Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013

Windows 8.1 May Bring Back the Start Menu; Allow Booting Straight to Desktop

Windows 8.1 May Bring Back the Start Menu; Allow Booting Straight to Desktop

According to research firm, IDC, the two options users have requested the most for Windows 8 are a boot-to-desktop feature and the return of the start menu. Now it seems that Microsoft may be considering adding both for its upcoming Windows 8.1 (Windows Blue) release.

Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Beta Released for Free Download

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Beta Released for Free Download

Adobe has released a public beta of Lightroom 5, which includes new features like an advanced healing brush, radial filter, upright perspective tool and space-saving Smart Previews. The beta is available for download now and will work until Lightroom 5 is released in June.

Friday, 12 Apr 2013

Pulse Newsreader Acquired by LinkedIn for US$90 Million

Pulse Newsreader Acquired by LinkedIn for US$90 Million

Professional network LinkedIn has recently confirmed its acquisition of 3-year-old news reading app, Pulse Newsreader, for about US$90 Million. 90% of deal was settled with LinkedIn stock, while 10% was in cash.

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013

Dell Introduces Automated Workstation Software to Improve Application Performance

Dell Introduces Automated Workstation Software to Improve Application Performance

Dell has announced Dell Precision Performance Optimizer (DPPO), the industry's first software that automatically configures Dell Precision workstation settings to maximize performance of engineering, design and digital content creation applications.

Google Play Music Rolls Out to Seven More Countries

Google Play Music Rolls Out to Seven More Countries

Google Play Music is now available in seven more countries. Users in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Luxemburg, Austria, Ireland and Portugal are now able to store their music in Google Play for free, and stream them to their Android devices from anywhere.

Gemalto Launches Private File Storage and Sharing App for Mobile Operators

Gemalto Launches Private File Storage and Sharing App for Mobile Operators

LinqUs CloudnShare offers mobile network operators a fast-track to launch their own fully branded and secure OTT (Over-The-Top) application, or complement their existing cloud backup services in the fast-developing personal cloud market.

Apple and Yahoo Discuss Deeper Integration for iOS

Apple and Yahoo Discuss Deeper Integration for iOS

According to people familiar with the matter, Apple and Yahoo are discussing possibilities for deeper collaboration and integration on iOS.

Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013

Mobile Operators Bring the Fight to WhatsApp and Viber

Mobile Operators Bring the Fight to WhatsApp and Viber

Singapore-based e-horizon is introducing a new type of app innovation called a mobile soft device. What distinguishes a mobile soft device from traditional communication apps is full integration with the core mobile network, which allows mobile operators to provide completely new types of services to subscribers.

Trend Micro Unveils Smart Protection Strategy

Trend Micro Unveils Smart Protection Strategy

The Smart Protection Strategy covers three focus areas with new solution concepts - custom defense against customized targeted cyber-attacks, complete end user protection for exchange of information in today's bring-your-own-device (BYOD) era, and cloud security optimized for data centers.

Tumblr for Android Updated with New Interface

Tumblr for Android Updated with New Interface

Tumblr, one of the top social media sites on the web, has just updated its Android app with a whole new look. The app comes with fancy new animations, and a look that's more in-line with Android's "Holo" theme.

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