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IE 'silent' upgrade helps put newest browser on Windows

www.computerworld.com
Microsoft's decision late last year to switch on 'silent' upgrades for Internet Explorer (IE) has moved some Windows users to newer versions, but has had little, if any, impact on the oldest editions, IE6 and IE7, according to usage statistics....
IE 'silent' upgrade helps put newest browser on Windows

Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10 up both in April 2013 according to NetMarketShare

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While usage statistics are not the most thorough data sets in regards to determining a products rising or falling trend throughout the months, they provide us with the means to spot trends nevertheless. While I'd wish that Microsoft or a company like Google would reveal those information publicly, it is...
Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10 up both in April 2013 according to NetMarketShare

Tim Cook: iPad Mini Priced "Aggressively"

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During Apple's fourth quarter earnings call today, CEO Tim Cook explained the company's pricing philosophy for the iPad mini in some detail. The following is a portion of our rough transcript: When we set out to build it, we didn't set out to build a small, cheap tablet. We set...
Tim Cook: iPad Mini Priced "Aggressively"
Internet Explorer 'silent' upgrades help push IE9, but show little effect on XP users
iOS mobile ad revenues could sky-rocket this year as UDIDs are replaced by IFAs, says marketer
Latest Android stats: Gingerbread dominates, nearly three percent of users on Android 4.0

StatCounter: Google Chrome became the world’s most popular browser…for a day

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Last week, Google’s Chrome browser became the world’s most popular browser for the first time, topping the charts for just a single day (on a Sunday no less) as it continues to see increased usage all over the world. Chrome’s growth was charted by website analytics service StatCounter, which noted...
StatCounter: Google Chrome became the world’s most popular browser…for a day
Nielsen's 'top five smartphone apps' data raises more questions than it answers

So THAT'S What Google+ Is Really About: Advertising (GOOG)

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Google's social chief Vic Gundotra explained why the company thinks Google+ is a success, even though people aren't using the core service very much. It's getting people to click on more ads. In a conversation with the New York Times, Gundotra tried to deflect criticisms that Google+ is a...
So THAT'S What Google+ Is Really About: Advertising (GOOG)

Social sharing app Path now serving over 2 million users

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Path’s ‘smart journal’ sharing service is now serving more than 2 million users, adding one million new members since it relaunched its app just two months ago. AllThingsD spoke with Path CEO Dave Morin, who told them that the Android and iOS apps had taken just two months to add...
Social sharing app Path now serving over 2 million users

Here are 600 million reasons to replace the Photos app on your iPad with Cooliris

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I’ve always had much love for Cooliris and its refreshing, fluid 3D interface for viewing and sharing photos, so I was happy to catch up with co-founder and CTO Austin Shoemaker and VP of Bizdev Sebastian Blum at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last week. They had good reasons...
Here are 600 million reasons to replace the Photos app on your iPad with Cooliris

Apps: Clear + Leap Motion, Runtastic, DataMan Pro, Orbitz for iPad, Adobe Muse, deals, more

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News: Clear for Mac + Leap Motion: We’ve brought you a couple hands-on demos of the Leap Motion controller before, and today popular productivity app Clear for Mac announced it is working on bringing support for Leap Motion to Clear. There’s no timeframe yet, but Realmac Software provided the...
Apps: Clear + Leap Motion, Runtastic, DataMan Pro, Orbitz for iPad, Adobe Muse, deals, more

App.net Tweaks Twitter, Dangles Big Money At Developers

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In an effort to prove an alternative social network can succeed by putting a premium on developers and not being a slave to ad revenue, App.net has launched a developer incentive program that pays out at least $20,000 a month. The opt-in incentive program uses direct user feedback to consider...
App.net Tweaks Twitter, Dangles Big Money At Developers

Phonedeck lets you manage all your smartphone activity from your desktop

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Phonedeck launched in private beta late last year, and in the invitation-only period it has managed to bring on board 50,000 users globally through word-of-mouth. The cloud-based mobile phone management platform has taken on board all the feedback over the past four months, and is rolling out to the public...
Phonedeck lets you manage all your smartphone activity from your desktop

With 70% of new signups becoming active users, Feedly details its coming feature roadmap

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RSS reader Feedly has revealed usage statistics about its growth over the past six month and where it will go in the future. With one month until Google Reader is set to shut down, Feedly has gained more traction. It tells us that it’s seeing a 4 percent week-over-week growth...
With 70% of new signups becoming active users, Feedly details its coming feature roadmap

