Monday, 12 Nov 2012
Microsoft is set to release its first security patches for Windows 8 and RT operating systems. These patches are meant to address vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer and the .NET framework.
Russian email-to-social networking group, Mail.ru, has cut its stakes in U.S. Internet firms Facebook, Groupon, and Zynga, according to the company's website.
Apple and HTC have settled all their outstanding patent litigation with a 10-year cross-licensing deal that covers current and future patents by both companies.
Friday, 9 Nov 2012
Microsoft has been working on a new operating system called Midori for a couple of years. Besides developing their Windows operating systems, Midori is the company's new operating system, believed to be designed around Singularity that was a Microsoft Research microkernel operating system.
Besides talking about the new features of Internet Explorer 10, Microsoft also highlighted the differences between IE10 on Windows Phone 8 and the desktop-based Windows 8 in a recent article published on their Windows Phone Developer blog.
Thursday, 8 Nov 2012
Screenshots of Office 2013 for Android and iOS have been leaked and it appears the software is nearing completion. According to The Verge who spoke with 'several sources', the applications are indeed real and will be released in early 2013.
Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012
After launching on Android a week or so ago, the new Xbox SmartGlass app is now available on iOS devices.
IK Multimedia has released the iGrand Piano app for iPhone and iPod touch. Offering 17 stereo pianos which rival the virtual pianos for Mac and PC, the app's graphics are native to iPhone 4, iPhone 5, and the new iPod touch, utilizing the full screen size of the newer devices but also optimized for the previous models.
Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012
Researchers at Vupen Security, a private security firm that is based in France, claimed that they have uncovered multiple zero-day vulnerabilities in Windows 8 and IE10. These security flaws may potentially allow cybercriminals to gain control of a Windows 8 machine remotely.
Monday, 5 Nov 2012
Time Magazine gave five photographers direct access to its Instagram feed recently in a bid to bring Hurricane Sandy coverage to their readers as quickly as possible.