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Thursday, 2 Feb 2012
14 months after the release of Kinect for Xbox 360, Microsoft have released Kinect for Windows. However, they will not be supporting the device with games, instead, its intended market will be commercial clients and developers.
Wednesday, 1 Feb 2012
Boxee has removed its PC-based applications from its servers with effect from yesterday. The company will concentrate on CE offerings such as the Boxee Box henceforth.
Monday, 30 Jan 2012
In a blog post, Symantec identified multiple publisher IDs on the Android Market that are being used to push out Android.Counterclank. The malware in question has a bot-like behavior, which can receive commands to steal information from the Android device.
It has been a long wait, but for those of you who lament the lack of support for multiple Google Calendar on Windows Phone, here's a piece of good news: the company's Sync team has made it possible, though it takes quite a few steps to get it up and running.
Friday, 27 Jan 2012
Norton introduces the Norton Tablet Security and new updates for Norton Mobile Security.
Avid YouTube video creationists and viewers should take note of the site's latest updates. Changes include a new design and features made to its Video Manager, Video Editor and Browse applications.
Missed out on a Steam sale because you were nowhere near a PC or Mac to purchase the games? Valve's game distribution channel has extended to Apple iOS and Google Android, though the app is currently in closed beta.
Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012
One of the touted features of Windows 8 is its ability to handle connectivity seamlessly, be it at a Wi-Fi network or over a mobile broadband connection. Group program manager Billy Anders has published an official blog post that outlines steps taken to improve the wireless connectivity experience.
Announced in an updated blog post on Tuesday, Facebook's Timeline will soon be made mandatory across the globe over the next few weeks. Users will have seven days to preview Timeline before it goes live.
Friday, 20 Jan 2012
Twitter has acquired Summify, a news aggregation start-up company. The announcement was published on Summify's blog, which left a bittersweet aftertaste for its crew and subscribers since the acquisition also marks the retirement of the popular service.