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Windows Explorer’s UI in Windows 8′s RC: Blue, Flat, and Crowded

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Microsoft is slowly tweaking the Windows 8 user interface to more and more fit the ‘Metro’ design aesthetic. The updating of Windows 8 from the look of Windows 7 has taken Microsoft quite some time, as the company works towards the operating system’s final builds. The fact that the user...
Windows Explorer’s UI in Windows 8′s RC: Blue, Flat, and Crowded
Skype Arrives For Windows Phone 8 - And It Won't Leave You Alone
Adobe releases public preview of Edge Reflow, updates Edge Animate, Dreamweaver & Edge Code for Creative Cloud members

Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 edging that bit closer

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Though Internet Explorer 10 is a shipping and built-in part of Windows 8, it's still not out for Windows 7. Microsoft hasn't announced when exactly it will be out for its older platform, but users shouldn't be waiting much longer: participants on the private beta program have been told...
Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 edging that bit closer
Windows 8.1: Microsoft confirms Start button's return and desktop bootup, plus new details

Pop-up Gmail compose now default whether you like it or not

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When Google soft launched its new Gmail composer last October, it did so in a preview release that gave users the option to test it out and turn it off. Not so anymore, because starting today that resizable, pop-up window is now the default interface for its web Gmail...
Pop-up Gmail compose now default whether you like it or not

Netflix debuts on Windows 8 tablets and PCs with a brand new modern UI-styled app

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Following Ballmer’s preview of the app back in June, Netflix has today launched its Windows 8 app on tablets and PCs, as the next version of Windows nears release. Netflix has had a Windows Phone 8 app available for months, but now the company has debuted its app on additional devices with just two...
Netflix debuts on Windows 8 tablets and PCs with a brand new modern UI-styled app

Mobile app roundup: Epic Games, EA and Appcelerator

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Infinity Blade II wins Mobile Game of the Year Award – Epic Games’ Infinity Blade II has won the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences’ award for for Mobile Game of the Year at the 15th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards. Epic beat offerings from EA, Microsoft Studios and Phosphor Games...
Mobile app roundup: Epic Games, EA and Appcelerator

How Google Wave Got Its Groove Back

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Google Wave, the real-time collaboration Web application that debuted to oohs and ahhs from developers at last year's Google I/O conference, met with a whole lot of "what do I use this for?" from actual users of its invitation-only preview release. In preparation for this year's I/O, Wave's seen...
How Google Wave Got Its Groove Back

As Windows Phone 8 fulfilled the Windows Phone promise, so will Blue complete Windows 8

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This weekend brought a number of Windows Blue leaks that confirmed much of what we already knew: Windows Blue is not Windows 9, it is instead a bundle of feature improvements and general corrections to the operating system that has suffered from quirkiness its entire, short life. Windows Blue will...
As Windows Phone 8 fulfilled the Windows Phone promise, so will Blue complete Windows 8
Surprise: You Can Now Download A Free 90-Day Trial Of Windows 8 RTM

With A Widespread Launch Looming, Mozilla Rolls Out Firefox OS Simulator 3.0

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Mozilla was keen to talk up the 3.0 version of its Firefox OS simulator back in March, but didn’t have much to share about when eager developers could start fiddling with it. Thankfully for HTML5 buffs, that six-week quiet period is over — the team just announced on the official...
With A Widespread Launch Looming, Mozilla Rolls Out Firefox OS Simulator 3.0

Mozilla finalizes Firefox OS Simulator 3.0 for mass consumption

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If you've yet to dabble around with Firefox OS, today would be a good opportunity to remedy that, because Mozilla has released the final version of Firefox OS Simulator 3.0. Building off of the preview release from mid-March, this version has been slimmed down with a smaller download size,...
Mozilla finalizes Firefox OS Simulator 3.0 for mass consumption
Qualcomm announces Snapdragon SDK for Android

LinuxCon 2012: OpenStack and Open Clouds

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At LinuxCon and CloudOpen this week, attendees are being bombarded with cloud, cloud, cloud. Most of the cloud goings-on revolve around OpenStack, the open source infrastructure-as-a-service project started by Rackspace and NASA. Today SUSE announced their SUSE Cloud product, which is a commercially supported version of OpenStack integreated with SUSE...
LinuxCon 2012: OpenStack and Open Clouds

Microsoft already updating Office RT Preview to final version

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Anyone buying a Windows RT tablet—including Microsoft's own Surface tablet—won't have to wait long to get their hands on the final version of Office 2013. Microsoft has already started delivering the update via Windows Update, meaning that it'll be available on October 26th, at least to English-speaking users. The update,...
Microsoft already updating Office RT Preview to final version

Windows 8 preview release available for download today?

