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Thursday, 3 Jul 2014

More PC Game Titles to Support AMD Mantle API

More PC Game Titles to Support AMD Mantle API

According to AMD, Electronic Arts have decided to release three new game titles with support for the company’s Mantle API. Check out which high profile games have support for this technology!

Unable to Update to Windows 8.1? Here’s a Fix

Unable to Update to Windows 8.1? Here’s a Fix

So, you're still running the original version of Windows 8 or Windows RT 8.0, because you can't coax Windows Store to perform the Windows 8.1 update? A solution is at hand.

Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014

Microsoft Enhances Security for Outlook.com and OneDrive; Opens First Transparency Center

Microsoft Enhances Security for Outlook.com and OneDrive; Opens First Transparency Center

Microsoft has just shared three important milestones that honor its earlier promise for increased security and transparency of its online and software products.

Google Acquires Music Streaming Service Songza

Google Acquires Music Streaming Service Songza

Not long after Apple bought Beats, Google acquires music streaming service Songza, known for its curated playlist features, with plans to enhance Google Play Music.

Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014

Google to Discontinue Quickoffice and Orkut in the Near Future

Google to Discontinue Quickoffice and Orkut in the Near Future

Google is ceasing development in its Quickoffice smartphone app now that it has released Google Docs and Google Sheets. It is also terminating its Orkut social network for its more popular brothers YouTube, Blogger and Google+.

Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Campaign Has the Most Backers to Date

Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Campaign Has the Most Backers to Date

The Reading Rainbow Kickstarter campaign is now the most-backed campaign ever. It aims to bring Reading Rainbow to as many children as possible, and encourage them to start reading. It has even managed to get the other top four Kickstarter campaigns (Pebble, OUYA, Pono and Veronica Mars) to help with its mission.

Microsoft Shelved Plans for the Surface Mini Due to Lack of Confidence?

Microsoft Shelved Plans for the Surface Mini Due to Lack of Confidence?

DigiTimes reported that Microsoft cancelled mass production of the Surface Mini as it lacked confidence in the tablet's ability to differentiate itself from the competition in the small tablet market segment.

Monday, 30 Jun 2014

Facebook Conducted Psychological Experiments on 600,000 Users in January 2012

Facebook Conducted Psychological Experiments on 600,000 Users in January 2012

The Proceedings of The National Academy of Sciences published a report earlier this month that Facebook conducted psychological experiments on 600,000 users without their knowledge in January 2012.

Panasonic Launches the 3E - A Hybrid Tablet/Notebook for Education

Panasonic Launches the 3E - A Hybrid Tablet/Notebook for Education

The Panasonic 3E is a semi-rugged tablet/notebook that is resistant to dust, drops and spills. It comes with several accessories for the classroom, and runs on Windows 8.1 Pro for Education.

Android L Keyboard Available for Download on Google Play Store

Android L Keyboard Available for Download on Google Play Store

You can now try Google's new keyboard from the Android L Developer Preview by downloading it from the Play Store. It is free and should work on devices running Android 4.0 and above.

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