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BitTorrent Live P2P video streaming protocol to be free for all
— 6:00 AM on March 27, 2013

We first heard of BitTorrent's peer-to-peer video streaming protocol two years ago, when creator Bram Cohen demoed it. The protocol was supposed to...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Chrome gains Google-powered contextual spell check
— 4:54 PM on March 26, 2013

Google rolled out the latest update to its Chrome web browser today, and in the process, it introduced an intriguing new feature: an enhanced spell...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Google Keep puts your notes in the cloud
— 6:00 AM on March 21, 2013

A couple of days ago, Google acidentally unveiled Keep, its cloud-based note-taking service. Keep was only online briefly before being pulled, but it...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Internet Software

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Google Reader to be retired July 1
— 12:18 PM on March 14, 2013

If you're an avid consumer of RSS feeds, chances are you saw this news last night. Google has decided to retire its Reader aggregator as...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Havok hypes cross-platform physics engine
— 6:00 AM on March 13, 2013

Can you feel it? There's physics in the air. AMD flexed...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Software

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Chromium code suggests Google Now coming to the PC
— 10:34 AM on March 12, 2013

Google Now is one of the best features of recent versions of Android. This customizable information aggregator fills itself with useful information on everything...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Office 2013 retail licenses can now be transferred
— 9:07 AM on March 12, 2013

Quite a few Office users were miffed last month, when Microsoft clarified its licensing terms for the new productivity suite. For some odd...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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GeForce 314.14 beta drivers primed for upcoming games
— 11:36 AM on March 4, 2013

Graphics driver updates have come fast and furious these past few weeks, and Nvidia has a new one for GeForce owners. The 314.14 beta drivers...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Software

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Google Chrome to get tab noise indicator
— 9:08 AM on February 26, 2013

Don't you hate it when you have a gazillion tabs open, and then one of them—you have no idea which—decides to start blaring some annoying...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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LG buys WebOS, will use it to power smart TVs
— 12:38 PM on February 25, 2013

It seems oddly fitting, doesn't it? The day HP announces its first Android tablet, we learn that the company has sold WebOS to another...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Mobile computing Software

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Macrium Reflect saves my bacon, rubs it in with 20% discount
— 11:07 AM on February 25, 2013

Late last Tuesday evening, I shut down my main PC in order to conduct sound level testing for my GeForce Titan review. When...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Chrome 25 supports voice recognition API
— 6:00 AM on February 22, 2013

Voice recognition is showing up everywhere lately—phones, tablets, Macs, and even the desktop PC of one of our editors (but only because he broke...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox 19 introduces home-brewed PDF viewer
— 6:00 AM on February 20, 2013

One thing I love about Chrome is the integrated PDF viewer. I don't have to watch Adobe Reader stall my browser anymore—and once PDF files...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Which Blu-ray player software for Windows?
— 10:09 AM on February 18, 2013

Hey, all. News will be slow around here today, since it's President's Day. I do have a question for you, though. What do you...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software

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Microsoft to begin retiring Messenger on April 8
— 4:16 PM on February 15, 2013

I don't know many people who still use Microsoft's Messenger service. Starting April 8, though, that number is going to shrink rapidly to zero. Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Firefox nightlies now include Modern UI browser
— 11:38 AM on February 14, 2013

The Modern UI version of Firefox for Windows 8 has been ripening for a while. Development began last March, and experimental builds appeared...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software Windows

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BlueStacks brings Android apps to the Surface Pro
— 12:29 PM on February 12, 2013

The Surface Pro may not have a ton of available storage out of the box, but at least you can fill it up with...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows Personal tech

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Rumor: Microsoft mulls native Office for Linux
— 12:57 PM on February 7, 2013

Linux seems to be getting first-class treatment lately. As Valve continues to push its Steam service on the platform, Microsoft may be mulling a native...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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