In the news: Notebook sales still appear dommed, but some companies thrice

By | April 25, 2014

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NOTEBOOK SALES STILL APPEAR DOOMED, BUT SOME COMPANIES THRIVE

Notebook sales were still on the decline in the first quarter of the year, Digitimes Research says, although the “on-year declines were the slowest compared to those in the past five quarters,” and some laptop makers have enjoyed renewed success in the business during the period. Even so, it’s not clear yet whether the notebook market has started to recover, the publication noted. Read the full article…

iTunes Spotify SYNCHRONIZE YOUR iTUNES LIBRARY WITH SPOTIFY WITH A CLICK

Spotify recently introduced a new “My Music” section that allows you to save albums and tracks you find in Spotify to your own personal library. That’s great, but if you want to mesh that library with your local files, you need to do that manually. Read the full article…

android-robot-frankensteinANDROID APPS VULNERABLE TO HEARTBLEED HAVE BEEN DOWNLOADED 150 MILLION TIMES

Patching up Android to make sure it’s not vulnerable to Heartbleed is one thing. Patching all vulnerable Android apps, on the other hand, is quite another. Re/code draws our attention to a new study from research firm FireEye that claims there have been around 150 million downloads of Android apps that are vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug. Read the full article…

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MICROSOFT PUBLISHES REMOTE DESKTOP PREVIEW FOR WINDOWS PHONE 8.1

Microsoft has released a preview of its Windows Phone Remote Desktop app on the Windows Phone Store. Should you be rocking the Windows Phone 8.1 Preview for Developers, you’ll be able to take part in this beta program too. The app enables users to connect to remote computers and enjoy the full Windows experience through the small screen, regardless as to where they may be currently located. Read the full article…

html5_1STEVE JOBS MAY FINALLY GET HIS WISH: 2014 COULD BE THE YEAR HTML5 STARTS TO KILL FLASH

Late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs famously went on a tirade against Flash back in 2010 when he said that the video technology was on borrowed time and would soon be replaced by HTML5. While Flash is very much still with us four years later, Rapt Media CEO Erika Trautman thinks that HTML5′s time has finally arrived. Read the full article…

mailbox_autoswipe_for_iphone.0_cinema_1200.0MAILBOX 2.0 IS OUT FOR iOS WITH ‘AUTO-SWIPE’ PREDICTIVE ARCHIVING

Mailbox’s biggest update yet is out in the App Store. Version 2.0 of the iOS email app brings “Auto-swipe,” a feature that predicts which messages you might want to respond to in a while, which threads you’ve had enough of, and which messages you’ll send straight to the archive folder. Read the full article…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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