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Friday, 12 Jul 2013
Google has recently just announced that next generation Chrome packaged apps can now be downloaded from the Chrome Web Store. Simply put, these are offline apps that give the browser more access to your system's resources, effectively blurring the lines between browser and OS.
In an internal memo, Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, explains his plans for a "One Microsoft" by massively altering the company's organization and creating a number of new divisions. The biggest change is the creation of a new operating systems engineering group that will span across console, mobile device, and PC.
Thursday, 11 Jul 2013
Google has announced a new Google Maps app for Android smartphones and tablets, which is also set to arrive on the iPhone and iPad in the near future.
Mobile security firm Bluebox just released an app which scans your Android device for the vulnerability reported a week ago.
For the second consecutive week since Microsoft released the public preview of Windows 8.1, the company has delivered several bug fixes for the preview OS.
Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013
Yahoo has just announced built in Dropbox integration on its Yahoo Mail Android app. The integration allows Yahoo Mail users to easily send and receive large attachments like documents, photos and video using Dropbox.
Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013
Apple celebrates the fifth anniversary of the App Store. To mark this milestone, Apple is giving five apps and five games away for a limited time.
Monday, 8 Jul 2013
Google has recently been accused of paying Eyeo, the creators of Adblock Plus, for the privilege of being on the company's "Acceptable Ads" whitelist. This whitelist prevents ads from Google -- and a few other unnamed companies -- from being blocked.
In an effort to give Office Web Apps users a comprehensive productivity experience, Microsoft will be adding many new features in the coming months. PDF viewing is now possible in the Word Web App, and Excel Web App now supports freeze panes and data validation.
Friday, 5 Jul 2013
Mobile security firm Bluebox stumbled upon a security flaw on Android where hackers can modify any app into a Trojan program to steal personal data or take control of the system.