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Introducing Windows 8 Consumer Preview

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Moments ago in Barcelona, we announced the release of Windows 8 Consumer Preview, available to download now for anyone interested in trying it out. We’ve been hard at work for many months now, and while we still have lots more to do, we’re excited to show you our progress with...
Introducing Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Chrome Beta for Android Will Be Good for Mobile HTML5 Development

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When Google announced that the Chrome browser would become its own operating system and run on netbooks, the thought around the tech community was that eventually Google would have to merge Chrome with Android. After all, what is the point of supporting two disparate mobile operating systems? The convergence has...
Chrome Beta for Android Will Be Good for Mobile HTML5 Development

Western Digital unveils new My Passport portable hard drives, upgrades visa to 2TB

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Sure, six terabytes of storage might seem like hot stuff, but Western Digital's stackable MyBook Thunderbolt Duo drives aren't exactly portable. Lucky for you and your massive photo, music and film collections, WD's My Passport drive just crossed the 2TB border. At $250, this USB 3.0 storage sanctum claims...
Western Digital unveils new My Passport portable hard drives, upgrades visa to 2TB

Google Drive detailed: 5 GB for free, launching next week for Mac, Windows, Android and iOS

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Sometimes we get lucky, and today is one of those days. I got a draft release from a partner of Google’s upcoming Google Drive service and it gives away a wealth of information about how Google plans to take on the incumbent Dropbox. The short story? 5 GB of storage,...
Google Drive detailed: 5 GB for free, launching next week for Mac, Windows, Android and iOS

Microsoft Skydrive updates fly out with file jump, Windows 8 photo sync

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Microsoft isn't resting on its cloud with SkyDrive -- it's announcing a new update, which rolls out today for Mac and Windows. It teased a new feature for Windows 8 Release Preview -- due early June -- that allows photos to be retrieved from any PC with SkyDrive, whether...
Microsoft Skydrive updates fly out with file jump, Windows 8 photo sync

The Official Guide to Google Drive

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Google Drive, the long-awaited file storage and syncing service, launches today. If you follow tech news closely, you've seen bits and pieces of the news leaking out over the past two weeks. We've tested it and we've talked to the team leaders. Forget all the speculation. Here's what Google...
The Official Guide to Google Drive

More Google Drive details – 20 GB expansions for $4/month, will work with Google Apps from launch

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It wasn’t long ago that we relayed to you the imminent launch of Google Drive. It appears that now we have full details of the service, courtesy of an early posting on the French Google blog, which was quickly pulled down but not before TechCrunch could snag a copy. Drive...
More Google Drive details – 20 GB expansions for $4/month, will work with Google Apps from launch

Apple releases iOS 5.1.1 update for iPad, iPod touch and iPhone: fixes AirPlay and network bugs

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Plugged your iDevice into an iTunes-equipped machine lately? You should. Apple has just let loose iOS 5.1.1, a seemingly minor point update that actually promises to fix quite a few (potentially) substantial quirks. Coming two months to the day after the iOS 5.1 software update, the extra 0.0.1 is...
Apple releases iOS 5.1.1 update for iPad, iPod touch and iPhone: fixes AirPlay and network bugs
SpiderOak: Dropbox for the security obsessive

Apple Releases iOS 5.1.1 with HDR, AirPlay, and Safari Syncing Bug Fixes

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Apple today released iOS 5.1.1, offering bug fixes and other improvements for recent models of the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including: - Improves reliability of using HDR option for photos taken using the Lock Screen shortcut - Addresses bugs that could prevent...
Apple Releases iOS 5.1.1 with HDR, AirPlay, and Safari Syncing Bug Fixes

Apple Releases OS X 10.7.4

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Apple today released OS X 10.7.4, the fourth maintenance update to OS X Lion. The update is currently available via Software Update and show appear on Apple's download pages soon.The 10.7.4 update is recommended for all OS X Lion users and includes general operating system fixes that improve the...
Apple Releases OS X 10.7.4
SpiderOak: Dropbox for the security obsessive

US 3G and 4G networks face off once more, Verizon just squeaks out win over AT&T

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Competition for the US cellular speed crown is certainly fiercer than it was last year, when Verizon's 4G LTE let it walk over the competition unimpeded. With AT&T's LTE in the running, though, have the ranks changed? No, but only just barely: as PCMag discovered in its annual countrywide...
US 3G and 4G networks face off once more, Verizon just squeaks out win over AT&T

iOS 5.1.1 Update Addresses Bugs With Camera Shortcut, AirPlay, And Network Connections

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Plug in your iDevices people, because Apple just released an update. It’s a minor one, to be sure, but brings about some rather helpful bug fixes. Most notably, you should no longer receive the “Unable To Purchase” message when buying digital content from the iTunes or App Store. There have...
iOS 5.1.1 Update Addresses Bugs With Camera Shortcut, AirPlay, And Network Connections

