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Windows Live Messenger 2011 beta will arrive in June

The next version of instant messaging software from Microsoft will be finalized in late summer, along with other software and online services of the galaxy Live. Towards the end of the summer, probably around the beginning of September,...

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The iPad 3G: Is the extra $130 worth it?

Apple’s newest iPad, the 3G-equipped model that arrived Friday, is identical to the earlier Wi-Fi-only model, save for a plastic black strip running along the top of the device — for 3G reception — and a SIM card slot...

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Adobe launches Creative Suite 5 Master Collection

Adobe systems has announced the launch of new Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection which will enable deploying content across different media, including print, internet, and mobile devices. The design and development software offers...

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Microsoft exec touts Windows 7’s strength

Windows 7 has been relatively well-received since its launch, but one of the key questions has been whether it will help Microsoft gain share against Apple, particularly in the U.S. consumer market. Microsoft says that last quarter’s...

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Microsoft previews next version of Messenger

Open beta of chat application due this summer Microsoft has revealed details of a new version of its Messenger chat application, along with the launch of Messenger Connect, which is aimed at web developers looking to create applications...

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Firefox Available for Android…Pre-Alpha

There’s finally a version of Firefox available for Android phones…although it’s rough enough around the edges to be called “pre-alpha.” The competition for Web browsers on Google’s Android...

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Microsoft Readies Embedded Version Of Windows 7

Microsoft (NSDQ:MSFT) is one step closer to releasing a version of its Windows 7 operating system for embedded devices such as industrial controls and set-top boxes. Microsoft said Windows Embedded Standard 7, which the company described...

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Google Acquires Widgit Maker Labpixies

Today Google announced, via its blog, that it has acquired Labpixies.com, which makes the widgits for iGoogle, Facebook, Android and iPhones. As iGoogle staff blogger Don Loeb puts it: “Many users want e-mail, videos, news,...

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Sony Announces the Death of the Floppy Disk

Fully 12 years after the original G3 iMac dropped support for the 3.5-inch floppy disk, Sony has finally decided to stop making them. The reason is a lack of demand. The surprise is that it took so long. If you still rely on the massive...

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YouTube Opens Rental Store

The video site has quietly launched a streaming rental service, after some earlier experiments. The streaming rental industry is getting ever more crowded, and now it’s going to have to make room for at least one more. YouTube has...