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Monday, 17 Mar 2014
Microsoft Ceases Support for Windows XP on 8 April, Launches Two Free Tools to Help Consumers Migrate
Microsoft is discontinuing support for the Windows XP OS and Office 2003 on 8 April 2014. Also, there will no more customer technical service assistance for Windows XP and Office 2003, which means that you will no longer receive the updates that help safeguard your PC from harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
Friday, 14 Mar 2014
Microsoft has announced an individual subscription plan for Microsoft Office 365. Named Office 365 Personal and coming in spring, it allows one PC or Mac and one tablet to be connected to Office 365, and is priced at US$6.99/month or US$69.99/year.
Google has massively slashed prices of its Google Drive monthly storage plans, with prices beginning from just US$1.99 for 100GB of monthly online cloud storage.
Thursday, 13 Mar 2014
An IT consultant claimed he has found a security flaw in the Android version of popular instant messaging software, WhatsApp. By using a malware with unrestricted access to the Android device's SD card, a hacker is able to extract WhatsApp private messages and upload them without the owner's knowledge.
Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014
Besides a revamped interface, Opera Mini 8 features an enhanced Speed Dial start page with redesigned tiles, improved savings reports, and the new night mode and private mode.
Thursday, 6 Mar 2014
Microsoft will be unveiling DirectX 12, its new game development API. It appears this development is Microsoft’s response to rival AMD’s Mantle API.
Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014
Evernote is rolling out two significant enhancements today, to the Evernote for Windows. After the update, you'll find that sync is now speedier, and you get to annotate images inside of your notes.
More information about Cortana, the digital personal assistant in Windows Phone 8.1, continues to surface. After some screenshots, we now have a video that shows the initial setup process.
Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014
The software company has reset the clock on its product trials, including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. If you've previously tried these products, you'll get to test-drive them again, with more than 20 additional features.
Monday, 3 Mar 2014
According to reports, Apple's iOS in the Car could debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show in new cars from Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and more.