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Free ebook teaches IT pros the Windows 8 basics

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If you handle the IT chores for your business, you've no doubt heard by now that Windows 8 is a little, um, different. For example, there's no Start button. The traditional desktop has been supplanted by a tile-heavy, tablet-style interface. And what's this whole Charms bar thing? Even IT...
Free ebook teaches IT pros the Windows 8 basics
Google60 makes your web search slower, noisier, and exponentially more amazing

TheComplete.me Launches Social Dating Site, Matches With $1.22M From Industry Leaders

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If Facebook itself isn’t a covert dating site, then at least its social graph could be — a big group of startups have been going for this honeypot of user data and connections ever since the company launched its platform back in 2007. Few have really taken off, and incumbent...
TheComplete.me Launches Social Dating Site, Matches With $1.22M From Industry Leaders

Microsoft says Office-Yammer integration will combat corporate wariness of social tools

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Social tools make it possible for workers to communicate and collaborate in all sorts of new ways, but is all that virtual gabbing making people more or less productive? A new study commissioned by Microsoft finds employers and workers divided on the topic. More than 30 percent of companies are reluctant...
Microsoft says Office-Yammer integration will combat corporate wariness of social tools

Windows 8 Start button removed by Microsoft in 'Consumer Preview'

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Microsoft has taken the bold step of removing the traditional Windows Start button from its Windows 8 "Consumer Preview." The Start button and menu were both introduced with Windows 95 over 15 years ago, and it appears Microsoft will scrap both of them once Windows 8 is released later...
Windows 8 Start button removed by Microsoft in 'Consumer Preview'

Good news -- Office 15 likely won't be Metro-based

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Rumors say that the upcoming version of Office, code-named Office 15, will feature a traditional desktop-style interface rather than one that sports the new Metro look designed more for tablets than desktop PCs. That's good news, because Metro, at this point, simply isn't suited for productivity apps like Office. read...
Good news -- Office 15 likely won't be Metro-based
Microsoft defends the look of the Xbox One

7digital brings its MP3 download service to Windows Phone

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London-based music download platform 7digital has finally launched its Windows Phone app, bringing its arsenal of MP3 tracks to the slowly-growing user-base on Microsoft’s mobile operating system. Launched in the UK in 2004, 7digital’s download store and mobile applications give consumers access to over 18 million tracks across Europe and...
7digital brings its MP3 download service to Windows Phone

Time Tracking App Chronos Shows You How You Spend Your Days - And How Your Friends Do, Too

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Debuting at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012, Chronos is a new time-tracking application for iPhone that shows you how you spend your time as well as who you’re with, where and when, so you can set goals for yourself. Using the built-in sensors on the iPhone like the compass and accelerometer, for...
Time Tracking App Chronos Shows You How You Spend Your Days - And How Your Friends Do, Too
Forget channel surfing: How Boxfish plans to revolutionize real-time TV search
Jolicloud launches on iPhone with Sparrow-style interface

Internet Explorer 10 Preview available for Windows 7 users

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Although Windows 8 users have been enjoying IE10 since the new OS launched, this is the first time Windows 7 users can give the new browser a try. For Windows 7 users, Internet Explorer 10 won't be a major upgrade over IE9. Microsoft mainly focused on Windows 8 for...
Internet Explorer 10 Preview available for Windows 7 users

Windows Phone Marketplace surpasses 70,000 apps

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Microsoft has officially announced that more than 70,000 apps are now available from the Windows Phone Marketplace and this comes as an impressive bump up from 50,000 in December.  Although this may not sound like much compared to Google and Apple’s App Store where both reportedly have passed the half...
Windows Phone Marketplace surpasses 70,000 apps

Microsoft imagines Metro-friendly Windows 8 pro apps

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Microsoft has shared its vision of what it thinks its Dynamics business apps would look like when optimized for Windows 8 and its Metro-style interface. The concepts will be shown at the Convergence conference that kicked off on Monday. Sent to ZDNet, the images represent HTML5 clients that connect to...
Microsoft imagines Metro-friendly Windows 8 pro apps
My Xbox Live app now lets you control your console from your iPad

Microsoft completes $1.2 billion Yammer acquisition

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It has been a big week for Microsoft Office, with the release of the preview of its next major version. Now comes word that Microsoft has completed its $1.2 billion acquisition of Yammer, the business-oriented social network, which is joining the Microsoft Office Division. “We couldn’t be more pleased to...
Microsoft completes $1.2 billion Yammer acquisition

