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Wunderlist adds premium version with group assignments, unlimited subtasks, & new backgrounds

Wunderlist for Android and Windows gets Pro version, a few freebies for the kids

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As if it weren't plenty apparent, the people at 6Wunderkinder are pretty good at task management. Less than a week after the company delivered Wunderlist Pro for iOS, Mac and the web, it's followed through on the promise of Android and Windows versions. For $50 per year (or $4.99...
Wunderlist for Android and Windows gets Pro version, a few freebies for the kids
If you make PCs and you're not Lenovo, you might be in trouble

TweetDeck for Mac updated with column & content filters, advanced search, wide columns, much more

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Just released new Mac and Windows versions, includes the powerful updates to column filters and search tweetdeck.com—   (@TweetDeck) March 28, 2013 Twitter today released a big update to its popular TweetDeck Mac App Store app bringing a long list of highly requested features including enhancements to filters, columns, fonts,...
TweetDeck for Mac updated with column & content filters, advanced search, wide columns, much more

Windows 8 gets Start menu back, via Pokki app store

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SweetLabs, a startup funded by big names such as Intel Capital and Google Ventures, is aiming to make Microsoft’s Windows 8 more familiar to longtime Windows users — debuting an update to its Pokki app platform that puts its own version of the Start button and menu on the traditional...
Windows 8 gets Start menu back, via Pokki app store
Microsoft readying Windows 8 for "resolutionary" tablets

A PC on every wall? Why Microsoft is buying Perceptive Pixel

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Jeff Han unveils his company's technology in 2006. Microsoft delivered a surprise this morning with an agreement to acquire display technology company Perceptive Pixel for undisclosed terms. The 70-person company was founded six years ago by NYU researcher Jeff Han, focusing on technologies for giant computer displays, measuring 80 inches...
A PC on every wall? Why Microsoft is buying Perceptive Pixel

Skype rolls out eGifting to its Windows and Mac apps, while PC-users also get a new toolbar

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Skype has released a new version of its Mac and Windows desktop applications today, adding the ability to send Skype gift cards in addition to a re-designed toolbar for PC users. Whenever someone receives a birthday notification in Skype, they can now choose to send the relevant person some call...
Skype rolls out eGifting to its Windows and Mac apps, while PC-users also get a new toolbar
Microsoft To Go All-In With $1.5B Windows 8 Marketing Blitz
Pokki maker SweetLabs expanding in Seattle, keeping the Windows Start menu alive

Microsoft's Surface Pro goes on sale Saturday

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Microsoft's highly anticipated Surface Pro with Windows 8 will be on sale Saturday starting at $899 and will test the company's viability in the tablet market after the failure of the Surface RT. The Surface Pro tablet has an Intel Core i5 processor. It can also be used as...
Microsoft's Surface Pro goes on sale Saturday

Google patches first major Chrome exploit

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Google sent word that it had already patched the Chrome exploit demonstrated in CanSecWest's Pwn2Own side contest, Pwnium. Linux, Mac, and Windows versions, along with the Chrome Frame plugin for Internet Explorer, should all be secure today. It's now known to have involved universal cross-site scripting and "bad history navigation,"...
Google patches first major Chrome exploit

Microsoft Names Windows 8 Versions (You Might Want To Get Comfortable)

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.Late yesterday Microsoft revealed what it would be calling its upcoming Windows update. There are three versions, starting with Windows 8--the plain vanilla "one size doesn't quite fit all, at all" variety. Then there's Windows 8 Pro with boosted encryption, device managment,...
Microsoft Names Windows 8 Versions (You Might Want To Get Comfortable)

Windows 8 now up to 3.84% market share but the Windows platform loses overall as all other versions decline

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Moving into the second quarter of 2013, Windows 8 seems content to continue its slow but steady growth. All other Windows versions declined last month, however, and the newest flavor simply wasn’t enough to stop the negative. The latest market share data from Net Applications shows that April 2013 was...
Windows 8 now up to 3.84% market share but the Windows platform loses overall as all other versions decline

Microsoft Is Ready To Hurt OnLive, The Cheap, Easy Way To Get Windows On An iPad (MSFT)

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We knew this was too good to be true. The OnLive Desktop app allows you to easily and cheaply run Windows and Microsoft Office on your iPad. But Microsoft wasn't about to let that slide. Microsoft is now suggesting that OnLive violates Microsoft's licensing agreements and is going after...
Microsoft Is Ready To Hurt OnLive, The Cheap, Easy Way To Get Windows On An iPad (MSFT)

HP server may have slipped simpler Windows 8 lineup

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HP may have inadvertently spoiled Microsoft's plans for a simpler Windows 8 lineup after it posted a document for OS support with the future OS inside. The sheet lists just a basic Windows 8 as well as Professional and Enterprise editions. Apart from the necessary 32- and 64-bit splits, no...
HP server may have slipped simpler Windows 8 lineup

XP and Vista users: No Office 2013 for you

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The new Office suite will support only Windows 7 and 8 on the desktop, leaving users of older Windows versions out of the running. [Read more]...
XP and Vista users: No Office 2013 for you

Answer Line: : How important is Aero?

