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Windows 8 won’t kill the desktop, but don’t worry — we’re still screwed
Apple may integrate Siri and Maps into OS X 10.9

Here’s a list of things that Mountain Lion Killed today

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Apple’s merging of iOS with OS X continues today with our first glimpse at 10.8 Mountain Lion, the next major OS release for Macs. Of course in the process of bringing the best of both worlds together, some things win out. In the case of Mountain Lion, several apps...
Here’s a list of things that Mountain Lion Killed today

RIM Pulls In 15,000 New BB10 App Submissions

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Research In Motion’s efforts to incentivize developers to port their apps to its new BlackBerry 10 operating system appear to be paying off. Over the weekend RIM held two Portathons during which developers were urged to port their apps to BlackBerry 10. The incentive offered: $100 for any app approved...
RIM Pulls In 15,000 New BB10 App Submissions

Video Chat Coming To The Next iPhone? All Signs Are Pointing To Yes

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As they do with any major new iPhone OS release, people have been tearing apart the iPhone OS 4.0 SDK from the very second it was available. Almost immediately, someone noticed that bits and pieces of iChat had found their way into the new software. By itself, it didn’t...
Video Chat Coming To The Next iPhone? All Signs Are Pointing To Yes
60% of iPhones on iOS 6, iPad and iPod Touch Close Behind

Mozilla CEO talks Firefox OS release details, app ecosystems and carrier bloatware

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Gary Kovacs, (current) CEO of Mozilla, just took the stage here at D:Dive Into Mobile 2013 in New York City. It's apt to be his last major stage appearance before stepping aside in order to "go back to his roots," as described here, and hosts Ina Fried and Walt...
Mozilla CEO talks Firefox OS release details, app ecosystems and carrier bloatware

Fedora Linux 17 Reaches Beta with Six Key Updates

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Fresh desktops and other software offer a glimpse at the final OS release due next month....
Fedora Linux 17 Reaches Beta with Six Key Updates

Lenovo hoping to ship first-ever Windows 8 tablet in October

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Lenovo could be the vanguard for Microsoft's Windows 8 launch, based on details that may have surfaced Thursday. The company supposedly intends to be the "very first" with a Windows 8 tablet and was anticipating launching simultaneously with an OS release in October, The Verge said. Only an Intel chip...
Lenovo hoping to ship first-ever Windows 8 tablet in October

BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 release confirmed for February 21st

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There's been plenty of back and forth between the web and RIM lately regarding the debut date of the next OS release for the PlayBook, and now we've got some hard evidence showing that the software is set to be let loose on February 21st . As you can...
BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0 release confirmed for February 21st
New PlayBook 2.0 commercials show off smartphone to tablet integration, native email

Mozilla CEO: looking at a 2014 time frame for a US Firefox OS release

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With a number of other countries already in line to get their hands on Mozilla's Firefox OS, it's pretty clear that the company doesn't have the States at the top of its list of priorities. While attending its press conference at MWC today, however, we just had to ask:...
Mozilla CEO: looking at a 2014 time frame for a US Firefox OS release

Google: Who Are We?

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Over the past few weeks, some investors, including myself, have felt a pain in the side that is Google's stock dropping from around 580 to 550, and now its down to 530. This probably has a lot to do with the Buzz complications combined with Apple's iPad and iPhone OS...
Google: Who Are We?
Windows Phone will only account for 2% of app downloads in 2012, firm says

Say Goodbye to Ubuntu Linux 10.10 'Maverick Meerkat'

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For those who have been holding onto this last pre-Unity desktop OS release, the time has come to upgrade or move on....
Say Goodbye to Ubuntu Linux 10.10 'Maverick Meerkat'

Apple quietly hires security guru that may have saved Windows Vista

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Apple has had to take security more seriously when a larger user base and the cloud have opened up greater risks. Thanks to a just-discovered hire, we now know 1 Infinite Loop isn't messing around. While many of us were fixated on new iPhones in September, the company was...
Apple quietly hires security guru that may have saved Windows Vista

★ On the Timing of Apple's Map Switch

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Let’s assume the timeframes being reported about Apple and Google’s maps license are accurate. The various reports coming out yesterday and today are in general agreement in this regard, and my own sources (who in this case are, as they say, directly familiar with the matter) back this up: Google...
★ On the Timing of Apple's Map Switch

First look: Windows Server Blue beta shows compelling improvements

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There's a lot to like in Windows Server 2012 R2, but the key question centers around how Microsoft will handle licensing, our reviewer says. That alone might be the gating factor for the eventual success of this OS release....
First look: Windows Server Blue beta shows compelling improvements

Raspberry Pi Gets Even Sweeter With This Optimized Raspbian OS Update

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Raspberry Pi gets its first optimized OS release--called Raspbian--which much faster web browsing....
Raspberry Pi Gets Even Sweeter With This Optimized Raspbian OS Update
New Skype 5.8 for Mac is ready for OS X Mountain Lion

Google Maps Now Features Schedules For More Than 1 Million Transit Stops Worldwide

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Google Maps now features public transit schedules for more than 500 cities and one million transit stops worldwide. To make all of this information more accessible to its users on the go, Google today launched an update to Google Maps for Android. The updated Google Maps app now, for example,...
Google Maps Now Features Schedules For More Than 1 Million Transit Stops Worldwide

Nokia Astound users won't get Belle update

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Nokia has told Astound smartphone owners that they won't be upgraded to the latest Symbian OS release, Belle. Apart from thanking owners for their patience, it didn't say more. Its international equivalent, the C7, is getting the new version.......
Nokia Astound users won't get Belle update

iBooks is Coming to the iPhone this Summer - Why the Wait?

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During today's iPhone OS 4 event, Apple announced that it plans to bring iBooks and the iBookstore to the iPhone once the new OS becomes available later this year. It is not clear, however, why Apple plans to wait this long to bring its e-reader software and e-book store to...
iBooks is Coming to the iPhone this Summer - Why the Wait?

Microsoft delivers Windows Server 2012, puts the enterprise on cloud 8

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Forget Windows 8, Windows Server 2012 is where it's at... if you're a corporate IT manager, that is. Microsoft has just posted the finished version of its suit-and-tie OS for immediate sale in download form. Not surprisingly given Microsoft's big cloud push, the emphasis with the upgrade is on...
Microsoft delivers Windows Server 2012, puts the enterprise on cloud 8
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