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ZumoDrive for Android Lets Users Enjoy Content Whenever, Wherever

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ZumoDrive has announced the release of their Android application today which allows for users to access and play music, video and photos without messing around with synchronization.  With 2 GB of free cloud storage, one has instant access to any and all documents and media stored on ZumoDrive, regardless...
ZumoDrive for Android Lets Users Enjoy Content Whenever, Wherever

Ameranth Sues Apple over their new Passbook Ticketing System

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A California base company by the name of Ameranth has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple. Ameranth's "award winning" inventions enable generation and synchronization of menus, event tickets, and other products across fixed, wireless and/or internet platforms. Ameranth is suing Apple on four counts related to the Passbook Ticketing...
Ameranth Sues Apple over their new Passbook Ticketing System
Verizon rolls out Android 4.0.4 update for some Galaxy Nexus handsets

Analytics Dashboard Netvibes Sold To Dassault Systèmes

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Netvibes has just been acquired by European product design company Dassault Systèmes (sure this isn’t the type of thing I usually write, but I like the founder Tariq Krim so bear with me here … ). French startup Netvibes is an analytics dashboard that allows Fortune 500 companies to track their...
Analytics Dashboard Netvibes Sold To Dassault Systèmes

BitTorrent's Secure Dropbox Alternative Goes Public

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Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft Skydrive and Mega are just a few examples of the many file-storage and backup services that are available today. All these services rely on external cloud based hosting to back up and store files. This means that you have to trust these companies with your personal...
BitTorrent's Secure Dropbox Alternative Goes Public

BBM 7 lands on BlackBerry OS 5 devices, offering free voice-calls over a WiFi connection

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BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) has been updated today for devices running BlackBerry OS 5, adding support for free voice-calls over a WiFi connection, in-app alerts for BBM updates and better synchronization with BlackBerry IDs. BBM Voice was first announced as a beta in November last year, before rolling out as part...
BBM 7 lands on BlackBerry OS 5 devices, offering free voice-calls over a WiFi connection

Enterprise Cloud Developments: Huddle Sync Is All About Pushing ‘Need To Know’ Content

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Another cloud startup is making enhancements to improve the performance and functionality of its services. This one is squarely for enterprises and comes from Huddle, which today is announcing Huddle Sync, a service that promises “intelligent” synchronization of enterprise work files to serve users what they need, when they need...
Enterprise Cloud Developments: Huddle Sync Is All About Pushing ‘Need To Know’ Content
Wunderlist 2 finally appears, with features pointing to a more collaborative future

Google Voice Goes Real-Time (Well, Almost)

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Google is touting a new feature for their mobile VoIP application, Google Voice: instant notification of new SMS text messages and voicemails. You may have thought an app meant to replace your phone's functions would already be doing that, but in reality, Google Voice delayed notifications for 15 minutes by...
Google Voice Goes Real-Time (Well, Almost)
Firefox for Android loses beta tag, speeds up mobile web

Wi-Fi Alliance to take over WiGig development, certification

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The long courtship between the Wi-Fi Alliance and the Wireless Gigabit Alliance, which promotes a fast wireless LAN technology that runs on very high frequencies, is set to end in marriage just a little too late for the International CES trade show next week. Under a memorandum of understanding...
Wi-Fi Alliance to take over WiGig development, certification
Sync it up: Hands on with the preview of Windows 8's cloud sync service

Zeebox closes deal with digital TV vendor to embed app in up to 9m new televisions

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The British companion TV app Zeebox has signed a deal with the DTV manufacturer Vestel, AppMarket reports. Following the partnership, Zeebox’s interactive app will be integrated to Vestel-manufactured TVs, smartphones and tablets. While you may not be familiar with Vestel’s name, it manufactures TV sets and other devices that are...
Zeebox closes deal with digital TV vendor to embed app in up to 9m new televisions

Fruux, the iCloud for everyone, rolls out new calendar-sharing feature and Pro accounts

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We first covered Fruux way, way back in 2008, when it was just a “small and convenient system preference pane, that syncs your Address Book between different Macs.” At the time, we called Fruux a (free) alternative to MobileMe, and it seemed Apple agreed…and thus refused to feature it as...
Fruux, the iCloud for everyone, rolls out new calendar-sharing feature and Pro accounts

Apple Wins Patents for iOS Cameras & Wireless Synchronization

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The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of seventeen newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. Noteworthy are two patents relating to iOS cameras and one for wireless synchronization. It's unknown at this time if Apple's wireless synchronization patent will be retained for purely defensive purposes or...
Apple Wins Patents for iOS Cameras & Wireless Synchronization

Mozilla posts near-final Firefox 11 build

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Mozilla has reportedly posted a near-final Firefox 11 build, which was initially misinterpreted as the final edition. The major update brings several new features, including add-on synchronization across multiple platforms, faster page loads using the SPDY protocol, and the ability to import bookmarks, history and cookies from Chrome.......
Mozilla posts near-final Firefox 11 build