Apple defends iPad mini pricing, says build quality is higher and people will actually use it

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Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer came out swinging in Apple’s earnings call when asked a question about the iPad mini’s pricing. According to the transcript over at Macrumors, Oppenheimer says that the margins are lower and Cook says that people will actually use the device, unlike ‘other’...
Apple defends iPad mini pricing, says build quality is higher and people will actually use it
How Apple could build a $249 8" tablet and beat the Nexus 7 at its own game

Facebook Unveils Video on Instagram, Offering 15 Second Clips with Filters and Stabilization

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Facebook today hosted a press event at its Menlo Park campus to unveil new video capturing capabilities for image sharing product Instagram, which Facebook acquired back in April of last year. As expected, Instagram will now support short video uploads, positioning it as a serious competitor for Twitter's Vine, which...
Facebook Unveils Video on Instagram, Offering 15 Second Clips with Filters and Stabilization

Track your iOS data usage with DataMan Pro

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DataMan Pro is an iOS app from XVision. Its latest revision is available now as a $4.99 download from the App Store alongside its slightly less-featured counterpart DataMan Next, which costs $1.99. DataMan Pro is an app designed to help users take control of their device’s data usage and prevent...
Track your iOS data usage with DataMan Pro
Apple CEO Tim Cook talks iPad mini and product cannibalization, slams Surface, and more

Zynga Prepares To Lay Off 20% Of Global Workforce, Zynga LA (And Likely More) To Close

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It looks like Zynga is in the midst of laying off one-fifth of its workforce. At the end of last week, we heard that the company would be laying off 20 percent of its worldwide staff today, and that the include a number of Zynga’s global offices would be affected....
Zynga Prepares To Lay Off 20% Of Global Workforce, Zynga LA (And Likely More) To Close

Path is growing faster in Asia than the West, says founder Dave Morin

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Path founder Dave Morin has shed light on its growing international appeal after revealing that the service’s userbase is increasing at a more rapid rate in Asia than in Western markets. Morin spoke about Path, its growth and the social networking space in general at the February PandoMonthly event in San...
Path is growing faster in Asia than the West, says founder Dave Morin

A timely reminder about online security

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With all of furore over privacy changes at Facebook we need to remember that we need to protect ourselves at all times when on the web and not just from a privacy point of view. A lot has been made of the changes to the privacy policy at Facebook...
A timely reminder about online security

White House Pushes Green Button To Liberate Your Energy Data

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The future of easy home energy monitoring may be a little bit closer, thanks to a government initiative designed to allow consumers direct access to their energy consumption data. The White House’s new Green Button gives utilities a way to simplify and standardize sharing usage statistics with their customers via...
White House Pushes Green Button To Liberate Your Energy Data

Microsoft Surface still the top Windows 8 device, ad data says

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Microsoft Surface is still the top device based on usage statistics, though its doesn't command the Windows 8 market the way it did last month. [Read more]...
Microsoft Surface still the top Windows 8 device, ad data says

Google+ Users Spend 12 Minutes Per Day ‘In The Stream’

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With Google+ about to turn a year old tomorrow, Google’s VP Vic Gundotra updated the world — or at least the 6,000 or so attendees at the Google I/O developers conference — on how the service is doing. It’s always a bit tricky when hearing Google share usage statistics about......
Google+ Users Spend 12 Minutes Per Day ‘In The Stream’
App.net, the anti-Twitter, to pay out $20K to developers each month

Mozilla's new silent update fails to boost Firefox 13's uptake

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Mozilla's new silent updater has not sped up the migration to Firefox 13, according to usage statistics compiled by an Irish metrics company....
Mozilla's new silent update fails to boost Firefox 13's uptake

Phonedeck Lets You Control Your Cellphone Via The Cloud

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An interesting new startup bubbling since it exhibited at TechCrunch 50 in the startup battlefield last year is Phonedeck. Effectively, it’s created the cloud-based desktop for the mobile phone. That means it can track your outgoing SMS content, but also log calls (though not content). The result? A sudden realisation...
Phonedeck Lets You Control Your Cellphone Via The Cloud

Jelly Bean now on 13 percent of Android devices, 45 percent still on Gingerbread

www.engadget.com
The beginning of another month marks yet another fancy pie chart on the Android Developers Dashboard consisting of the latest usage statistics. The Dashboard, which reports the percentage of users on each build of the OS based on Google Play Store traffic, indicates that a full 12 percent of...
Jelly Bean now on 13 percent of Android devices, 45 percent still on Gingerbread
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