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At Google I/O 2013, Google has announced Google Play Music All Access, a paid subscription streaming music service. It will be available in the U.S. for US$9.99 per month after a 30-day free trial.
Microsoft's Tami Reller has confirmed that the upcoming Windows 8 update, internally codenamed Windows Blue, will be officially named as Windows 8.1. It will be a free upgrade for all Windows 8 users.
3D Fit is a mobile app from Glasses.com which enables you to see how glasses look on your 3D model via augmented reality.
The new Facebook update for iOS brings Chat Heads to iPhone, but only for messaging within Facebook. Other changes include Stickers, giant illustrated emoticons, and a cleaner, easier to read design for iPad.
Professional network LinkedIn has confirmed its acquisition of 3-year-old news reading app, Pulse Newsreader, for about US$90 Million. 90% of deal was settled with LinkedIn stock, while 10% was in cash.
Google Play Music is rolling out to seven more countries. Users in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Luxemburg, Austria, Ireland and Portugal are now able to store their music in Google Play for free, and stream them to their Android devices from anywhere.
Tumblr has just updated its Android app with a whole new look. The app comes with fancy new animations, and a look that's more in-line with Android's "Holo" theme.
Compatible with devices running on Windows Phone 7.5 and 8, the upgrade comes with new and improved features such as a redesigned home screen, new shortcuts, and better tags, among others.
Outlook RT exists and looks to be edging closer to release, according to Paul Thurrott of SuperSite for Windows fame. Regarding Office for iPad, he's heard that it would only arrive after Microsoft ships Outlook RT.
According to data from Net Applications, market share of Windows 8, though increasingly steadily, is only at 3.31%. More than 80% of Windows users are still using Windows 7 and XP.