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It was the Apple’s release day as they have released a pile of new and updated apps for the iOS 5. We have seen everything from the iTunes 10.5 release, iOS 5 itself, iMovie, Remote, and Find My iPhone apps. Also the updated versions of Pages, Numbers, Keynote. We also witnessed the release of  iTunes Movie Trailers app and a new Cards app. And now the latest one being the upgraded Xcode 4.2 for MAC with upgraded SDKs for both iOS 5 and OSX Lion. Here are the new features in the Xcode 4.2: – Includes SDKs for Mac OS Read More >

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Today, Apple has finally released the final version of the iTunes 10.5 and is now available for the Windows and Mac with the iOS 5 and iCloud support. For the iTunes 10.5 version we have seen a large number of beta releases mainly because this was always going to be a major release and it took some for Apple to kick out all the bugs present in the previous beta releases. Of course, one of the biggest changes is the support for the new iOS 5 that everyone is talking about these days. And then closely related features that have Read More >

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Android OS for the smartphones and now for the tablets as well in the form of Honeycomb is one of the most successful mobile OS ever. According to the recent statistics from the various sources mobile phones fitted with Android based operating system are growing at  a rapid pace and there are no signs of slowing down according to the recent figures. As long as devices like Samsung Galaxy S2 continue to come out Android popularity will continue to increase. More recently there is a lot of anticipation for the upcoming Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) that will unify the smartphone Read More >

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Setting appropriate privacy levels on multiple computers while syncing data on Dropbox can get quite complicated. Having been a Sys-admin myself for a lot of years, experience has taught me never to underestimate the chance of a privacy breach when it comes to data. Even by protecting important ‘eyes only’ information by placing it on a system that isn’t connected to the network, people tend to forget one basic fact- the system administrator is all powerful! It only makes sense therefore, to use flash drives to store important data and use it only when required. Resolving the crisis Dropbox Portable Read More >

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As we have seen from past couple of releases Mozilla rapid release cycle for pushing out new browser versions of its popular Firefox web browser is in full swing. This trend continues as now Mozilla has just pushed the Firefox 7 out of the window. But if its worth to download and install the new Firefox 7 you might ask! Well, according to the Mozilla release notes there are indeed some major improvements in this version as compared to the Firefox 6. This is in contrast to the previous releases namely Firefox 5 and 6 which were only incremental improvements Read More >

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After you format your PC to get rid of some stubborn virus or simply perform some major hardware modifications on your computer, a reinstall of your operating system is usually needed which requires you to re-enter the product activation key. However, due to the ongoing Microsoft Genuine Software Initiative to control piracy, the number of times you can enter the key has been limited to 10. This is done in order to forestall any fraudulent installations. Now this can be a serious cause of despair for those who have purchased genuine Windows Vista or Windows 7 and require frequent formats. Read More >

Windows 8

These days Windows 8 heat is all around the place on the Internet as Microsoft recently unveiled the Windows 8 developer preview build, and the availability of free download for everyone to get a personal look at the current state of the Windows 8 has worked as an icing on the cake. As you know already one of the most promoted aspects of the Windows 8 is the significantly enhanced GUI for use as a tablet OS. In particular, I am talking about the Metro interface in the Windows 8 that we have got enough of by now. Another, notable Read More >

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Yesterday, we reported about the release of developer preview of the Windows 8 Officially from Microsoft through the website download link. Included are both 32bit and 64bit versions of the Windows 8 (ISO files). If you haven’t yet grabbed your copy then do it now as the download link is now live! There are countless small and large Windows 8 features that we came to know in last couple of months and now yesterday they were demonstrated on more detail on the BUILD conference by Microsoft. This includes the all new Metro UI that seems to be specifically targeted at Read More >

Windows 8

Earlier today Microsoft demonstrated the newest build features of the Windows 8 to the developers as well as the set of developer tools at the BUILD conference. Microsoft also announced that official Windows 8 developer preview will be available as a free download for everyone to download on dev.windows.com. You will need Windows Live ID to download it though. There is also no activation required to install and use the Windows 8 developer preview. Its also reported that Microsoft will bring the regular updates for example for the drivers, bugs and other fixes as the development will progress. So, if Read More >

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Earlier, we mentioned how you can convert and extract the text contents of a PDF file using a free and portable software. But what if you want to convert a PDF file to an HTML file say to publish it on the web, or transfer it to another system where no PDF reader is installed for reading? Well, Free PDF to HTML Converter from LotApps is the answer! Free PDF to HTML Converter  is free tool that allows to convert a single or multiple PDF documents to the HTML files in no time. Best of all, the layout of the Read More >

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