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Microsoft Stops Developers From Using ‘Metro’ Name In Their Apps

Microsoft Stops Developers From Using ‘Metro’ Name In Their Apps

Microsoft’s Windows 8 is due soon and the company has used the term ‘metro’ extensively in describing the new interface of its OS. However, it seems that the company may soon be quitting the ‘metro’ branding of Windows 8. It has now advised the apps developers not to make use of the term ‘metro’ when naming their Windows 8 or Windows Phone apps.

By On August 3, 2012 Respond
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Windows 8 Released To Manufacturing

Windows 8 Released To Manufacturing

Windows 8 is finally inching towards its official release. According to Microsoft, it has released the OS to manufacturing. This essentially means that hardware vendors finally have the OS and the next thing they have to do is to load it into their machines and ship it out to the customers.

By On August 3, 2012 Respond
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Harvard Develops Software To Make 3D Printing Of Video Game Characters Possible

Harvard Develops Software To Make 3D Printing Of Video Game Characters Possible

Imagine watching your favorite video game characters become real in the 3D world. While that may seem a fantasy, a new software has finally made it possible. By using the techniques of 3D printing, the software is able to create a digital models of these characters which can then be easily printed in 3D.

By On August 2, 2012 Respond
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Hackers Can Exploit Global Air Traffic Control System, Can Trick Controllers Using ‘Ghost Planes’

Hackers Can Exploit Global Air Traffic Control System, Can Trick Controllers Using ‘Ghost Planes’

Earlier this week, Cyprus-based security researcher Andrei Costin demonstrated his findings about the weaknesses of air traffic control systems, used globally, at the Black Hat hacking conference in Las Vegas. Costin showed that using $US2000 ($A1930) worth of electronics and modest tech skills, hackers could circumvent the air traffic control system. Costin targeted ADS-B system, an air traffic control system deployed internationally in recent years in a multi-billion dollar project.

By On July 31, 2012 Respond
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Millions Of Mac Users Switch Over To Mountain Lion

Millions Of Mac Users Switch Over To Mountain Lion

Normally, whenever Apple dishes out an update for its desktop OS, it takes many months before a significant number of people start using it. In other words, Mac users are rather in following Apple OS upgrades. However, this may be changing with Apple’s latest release, the Mountain Lion. According to report, 3 percent Mac users have already switched to Mountain Lion within 48 hours of its release!

By On July 30, 2012 Respond
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iA Founder Praises Mountain Lion’s New One-Level File System

iA Founder Praises Mountain Lion’s New One-Level File System

File systems are essential part of computers in today’s world. They are essential to help you organize your files efficiently and effectively. However, for long, Apple has been making use of multi-level file systems in its desktop operating system. Now, with OS X Mountain Lion, Apple has also introduced a single-level file system.

By On July 30, 2012 Respond
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AMD Radeon HD 8000 Series GPUs Will Launch In 2013 With Upto 40% Performance Boost

AMD Radeon HD 8000 Series GPUs Will Launch In 2013 With Upto 40% Performance Boost

AMD is going to introduce its next generation GPUs in 2013. It will start its journey through AMD Radeon 8000 series. The code name for this Radeon HD series is Sea Islands. It would obviously be better than the current Radeon HD 7000 series. Some fantastic new features will be included in Radeon HD 8000 series boosting performance up to 40%, compared to present generation.

By On July 29, 2012 Respond
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Facebook Invites Hackers To Hunt Down Security Bugs

Facebook Invites Hackers To Hunt Down Security Bugs

Hackers are getting smarter day by day. The recent incidents of hacking in Yahoo, Gmail, AOL, LinkedIn and others are some of the examples. As hacking incidents are increasing gradually, big tech giants are trying hard to beef up cyber-security. The popular social networking site, Facebook , is one them. To protect Facebook from being hacked, the company has decided to resort to the hackers. Facebook has announced to pay hackers over $400,000 for hunting down security bugs in its system.

By On July 29, 2012 Respond
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Arc Mouse Concept – A Mouse That Can Be Used On Any Surface

Arc Mouse Concept – A Mouse That Can Be Used On Any Surface

In a world where tablets and laptops are becoming increasingly popular, desktop computers have become redundant. And a lot of accessories that are usually used with them have grown outdated. However, external mouses are still very popular primarily because of the rather inadequate performance of trackpads and touchscreens.

By On July 27, 2012 Respond
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Apple To Launch OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tomorrow

Apple To Launch OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tomorrow

Apple has declared that Mac OS X 10.8 (code name Mountain Lion) will be available from tomorrow at Mac App Store. It will cost $19.99 as declared before. If you have bought a Mac recently, don’t worry, because the company has already mentioned all Mac sold after June 11 will get Mountain Lion free.. Check your Mac whether it is eligible or not for the upgrade.

By On July 25, 2012 Respond
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Windows 8 RTM Screenshots Leaked: Revealed New IE 10, Wallpapers & Bootscreen

Windows 8 RTM Screenshots Leaked: Revealed New IE 10, Wallpapers & Bootscreen

Windows 8 RTM(Release to Manufacturing) is on schedule for the first week of August. This weekend, some screenshots of Windows 8 RTM has been leaked that shows, Microsoft has brought a number of changes for the final version of the operating system. The leaked screenshots indicate that Microsoft is still trying to improve the user interface. Check the leaked screenshots below.

By On July 25, 2012 Respond
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Hight End Mobile Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro K5000M

Hight End Mobile Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro K5000M

The NVIDIA Quadro K5000M is a high-performance graphic card for mobile workstations wit 1344 CUDA cores. The Quadro K5000M is specially made for the Intel Chief River generation (Ivy Bridge). It is another successor to the Fermi-based Quadro 5010M (Huron River platform).  This graphic card is a Kepler-based GPU that built on the GK104 chip. It is manufactured in 28nm at TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company) architecture from NVIDIA. The Quadro series like NVIDIA Quadro K5000M ensures the optimized for performance in professional applications like CAD or DCC.

By On July 24, 2012 Respond
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Apple Introduces Calendar App In OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion GM

Apple Introduces Calendar App In OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion GM

Apple has been trying hard to reconcile its mobile OS, iOS with its desktop-based Mac OS. It has slowly integrated a number of popular features from iOS into OS X. For instance, in OS X Mountain Lion, the iCal feature has been replaced with Calendar and Reminders apps, which are two separate apps, quite like they are in iOS.

By On July 24, 2012 Respond
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HP’s Enyo 2 Comes With Cross-Platform Support

HP’s Enyo 2 Comes With Cross-Platform Support

After it was evident that HP’s webOS is not going to be a success, HP eventually had to abandon it. But after abandoning its webOS, the company had announced that it will be open-sourcing Enyo, the JavaScript framework. Initially, the first version of Enyo solely supported HP TouchPad’s apps. But now, the scope of Enyo has grown to multiple platforms.

By On July 24, 2012 Respond
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What Firefox 15 Beta Offers?

What Firefox 15 Beta Offers?

Mozilla has updated the beta distribution channel for its Firefox browser and version 15 is available for download which is full of new products for developers. Program such as debugger is redesigned, an integrated PDF viewer, HTML 5 integration, native support for Opus format and many other things. Find out more details on what this Beta version of Firefox 15 will bring us.

By On July 22, 2012 Respond
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