Microsoft today announced Office 365 University, a version of the productivity suite of apps aimed to students priced at $79.99 for a four-year, two-computer license. mehr »
As the world waits for the release of the mainstream new OS from Microsoft, the Linux community celebrates the launch of a new Ubuntu release codenamed Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.10. mehr »
If you are (still) a Windows user or have always been a hardcore fan, check out this infographic which chronicles the evolution of the most popular computer platform ever, from the humble beginnings in 1985, to the (much) awaited debut of the newest and probably the most overhauled version, Windows 8. Which windows version is your favorite? Let us know in the comments, full infographic from Freemake after the break.
Looks like more software running on older platforms will lose support and updates. Adobe Photoshop on Windows XP won’t be receiving future updates and versions. According to Adobe, the latest Photoshop CS6 will be the last to be offered to Windows XP users. This means the next version, Photoshop CS7, won’t be available for the old Windows OS. mehr »
Microsoft may only be gauging how the people will perceive the pricing of the next Office versions. The Office 2013 and Office 365 will be available but we don’t know for sure. We know that Office Home and Student 2013 will cost $139 complete with with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. If you want Outlook added to the pack for Home and Business use, it’s going to be $219. Meanwhile, the Professional Pack that will include Access and Publisher will be more expensive at $399. mehr »
The increase in saturation of Smart TVs in the consumer market today not only paved the way to smarter and more interactive entertainment experience, but also the possibility of video telephony which
was once only exclusive to high-end board rooms. Now people can video chat with relatives in their living rooms but sometimes voice quality isn’t always topnotch.
SAP’s co-Chief Executive Jim Hagemann Snabe was recently quoted saying that the Germany company might make more acquisitions. Nothing is final yet but the CEO believes that doing so will help in the company’s goal to expand some more. mehr »
Well it look like Microsoft will be removing their start tab that they’ve had for over 16 years from their Windows 8 software. This will surely take a little time getting used to because surely people can’t imagine using Microsoft without the famous “start” in the corner of the monitor. But when we say a little time we do mean just that. Maybe an hour or so. Come on; sometimes change is needed for progress. But we’ll see.
Facial recognition web app Face.com announced recently a new feature in its API – age detection. Just enter a URL of an image to the URL box and it analyzes the face returning with these values: minimum age, maximum age, and estimated age. And the creepy part is, it could tell if you are happy or not. mehr »
Editing your Photos can be fun and it just got better; that is if your willing to have some 3D fun and who isn’t? A group of designers , 3D enthusiasts and engineers have put their skills together and created a website called 3Defy. The website will provide online tools to those who are crazy about 3D or would just like the oppurtunity to play around with the concept. mehr »
Digitimes reports that Intel plans to discontinue development for its MeeGo operating system due to ‘a lack of enthusiasm’ for the platform. Instead, the report says Intel will divert its attention to ‘handset platforms to be paired with either Android or Windows Phone in 2012″. mehr »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released a draft guidance and is seeking input on oversight over applications intended for use on mobile platforms or mobile apps. mehr »