Tag Archives: Software

Kindle software update incoming

kindle Owners of Amazon’s popular e-reading device will be pleased to hear that a software update is in the pipeline to improve the Kindle’s functionality. Version 4.1.0 of the Kindle software –.. more
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Google TV gets software update

Google TV Google TV has a host of improvements coming to it in the latest software update which is about to be applied to the service. In a post on the GTV blog,.. more
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China forces Beijing businesses to install censorship software

internet China has further tightened its leash on internet freedom, apparently, with claims that police told internet cafes, hotels and other businesses to monitor the web use of their customers in central.. more
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Google apologises for Gmail outage caused by bug

Google’s VP of Engineering and Site Reliability Czar, Ben Treynor, has posted some more information on the problem which hit thousands of Gmail users at the weekend, wiping their accounts. Apparently the issue was caused by a storage software bug which ravaged several copies of.. more
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Microsoft solves Windows Phone 7 phantom data issue

Microsoft has been successful in its investigation of the phantom data issue which has plagued Windows Phone 7 users, and apparently a third party is to blame. If you missed the original story, the phantom data in question isn’t the ghosts of dead applications haunting.. more
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Microsoft survey shows concern over pirated software

Microsoft has been out blowing its anti-piracy horn with a survey of 38,000 folks spread across 20 countries which tried to determine attitudes towards counterfeit software. The results showed that 73% agreed that it wasn’t as safe to use pirated software, as it was to.. more
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Apple reveals iLife 11

Apple has unveiled iLife 11, the latest version of its media software suite which encompasses photos, video and music. Steve Jobs was on hand to make the introductions at today’s Apple event, and he called the package the “best suite of digital life applications in.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Apple News: iPad, iPhone, iPod and Mac OSX, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

Facial recognition software to become more widespread

Here’s another story to give net privacy activists nightmares, as the facial recognition software produced by Face.com is about to become far more widespread in its use. Face.com’s tool can be employed to identify anyone online using the spacing between their facial features with a.. more
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Police to use “Minority Report” style crime prediction software

UK police are looking beyond conventional crime tackling means, and are even trialling software which attempts to predict crime. In a move which has shades of Minority Report – minus Tom Cruise leaping off buildings and through windows – two UK police forces have begun.. more
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Apple issues statement clarifying iPhone 4 reception issue

Apple has come forward and published an open letter regarding the iPhone 4 antenna fiasco. If you’ve missed this one (not sure how you could manage that, really…) then it’s an issue that some iPhone 4 owners are reporting whereby holding their phone touching the.. more
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