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Macs ‘thriving’, says Microsoft

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Macs ‘thriving’, says Microsoft The Mac platform is booming, shows a study from Microsoft’s Mac business unit and a leading US research company. The research, into Macintosh market trends, shows that the Mac market boasts increased diversity, and is attracting more small business and consumer customers. It also reveals that the Mac platform is becoming less reliant on the education ...

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Netscape 7.0 released

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Netscape 7.0 released Netscape has released Netscape 7.0, the latest version of its once dominant browser. The product hosts a number of reliability and usability improvements designed to help the company recapture market share. New features include: Quick Launch, which speeds browser start up time; Tabbed Browsing, which tracks multiple sites or pages simultaneously by holding numerous sites as tabbed ...

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Smartphone share of overall mobile phone sales stalling at 70 percent

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Smartphone share of overall mobile phone sales stalling at 70 percent Smartphones during the third quarter again accounted for about 70 percent of total mobile phone shipments. Prices need to fall even further to attract more users in emerging markets, but that won’t happen overnight. Though the smartphone share of overall mobile phone sales increased year over year, it has ...

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Battlefield 3 Day One patch (v1.01) goes LIVE

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Battlefield 3 Day One patch (v1.01) goes LIVE Well guys some great news has arrived for all fans of Battlefield 3. The day one patch for the game (patch v1.01) has been released by the developer, and it will be available for download the very first time you start the game. Battlefield 3 patch v1.01 weighs 222MB in size, and ...

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Apple beaten in China smartphone war – Chinese OEMs smack iPhone

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Apple beaten in China smartphone war – Chinese OEMs smack iPhone Three Chinese smartphone OEMs – Coolpad, Lenovo, and Xiaomi – are all beating Apple in China’s smartphone battle. For the second quarter (Q2) of 2013 Samsung retained its leading Chinese smartphone market share of 17 percent, Lenovo took second with 13 percent, Coolpad was third with 10 percent, and ...

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Square Enix responds to panic over cancelled Hitman pre-orders | Hitman

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Square Enix responds to panic over cancelled Hitman pre-orders | Hitman After preorders were cancelled, Square Enix has taken to Twitter to calm the nervous fans Many fans who had digitally ordered their copy the upcoming Hitman game received a message from Sony yesterday, informing them that their pre-order had been cancelled by Square Enix. The message (as posted by David Scammell, ...

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Resident Evil 2 Remake gets the green light from Capcom

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Resident Evil 2 Remake gets the green light from Capcom Capcom has been relishing its past glory with the Resident Evil franchise. The latest instance of this came earlier this year when Capcom released Resident Evil HD, a remake of the original tale that started it all. So what’s next for Capcom? Remake the sequel to the original tale that ...

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Apple ‘may takeover PowerPC production’

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Apple ‘may takeover PowerPC production’ Apple could take control of Motorola’s PowerPC platform, according to reports. Apple may be spurred into taking over future development of its high-end chips due to Motorola’s commitments to the lucrative embedded market – which includes mobile phones – and its poor financial health over the last six months. A clause in Apple’s contract with ...

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MechWarrior Online Open Beta Starts October 16th 

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MechWarrior Online Open Beta Starts October 16th  Last week we gave you our first impressions of the MechWarrior Online closed beta and we also held a closed beta key giveaway. For those of you poor souls who weren’t able to get a beta key you are in luck. In less than a week Piranha games will be opening up MechWarrior ...

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