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Thursday, 1 Nov 2012
Microsoft is being sued by Surfcast who alleges that Microsoft's new Windows 8 Live Tiles feature infringes on its patents for dynamically updating icons.
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012
The Onavo Count app is now available to iPhone users. Previously available only to Android users, the app shows you how much data is consumed by each of your apps and mobile activities.
Apple has just announced that it will be pushing back the release of the new major iTunes update back a month to November.
Google rolls out a new 'Compose' screen on Gmail, as well as a handful of other features including a drag-and-drop function of the recipient chips between address fields.
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012
Seagate has announced that all of its external storage devices are now compatible with the new Windows 8 in addition to the current Windows 7/Vista/XP.
Scott Forstall, Apple's SVP for iOS software, is leaving Apple at the end of the year. But all is not as it seems as sources are reporting that he was let go because he was stubborn, manipulative, brash and disliked by Apple's top brass.
Monday, 29 Oct 2012
Trend Micro has announced three new apps - SafeGuard, Go Everywhere, and DirectPass - for Windows 8 that will be available through the Window Store in November, as well as improvements to the Titanium family of products.
Users are sharing their Windows 8 upgrade experience on our forums. As it turns out, it is possible to do a clean install of Windows 8 on a fresh drive with the US$39.99 upgrade offer from Microsoft.
A recent poll conducted by The Associated Press and Gfk suggests Microsoft still has some work to do before their OS makeover captures the hearts of most consumers. The Redmond firm has high hopes Windows 8 would appeal to those looking to embrace the convenience of smartphones and tablets.
Sunday, 28 Oct 2012
For system builders who need a non-upgrade copy of Windows 8, the OEM versions of Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro are now available at S$138 and S$198 respectively from Fuwell at Sim Lim Square.