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An accidental blog post on the official Microsoft Hardware and Driver Developer blog may have inadvertently revealed the early release of the Windows 8 preview. The blog outlined availability for the preview with a "download here" hotlink for not only the preview, but also for a driver kit and the...
Windows 8 preview release available for download today?

Windows 8 Preview Release expected to land tomorrow

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An accidentally posted blog entry -- since pulled down -- appears to have tipped Microsoft's hand a bit early. [Read more]...
Windows 8 Preview Release expected to land tomorrow

iPhone makes the 'Leap' into the prepaid zone

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The SpaceX ship splashes back down to Earth, Windows 8 Preview Release adds trackpad multitouch gestures, and Leap Wireless will sell the iPhone without a contract. [Read more]...
iPhone makes the 'Leap' into the prepaid zone

Microsoft promises to fix Windows Phone dev on Windows 8′s Consumer Preview

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Developers of Windows Phone applications who decided to install the Windows 8 Consumer Preview are in a tight spot: their development tools are having a hard time working with the new test build of the operating system. Microsoft has responded. The company first absolved itself of fault: “Windows 8 is...
Microsoft promises to fix Windows Phone dev on Windows 8′s Consumer Preview

Lanikai Beta 1 preview release is now available for download

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Lanikai Beta 1 preview release is now available for download
Microsoft launches preview of Skype Video Messaging for Windows, says feature coming to Windows 8 app soon

First Windows 8 'Consumer Preview' preinstalled apps revealed

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Microsoft's Windows 8 "Consumer Preview" is nearing release and the company is putting the finishing touches on the preinstalled application list. We have learned from sources familiar with Microsoft's plans that the company will bundle in a number of Metro style applications: Camera Messaging Mail Calendar SkyDrive People Photos...
First Windows 8 'Consumer Preview' preinstalled apps revealed

Internet Explorer 10 Coming To Windows 7 - And That's It

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After a month's head start of Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 8 users, Windows 7 users may be seeing their own IE 10 release as early as Tuesday, if rumors from Chinese blog iFanr have any validity. But will Microsoft's staggered release plan just cause more headaches for Web developers?...
Internet Explorer 10 Coming To Windows 7 - And That's It
Sources confirm Windows 8 Release Preview coming May 31st, includes Flash in Metro browser

Where oh where is Windows Phone 8?

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Where oh where is Windows Phone 8?: It's a great question, by Peter Bright. The not-so-subtle subtext of this week's Nokia event is that's not Nokia's fault they couldn't announce a release day for the new Lumias -- it's Microsoft's. Why? Because Windows Phone 8 is not done yet. In...
Where oh where is Windows Phone 8?

Apple's iOS 7 Will Ship On Time For A Preview Release In June And Full Launch In September, Report Says

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Apple’s iOS 7 will arrive “on time,” according to a couple of well-placed sources following a report from Bloomberg this morning that suggests it was risking delays in the face of major software changes. Apple blogger and noted beard-wearer Jim Dalrymple gave one of his famous one-word confirms today on...
Apple's iOS 7 Will Ship On Time For A Preview Release In June And Full Launch In September, Report Says
How Microsoft is killing off the Zune and Windows Live brands in Windows 8

What developers need to know about OS X Mountain Lion

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The preview release of Mountain Lion is available to registered members of Apple’s Developer program starting Thursday and it includes some significant changes to the way that Mac software is designed, built and distributed. While many details are still under wraps, and there will certainly be some surprise additions revealed before...
What developers need to know about OS X Mountain Lion

Office 15 Technical Preview 'Refresh' screenshots leak, tipped for a June beta

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After announcing its Technical Preview of Office 15 back in January, Microsoft has kept quiet about its plans for a promised summer beta. That might be about to change shortly though, as some are expecting the beta to arrive in June — possibly alongside the Windows 8 Preview Release....
Office 15 Technical Preview 'Refresh' screenshots leak, tipped for a June beta
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