & new iOS Dev Center

Nokia posts Lumia 900 data fix bug three days early

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Nokia gave a surprise for the weekend with word that its promised data fix for the Lumia 900 was already available. The new update solves a problem where all cellular data would stop working after the phone was restarted, requiring an extensive trick to get it back. Nokia had previously...
Nokia posts Lumia 900 data fix bug three days early
Good ideas, middling execution: the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 reviewed

Nokia To Offer Software Fix, $100 Credit In The Wake Of Lumia 900 Data Woes

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Microsoft and Nokia have a lot riding on the success of their flagship Lumia 900 Windows Phone, but the usual new gadget honeymoon has been cut short for more than a few unsatisfied customers. Shortly after devices started going home with their new owners, reports of dead data connections began...
Nokia To Offer Software Fix, $100 Credit In The Wake Of Lumia 900 Data Woes

Facebook Releases Biggest iOS SDK Update Ever, Plus iOS6 Hooks And iOS Dev Center

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Facebook has just released a major overhaul of its software development kit (SDK) for iOS, including support for the forthcoming iOS 6, plus a new iOS Dev Center that includes documentation and resources for developers. Facebook promises the new features in the SDK will make it easier to develop Facebook-integrated...
Facebook Releases Biggest iOS SDK Update Ever, Plus iOS6 Hooks And iOS Dev Center

HTC confirms One X multitasking tweaks in Sense 4

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There's been quite a bit of brouhaha over at xda-developers lately about changes HTC's made to the way multitasking behaves on the One X compared to stock Ice Cream Sandwich. We're not just talking about obvious UI differences here -- Sense 4's horizontal, card-like arrangement vs. Android 4.0's default...
HTC confirms One X multitasking tweaks in Sense 4

Linux kernel 3.3 released with merged Android code and more

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The latest refresh of the Linux kernel, 3.3, is now available, and the second release of 2012 brings with it the long-awaited merging of code from Google's little side project. While that is particularly interesting to developers looking to boot Android or run apps on the stock Linux kernel...
Linux kernel 3.3 released with merged Android code and more

Retro gaming challenge! Windows 8 versus classic PC games

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PC gaming is stronger than it has been in years, but the classic age of PC gaming has to be the mid- to late 1990s. The PC was a strong source of innovation in gaming, spawning new genres as well as the birth of real-time, online multiplayer games. That...
Retro gaming challenge! Windows 8 versus classic PC games

Windows Phone OS mod speeds up app load times, knows you'll play Monopoly on your break (video)

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Microsoft Research has revealed some of its latest work into mobile app optimization -- and it's called the contextual solution, Falcon. Fast App Launching with Context aims to improve "key OS services" including memory management, scheduling and security. It does this by using location and sci-fi-sounding "temporal access patterns"...
Windows Phone OS mod speeds up app load times, knows you'll play Monopoly on your break (video)

Firefox 15 Beta Tackles Memory Leaks

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Next version will improve memory management for users of add-ons and support Opus audio, developers say....
Firefox 15 Beta Tackles Memory Leaks

New MS paper explains Windows 8 memory management

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A new paper and accompanying video on Microsoft's developer network has laid out the new system of memory management for Metro-style apps on Windows 8 which closely mimics Apple's iOS "app suspension" model, allowing inactive apps to surrender most of their RAM in favor of running apps to avoid "memory...
New MS paper explains Windows 8 memory management
MindSnacks' new iPad games help you learn languages, pass the GRE

Approxy promises instant gaming gratification with "cloudpaging" tech

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Imagine a gaming service similar to Steam, where instead of having to wait a few hours for the game to download, you could get started in just a few minutes. Or imagine a gaming service like OnLive, but where you could play even if your Internet was down, with...
Approxy promises instant gaming gratification with "cloudpaging" tech

Dell aims to cut desktop reliance with workstation for data centers

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Dell intends to move workstations into the data center and then serve up intense multimedia and engineering applications to remote users over the cloud or in virtualized environments via thin clients.To that end, the PC maker Thursday introduced the Precision R7610 workstation, which is designed like a 2U rack...
Dell aims to cut desktop reliance with workstation for data centers

Stitcher Radio iPhone app updated with simplified 'Car Mode' UI for drivers

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Sticher Radio, home to over 15,000+  live radio shows and podcasts, updated its iPhone app today with a new Car Mode feature that makes controlling the app even easier while driving. The new simplified UI features large, easy to see buttons and can be accessed at any time with...
Stitcher Radio iPhone app updated with simplified 'Car Mode' UI for drivers

Lumia 900 data glitch: Nokia offers fix and $100 credit

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If you’ve been having a problem with your new Lumia 900, rest assured you aren’t holding it wrong. Nokia tonight responded to complaints about its new flagship Windows Phone in the U.S. and acknowledged that a memory management problem in the software is causing some users to lose data connectivity,...
Lumia 900 data glitch: Nokia offers fix and $100 credit

DOSBox: Free, open-source DOS emulation

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Running games during the DOS era was trouble enough, and today exploring those old games can be a nightmare. Sound card issues, memory management and other peculiarities of early PC gaming amplified as OS technology progressed and passed these titles by, leaving many of them orphaned and unable to...
DOSBox: Free, open-source DOS emulation
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