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Fedora Linux Replaces GNOME With MATE As The Default Desktop Environment

MATE Desktop

In what could be called as a major blow to the GNOME foundation, The Fedora Linux team has decided to get rid of GNOME 3 in the upcoming Fedora 18 linux OS. GNOME 3 will be replaced by a new Desktop Environment (DE) called the MATE. However, users need not worry much about this new…

 Linux   News  

By Debjit

Apple app iPhoto hits 1 million users in 10 days

Apple iPhoto App

  Apple’s own photo editing app called iPhoto has recorded 1 million users in less than 10 days from launch, making it one of the most popular iOS apps already. The application was introduced at the company’s iPad event earlier in March, and was designed to be an all new photo editing and photo sharing…

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By Debjit No Longer Appears In Bing Search After IE 7 Tax

Recently Australian online shopping portal started imposing an extra 6.8% tax on users who are using Internet Explorer 7 or below to make their purchases. Termed the “Internet Explorer Tax”, hoped that this will force users to upgrade from the outdated browser and was applauded by many. Today there is a new twist…

 Microsoft   News  

By Ricky

Facebook Changes Everyone’s Email Address Without Permission – How To Revert?

Facebook Email

Looks like Facebook is busy making (rather forcing) users to use their email addresses. Earlier today, Facebook forcibly changed everyone’s primary email address on Facebook to the default email IDs! Now that is, according to us, the biggest privacy breach ever. Although Facebook has confirmed this but no one from their side has…

 Facebook   How-To   News  

By Debjit

Fedora 18 To Be Signed By Microsoft For UEFI Compatibility

Mathew Garret of Red Hat, announced that Fedora 18 will be signed by Microsoft to ensure compatibility with systems with UEFI Secure Boot. As we had earlier reported, one of the requirements for Windows 8 certification is the UEFI Secure Boot. UEFI Secure Boot is a good idea from a security point of view as it prevents…

 Linux   Microsoft   News  

By Ricky

Google Drive Finally Unveiled

The rumor surrounding Google Drive goes back a long time. After the initial rumors, nothing sort of happened and  just recently the rumor started again. Today, Google has finally launched the service. As expected, Google Drive allows users to store documents, photos etc. on the cloud and share them with anyone. However, unlike other services…

 Google   News  

By Ricky

Google Drive Launching Next Week – 5GB Space; Support For Mac, Windows, iOS & Android

Google Drive - 5GB space with Support for Android, Windows, iOS & Mac

Looks like, the much awaited Google Drive is finally available for users. The entire tech community is buzz with this news that Google Drive – an online storage service much like Dropbox, will most probably be launched by Google next week. From all that is known to the community about Google Drive, the service would…

 Google   News  

By Debjit

Amazon to launch Web Services in India in collaboration with Tata Communications

AWS - Amaxon Web services Logo

Looking to tap the huge opportunities cloud computing presents in the Indian market, which is the next big thing for cloud services, Amazon is all set to launch Amazon Web Services in partnership with Tata Communications. Cloud services are already widely used by Indian companies already, but the larger potential in the market to reach…


By Debjit

Developers to now get 70% share of iAd revenue

Apple iAd

Participants in Apple’s iAd program will now be getting 70% of the revenue from ads displayed with an app to the developer of the app, according to a notice sent out by Apple to these participants. This is a 10% increase in the revenue being shared with the developers, since it was 60% earlier. The…

 Apple   News  

By Debjit

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