Items Tagged with software breaking news
#81 / 2010-09-02 11:00:00 / 1:26 min.
In the Apple announcement that introduced new and improved iPods, they also introduced "Ping."
Ping allows you to share your music tastes with friends and familyand they can share with you. Ping represents Apple's first real attempt at a wide-reaching social media strategy for its ubiquitous iTunes application.
#75 / 2010-07-27 10:50:00 / 1:09 min.
The Library of Congress has determined that the "jailbreaking" of iPhones and other devices is legal. This is great news for the 60+ million iPhone users, many of whom resisted jailbreaking because they thought it voided their warranty. With this ruling, jailbreaking is indeed legal.
#74 / 2010-07-22 16:00:00 / 1:16 min.
Microsoft has released the third Internet Explorer Platform Preview for Internet Explorer 9. You can view some of the new things that Microsoft is working to build into IE 9; things like enhanced speed, CSS3 and HTML5 demos, to name a few.
#68 / 2010-04-08 15:15:00 / 2:10 min.
In an Apple Announcement host by Steve Jobs, Apple revealed what it has planned for
iPhone OS 4.0. There will be over 100 new features and many are ones that have been asked for by iPhone users. If you didn't have time to watch the full Engadget live blog from the event (maybe you, y'know, have a day job) Michael "Doc" Callahan gives the rundown.
#62 / 2010-01-21 17:10:00 / 1:24 min.
After some delays Mozilla has finally released Firefox 3.6. This new version is faster, more secure, and offers some cool new features. Michael "Doctor File Finder" Callahan gives the
guided tour of Firefox 3.6
#61 / 2010-01-15 13:30:00 / 1:01 min.
There was much excitement when Google released Chrome for Mac, even though it was many months behind the PC version. Recently the PC version also got support for extensions. Google has now released a version of Chrome for Mac that also has full support for extensions.
#59 / 2009-12-09 11:30:06 / 1:15 min.
#58 / 2009-12-09 11:19:53 / 1:28 min.
Many users of the free email application, Thunderbird, have been waiting for the release of version 3.0. Well the wait is over. Thunderbird 3.0 is released and boasting some cool new features.
#57 / 2009-12-08 16:23:00 / 1:02 min.
Google Chrome for the PC has been out for quite some time, but Mac users have been waiting patiently. The wait is over! Google Chrome for Mac Beta has been released and it's looking good!
#56 / 2009-12-08 16:20:00 / 1:12 min.
Boxee, a way for you to watch TV and other content on your computer and your TV, has had the same "look" for quite some time. They surprised everyone when they released the new beta version that sports a sexy, improved interface.
#51 / 2009-09-23 13:00:04 / 1:13 min.
Google has upgraded
Google Syncso that it now provides "push" email to mobile devices. This will impact iPhone, iPod Touch, and Windows Mobile devices. Google pulled this off by utilizing the Microsoft Exchange capabilities built into the devices.
iPhone photo-sharing app Instagram was recently the big buzz when Facebook bought it for one billion dollars.
Blogger for Android is a great app for those who use the Blogger service to blog and want to be able to make posts on the go.
Android apps on PlayBook, rooting your Android phone and Acer entering the tablet fray with the Iconia A500
Android apps on PlayBook explained; what they do, what they don't. An always up to date means to root just about any Android phone and Acer entering the tablet fray with the $450 Iconia A500
On this week's show, BlackBerry figures if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. More Nexus Prime shenanigans and freemium games by the numbers. Also, Kate Abraham brings us her review of Aquapets for Android.
This Week: Part two - Five more great iPhone productivity apps for iPhone rounding out the top 10