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Microsoft ready to update Windows 8 built-in apps

The company appears ready to roll out the set of expected updates to its full set of core, Microsoft-developed Windows 8 applications, as rumored earlier this month.<p>It looks like Microsoft is indeed poised to update almost all its core, Microsoft-developed apps that shipped with Windows 8.<p>At the …

iPhone Addiction: 6 Signs Your Smartphone Is Stressing You Out

Being constantly connected is a basic fact of life for millennials: If you're a Gen Y-er, you probably carry around a mini-computer in your pocket at all times, text your friends in bed as you're falling asleep, and check your email within moments of waking in the morning. According to a recent …

Do we need another Windows OS?

Microsoft made a case this week for Windows RT. Is it necessary?<p>Microsoft made a case this week for Windows RT, its stripped down version of Windows 8. But do we need a third version of Windows?<p>It's been about five months now since Windows RT debuted. And this week Microsoft made a case to CNET for …

Windows Blue leaks online, includes smaller Live Tiles, new side-by-side Snap Views, and IE 11

An early build of Windows Blue, the next version of Windows, has leaked online on the same day that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer celebrates his 57th birthday. Build 9364, a partner version that was originally compiled on March 15th, has been made available on file sharing sites and includes some of …

Windows 8.1 'Blue': everything you need to know

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Windows 8.1 'Blue': everything you need to know<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Microsoft shipped its Windows 8 operating system in October, but the company is planning to update it in a big way with codename Blue. Designed for new hardware, including …

iOS 7 Needs To Come With This Simple App Switcher Concept [Video]

One of the most common complaints that we hear about iOS is that it’s getting boring. We’ve been using practically the same interface for over 5 years and haven’t seen any major changes, so people are hoping for something new and exciting with iOS 7.<p>Jesse Head’s iOS 7 App Switcher concept comes …

Facebook Rolls Out Replies And Threaded Comments On Page Posts And Popular Profiles

Facebook today is rolling out two more features for Pages used by brands and businesses and public Profiles for individuals with more than 10,000 followers: it is adding replies and threaded comments. The move — like Graph Search, designed to increase time spent on the site — confirms our report …

Microsoft to roll out Mail, Calendar and People app updates tomorrow

Microsoft has announced that it will roll out updates for People, Calendar, and Mail in the Windows Store tomorrow, promising “big improvements” in …

iPhone 5S expected to launch late June, says analyst

The next-generation iPhone should start shipping by the end of June, followed by a low-cost iPhone in the September quarter, says analyst Gene Munster.<p>Apple will likely bring out its next iPhone in late June, projects Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.<p>Assuming that forecast comes true, Munster …

Apple's broken promise: why doesn't iCloud 'just work'?

Frustrations mount as developers deal with Apple's inability to manage another cloud service<p>iCloud, perhaps more than any Apple software product, is meant to "just work." When Apple introduced iCloud, it made clear its hopes to eradicate settings menus and file systems in favor of automation. Steve …

Google Image Search Has Never Looked So Good

Stop what you're doing right now and start scrolling through this Tumblr of colorful images of planes and bridges and mats and packaging and other …

Image Search

These Six Regular People Just Got Invited To Use Google Glass

It will be sending out thousands of invites telling these lucky people that they can buy the Google Glass device for $1,500.<p>Google just sent us a list of some of the winners along with the things they will do with Glass once they own a pair. Here's the full email.<p>In February we asked people across …

Digitimes says Apple is working on a 4K TV for either later this year or early next year

According to <i>Digitimes</i>, Apple is planning on launching a TV set either later this year or in early 2014. The site, which has a mixed track record, says that the display is of 4K resolution. Specifically, the report calls for a 3840 x 2160 panel in the TV. While the site says Apple could be working …