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German City Reverts To Microsoft Office After Disappointed With OpenOffice

German City Reverts To Microsoft Office After Disappointed With OpenOffice

The German city of Freiburg started using OpenOffice in 2007. The open-source solution was adapted and used in parallel with Microsoft Word. However, a few years later, the city council has voted in favor of ditching OpenOffice for its inadequate performance and the lack of concerted development of the platform.

By On December 2, 2012 2 Responses
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Mozilla Finally Plans To Fix Private Browsing Bug In Firefox 20

Mozilla Finally Plans To Fix Private Browsing Bug In Firefox 20

Private browsing is a fairly important feature in modern-day web browsers. Whereas the likes of Google Chrome allow regular browsing and private browsing side by side, you can’t avail a similar setting in Mozilla Firefox apparently due to a bug. Now, the Mozilla team intends to fix this bug with the upcoming release of Firefox 20 in 2013.

By On December 2, 2012 Respond
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Apple Finally Launches iCloud-Integrated iTunes 11

Apple Finally Launches iCloud-Integrated iTunes 11

Apple users have been eagerly waiting for the launch of the new version of iTunes, and now it is open. iTunes 11 comes with a new look and a number of new features, including iCloud integration.

By On December 1, 2012 Respond
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Windows 8 Unable To Bolster Tablet Or PC Sales, Surface RT Tablet Orders Decline

Windows 8 Unable To Bolster Tablet Or PC Sales, Surface RT Tablet Orders Decline

Microsoft had pinned a lot of hopes on its new operating system, Windows 8. The company had especially expected to finally gain foothold in the tablet market with Windows 8 tablets. However, that doesn’t seem to be happening, sources within Microsoft’s supply chain claim.

By On December 1, 2012 Respond
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Adobe To Release Retina Display Supported Photoshop CS6 On December 11

Adobe To Release Retina Display Supported Photoshop CS6 On December 11

Adobe has cited in its site that it is going to host its “Create Now Live” event on December 11. The company has promised to reveal “What’s next in Adobe Photoshop.” On the other side, Adobe has released a teaser video for Photoshop CS6 in YouTube. The video has provided some exciting hints.

By On November 29, 2012 Respond
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Apple Releases Firmware Update To Resolve Thunderbolt Issues

Apple Releases Firmware Update To Resolve Thunderbolt Issues

Macbook Pro users initially reported some problems with its Thunderbolt technology, and Apple has shipped out a firmware update to fix those.

By On November 29, 2012 Respond
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Microsoft May Release Windows Blue In 2013 For Free

Microsoft May Release Windows Blue In 2013 For Free

It’s no wonder that a company like Microsoft to start working on their future products far ahead in time. This is what happened in this case too. Microsoft has already started on its next version of Windows. According to reports, this time Microsoft will change the rules of the game. It can even offer the next Windows for free.

By On November 29, 2012 Respond
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Microsoft: 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses Sold In One Month

Microsoft: 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses Sold In One Month

Although a complete revamp of earlier Windows operating systems, Windows 8 adoption rate was slower than expected in the first month. Now, we have some solid figures to measure its success. Yesterday, Microsoft announced that it has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses in the first month.

By On November 28, 2012 Respond
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Windows 8 Product Keys Are Stored In BIOS, Not Printed On Sticker

Windows 8 Product Keys Are Stored In BIOS, Not Printed On Sticker

Microsoft normally ships out Windows machines with labels or stickers attached to them which come with the product key of the copy of Windows installed. However, in Windows 8 machines, this is no longer the case. Rather, these machines come with their product keys automatically stored in the BIOS.

By On November 27, 2012 1 Response
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Windows 8 Attracts Mild Interest, Witnesses Slow Adoption

Windows 8 Attracts Mild Interest, Witnesses Slow Adoption

Windows 8 is based on an entirely new design philosophy, and was expected to become an instant hit with its slick looks and Modern UI. However, that doesn’t seem to be the case in the light of fresh statistics.

By On November 25, 2012 1 Response
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Mozilla Pulls The Plug On Firefox 64-Bit For Windows

Mozilla Pulls The Plug On Firefox 64-Bit For Windows

The Mozilla team has been working on a 64-bit version of Firefox for Windows for a while. However, apparently the project has been riddled with a lot of issues as a result of which, Mozilla’s managing engineer Benjamin Smedberg has announced that he is pulling the plug on it.

By On November 24, 2012 Respond
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Pirates Trick Microsoft Into Granting Free Legitimate Windows 8 Activiation

Pirates Trick Microsoft Into Granting Free Legitimate Windows 8 Activiation

In recent years, Microsoft has tightened the noose around fake Windows copies. However, it seems that the company left some security loopholes unattended in Windows 8. Taking advantage of this, a number of pirates have been able to have their pirated Windows 8 copies activated by Microsoft for free!

By On November 22, 2012 Respond
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Firefox 17 Rolls Out With Social API, Facebook Integration

Firefox 17 Rolls Out With Social API, Facebook Integration

The Mozilla team has recently rolled out the new version of its browser, Firefox 17. Firefox’s latest version comes packed with a number of new features. The most intriguing of these features is the inclusion of Social API which allows the browser to incorporate in-browser Facebook integration.

By On November 21, 2012 Respond
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Apple May Include Siri And Maps Integration In OS X 10.9

Apple May Include Siri And Maps Integration In OS X 10.9

Apple has long cited its plans to bring together its desktop and mobile operating systems. And in a bid to do so, the company has been steadily introducing iOS features into its recent OS X builds. Rumors have it now that Apple will be releasing the upcoming OS X 10.9 with both Siri and Maps integration.

By On November 21, 2012 Respond
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OS X 10.8.2 Update Not Available For Mac Mini Users

OS X 10.8.2 Update Not Available For Mac Mini Users

Users of 2012 Mac Mini machines were recently in for a surprise when they tried to install the latest version of OS X. The OS X 10.8.2 update is not only unavailable to these users via App Store’s Software Update Service but even when they tried to install it manually, the system returned an error.

By On November 20, 2012 Respond
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