Even more secretive Windows Blue features revealed

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The leaked development version of Windows Blue, an upcoming version of Windows 8 expected later this year, has shed light on even more improvements coming to the operating system. Windows Blue--whose leak prompted Microsoft to admit its existence--won't be a whole new OS, but rather an update or service...
Even more secretive Windows Blue features revealed

8 Reasons Microsoft's Surface Is Better Than The iPad (AAPL, MSFT)

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The Surface is here, ready to shake up the tablet space. Is it worth giving up your iPad for Microsoft's new tablet--or opting for one instead of the market leader, if you're a first-time buyer? This is just the beginning for the Surface line: Right now, you can buy a...
8 Reasons Microsoft's Surface Is Better Than The iPad (AAPL, MSFT)

Need more apps on Windows 8? Android via Bluestacks to the rescue!

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If you own a new Surface Pro or other Windows 8 tablets or laptops and are looking for more touch-enabled apps, then you might be looking in the wrong place. Sure, you can download Metro-style software from Microsoft’s own store, but the pickings might be a little slim yet. Why...
Need more apps on Windows 8? Android via Bluestacks to the rescue!
Why bother? The sad state of Office 2013 touch support
Facebook for Windows Phone gets major redesign as part of new beta app program

MonkeyFly to Twitter: Get Up Offa That Thing

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Korean company Egoing has introduced MonkeyFly, a browser plugin that allows a user to customize their Twitter. For users who feel the abiding need for monkeying around (rimshot) with everything they use, this could come in handy. Among the features the plugin powers are a grid-style interface, lightbox profile, link...
MonkeyFly to Twitter: Get Up Offa That Thing

Reports: Microsoft in talks to buy Yammer for $1 billion

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#OH at the Creamery SF. Microsoft just acquired @Yammer. True or not true? Kinda curious. — Sarah Taylor (@SarahTaylor) June 14, 2012 Microsoft may be close to announcing a deal to pay more than $1 billion to buy Yammer, a social network used by more than 200,000 companies, according to...
Reports: Microsoft in talks to buy Yammer for $1 billion

Makers of "Band of the Day" App Do Events and Ticketing With New App Applauze

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Finding local things to do is naturally mobile, and one of the better app shops in the biz is taking a stab at what a great mobile-first event app would do. Applauze, launching today for iOS, includes tools for finding both paid and free events, making plans with friends, and...
Makers of "Band of the Day" App Do Events and Ticketing With New App Applauze

TNW Pick of the Day: Drive for iPhone gives you quick access to calls, texts, music and maps on the road

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Based in Tunbridge Wells, a large town in South East England, Create Digital Media normally build apps for clients. But with Drive, the Kent-based designers and developers have their very first internal project. And it’s a beautiful thing. Drive is being sold as a companion app for drivers, designed to...
TNW Pick of the Day: Drive for iPhone gives you quick access to calls, texts, music and maps on the road

Google says Chrome for Windows 8 is in the works

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Google is designing a version of Chrome to run in touch-friendly Metro of Windows 8. Windows 8 is the upcoming version of Microsoft Windows and features a new Metro-style interface with input for touchscreen, mouse, keyboard, and pen. The platform’s Consumer Preview was just released Feb. 29. A Google...
Google says Chrome for Windows 8 is in the works

New HTC One Flagship Phone Gets Pictured, As A Picture Reportedly Taken With Its Camera Leaks

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HTC’s new flagship phone is likely called the HTC One, and will probably debut later this month ahead of MWC, and now we have an image of what looks like a render of shipping hardware courtesy of EvLeaks. The HTC One image published today by the well-regarded source of pre-release...
New HTC One Flagship Phone Gets Pictured, As A Picture Reportedly Taken With Its Camera Leaks
Aviary photo editor launching for Windows Phone

Lunch.com Implements Facebook "Like Import" Feature

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Lunch.com, a year-old personal recommendation network that functions somewhat like Yelp, is implementing Facebook's newly launched Open Graph API (application programming interface) in an interesting way: it's doing Facebook "like" imports. In the next 24 hours, this feature will appear on the Lunch website for all users to try. Sponsor...
Lunch.com Implements Facebook "Like Import" Feature
HTC One Final Press Images Leak Ahead Of Today's Launch Event
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