Amazon stealthily releases Kindle app for Mac

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Filed under: Software No press release, no big fanfare, but reader Chris spotted the news earlier tonight: Amazon's long-awaited Kindle application for Mac is ready for download. The 22 MB free application works on Intel Macs running Mac OS X 10.5 and above, and reports a version number of 1.0.0...
Amazon stealthily releases Kindle app for Mac

Google phasing out ActiveSync push mail for free customers

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Calling it "Winter cleaning," Google has announced that from January 30, 2013, users of Google Mail, Calendar, and Contacts will no longer receive Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) support on their accounts. EAS provides push mail and synchronization of contacts and calendars to a number of mobile platforms, including iOS, Symbian,...
Google phasing out ActiveSync push mail for free customers

2 Ways to Sync Google Buzz with Twitter

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Have you ever wanted to sync your Google Buzz "status updates" from Google's new social networking service over to the popular microblogging network Twitter? At launch time, that isn't possible using Buzz's interface. It doesn't allow you to sync your native Buzz posts to Twitter manually or automatically and you...
2 Ways to Sync Google Buzz with Twitter

Intel’s Haswell will include new multi-core enhancements

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With Ivy Bridge set to debut in just a few short months, Intel has begun to talk about what we can expect to see in Haswell. Haswell is the 22nmm successor to IB and is currently expected to debut in 2013. Haswell will include support for Intel’s Transactional Synchronization Extensions...
Intel’s Haswell will include new multi-core enhancements

Top 5 New Features In iTunes 11: iCloud Integration, New Interface, Up Next, And More

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Apple just released the long-awaited iTunes 11. After downloading, users should expect a totally redesigned version. In October, the company said that there would be a one-month delay. Little has changed over the years, but today’s new version represents a major milestone and a much needed simplification in some ways....
Top 5 New Features In iTunes 11: iCloud Integration, New Interface, Up Next, And More

Dolphin Browser updated with one-tap sharing, browser sync and Evernote integration

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The Dolphin Browser has been given a major update today, adding completely new integration with the Evernote Web Clipper, one-tap sharing with social networks such as Twitter and Facebook, along with full synchronization for Safari, Firefox and Chrome web browsers. One-tap sharing is the most immediate addition to the third-party...
Dolphin Browser updated with one-tap sharing, browser sync and Evernote integration
Chromebooks coming to Best Buy, Google Drive to ChromeOS and iOS

RIM's BBM 7 sheds its beta tag, now lets you make voice-calls directly from within the app

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Less than a week after Facebook’s BlackBerry app got better BBM support, Research in Motion (RIM) has announced that its flagship instant messaging service, BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), now has voice calls enabled within the app. BBM Voice was first announced last month as a feature available to beta users, but...
RIM's BBM 7 sheds its beta tag, now lets you make voice-calls directly from within the app

BitTorrent is working on a personal file syncing app to compete with Dropbox

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BitTorrent Inc. is working on an application called Sync that uses P2P technology to sync your files between your devices. The company announced the pre-Alpha test of Sync on its blog Thursday, where it also highlighted the launch of its new BitTorrent Labs website that offers additional details about this...
BitTorrent is working on a personal file syncing app to compete with Dropbox

Cloud9 IDE revamps with new tools for easier, collaborative development in the cloud

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You hear loads of talk about the cloud these days, and the apps and services that run within it. But for all the move toward distributed, hosted platforms, most coding is still done on local machines. However, Cloud9 IDE would like to change that. The San Francisco company has been working with...
Cloud9 IDE revamps with new tools for easier, collaborative development in the cloud
Oracle to acquire facilities management app maker Skire

ITC postpones decision on Microsoft complaint against Motorola to May 18

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Last month, the Commission, the six-member decision-making body at the ITC, decided to review parts of an initial determination on Microsoft's October 2010 complaint against Motorola. Yesterday, the Commission extended the target date for its final ruling for the third time in three months. The new target date is May...
ITC postpones decision on Microsoft complaint against Motorola to May 18

SkyDrive looks to compete with Dropbox, Google Drive

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SkyDrive seemed destined to be another Microsoft also-ran product. Although introduced long before the current wave of cloud-based synchronization and storage services, SkyDrive had a number of frustrating limits, and comprised two separately named services (central and peer-to-peer file transfer) under one hood. Then Microsoft did something marvelous. The same...
SkyDrive looks to compete with Dropbox, Google Drive

Meet ownCloud 5, The Open Source Dropbox

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ownCloud is a free software suite, written in PHP, that provides file storage, synchronization, and sharing. It provides the same basic features of Dropbox or Box.net. It also provides a whole lot more. ownCloud was started three years ago when Frank Karlitschek wanted a free software alternative to proprietary solutions....
Meet ownCloud 5, The Open Source Dropbox
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