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Microsoft Issues Security Updates for Office for Mac 2008 and 2011

Posted on 13/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Microsoft released a pair of updates today for its Office for Mac suites – both Office for Mac 2008, and Office for Mac 2011. The updates address “critical security issues” within the suites, and also improve security overall. Notably, it even includes a fix for a particularly nasty bug that could allow an attacker to overwrite files on your Mac.

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‘Twitter Music’: Twitter to Release New Music Discovery and Streaming App

Posted on 13/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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Twitter has been making a lot of positive pushes to improve their social network lately, with their most recent addition being the new Vine video sharing service. According to CNET, Vine is about to get some company – a new standalone app designed to help users discover and download music.

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Steve Jobs Biography To Be Turned Into Manga

Posted on 13/03/2013 by Henry Taylor-Gill

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Steve Jobs life story is a remarkable one, so why not make a manga out of it. That’s exactly what Japanese artist Mari Yamazaki is planning, and the first illustration has already appeared online.

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Staples to Also Offer iPhone, iPad, and MacBooks in Stores

Posted on 13/03/2013 by Chris Hauk

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We reported last week that Staples would begin selling Apple accessories in its stores. Now there are indications that they’ll be selling a broader range of products, such as Macs, iPads, and iPhones.

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Android Founder Andy Rubin Steps Down as Head of Android at Google

Posted on 13/03/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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In a surprising memo posted on Google’s blog, Google EO Larry Page has just announced that Andy Rubin has officially stepped down as head of Android operations. Rubin was a co-founder of the Android platform, and is widely considered to be the “father” of Android. He will be replaced by the current Senior VP of Chrome and Apps, Sundar Pichai.

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Adobe Will End Sales of Boxed Version of Creative Suite

Posted on 13/03/2013 by Chris Hauk

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Adobe plans to end sales of the boxed versions of Creative Suite and Acrobat software. Several resellers have reported a cutoff date of May 1st for purchasing the boxed set of Adobe Creative Suite.

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Kuo: Apple Will Diversify iPhone Manufacturers

Posted on 13/03/2013 by Chris Hauk

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KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts Apple, in a move to diversify suppliers, will use manufacturing partner Pegatron to build a majority of the orders for their rumored low-cost iPhone, as well as more than half of all legacy iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S orders.

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