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Microsoft reaches RTM milestone for Windows 8.1 update

Noted leaker Wzor posts screenshots of final signed build, claims Update 1 will ship in five weeks read more »

Apple's CarPlay to spark mobile apps war in your car

Apples new UI is competitive, not complementary, to what automakers already offer read more »

Microsoft reacts to XP upgrade critics with free file transfer tool

Will begin nagging customers of April 8 end-of-support with on-screen messages read more »

Toyota recalling nearly 2 million Priuses due to software glitch

The software issues could cause a loss of power in the popular hybrid vehicles read more »

Department of Health and Microsoft in talks over end of Windows XP support

Organisations missing the deadline are left vulnerable to attacks and data theft read more »

Nadella's rise renews appeals for Office on iPad, Android tablets

New CEO raises hope that Microsoft will free Office from Windows read more »

Criminals use Java to infect Linux and Mac users with DDoS bot

Cross-platform chicanery read more »

Dell delivers KACE upgrade as Windows XP deadline looms

New version of KACE K2000 deployment appliance delivers OS upgrades to 250 devices, simultaneously read more »

Cook admits Apple blew the call on the iPhone 5C

'Oops,' says analyst about Apple overestimating demand for less-expensive iPhone read more »

Apple to fix iOS 7 crash bug

The flaw sometimes causes iPhones to shut down suddenly read more »

Tablet trends for 2014: More Windows tablets, 3G/4G and phablets

IDC sees big businesses adopting more tablets, too read more »

iPad sales skew even more toward Mini

But analyst argues that the average selling price will climb for Q4 2013 when Apple announces earnings next week read more »

Starbucks vows to beef up security on its iPhone app

Barista dismisses concerns about plain-text passwords for payment process read more »

Apple CEO Tim Cook boasts of record iPhone sales in China

Company had to top the 10.4M sold in Q1 2012, says IDC read more »

Box offers 50GB for free to users who try its Apple iOS app

Users have 30 days to get the 50GB of capacity read more »

Google stages coup against Windows 8 with Chrome OS-like update for 'Metro'

Chrome 32 adds several major features previewed last fall, patches 11 security bugs read more »

Intel finishes work on 64-bit Android 4.4 for x86 smartphones

Now device makers can load the OS on their products, and developers can start making applications read more »

Vendors demo wireless charging for iPhones

Wireless consortium shows wireless charging system for more than 40 million phones read more »

Apple rang up $10B in app sales in 2013

And it paid developers more last year than it handed over in the App Store's first 4+ years read more »

Microsoft support tells Surface Pro 2 owners firmware fix will ship Jan. 14

That's January's 'Patch Tuesday' for those keeping score at home read more »


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