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Safari 4 brings Chrome-like native interface, Cover Flow
— 10:05 AM on February 24, 2009

If you install the latest version of Apple's Safari for Windows, you might think you've downloaded a new Google Chrome beta by mistake. Apple has...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Windows 7 could hit release candidate stage on April 10
— 6:00 AM on February 23, 2009

As we wrote not long ago, Microsoft plans to hurry Windows 7's development along and skip straight to the release candidate stage for its...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Vista Capable suit loses class-action status
— 12:48 PM on February 19, 2009

A U.S. District Judge has reversed her decision to give the "Windows Vista Capable" lawsuit class-action status, TechFlash reports. In April 2007, Dianne L....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft sued over XP downgrade prices
— 2:39 PM on February 17, 2009

A miffed user has sued Microsoft because of the fee required to downgrade to Windows XP on a new Lenovo computer, according to InternetNews.com....

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Get ready for Microsoft retail stores
— 6:00 AM on February 13, 2009

Microsoft plans to take another page from the Apple playbook and open its own chain of retail stores. According to the Associated Press, Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Windows

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Report: Windows 7 is on track for a holiday launch
— 4:12 PM on February 12, 2009

Officially, Microsoft says Windows 7's launch schedule could go either way: the new operating system may hit stores in time for the 2009 holiday season,...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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HP netbooks to come with three Windows 7 flavors
— 12:58 PM on February 11, 2009

Microsoft believes Windows 7 will be tight and speedy enough to run on netbooks. Are PC makers buying it? Yes, at least in HP's case....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Windows

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Firefox 3.2 to integrate natural-language commands
— 11:46 AM on February 10, 2009

Remember Ubiquity, that experimental Firefox extension that lets users input natural-language commands like "map this" and "share-on-facebook?" In an interview with Firefox architect Mike...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Chrome could support Firefox-like extensions by late May
— 10:35 AM on February 6, 2009

Google's web browser may get Firefox-style extensions in just three months, according to a sharp-eyed Silicon Valley blogger. Chrome Product Manager Brian Rakowski already...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Skype 4.0 brings new interface, better quality
— 6:00 AM on February 4, 2009

A new major release of Skype's popular voice-over-IP application has hit the web—for Windows users, at least. Skype 4.0 is purportedly the "most distinctive...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Microsoft reveals Windows 7 editions
— 1:06 PM on February 3, 2009

With four different retail editions and arbitrarily segregated feature sets, Windows Vista certainly didn't make shopping easy for consumers. Will Windows 7 make things any...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Firefox, Safari, Chrome up, IE down in share rankings
— 12:29 PM on February 2, 2009

Internet Explorer is on a steady downward trend, while Firefox, Safari, and Chrome are conquering a growing number of users, according to the latest...

Type: News story Tags: Software

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Windows 7 to skip straight to release candidate stage
— 6:00 AM on February 2, 2009

All that praise about the Windows 7 beta's relative polish may not be unwarranted. According to a post on the Engineering Windows 7 blog, Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Windows

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iTunes DRM-free upgrades are now available track-by-track
— 1:14 PM on January 29, 2009

Apple has quietly updated its DRM upgrade policy on iTunes. According to iLounge, folks wishing to strip digital rights management protection from their songs

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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Mozilla Fennec browser heads to Windows Mobile
— 1:32 PM on January 28, 2009

While Mozilla might be arriving late to the mobile browser scene, it doesn't seem to be lacking ambition. The folks at British gadget site Electricpig...

Type: News story Tags: Software Personal tech

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Google takes Gmail off the cloud
— 9:35 AM on January 28, 2009

The line between cloud-based and desktop applications seems to keep blurring. This time, Google has introduced an experimental feature that allows Gmail to work...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Internet Explorer 8 RC1 impressions
— 10:34 AM on January 27, 2009

I didn't think the day would ever come, but it has: as of the RC1 build, Internet Explorer 8 appears to render TR pretty much...

Type: Blog post Tags: Internet Software

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Internet Explorer 8 RC1 arrives for XP, Vista
— 4:17 PM on January 26, 2009

As expected, the first Internet Explorer 8 release candidate became available for download this afternoon. According to a post on the official IEBlog, the RC1...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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