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Mac Users Finally Get A New Outlook

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Microsoft recently released a new version of Outlook for Mac OS X users, for those with Office 365 subscriptions. Office for Mac was last updated in 2011, marking the first time Mac users had a version of the Outlook mail, calendar scheduling, and contact management application. (The previous equivalent to Outlook for Windows was called […]

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Apple Announcements Recap: New Hardware, Software Updates, And The Latest OS

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Whenever there’s an Apple event, there’s a feeling of tons of information being thrown at you all at once. Let’s try to get through it together. While not the first thing mentioned, Mac OS 10.9 aka Mavericks is absolutely one of the most important. Mavericks is designed to be a more dynamic OS, freeing up systems resources […]

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Autodesk Subscribes To Adobe Subscription Model

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Autodesk has revealed plans to offer a software subscription model, with details to come in October. Company CEO, Carl Bass, spoke of an array of upcoming software rental options during an earnings call on Thursday, August 22. When analysts on the conference call pointed out the similarity to Adobe’s Creative Cloud business model, Bass clarified, […]

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Interoperability Onslaught: BB Messenger Leaves BB OS, Outlook Chatting With Google Talk

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In the words of Doctor Peter Venkman, “Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats, living together! Mass hysteria!” That was my initial reaction to the news that BlackBerry has created iOS and Android versions of what was once the linchpin of a mobile empire: BlackBerry Messenger. Known as BBM to users, it was also the one thing that kept people on […]

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Buycott Helps You Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

Buycott

Have you ever wondered if the money you spend ends up funding causes you oppose? The front page of Buycott’s website poses this question to visitors. In a political landscape where a dollar for Stephanie Meyer turns into a boon for anti-gay rights organizations and cash-flooded lobbyists have just as much of a say in […]

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Adobe Crosses Out CS And Transitions To CC

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In a bold move, Adobe Corporation has announced a phasing out of the Creative Suite software product. The Adobe Creative Suite, available as a physical media purchase for over a decade, now becomes Adobe Creative Cloud. This new bundle includes updated versions of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Premiere Pro, plus desktop access to Typekit, […]

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ComiXology Accepts Blame For Saga #12 Not Being Digitally Published

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News spread like wildfire yesterday about Apple banning the sale of Saga #12 due to it containing graphic imagery of gay sex, even if the images were relatively small. Now, it turns out that ComiXology is lifting the blame form Apple and putting it on itself instead. Today, ComiXology CEO David Steinberger posted the following […]

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