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Friday, 18 Oct 2013
The Ubuntu Edge may have failed to see the light of day, but you can now create your own Ubuntu smartphone with the release of Ubuntu “Saucy Salamander” 13.10, the first Linux distribution to explicitly support smartphones and tablets (as well as desktop PCs).
Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013
Apple has hired Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts as its new SVP of Retail and Online Stores. Ahrendts became Burberry's CEO in July 2006, and has held various senior positions in the fashion industry, and will transition to her new role in spring of 2014.
Monday, 14 Oct 2013
Microsoft has officially detailed what's new in the upcoming Windows Phone 8 GDR3 update. The third and last update of 2013 will bring support for larger and higher-res screens, quad-core processors, as well as a handful of features such as Driving mode, improved Internet Sharing, and screen rotation lock. Hit the jump for more juicy details.
LG has announced the global availability of the SDK for developers to create new functions on LG's upgraded QuickRemote platform, a UX feature which allows the use of certain LG smartphones as a universal remote control.
Previously only available to Android and iOS users, the 3DMark app helps you benchmark the performance of the Surface 2 and other Windows RT devices. You can also compare 3DMark scores across platforms.
Whether you need an upbeat boost or something more relaxing to wind down to, Spotify has got you covered, with playlists for different moods. You can even browse through a collection of its top lists and check out new releases.
A Microsoft executive has admitted that the Surface RT name has caused confusion amongst consumers, which ultimately led to poor sales of its Surface RT tablets.
Friday, 11 Oct 2013
The free app lets you calculate payments for your home purchases, and check information on past transactions for similar properties. You can also consult the Home Advice Specialist if you require further assistance or information on home loan packages.
Norton has released the latest versions of its core security products including Norton 360 Multi-Device, Norton Internet Security, and Norton Antivirus.
Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013
Yahoo Mail recently received a major update that almost completely changes the way it looks and behaves. The update also brings all users a massive boost in storage capacity to 1TB, as well as Mail Plus features that were only available to Mail Plus users.