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The New York Times Relaunches On Android With Support For More Tablet Sizes, New Text-To-Speech Feature

Serious LibreOffice update fixes 54 bugs

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It was just about two months ago that LibreOffice 4.0 made its official debut, but business users and others more interested in stability than cutting-edge features also have another option from the Document Foundation. Specifically, LibreOffice 3.6 is currently the version of the free and open source productivity suite...
Serious LibreOffice update fixes 54 bugs

Hortonworks adds a Hadoop sandbox

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Those who want to try the much-hyped Hadoop but haven't got a cluster or two to spare can now test the data processing platform on their desktops, thanks to a new release from Hadoop distributor Hortonworks....
Hortonworks adds a Hadoop sandbox

Hands on with the new tab synchronization feature in Chrome 19

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Google has rolled out a new release of Chrome in the stable channel. The update, version 19, uses the Chrome synchronization framework to introduce support for sharing open tabs between instances of the browser. The update also brings a number of security fixes and other minor improvements. Google first lifted...
Hands on with the new tab synchronization feature in Chrome 19

Firefox 10 out now: full screen apps, fewer crashes, disappearing forward button

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The tenth iteration of Mozilla's browser is rolling out from today and we're sat here waiting for our own go signal. As the biggest UI tweaks will arrive in v12, the majority of changes are under the hood: except that the "forward" button now only appears once you've pressed...
Firefox 10 out now: full screen apps, fewer crashes, disappearing forward button

Firefox 3.6.3 Lorentz Runs Plugins In Separate Processes

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Microsoft Internet Explorer and Google Chrome are doing it, so why should not the Firefox web browser? Running plugins in separate processes adds much to a web browser’s stability as a crash in a plugin could, and usually would, result in a browser crash as well if everything was handled...
Firefox 3.6.3 Lorentz Runs Plugins In Separate Processes

Monthly versions of Ubuntu might be too unstable, Shuttleworth warns

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Developers at Canonical have been considering a completely new release cycle for Ubuntu in which the interim releases that occur every six months would be dumped in favor of "rolling releases" that happen far more frequently but not necessarily on a set schedule. Last month, Canonical VP Rick Spencer...
Monthly versions of Ubuntu might be too unstable, Shuttleworth warns

Microsoft CEO Ballmer touts Windows 8 momentum

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off the company's annual Build developer conference emphasizing the momentum of the company's new Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 operating systems. "In just the last three days, we have sold 4 million Windows 8 upgrades," Ballmer said Tuesday at the conference in Redmond,...
Microsoft CEO Ballmer touts Windows 8 momentum

Skype Restores People Hub Integration In Latest Windows Phone Update, Adds HD Video

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Skype released an update today for Windows Phone, which restores the “People Hub” integration (Windows Phone’s fancy address book) that had been disabled in January due to bugginess and performance issues. Though today’s blog post from Skype doesn’t directly address the Hub’s former problems, it does hint at them by saying that...
Skype Restores People Hub Integration In Latest Windows Phone Update, Adds HD Video

Bing Introduces 38 Million Sq Kilometers Of New Satellite Images

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As the “mapping wars” heat up Microsoft is introducing a huge body of satellite imagery into Bing Maps. It’s not clear whether any of this will extend to mobile given Windows Phone 8′s apparent, intended substitution of Nokia Maps for Bing. However the new release covers... Please visit Search Engine...
Bing Introduces 38 Million Sq Kilometers Of New Satellite Images

Facebook suggests upcoming events and recently released albums in News Feed

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Some Facebook users are seeing stories about upcoming events and recently released albums in their News Feeds, we’ve found. The new stories are similar to the “upcoming concerts” module that some users began to see last month. Now, Facebook is suggesting some non-music events, as well, based on their location,...
Facebook suggests upcoming events and recently released albums in News Feed
New deal between Redbox, Warner Bros. reinstates 28-day waiting period on all rentals

Redbox Follows Netflix's Lead, Delays Fox and Universal DVD Releases by 28 Days

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A couple of weeks ago, Netflix announced that it had reached a "deal" with Fox and Universal movies studios, in which it agreed to delay the release of their DVDs to its subscribers by 28 days. Netflix did the deal in order to maintain its access to movies for its...
Redbox Follows Netflix's Lead, Delays Fox and Universal DVD Releases by 28 Days

