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Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012

Skype is Replacing Windows Live Messenger? (Update)

Skype is Replacing Windows Live Messenger? (Update)

Microsoft has confirmed that Skype will be replacing Windows Live Messenger. The company plans to retire Windows Live Messenger in all countries except mainland China next Q1 2013.

Retina Display for Second-Gen iPad Mini in the Works

Retina Display for Second-Gen iPad Mini in the Works

Plans are said to be underway to mass produce 7.9-inch display panels of 2,048 x 1,536 pixels for the second generation iPad Mini.

Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012

Play Battlefield 1942 Now Free via Origin

Play Battlefield 1942 Now Free via Origin

If you're a big Battlefield fan, here's your chance to play the game that started the entire series via EA's distribution service, Origin.

Security Firm Uncovers Multiple Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in Windows 8 and IE10

Security Firm Uncovers Multiple Zero-Day Vulnerabilities in Windows 8 and IE10

Researchers at Vupen Security (a private security firm that is based in France) claimed that they have discovered multiple zero-day vulnerabilities in Windows 8 and IE10. These security flaws may potentially allow cybercriminals to gain control of a Windows 8 machine remotely.

Brand Makeover for Samsung at CES 2013?

Brand Makeover for Samsung at CES 2013?

The largest mobile vendor is said to be preparing for a "radical brand makeover" that would be ready for unveiling at the Consumer Electronics Show 2013. Australia's Channel News reports.

Instagram Web Profiles Announced

Instagram Web Profiles Announced

After becoming the must have photo app for both Android and iOS devices, Instagram has just announced that it will now be available and accessible on the web. Users will now be able to share and view their snaps on the desktop.

Monday, 5 Nov 2012

Hurricane Sandy Covered by Time Magazine Utilizing Instagram

Hurricane Sandy Covered by Time Magazine Utilizing Instagram

Time Magazine has given five photographers direct access to its Instagram feed recently in a bid to bring Hurricane Sandy coverage to their readers as quickly as possible.

London to Deploy 14,000 iPad-Controlled Street Lamps

London to Deploy 14,000 iPad-Controlled Street Lamps

The city of London is replacing its street lamps with 14,000 more efficient iPad-controlled ones over the next four years.

Friday, 2 Nov 2012

Gmail Edges Hotmail as World's Top Email Service

Gmail Edges Hotmail as World's Top Email Service

Google has finally overtaken Hotmail as the world's top email service. This is according to Internet analytics firm comScore who stated that for their October data, Gmail overtook Hotmail with 287.9 million unique worldwide visitors versus 286.2 million for Hotmail.

3 Million Galaxy Note II Units Sold Globally, According to Samsung

3 Million Galaxy Note II Units Sold Globally, According to Samsung

A mere month after its launch, the Galaxy Note II has reportedly already sold a total of 3 million units according to Samsung.

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