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Last Tuesday, Microsoft officially confirmed plans for its first major update to Windows 8. Formerly codenamed "Windows Blue," the new release will be called Windows 8.1, and offered as a free update through the Windows Store, for both Windows 8 and Windows RT.
Last week, May 4-8, Adobe Systems Inc. held MAX: The Creativity Conference, in Los Angeles, CA. Playing to an enthusiastic audience of the graphic-arts faithful, it used the event to unveil some significant product plans. The most notable of these is the end of its industry-leading Creative Suite as a standalone software product.
The latest solar recharging kit from Goal Zero, the Sherpa 50, can recharge from the sun in five hours using the Nomad 13 Solar Panel, than power up a laptop for an additional two hours, or a tablet by up to 15.
The pocketable MiFi 2 is smaller than a standard man's wallet, but it packs a lot of connectivity punch, with the ability to connect up to 10 devices via 4G LTE, and share and stream files among them via a microSD card slot. How did it fare in our tests?
In a Q&A featured within Windows' blog site, the company's Chief Financial Officer and Chief Marketing Officer, Tami Reller, has confirmed that more than 100 million Windows 8 licenses have been sold.
D-Link Canada has announced a new wireless router and range extender for bringing Wi-Fi signals to hard-to-reach areas in users' homes, including outdoor pools and patios.
Linksys has announced two dual-band Wi-Fi routers that support the 802.11ac standard. This allows for speeds up to 1,300 megabits per second (Mbps), three times faster than the top speed of 802.11n (Wireless-N) routers.
Earlier today, we reported that Apple would provide a lucky 150 students with free tickets to WWDC 2013. Well, now one has to guess that some non-student developers wish they too had such an opportunity presented to them.
At Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (to be held in San Francisco from June 10-14), 150 students will have the pleasure of joining in on the festivities for free, thanks to the company's WWDC 2013 scholarship.
This Sunday will mark exactly 10 years since the iTunes Store first launched, providing consumers with a host of digital tunes for individual and album purchase, and ushering in major change in the music industry.