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  • News: Raspberry Pi demand overwhelms website on launch day

    After five years of largely obscure development, the Raspberry Pi Linux computer for schools went on sale this morning, almost immediately overwhelming the project’s website as the public tried to buy the first units.

  • News: Use Android? Three Ways to Make It More Free

    Google's Android mobile platform is clearly a lot more open and free than Apple's competing iOS is, but proprietary drivers and data-collecting apps still pose a significant threat to users' freedom.

  • News: Startup scene in Singapore not quite Silicon Valley

    The growing startup scene in southeast Asia is a bit different than its counterpart in Silicon Valley.

  • News: Next iteration of governments CloudStore will be open source

    Chris Chant, Director of the government’s G-Cloud programme, has confirmed to Computerworld UK that the next iteration of the recently opened CloudStore will be based on open source software.

  • News: Windows 8 on ARM on track, Microsoft says

    Anyone can take Windows 8 for a spin now that Microsoft has launched the so-called "consumer preview" version of the software at an event in Barcelona on Wednesday.

  • News: Microsoft shows Windows on ARM tablet designs

    Windows on ARM-based reference design touchscreen tablets made an appearance on stage at Microsoft's Windows 8 Consumer Preview event at Mobile World Congress.

  • News: Alleged RSA crypto flaw hotly debated

    Is the RSA cryptosystem flawed or is the recent sharp criticism of it the result of poor — or even malicious — implementation of key-generation techniques that appear to have rendered some RSA-based encryption keys crackable?

  • News: Riverbed teams with Akamai to boost SaaS performance

    Anyone who has endured the painful wait of a slow-loading application is familiar with the frustration and lost productivity that follows. That's the problem that motivated Riverbed and Akamai to join forces for a new SaaS acceleration offering, with the objective of resolving SaaS application performance issues that were previously untouchable.

  • Opinion: Windows Phone Owners: No Windows 8 for You...Yet

    Microsoft showed off the Windows 8 Consumer Preview today in Barcelona on the third day of Mobile World Congress. As the PCWorld phone editor, the whole event felt incredibly familiar. XBox live support? Apps that work together? A dynamic start screen? It sounds a lot like Windows Phone.

  • Buying Advice: How to choose a flat-panel display

    The screen is one of the most important elements of a PC. Make sure you choose the right one with our comprehensive guide.

  • News: Microsoft ships Windows 8 Consumer Preview

    Microsoft launched the Windows 8 Consumer Preview today at 9:30 a.m. ET, opening the gates to users who want to try the desktop edition of the company's upcoming upgrade.

  • Opinion: Worlds Collide in a New Fan-Made Live-Action Minecraft Video

    In the fine tradition of such YouTube talent as Gary Bigham, Pro-LARPer, and Corridor Digital comes a new live-action Minecraft video from mikeNgary. This one's a bit of a tragedy; dimensional rifts, low-resolution realities spilling through, and an Obsidian-gated Orpheus quest to retrieve a vulgar creeper victim from the Nether. At least, I think that's what's happening. Have a look.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Grip it good!

    We always see something new in our weekly iOS accessory roundup. (After all, it is a roundup of new products.) This week's biggest novelty is an iPhone holder that will also help you get a powerful Charles Atlas handshake--no more getting sand kicked in your face at the beach!

  • Opinion: Skype Launches GroupMe for Windows Phones

    Skype this week launched the GroupMe app for Windows Phone, following its August acquisition of the tool that enables free, real-time group texting. GroupMe lets you communicate instantly with up to 25 colleagues using chat, photos, and location sharing.

  • News: Microsoft launches Windows 8 Consumer Preview: full details

    Full details of Microsoft's launch of the Consumer Preview of Windows 8. The Windows Store, which will be the marketplace for acquiring applications for Windows 8, launched today too, with free apps for all.

  • News: How to email groups with Mail

    The world can be a tedious place. Some of that tedium, such as long lines at the market and unyielding traffic jams, is unavoidable. But there are waits that you needn't suffer, particularly when working with your Mac. Take adding multiple recipients to a single email message, for example. Of course you can add each recipient, one address at a time. But doing so is about as interesting (and necessary) as watching paint dry. With the power of address groups at your disposal you can quickly add many recipients to your message in one go. Here are answers to frequently asked questions:

  • News: Toolset lets mobile carriers meld core services with the Web

    Unlocking the treasure trove of mobile carrier services and data for new mobile apps is getting a lot easier. And now, it's getting easier for the carriers themselves to "mash-up" those internal resources with external Web-accessible services from Facebook and others.

  • News: Firefox Add-On Collusion Shows Who's Tracking You Online

    If you're concerned about advertisers tracking you across the Web, Mozilla can now help you see exactly who's following you online with a new experimental Firefox add-on called Collusion. The browser extension creates a real-time graph of all the tracking cookies being deposited on your browser as you move around the Web.

  • Opinion: Windows 8 Consumer Preview Available Now

    Warm up your cable and DSL modems, they’re about to get busy. The Windows 8 Consumer Preview (read: beta) is ready for the general public to download and install. The Consumer Preview is definitely not a fully complete and tested copy of Windows 8, so make sure you don’t do anything crazy like wipe out your existing Windows installation or run it on a machine you use for mission-critical work.

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