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  • News: SK Telecom bolsters coverage with LTE/Wi-Fi femtocells

    South Korean mobile operator SK Telecom has already begun installing the type of gear that is the talk of the show at Mobile World Congress this week: a dual-mode femtocell with LTE and Wi-Fi.

  • News: Microsoft opens doors to Metro app store for Windows 8

    Microsoft today made good on its promise to open the doors to its Windows Store alongside the launch of the public Windows 8 preview.

  • News: SmugMug releases app to 'awesomeize' your photos

    SmugMug wants to make sure your iPhone photos are doused in a whole lot of awesome sauce. The photo-sharing site on Wednesday released Camera Awesome, an iOS camera app with advanced shooting features, plenty of editing tools and filters, and sharing capabilities.

  • News: Windows 8 on ARM tablets, PCs ships to developers

    After months of restricted demonstrations, Microsoft is opening up tablets and PCs based on ARM processors with the Windows 8 OS to developer scrutiny, multiple companies said on Wednesday.

  • News: Minix gets a NetBSD code infusion

    Minix, the Unix operating system that inspired Linus Torvalds to create Linux, has been expanded to give users a wider range of commands and features, thanks in large part to a Google Summer of Code project from last year.

  • News: NTIA: Mobile privacy may be a top priority in new push

    Transparency about the personal data that mobile applications collect may be at the top of the agenda as the U.S. Department of Commerce begins work on privacy codes of conduct for online businesses.

  • News: Japan's largest mobile carrier invests US$14 million in Eye-Fi

    NTT DoCoMo, Japan's largest mobile operator, said Wednesday it had invested US$14 million in Eye-Fi, the maker of Wi-Fi-enabled memory cards.

  • News: Microsoft Launches Windows 8 Consumer Preview Software With Free Apps

    Microsoft used the backdrop of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Wednesday to launch its long-awaited Windows 8 Consumer Preview. In doing so, Microsoft makes a big statement about where it sees Windows' future role on mobile devices--tablets and laptops, but no mention of phones, yet.

  • News: Texas man gets prison time for software copyright infringement

    A Texas man who sold supposed backup copies of Adobe Systems, Microsoft and Autodesk software through multiple websites has been sentenced to serve nearly five years in prison and ordered to pay more than US$402,000 in restitution, the U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have announced.

  • News: Windows 8 offers no management help for ARM devices

    Organizations looking to deploy Windows 8 on ARM-based (WOA) devices will have to do so without being able to manage them, according to a Microsoft advisory outlining the business benefits of the new operating system.

  • 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: 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.

  • 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: 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.



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