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Monday, 20 Jun 2011

Mozilla Posts Final Builds of Firefox 5

Mozilla Posts Final Builds of Firefox 5

Mozilla has posted the final builds of Firefox 5 a few days ahead of the browser's official launch.

Friday, 17 Jun 2011

iPad to get Official Facebook App Soon

iPad to get Official Facebook App Soon

Facebook might finally release an official, tablet-optimized Facebook for the iPad, a year after Apple launched the tablet.

RIM Announces Loss in Net Income, Layoffs Coming

RIM Announces Loss in Net Income, Layoffs Coming

All's not good in the land of RIM, as their latest earnings call reveals some sobering news.

Windows 8 UI Planned Before iPad's Launch: Microsoft VP

Windows 8 UI Planned Before iPad's Launch: Microsoft VP

Microsoft VP, Dan'l Lewin has told TechRadar in an interview that the tile layout in Windows 8 on tablet devices was conceived before the iPad was launched.

New Android Malware Targets Custom ROMs

New Android Malware Targets Custom ROMs

According to Lookout Mobile Security, a new Trojan has surfaced in alternative Android markets, and currently targets Chinese Android users using custom ROMs.

Microsoft Survey Reveals Extent of Emerging Internet Phone Scam

Microsoft Survey Reveals Extent of Emerging Internet Phone Scam

A recent Microsoft survey reveals an increasing trend of criminals using traditional telephone landlines and posing as computer security experts in their scams.

Apple's iBooks Trademark In Contention With Book Publisher

Apple's iBooks Trademark In Contention With Book Publisher

A small book publisher from New York is suing Apple over its use of the "iBooks" term for its e-book store and e-reader app. John T. Colby, Jr., owner of several small independent publishing imprints, filed a federal lawsuit in the Eastern District of New York on Wednesday for trademark infringement.

Panasonic Announces Toughbook Android Tablet

Panasonic Announces Toughbook Android Tablet

Panasonic looks to replicate its Toughbook formula to the tablet arena with a new Android-powered tablet that is designed with security, functionality and real-world reliability in mind.

Thursday, 16 Jun 2011

Is Facebook Making its Own Photo-Sharing App?

Is Facebook Making its Own Photo-Sharing App?

Is Facebook making its own photo-sharing app to rival the likes of Instagram? TechCrunch says yes.

Valve Offers Free-to-Play Games on Steam

Valve Offers Free-to-Play Games on Steam

Valve has announced that free-to-play games can be downloaded via Steam. There are five titles available and users just need a Steam account.

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