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Oracle's Latest Security Patch for Java Not 100% Infallible

Just last week, Oracle released an out-of-band emergency update to address vulnerability issues in its Java software framework. However, its efforts seemed in vain as security researchers pointed out that new vulnerabilities had been found as the patch failed to address the root cause of the problem.

Microsoft Details Outlook 2013 Deprecated Features and Components

According to the official Office 2013 blog, Microsoft has decided to remove some features and components from Outlook 2013. This is especially of concern to users of Outlook 2007 or 2010 who are looking to upgrade to the new Outlook. Read on to find out the extent of the deprecation efforts by the company.

U.S. Windows Store Reveals Special App Offers

Looking for some apps to download this holiday season from the Windows Store? For those on the U.S. Windows Store, Microsoft has listed six apps that are on offer from now till January 31, 2013.

Instagram Regresses Terms of Service After Public Outcry

Instagram's co-founder, Kevin Systrom, has just done a 360-degree turnabout, stating that they will be reverting "this advertising section to the original version that has been in effect since we launched the service in October 2010", after a massive outcry over the recent changes.

Google Dropping Support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync

On 30 January 2013, Google will be dropping consumer support for Microsoft's Exchange ActiveSync protocol for new devices. Chalk up another casualty of the mobile wars.

Viddy, "Instagram for Videos" App, Comes to Android

Somewhat likened to "the Instagram for video capturing", Viddy, now available on Android, allows users to apply 10 different filters as well as add songs to their 15-sec recorded clips before sharing them with other Viddy users and on different social networks.

Google Not Developing Apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 (For Now)

Google is shelving plans for dedicated apps like Gmail and Drive for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 because of the limited scale of users on Microsoft's platforms. The search giant, however, might change its mind if the situation improves.

Google Maps App for iOS Arrives

Google Maps finally makes a return on iOS devices today. For now, the new app is optimized for iPhone 5, but not yet for the iPad.

Redesigned Flickr For iOS Includes 16 New Filters and Revamped UI

Instagram, Twitter and Snapseed aside, Flickr for iOS has revved up the competition with some updates of its own, including the addition of 16 new filters and a revamped UI.

Twitter Rolls Out Photo Editing Features

The update to Twitter's iPhone and Android applications will allow users to edit photos in new ways, such as adding filters, photo frames, as well as an auto-enhance capability to its image sharing feature.



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