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Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013

Google Acquires Waze for US$1 Billion

Google Acquires Waze for US$1 Billion

Google has just announced the acquisition of Waze, a social mapping and navigation app that features real-time traffic data provided by its users. While Google did not disclose the purchase price, the New York Times reports that the deal is in the region of US$1 billion.

Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013

Apple Releases Developer Preview of OS X Mavericks with Over 200 New Features

Apple Releases Developer Preview of OS X Mavericks with Over 200 New Features

Apple has released a developer preview of OS X Mavericks, the 10th major release of OS X.

Apple App Store Now Has 900,000 Apps with 575 Million Store Accounts

Apple App Store Now Has 900,000 Apps with 575 Million Store Accounts

Apple just announced that it has 900,000 apps on its App Store, of which 375,000 are designed for the iPad.

Monday, 10 Jun 2013

Adobe Releases Photoshop Lightroom 5

Adobe Releases Photoshop Lightroom 5

Adobe today released Photoshop Lightroom 5, which includes new features like an advanced healing brush, radial filter, upright perspective tool and space-saving Smart Previews. The new version costs US$149 for a perpetual license and US$79 to upgrade from a previous version of Lightroom.

Rumor: Windows 8.1 to Ship August 1

Rumor: Windows 8.1 to Ship August 1

According to Paul Thurrott, Windows 8.1 will ship on August 1. The question is: Will the OS update also appear on the Windows Store on the same day?

Friday, 7 Jun 2013

Sony Music Reportedly Signs Up for Apple's iRadio Service

Sony Music Reportedly Signs Up for Apple's iRadio Service

AllThingsD just reported that Sony Music has signed on to Apple's upcoming iRadio service.

Windows 8.1 to Bring Outlook 2013 RT to Windows RT Devices (Update)

Windows 8.1 to Bring Outlook 2013 RT to Windows RT Devices (Update)

Microsoft has announced that Outlook 2013 RT will be coming to Windows RT devices through the upcoming Windows 8.1 update. And the Acer Iconia W3, the world's first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet, will come pre-installed with Office Home & Student 2013.

Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013

AMD Drops Exclusive Windows OS Support; Ready for Android and Chrome OS

AMD Drops Exclusive Windows OS Support; Ready for Android and Chrome OS

It seems like AMD will be supporting Google's Android and Chrome platforms, instead of exclusively sticking to Windows OS, as the company aims to be more outstanding on the market of tablets, low-cost PCs, and smartphones.

Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013

Microsoft Details Business Features in Windows 8.1

Microsoft Details Business Features in Windows 8.1

Microsoft has just shared some of the upcoming business features of Windows 8.1. And for the first time, we've confirmation that Windows 8.1 lets you boot directly to the desktop.

Friday, 31 May 2013

Microsoft Reveals More Details on Windows 8.1

Microsoft Reveals More Details on Windows 8.1

Microsoft has revealed more details about the upcoming Windows 8.1 update. It packs features galore, including more personalization options, more powerful search, greater cloud connectivity, more ways to use apps side-by-side, Internet Explorer 11 with tab syncing across devices, and a Windows Logo Start 'tip'.

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