Monthly Archives: September 2013

How Google could have made the Web secure and failed — again

Google confirms it made a change to better protect the privacy of how people search. However, it left loopholes and once again failed to seize an opportunity to encourage all sites to go secure. You probably didn’t notice, but this week, your searching activity on Google got a little safer from prying eyes. When you

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Team task management app Flow gets a huge overhaul. Still the most beautiful tool of its kind.

Flow is a task management solution that helps teams and individuals get things done; and today, the team behind the product, MetaLab, released an enormous overhaul of the product. Quite frankly, so much has changed it would be quicker to list what hasn’t changed than what has, but let’s crack on all the same. Workspaces

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Microsoft introduces new contextual search features, refreshed layout and redesigned logo for Bing

Microsoft is making significant changes to its Bing search service as it aims to up its challenge to Google, after announcing a new refreshed homepage, new logo and the addition of two features: Glance and Page Zero. The most obvious addition to the new Bing service is Glance, which combines two existing features – Snapshot,

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Toshiba feels ‘re-energized’ by Windows 8.1, launches new devices

We’ve seen in the past quarter how a couple of Windows OEMs stopped producing Windows RT tablets because of its failure to capture the market’s attention, that is, before they reduced the devices’ prices. Microsoft has since introduced Windows 8.1, an update that will bring many missing features in Windows 8. The update is available

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