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Google releases multiple sign-in, does what is says, Search History introduced as well

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Having more than one Google account may be pretty uncomfortable at times. But Google has finally find the solution for that: multiple sign-in. Now, logging into just one of your accounts will grant you access to your other accounts, as well. And that’s not all: as of today US Google customers can take advantage of another new feature called Search History.

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A custom package enhances Qt support on all touch Symbian phones, Samsung OmniaHD included

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We often write about the Samsung i8910 OmniaHD and the enthusiastic community of developers behind it who try to keep its software up to date (when Samsung won’t). Well, here’s the next installment of the saga – in this episode, soft modder faenil and his friend madhacker bring the full Qt libraries to the OmniaHD thus improving compatibility with some existing apps and many more to come…

You’ve probably heard that Qt is a cross-platform developing environment, on whicn Nokia stake a lot. It should allow developers to craeate apps that run on all Nokia devices no matter the underlying OS. It seems however that non-Nokia Symbian smartphones (OmniaHD included) are missing out on the fun as they are not prepared to take full use of Qt capabilities.

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StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty launches today, we have the honor of unboxing the Collector’s Edition

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I’m sure there is no serious gamer who doesn’t know what date is today. StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty is now available worldwide after 7 years of development and more than 12 years after the initial launch of the original StarCraft.

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StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty Collector’s Edition

As it’s one of my favorite games I pre-ordered the Collector’s Edition and it just arrived. This special edition turned out to be much better than I expected. In fact it’s awesome!
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Windows XP still has 74 percent market share, Microsoft extends its lifespan to 2020

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Windows 7 might be flying off the shelves at an amazing pace but it’s the good ol’ Windows XP that powers the huge chunk of the computers around the world, Microsoft admits. To be specific 74 percent, or about three in every four PCs worldwide are still running loyal to XP.

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Microsoft promises loads of Windows 7 based tablets by the end of the year, Windows 7 SP1 beta available now

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Today on the Worldwide Partner Conference Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer revealed the company’s plans of releasing multiple tablets running Windows 7 by the end of this year. He also spoke about Microsoft looking forward to the cloud computing and continuing working on the Azure OS.

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Everyone is a developer with Android App Inventor

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Android App Inventor lets you create Android apps without any programming knowledge. You can create a basic interactive app in no time with the new Google tools and even easily upload it to Android Market.

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YouTube is ready for the big screen, now supports 4K ultra high-res videos

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It seems YouTube always thinks big and the result is the new support for 4K videos – 4096×2304 resolution.

Man, that’s some serious resolution. As the official YouTube blog states, to see such a movie in its full glory you’ll need a 25 feet (7.62 meters) screen. As a comparison IMAX is projected through 2K resolution projectors and the standard IMAX screen is 22×16.1 meters.

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YouTube Leanback makes for lazy watching of lolcat videos

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Google is laboring away to keep us lazy – cool, right? The appropriately named YouTube Leanback is something like Google Reader Play, but for YouTube videos.

YouTube Leanback is the successor of YouTube XL and lets you kick back, relax and view videos from your subscriptions and videos your friends have shared on Facebook… Read more »

Firefox 4 Beta 1 released for public download, get yours now

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The minefield days are over folks – Firefox 4 reached the beta stages of its development. The mine logo is now gone and bugs (expected as they may be) should no longer be too harmful to the general user experience.

The new Firefox 4 brings a host of new features plus improved performance and responsiveness. HTML5 video with support for the WebM format is what most of the fuss is about but you also get crash protection (which allows you to continue browsing even if a plug-in crashes) and improved security. Read more »

Opera 10.60 springs to life, ready to blow your mind with speed

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Today Opera released the latest version of their desktop web browser. It only took Opera 10.60 a few short weeks to go from beta to final version and now you should be able to experience its speed without annoying bugs and glitches.

Opera 10.60 promises a 50 percent improvement in JavaScript performance compared to Opera 10.5x. Considering that its predecessor was already in contention for the fastest browser available the Opera 10.60 should just blow away the competition. Read more »

Mozilla Firefox 4 pre-beta candidate released for Mac, Windows and Linux

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Okay, those alpha releases were somewhat tricky to get going and were so buggy that they were probably not worth it. However, now that Mozilla Firefox 4 has reached the pre-beta stages of its development, things start to look a whole lot better.

If you are eager to have a taste of the latest reincarnation of the world’s second most popular browser, all you need to do is follow the link and find the appropriate installer for you system. Read more »

Firefox 3.7 claims title of fastest GPU-accelerated browser, beats Internet Explorer 9

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Firefox has been staying out of the JavaScript race for the most part. But now it seems it has found a new racetrack – hardware accelerated graphics.

The four most popular browsers on Windows go head to head in the FishIE Tank <canvas> test – and guess who came out on top. Firefox 3.7 and Internet Explorer 9, that’s who. GPU accelerated web browsers rock! Read more »

YouTube adds an online video editor to its host of services

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Latest YouTube update includes video editor allowing you to create/edit movies from your uploaded content. It’s easy to work out, doesn’t require any software installation and your new videos will directly appear on YouTube once they’re done.

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New Opera 10.60 beta now available, offers 50% performance boost

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Today Opera released a new beta version of their desktop browser. Opera 10.60 beta is reportedly 50% faster than its predecessor and is available for download right away.

In addition to the performance boost the new Opera 10.60 offers Geolocation to optimize your search results. The browser can detect your current location and give you the best search results for your place. Read more »

Flash Player 10.1 final released to desktop, offers hardware acceleration to HD video

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Adobe Flash Player 10.1 is now available for Windows, Mac and Linux. It offers better HD video playback and full graphics acceleration.

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