Microsoft Dangles Carrot In Front Of Developers With Windows Store Economics, But Will It Be Enough?
Tonight Microsoft revealed that the public release of its Windows 8 Beta will be taking place sometime in late February of 2012. Along with Windows 8 Beta, Microsoft will also be launching its "Windows Store", which was announced back in September. (You can check out the details on the Window Store’s
Facebook just released its 2011 Memology, which gives a complete rundown of top Facebook’s most talked about topics and biggest memes of 2011. In the top global topics on Facebook category, the death of Osama bin Laden wins, closely followed by Packers win the Super Bowl and Casey Anthony found not guilty.
It’s annual satisfaction survey time for Consumer Reports, and the magazine has a few results to share in anticipation of next month’s issue. It appears that regional provider Consumer Cellular topped the charts — the survey rated scores from 66,000 online subscribers — though Verizon was ranked the
A new report from Forrester says that geosocial apps a.k.a. location-based social networks can "help increase in-store visits, your brand’s visibility and consumer word of mouth by connecting people with their locations and their friends." Yet consumer adoption of location-based apps is very slow. In
This week we’ve got the newest offering in the ultraportable PC space with the Lenovo IdeaPad U400 sitting on the review block, and with its simplistic appearance, Core i5 processor inside, and classic “breathable” Lenovo keyboard, we’ve got what would appear at first to be an
Microsoft has just confirmed that the public beta release of Windows 8 will come in February of 2012, a date that was danced around tentatively, and which we covered previously. At this rate, it’s looking pretty good for Microsoft in terms of hitting its development milestones for their tablet-ready
Facebook status updates played a starring role in the evolution of the world’s largest social network in 2011.
As several major changes…
Flipboard, a popular social newsreading app for the iPad, is launching its long-awaited iPhone app Wednesday.
The app, which displays feeds from…
It was only about a month ago when we first came across some clear shots of Sony Ericsson’s upcoming Nozomi (aka LT26i), and now it looks like someone in Hong Kong has also gotten hold of this pretty Android phone. HKEPC’s forum leakster, who claims to have received this image from a friend, doesn’t
For iPad owners, the personalized, socially-curated digital magazine Flipboard is one of the absolute must-install apps for the device. For many, social news-reading apps like this have begun to replace printed magazines and newspapers all together. Pretty much since it first debuted on Apple’s tablet