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Microsoft Augmented Reality Concept Fuses Virtual World with Reality [VIDEO]

Microsoft researchers have created a new augmented reality concept by improving how virtual simulations react in the physical world.
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How to Get the Windows 8 Consumer Preview Right Now




Microsoft just launched the consumer preview of Windows 8. That means anyone who wants to check out the latest version of Microsoft’s new… Continue reading

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Apple, Google and Other App Sellers Cut Privacy Deal with California




Your favorite mobile apps should soon be making it a lot more clear when they intend to use your data.
The Attorney General of California, Kama… Continue reading

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Microsoft’s New Windows 8 Logo: Design Triumph or Ho-Hum? [VIDEO]

As Microsoft frantically programs and polishes what may be its most important Windows update ever — Windows 8 — it has also revised… Continue reading

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Wave at Your PC: Kinect for Windows Now Available




As Steve Ballmer promised in January, Microsoft has released version 1.0 of the Kinect for the Windows Software Development Kit (SDK).
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Designer Tech: 6 Beautiful Gadgets You Know You Want




In our recent Designer Tech Series, supported by Lincoln, Mashable wrote about the intersection of tech, entrepreneurship, business and social g… Continue reading

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Meet the Man Behind Tech’s Most Recognizable Fonts




The Leaders in Design Series is supported by Volvo.
Font designer Steve Matteson, 46, is behind some of the most recognizable typefaces on consu… Continue reading

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10 Geeky Accessories Celebrating the Iconic Hand Cursor [PICS]

The ubiquitous hand-shaped pointer has been a part of the consumer computing experience since the early days, and is familiar to both PC and Mac users… Continue reading

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Duqu Virus Tied to Microsoft Windows Bug

Hackers have used a security flaw in Microsoft’s Windows operating system to infect computers with the the Duqu virus, Microsoft has admitted. “We are working diligently to address this issue and will release a security update for customers,” Microsoft said in a statement. The Duqu virus, which was discovered in October by Symantec, is thought […] Continue reading

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Apple vs. Microsoft: Two Opposite Approaches to Building an OS




Microsoft and Apple are the developers of three of the most popular operating systems in the world (Windows, iOS & Mac OS X), yet their app… Continue reading

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