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How to get the Windows 8.1 preview

If you've been screaming from the rooftops for Microsoft to return the Start button to Windows, you're going to be happy. On Wednesday, Microsoft unveiled Windows 8.1 at its Microsoft Build conference. The update brings a long list of new features, but most notably, the Start button returns!<p>Along …

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Is iOS 7 Buying Time For Apple, Or Stealing Time From Android?

The new design of iOS 7 has already consumed vast virtual column inches on the internet as designers and developers weigh in and tear down the handiwork of Jony Ive and his team at Apple. Forbes.com contributor Haydn Shaughnessey asked the other day if, “Is Apple Facing A Designer And Developer …

Yahoo News Gets a Major Redesign and a Customizable News Stream

Yahoo continued its corporate and product revamp today by rolling out an entirely new layout for Yahoo News, which slims down the sidebar and places greater emphasis on featured articles in the central column.<p>Noted by TechCrunch, the various sections are still listed down the left-hand side of the …

T-Mobile Prism II from Huawei is official, yours tomorrow for $116 outright

If you're looking to tap into one of T-Mobile's low-cost unlimited plans but are feeling squeamish about paying for your phone outright, then you might be curious about the Prism II: a new budget smartphone that's about to hit widespread availability at T-Mobile. The handset has been on our radar …

Hurry up and put a projector in my phone, Intel

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>For several years now, Intel (s intc) has used its annual Research@Intel event to showcase an interactive projected display. …

Same-day booking app HotelQuickly claims dominance in Asia before rival HotelTonight

Asia has accommodation options ranging from opulent five-star hotels to roach-infested shared rooms in hostels. HotelQuickly wants to help you stay on the upper end of that spectrum without paying a five-star price.<p>HotelQuickly is a same-day hotel booking app that focuses on markets in the …

Sprint Nextel shareholders approve SoftBank bid

<b>Japan's SoftBank will become one of the world's largest mobile operators after shareholders in Sprint Nextel backed its revised bid for a 78% stake in the business.</b><p>SoftBank will pay $21.6bn (£13.9bn) for the stake in Sprint, which is the US's third-largest phone carrier.<p>In its revised bid the …

Microsoft brings BizSpark, Bing Fund, and its accelerators under one roof

Today Microsoft’s Rahul Sood announced the creation of Microsoft Ventures, the company’s collected efforts to provide software discounts to growing companies, incubate startups, and directly fund firms that it believes in.<p>The breadth of the program may seem unfocused, but Microsoft Ventures’ …

iPhone loses market share in Europe as Android surges

Apple lost market share to Android in Western Europe, according to market researcher IDC.<p>Market trends in Western Europe are not looking good for Apple's iPhone. "Apple's iOS continues to lose ground as market share declined to 20% from 25% in 1Q12 [first quarter 2012]," IDC said Tuesday.<p>Android, …

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Square Market launches, provides easy online storefronts for small businesses

We've come to know Square for its efforts in making it easier for small -- and not so small -- businesses to get paid in real life with card readers, iPad registers and apps, but its latest project is trying to help them sell online as well. Square Market has just opened up, and features …