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Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Personal in Singapore

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Personal in Singapore

At an annual subscription rate of S$89, the Office 365 Personal delivers the familiar features of Office in the cloud to subscribers which unlocks user scenarios previously not possible on desktop versions of Office.

Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014

Verify Safety of Your Online Accounts with McAfee's Heartbleed Checker

Verify Safety of Your Online Accounts with McAfee's Heartbleed Checker

McAfee has just launched a free online scanner for consumers to assess if they need to change their passwords to deal with the recently exposed Heartbleed Bug. Find out more after the jump.

Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014

Modern Skype for Windows 8.1 Regains Invisible and Sign Out Options

Modern Skype for Windows 8.1 Regains Invisible and Sign Out Options

At long last, the two most basic options to manage your availability on Modern Skype have returned.

Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014

Adobe's Lightroom Mobile Enables Photo Editing on the Move

Adobe's Lightroom Mobile Enables Photo Editing on the Move

Adobe has just unveiled an iPad version of Lightroom that allows you to make powerful photo adjustments on-the-go. Find out more after the jump.

PSA: RIP Windows XP 2001 - 2014

PSA: RIP Windows XP 2001 - 2014

As of today, Microsoft has officially ceased support and technical service assistance for both Windows XP OS and Office 2003. If you haven't already switched to a newer OS, Microsoft is offering a free tool to help you transfer your files and settings.

Monday, 7 Apr 2014

BHG Announces Healthcare Apps in Conjunction with World Health Day

BHG Announces Healthcare Apps in Conjunction with World Health Day

The Smart Ageing, Heartsmart, and Health Abacus apps enable doctors to extend delivery of healthcare to patients beyond the confines of their physical clinics, allowing patients to reach their doctors without having to go down physically to the clinics for basic medical queries.

Thursday, 3 Apr 2014

Spotify Paints it Black with New Interface

Spotify Paints it Black with New Interface

Spotify "paints it black" with a redesigned interface, complete with new typography and iconography, as well as some new features. First looks after the jump.

A Future Windows 8.1 Update Will Bring Back the Start Menu

A Future Windows 8.1 Update Will Bring Back the Start Menu

At Build 2014, Microsoft also found some time to tease some future updates. One that's bound to please long-time Windows users is the return of the Start menu. And it comes with a twist.

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana Will Not Be Available in APAC at Launch

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana Will Not Be Available in APAC at Launch

Windows Phone 8.1's Cortana digital personal assistant will launch shortly in the U.S. as a 'beta', and then in the U.S., the U.K., and China in the second half of 2014. For us in Asia Pacific, we've to wait till 2015.

Windows To Be Free for Devices Under 9 Inches

Windows To Be Free for Devices Under 9 Inches

Microsoft has announced at Build that Windows will now be free for OEMs building devices smaller than 9 inches.

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