Today's Glimpse Into the World of Software-Writing

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Two years ago, Mark Bernstein was part of the stellar guest-blogger team in this space, when I was holed up in China in a fever of book-writing. In his day job, Mark Bernstein is the head of Eastgate software and the creator of a program I use every day, Tinderbox.He...
Today's Glimpse Into the World of Software-Writing

Path launches version 2.1 with music match, camera enhancements

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At an event in San Francisco today, Path’s CEO Dave Morin discussed a new release of its moment-sharing app Path. Some new features in the new version of Path 2.1, now available on the App store is: - Music match to find songs that you’re listening to - Camera enhancements...
Path launches version 2.1 with music match, camera enhancements
With Windows Blue, Microsoft looks to take a page out of Apple's Mac OS X playbook

To Capture New Users, Socialcam Redesigns Its Website And Introduces A Leaderboard

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Social mobile video startup Socialcam is rolling out a new web site today, which is designed to create more engagement for users that might not have the mobile app installed. The company has also introduced a leaderboard to help highlight users to celebrities, brands and top producers on the Socialcam...
To Capture New Users, Socialcam Redesigns Its Website And Introduces A Leaderboard

Hipsta-dramatic: Hipstamatic lays off all but core employees, including designers and engineers

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Toy camera app company Hipstamatic has fired all but 5 of its core staff, including engineers and designers, The Next Web has learned. The company had been staffed up and working on a new release, but has only released one update in the last several months. Now, the staff has...
Hipsta-dramatic: Hipstamatic lays off all but core employees, including designers and engineers

Apple releases Safari 5.2 Update 3 to developers, packing new vector filters and web inspector

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Apple has released Safari 5.2 Update 3 to developers for testing purposes. This follows the release of OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3 and Xcode 4.4 build 45155i earlier today. We’ve been informed that this build includes a couple of new features for developers including scalable vector graphics...
Apple releases Safari 5.2 Update 3 to developers, packing new vector filters and web inspector
The Epic Battle Between Apple & Google Is All But Over - Who Won?

Chrome 21 Debuts with New Video and Audio API, 26 Bug Fixes

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With this new release, Google's browser takes its first step towards implementing the WebRTC real-time communications standard....
Chrome 21 Debuts with New Video and Audio API, 26 Bug Fixes

Awesome: Google’s Chrome Experiments arrives on mobile devices

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Following today’s news-packed Google I/O event, Google is now bringing Chrome Experiments to mobile devices. You can check the site out on any mobile device, including the iPhone, but we’re going to go ahead and guess that you’ll find the best experience on the new release of Chrome for Android....
Awesome: Google’s Chrome Experiments arrives on mobile devices

New Chrome Stable release improves battery life and website permission control

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Googler Ami Fischman, a self-dubbed “Watt Wrangler”, just announced a new battery-saving Chrome Stable release. “We recently enabled GPU-accelerated video decoding for Chrome on Windows,” wrote Fischman on the official Google Chrome blog. “Dedicated graphics chips draw far less power than a computer’s CPU, so using GPU-accelerated video decoding while watching...
New Chrome Stable release improves battery life and website permission control

Six good reasons to download LibreOffice 4.0

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It's been just a few weeks since the first LibreOffice 4.0 release candidate made its debut, but on Thursday the Document Foundation officially launched the final version of the free and open source office productivity suite. "The Document Foundation announces LibreOffice 4.0, the free office suite the community has...
Six good reasons to download LibreOffice 4.0

Ning Gets Glammed Up With Site-Wide Update

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Ning, the social network network, announced its largest new release since being acquired by Glam Media last year, the next version of Ning targeted primarily at businesses and professional customers. The new product, Ning VIP, is a subscription-based service starting at $1,000 monthly, offering a suite of tools for larger-scale...
Ning Gets Glammed Up With Site-Wide Update
Samsung Galaxy Note tipped for August T-Mobile release

More movies and TV shows from Twentieth Century Fox coming to Google Play and YouTube

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Google Play and YouTube offer the latest new movie releases and your favorite TV shows to enjoy on your Android phone or tablet and on the web. But you’ve been missing one critical thing…Stewie Griffin. We’re happy to share that Stewie, “Family Guy,” and more than 600 other titles from...
More movies and TV shows from Twentieth Century Fox coming to Google Play and YouTube
'Jobs' biopic delayed from planned April release, no new date set

Apple releases OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3

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Apple has today released OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3 to developers of Mac applications. The company has also posted a list of known issues and bugs in the latest version of its next OS. Developers can download the new release from the Apple Developer Center directly by...
Apple releases OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3
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