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Outlook Web App for iOS Released





Microsoft released its Outlook Web App a couple of days ago. However, you need to have the latest update of Office 365 for business to use this application. Well, I must say this is a kind of ‘Microsoft-style’ release - the one with lots of conditions and requirements for the user.


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Written by Andrey

Thursday, July 18th, 2013. 1:28

Zero-Day iOS Exploit Was Sold for $500.000?



According to the latest New York Times report, an unknown zero-day iOS exploit was recently sold for $500.000. Well, we all knew that big companies like Apple pay hackers good money when they discover vulnerabilities in the operating system. But half a million... I think that’s too much.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013. 0:57

Apple Buys an Israeli Firm that Created the Kinect's 3D Sensor



Latest rumors prove that Apple wants to buy an Israeli company called PrimeSense, which once worked on a camera technology now used in XBox 360’s Kinect sensor. The sum of acquisition, according to Calcalist, is $280 million. Moreover, the insiders claim that both sides have nearly reached an agreement.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013. 19:09

Microsoft mocks iPad - Again



According to CNET, Microsoft has released another video to mock Apple's iPad. Such information was shared today on Twitter. What kind of video is that?


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013. 21:11

Apple's New Microsoft 365 and Google Docs Rival



Rejoice all those who don’t like neither Google Docs, nor Microsoft Office 365 as a few days ago their new rival was born. Announced in June at WWDC, this rival is a purely new cloud-based iWork version. Well, actually, this is still only a beta and at the moment it is available only for Apple developers. However, what that means is that the relatively short-term Google-Microsoft domination in the sphere of cloud editing tools might be soon over.

Here’s the link for the developers that haven’t yet tried the new product and some screenshots for people that don’t have a developer account. Take a look at those photos.


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Microsoft Attacks the iPad Using Siri [Video]



A new ad from Microsoft uses Siri voice to attack the iPad and tout the benefits of its own tablet.

You can watch the ad below. The company also recently released an ad that target the iPhone and Galaxy smartphone users.




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Thursday, May 23rd, 2013. 15:44

iTunes 'Metro' App For Windows 8 Will Not Come 'Any Time Soon'



Windows 8 "Metro" Interface

During an interview with CNN Money, Microsoft CFO Tami Relller said that they talked with Apple about developing an iTunes app for Windows 8, but users shouldn’t expect the app "any time soon". She notes:

"ITunes is in high demand. The welcome mat has been laid out. It's not for lack of trying."


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Written by maxim

Friday, May 10th, 2013. 19:41

Amazon Working On Competitor To Apple’s TV Set-Top Box



Bloomberg Businessweek reports that Amazon is working on a set-top box to stream video content over the Internet via its Instant Video and Amazon Prime services.

The box will compete with similar products like the Roku and the Apple TV, as well with a more versatile devices such as Sony's Playstation and Microsoft's Xbox that have moved into the streaming video field in recent years. The report notes:


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Written by maxim

Thursday, April 25th, 2013. 0:43

New Office For Maс To Arrive Next Spring, Office For iOS Will Not Launch Until Fall 2014



ZDNet has shared a roadmap received from a source who says it is a timetable for Microsoft’s plans for iOS and Mac versions of Office.

According to the roadmap, a new version of Microsoft Office for Mac will be released in April next year, while the long rumored Office for Android and iOS will arrive in October 2014.


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Written by maxim

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013. 23:34

Apple Bought Indoor Location Firm WifiSLAM For $20 Mllion



 

As The Wall Street Journal reports, Apple has acquired indoor location positioning company WifiSLAM for around $20 million. Apple has confirmed the acquisition deal, but declined to share any details on its plans for the company. The report said:


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Written by maxim

Monday, March 25th, 2013. 21:54

The History of the Smartphone Market From 2005-2012 [Chart]



Check out these charts that visualize the rise and fall of key players in the smartphone market since 2005. The data is from comScore's 2013 Mobile Future in Focus whitepaper.

While Android and iOS might appear poised to lock up the smartphone market for good, it is worth looking at the history of the smartphone market to understand just how quickly fortunes can change. In 2005, the market was dominated by Palm, Symbian and BlackBerry. However, by the following year all three had ceded control to Microsoft as the new market share leader. 2008-2010 saw BlackBerry stage a comeback to assume the #1 position before eventually giving way to the upstart Android platform in 2011. The only key player in the current smartphone market never to have owned the market share lead, interestingly enough, is iOS.


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Thursday, March 21st, 2013. 17:12

Patent Holding Company Intertrust Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Apple



According to The Wall Street Journal, patent holding company Intertrust has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging that Cupertino-based company infringes on 15 of its patents. Intertrust licenses and invents technologies for digital rights management and currently holds more than 150 patents.


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Written by maxim

Thursday, March 21st, 2013. 1:50

Apple's iWatch isn't the next revolution



Bloomberg reports that Swatch CEO Nick Hayek does not believe that potential iWatch could replace the iPhone. At a press conference in Grenchen, Switzerland, Hayek hinted that a smart watch from Apple will fail due to the small size of the display.

 


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Saturday, March 9th, 2013. 14:35

Armband MYO allows to control Mac with gestures



Thalmic Labs has presented the audience a $149 bandage called MYO. It monitors the movement and muscle contractions which allows control user’s Mac, PC or other device using gestures (via The Next Web).


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Written by Svetlana Osipova

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013. 8:39

Apple Releases iOS 6.1.2



Apple has released iOS 6.1.2 to fix a bug with Microsoft Exchange Calendar.

Fixes an Exchange calendar bug that could result in increased network activity and reduced battery life.

Today’s update also fixes the passcode bug that was found last week. There is no information, whether this firmware is jailbreakable.

You can update via OTA or in iTunes. Jailbreakers have to perform restore to upgrade to iOS 6.1.2.

You can download the new firmware from here.




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