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Pete Wells' aging computer doesn't support Aero. Should he upgrade his graphics card? [Email your tech questions to answer@pcworld.com or post them on the PCW Answer Line forum.] I like Aero, but not enough to bother upgrading hardware to get it. Many people don't like it at all. The...
Answer Line: : How important is Aero?

Flaw leaves servers vulnerable to denial-of-service attacks

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A flaw in the widely used BIND DNS (Domain Name System) software can be exploited by remote attackers to crash DNS servers and affect the operation of other programs running on the same machines. The flaw stems from the way regular expressions are processed by the libdns library that's...
Flaw leaves servers vulnerable to denial-of-service attacks

Maxthon Cloud Browser adds local network file transfers for Android and Windows

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While many browsers sync through the cloud, few know how to cope with the local network -- what if we just want to push a file to another device nearby? Maxthon doesn't think we should have to resort to an online service or a dedicated app for the purpose,...
Maxthon Cloud Browser adds local network file transfers for Android and Windows

Miro’s New Multi-Format Video Converter Rocks

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The team behind the Miro project has released a new video converter tool that makes it dead easy to publish videos on the web that work in all browsers. It’s called, appropriately enough, the Miro Video Converter, and it’s an entirely new and separate desktop software product by the...
Miro’s New Multi-Format Video Converter Rocks

Expect Windows 8 PCs to Be Pre-Loaded With Bloatware

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There's a chance that there may be less of it than in previous version of Windows, but as with earlier Windows versions, if you want it cleaned of junk, you can pay $99 for a bloatware-cleaning service from Microsoft....
Expect Windows 8 PCs to Be Pre-Loaded With Bloatware

Review: Classic Shell brings the Start menu to Windows 8 for free

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Windows 8 doesn't have a Start button. If you don't think that's something that needs fixing, you're probably in the minority, at least for now. Maybe in time, Windows 8's Modern-style Start Screen will grow on users and it'll turn out Microsoft was right all along. Until that happens,...
Review: Classic Shell brings the Start menu to Windows 8 for free

Amazon turns Cloud Drive into a Dropbox rival with file syncing

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Amazon's Cloud Drive was unveiled two years ago for the primary purpose of letting customers store music files purchased from Amazon. Although you could upload other files to Cloud Drive, it wasn't a replacement for cloud storage services like Dropbox because it didn't automatically sync files from one computer...
Amazon turns Cloud Drive into a Dropbox rival with file syncing

Top 10 Windows 8 Features #7: Client-side Hyper-V

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Server-side virtualization is a modern-day fact of life. Today's data centers pool their processing, storage and even network resources to create macrocosmic virtual-machine entities that transcend the boundaries of hardware. We call that "the cloud." With Windows 8, Microsoft extends its server-class hypervisor platform to the desktop. And no,...
Top 10 Windows 8 Features #7: Client-side Hyper-V

Microsoft may not have plans for a second Windows 7 service pack, and it isn't talking

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Is Microsoft planning a Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Windows 7? Until today, I thought it was inevitable. It turns out that unlike previous Windows versions, the software giant might just end at one service pack. The company will instead urge consumers and businesses alike to upgrade to Windows 8....
Microsoft may not have plans for a second Windows 7 service pack, and it isn't talking

a-JAYS Five earphones come in iOS, Android and Windows versions

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Swedish audio maker JAYS has released the latest version of its popular a-JAYS Five series earphones. Unlike the previous version that came in one version, the new lineup comes in three discrete models, each individually tailored to iOS, Android and Windows Phone devices. Each of the three models features its...
a-JAYS Five earphones come in iOS, Android and Windows versions

Tasks for teams: Wunderlist Pro is out for Apple devices and the web

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Wunderlist Pro is finally here, adding functionality on top of the task management app to better suit team use. The consumer-focused free app — which is inching ever closer to being an Evernote rival — has also been spruced up. The features of Wunderlist Pro will come as no surprise,...
Tasks for teams: Wunderlist Pro is out for Apple devices and the web

Paul Thurrott on Randall Kennedy

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Paul Thurrott: But what makes this delicious is that the “source” for this information was egotistical evil maniac Randall Kennedy, and I want to be clear about this description here, because calling him this makes other egoists, evil people, and maniacs look bad by comparison. Put simply, Kennedy is one...
Paul Thurrott on Randall Kennedy

A New View on Windows

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Q: In Windows 8, what is the relationship between desktop mode and the start-screen mode with the new user interface? I find it confusing that, when opening a picture, it goes to the picture app in the start screen instead of opening in the regular Windows photo viewer. The same...
A New View on Windows
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?