More bad news for Facebook, as site crashes

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Engineers are working overtime at Facebook’s new HQ Facebook isn’t having a good May. First its IPO didn’t “pop” and then the stock traded down the week after it went public. And on Thursday night the social network experienced a substantial major outage, going dark for up to 80 minutes...
More bad news for Facebook, as site crashes

This Is What Advertisers Hate About Facebook

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This note was published last week on Business Insider Intelligence, our internet industry research service. If you were a BI Intelligence subscriber, you'd know this already! Click here to find out more and sign up for a free trial → We recently had a chat with a top executive...
This Is What Advertisers Hate About Facebook
Apple releases minor iOS 5.1.1 update to fix bugs with AirPlay, HDR shooting, and syncing bookmarks

Macs stuck in 4th place on reliability, support ranking

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Apple's personal computers remained fixed in fourth place during 2012's second quarter, a spot it's occupied most of the year, according to Rescuecom, a technical support franchise....
Macs stuck in 4th place on reliability, support ranking

Microsoft, citing ‘exceptionally high demand,’ expands and updates its Hadoop on Azure preview

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We were right all along. Almost a month ago, news got around that Microsoft was planning on releasing a second Community Technology Preview (CTP) build of its Hadoop on Azure product. It was openly debated if this would delay the formal release of the project. Today, Microsoft, in line with market...
Microsoft, citing ‘exceptionally high demand,’ expands and updates its Hadoop on Azure preview

Smartphone customer satisfaction is hard to get right

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The annual ratings of customer satisfaction with mobile phone manufacturers will be released by the American Customer Satisfaction Index Tuesday morning, and for the first time, feature phone makers will be judged right alongside smartphone makers, who are newcomers to the list. It’s not totally surprising, but Apple makes its debut on...
Smartphone customer satisfaction is hard to get right

Apple releases 10.7.4 OS X update to fix “Reopen windows” setting

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Apple has just released the 10.7.4 OS X update to fix a “Reopen windows” setting, which caused windows to always reopen, despite the user settings. Image via MacStories The OS X Lion v10.7.4 Update includes fixes that: Resolve an issue in which the “Reopen windows when logging back in” setting is always enabled....
Apple releases 10.7.4 OS X update to fix “Reopen windows” setting
Dell debuts new Inspiron laptop family for back-to-school
Apple releases iOS 5.1.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

BT Vision tops complaints table for pay TV subscribers

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• Ofcom publishes first complaints data for the pay TV sector• BT Vision performs worse than Virgin and SkyBT's subscription digital TV service attracted nearly four times as many complaints as its closest rival in the first three months of 2012, the communications regulator Ofcom has revealed.It is the first...
BT Vision tops complaints table for pay TV subscribers

Apple pitches data center near Reno, gambles iCloud will pay off among other puns

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Apple data centers are popping up like spring flowers: following its North Carolina, Oregon and California plans, it's now pitching a fourth data center in Sparks, Nevada, just outside of Reno. The enigmatically named Project Jonathan hub is expected to light up before the end of the year if...
Apple pitches data center near Reno, gambles iCloud will pay off among other puns

Intel announces PCI-Express 910 SSD lineup for enterprise customers

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See that SSD up there? For a moment, you might've thought it'd make the next great addition to your desktop rig -- and yeah, extra storage without any wires is a really cool idea -- but don't fool yourselves, because the Intel SSD 910 family of PCI-Express storage devices...
Intel announces PCI-Express 910 SSD lineup for enterprise customers
Google Replaces Gmail Video Chats With Google+ Hangouts

Google Launches Trusted Stores Program, Offers $1,000 Lifetime Purchase Protection

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Google today announced the official launch of its Trusted Stores Program. This program is meant to give online shoppers more assurances that participating online retailers are actually trustworthy. Online retailers who choose to participate in this program will be able to display report cards on their sites that rate the...
Google Launches Trusted Stores Program, Offers $1,000 Lifetime Purchase Protection
Google enables Hangout video chats directly through Gmail

RIM’s Q1 2013 Results: $518 Million Loss On $2.8 Billion In Revenue, BlackBerry 10 Launch Pushed To 2013

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RIM has just released their Q1 2013 financials, and they’re about as bleak as the company expected. The Canadian company reported a loss of $518 million (which breaks down to $0.99/share diluted) on revenues of $2.8 billion. To put that in a bit of perspective, RIM reported a net loss...
RIM’s Q1 2013 Results: $518 Million Loss On $2.8 Billion In Revenue, BlackBerry 10 Launch Pushed To 2013
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