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The new world order for open-source and commercial software

Software June 22, 2016 0 Comments

We have been living through another cold war. Not geo-political — digital. Open-source software versus commercial software has long been on the brink of going nuclear, fought in the shadows with enormous stakes and conflicting ideologies. But suddenly… perestroika! The wall quietly fell. It did not end in absolute victory, or a stalemate; convergence is a more apt term. Just…

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Make Your Windows 10 Wallpaper Look Instantly Better With One Small Tweak

Software April 10, 2016 0 Comments

If you’ve got your PC running on a big ol’ monitor or TV, chances are you take a little care with the wallpaper you use as your Windows background. But straight out of the box, Windows backgrounds are actually slightly compressed, and that can destroy the fine image detail you’re expecting to see. Here’s how to fix that little issue.…

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Microsoft’s transition from traditional software to the cloud is picking up steam

Technology September 16, 2015 0 Comments

As CEO Satya Nadella nears the end of his first full fiscal year, Microsoft’s transformation continues. The share of revenue from traditional software licensing has dropped, especially for Windows. But two new categories are growing fast. Last summer, I looked at how the three biggest tech companies — Apple, Google, and Microsoft — had evolved over the years. See “Microsoft,…

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Apple unveils OS X Yosemite

Software November 18, 2014 0 Comments

At the WWDC, Apple announced the OS X Yosemite – the next generation operating system for Apple devices. The OS X Yosemite has been redesigned with a fresh and a modern look with clearer controls, and streamlined toolbars. The OS X boasts translucent elements, clean app icons, consistent design and an updated system font that improves readability. The new Today…

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Whatsapp surpasses 500m monthly active users, including 48m from India

Software November 18, 2014 0 Comments

Whatsapp is growing at an exponential rate and the latest milestone is a proof of that. The messenger service announced that they’ve surpassed 500m active monthly users with countries like Brazil, Mexico, Russia and India at the forefront. Whatsapp also confirmed India to have 48m active monthly users, making India the largest country to use Whatsapp service. Whatsapp was recently…

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