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  • The bottomless money pit that is Windows Phone

    23 July 2014, 4:26 am

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has confirmed that his company will amalgamate all major versions of Windows into one operating system. Speaking on the company's quarterly earnings call today, Nadella told analysts Microsoft will "streamline the next version of…
  • Xiaomi's Hugo Barra: we're not an Apple rip-off

    23 July 2014, 3:47 am

    Yesterday, former Google-executive Hugo Barra, now Xiaomi's global vice president, had a talk with The Verge.…
  • 'iOS: About diagnostic capabilities'

    23 July 2014, 3:40 am

    Update: Zdziarski put up a more detailed response.…
  • No Man's Sky: a vast game crafted by algorithms

    22 July 2014, 5:03 pm

    No Man's Sky is a video game quite unlike any other. Developed for Sony's PlayStation 4 by an improbably small team (the original four-person crew has grown only to 10 in recent months) at Hello Games, an independent studio in the south of England, it's a game…
  • Meet the online tracking device that is virtually impossible to block

    22 July 2014, 4:49 am

    A new, extremely persistent type of online tracking is shadowing visitors to thousands of top websites, from WhiteHouse.gov to YouPorn.com.…
  • Win access to a game, then proceed to pirate it

    22 July 2014, 4:44 am

    Modern Combat 5 has been cracked and uploaded to multiple torrenting websites over the weekend. MC5 is a first person shooter for iOS, Android and Windows 8. The developer and publisher, Gameloft, ran a contest recently and invited players into the game early.…
  • Explaining Continuity: tying iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite together

    21 July 2014, 5:13 pm

    Continuity isn't a monolithic feature of the new operating systems so much as it is a range of features, each with its own hardware requirements and mode of operation. As we already did for iOS 8's Extensions, in this article we'll be using Apple's developer…
  • Backdoors and surveillance mechanisms in iOS devices

    19 July 2014, 3:06 pm

    Jonathan Zdziarski's paper about backdoors, attack points and surveillance mechanisms built into iOS is quite, quite interesting.…
  • Google tests new Chrome OS UI that's more Android

    18 July 2014, 7:39 pm

    Ars Technica reports about Project Athena:…
  • Lenovo stops selling small Windows tablets due to lack of demand

    18 July 2014, 7:33 pm

    Lenovo has stopped selling Windows tablets with screen sizes under 10 inches in the U.S. due to lack of interest.…
  • Official guide detailing how to port Sailfish OS to Android devices

    18 July 2014, 5:12 am

    This is a guide to help you understand how you can port Sailfish OS to devices running the CyanogenMod flavour of Android.…
  • Microsoft kills Series 40, Asha

    17 July 2014, 1:17 pm

    This news will probably fall through the cracks in most reporting about Microsoft's massive layoffs, but aside from the Nokia X, Microsoft is also killing off Series 40 and Asha.…
  • Microsoft announces massive layoffs, kills Nokia X phones

    17 July 2014, 9:17 am

    As expected, Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella has just announced an absolutely massive amount of layoffs.…
  • Google+ drops real name policy

    16 July 2014, 6:39 am

    We know you've been calling for this change for a while. We know that our names policy has been unclear, and this has led to some unnecessarily difficult experiences for some of our users. For this we apologize, and we hope that today's change is a step toward…
  • KDE Plasma 5.0 released

    15 July 2014, 5:01 pm

    KDE proudly announces the immediate availability of Plasma 5.0, providing a visually updated core desktop experience that is easy to use and familiar to the user. Plasma 5.0 introduces a new major version of KDE's workspace offering. The new Breeze artwork…

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