Apple Announces OS X Mavericks With New Tags

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In a shortage for endangered jungle cats, Apple is re-naming its OS X desktop software. The Cupertino, California software-maker is now using a California-based theme for its OS X software, rather than the previous cats theme, with the first of many new releases based on a surfing theme. Hence, at WWDC 2013, Apple is dubbing […]

Tim Cook Promises Made in USA Mac Product

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After having its reputation tarnished by reports of suicides and poor working conditions at partner Foxconn‘s plants in China, Apple CEO Tim Cook is now promising that an updated Mac product will be made in the U.S. News of Apple’s decision to move at least one Mac product’s manufacturing to the U.S. comes as a […]

Google Redefines Mapping Experience

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Google is redefining the mapping experience for Android, iOS, tablets, and desktops with the new introduction of Google Maps at the Google I/O developer conference. Google says that it now provides over 15 billion kilometers of turn-by-turn directions and it’s working to improve that experience with additional imagery, photos, and user-submitted photo spheres captured with […]

The Start Button to Make a Comeback with Windows Blue?

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With the rumored Windows Blue update coming later this year, it is now believed that Microsoft executives are considering a move to bring back the Start button. The Start button, or Start menu, has been a mainstay of the Windows graphical user interface, allowing users to quickly access programs and recently used apps. However, with […]

AT&T’s Galaxy Note 2 Starts Getting Multi-Windows Update

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AT&T will be the fourth largest carrier in the U.S. to be pushing out a software update to its variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 that will deliver a split-screen Multi-Window view to the phablet, allowing the 5.5-inch Android device to run two apps simultaneously side-by-side. The Multi-Window view was launched natively on the […]

NexPhone Promises One Device for Phone, Tablet and PC

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“NexPhone is the only smartphone you will ever need in the future, which becomes a Tablet, Laptop or PC.” At least that’s the promise coming from Kosmas Technology, the company behind the NexPhone project. They plan to offer a smartphone that a user can take from their home to the office to mobile locations and […]

Motorola’s Latest Webtop OS Ditches Custom Linux OS for Ice Cream Sandwich

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With Android Ice Cream Sandwich being the first version of the Android operating system that melds together’s Google’s smartphone edition and tablet edition (previously limited to Android 3.x Honeycomb) of the mobile OS together, we’re seeing the lines between phone and tablet being blurred. With the traditional phone-centric build of targeted at finger-friendly mobility highlighting […]

Future Devices Will Run One OS – It Just Won’t be Microsoft’s

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Recently, Microsoft Windows Phone president Andy Lee spoke about the future. As Liliputing tells us, he declared that one day all computing devices will run the same operating system. He said that PCs, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, and televisions would all be united. While we wouldn’t disagree that our future could be going in that direction, he […]

iBookstore Comes to Desktop iTunes

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Apple has made some changes on the server side to incorporate the iBookstore for iBooks purchases on iTunes on the desktop on Mac and Windows versions of iTunes. Previously, though users can manage EPUB and PDF e-books through iTunes, users cannot access the store for downloading and purchasing new books on the desktop–this task was […]

WWDC: Mission Control and What Three Fingers Get You

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At Apple’s WWDC Conference, Apple has shown off Mission control, which is accessible via a three-finger gesture by swiping upwards on the trackpad. Mission Control allows users to not only manage their multitasking, but also their workflow, combining two features of OS X into one–Spaces and Expose. Once you’re in Mission Control, it will show […]

Intel Will Power MacBooks for the Foreseeable Future

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Last week we reported on a rumor that Apple would be ditching Intel processors for the competing ARM processors, a move similar to the Apple’s jump from PowerPC processors to Intel in 2006. The rumor was met with some som skepticism, but not completely ruled out as it would have provided Apple with something the company loves […]

Apple Migrating to ARM for Entire Computing Lineup?

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Apple is speculated to be moving its entire computing lineup with its laptops and desktops to the ARM chipset and away from Intel’s architecture. The recent rumor being reported by SemiAccurate would mark Apple’s second transition to a newer chipset in its desktops and laptops, first from PowerPC to Intel, and now if true from […]

Lenovo Announces A600 All-In-One, New IdeaPad Series, S10 Instant-On

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In a whopper of a press release, Lenovo has announced a stunner of a new all-in-one desktop called the A600, three new IdeaPad Y-Series laptops, and announced instant-on capability and a multi-touch trackpad for their S10 Netbook. Regarding the new instant-on capability in the S10 Netbook: Other new features on the IdeaPad S10 netbook include […]