The rumor mill has it that Amazon wants to give its Prime subscribers a free Kindle. Like, all of them. We think that fails the sniff test, but we might be hypersensitive because of the ridiculous rumor mill that briefly killed off the Palm Pre and Palm Pixi this week. Oh, and Google's working on fixing Buzz. Thanks, Google. --MollySubscribe with iTunes (audio) Subscribe with iTunes (video) Subscribe with RSS (audio) Subscribe with RSS (video) EPISODE 1165
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Google to make Buzz changes based on userfeedback http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2010/02/millions-of-buzz-users-and-improvements.html… Read more
Indeed it is definitely the week for updates! Along with firmware and software updates for other Apple products (not to mention other products as well, like Office and Chrome), Apple has issued a fix for the ongoing audio issues that early 2009 model Mac Pro users have been experiencing.… Read more
Google released a new version of Chrome for Mac OS X on Thursday that restores a key feature, extensions, that had been missing for weeks.
"With this new version, you'll be able to install any of over 2,200 extensions (and counting!) currently available in Chrome's extensions gallery," said Chrome programmer Mark Mentovai in a blog post Thursday. Extensions are a key asset for one big rival browser, Firefox.
Curiously, the beta version--5.0.307.2 for Mac OS X and Linux as well--made it to beta status earlier than the Windows version, which is still … Read more
Everyone knows that George Lucas has had a disproportionately large impact on our society. His "Star Wars" films have, over the last 33 years, become one of the globe's primary cultural touchstones.
Suppose you found yourself in a standoff with someone from a country or way of life that wants to harm you. If you suddenly said something like, "Luke, I am your father," you both would probably break up laughing.
Mac users who have long held a disdain for Entourage, the lesser Mac version of Outlook, have something to look forward to. Microsoft on Thursday announced its plans to bring the software program into the Mac fold for the first time, in the release of Office 2011 for Mac, which is due out by the end of the year. We also talk about solar acquisitions, the legal evolution of the government and law enforcement agencies tracking cell phones, and the possibility of $1 iTunes TV shows.
Microsoft is tying a ribbon around the next version of Office for Mac.
Due out later this year, Office for Mac 2011 will sport a version of the "ribbon" user interface that has adorned the PC version since Office 2007, Microsoft said Thursday. The new Office will also add support for Microsoft's new browser-based Office Web Apps as well as the first Mac OS X version of Outlook.
Do you need to run Windows on your Mac for work or just want a safe environment to test out beta software? VirtualBox is a free program that offers an intuitive interface to help you set up virtual systems easily. This latest update allows you even more space to run virtual environments.
Also this week, we have the latest update for Pixelmator, the image editor that's loaded with useful features, but much more affordable than big name image-editing apps. Our game this week is Freeciv, the free and Open Source strategy game where you lead your civilization all the … Read more