Microsoft brings SkyDrive storage and Kinectimals game to iOS

Microsoft released two new applications for the iPhone, with "Kinectimals" representing the first iOS game from the company and SkyDrive offering users the ability to access their cloud storage.

Windows Phone SMS attack discovered, reboots device and disables messaging hub

Windows Phone SMS attack discovered, reboots device and disables messaging hub

Microsoft’s range of Windows Phone devices suffer from a denial-of-service attack that allows attackers to disable the messaging functionality on a device.

iTunes 10.5.2 released, Thunderbolt Display firmware updated to 1.1

Apple today released iTunes 10.5.2, an update bringing improvements to iTunes Match and fixes an audio distortion problem when playing or importing certain CDs.

iTunes 10.5.2 released

iTunes 10.5.2

iTunes 10.5.2 includes several improvements for iTunes Match and fixes an audio distortion problem when playing or importing certain CDs.

CentOS 6.1 Released

After Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.1 released in May 19, 2011. Finally, CentOS 6.1 which is an Enterprise Linux distribution based on the freely available sources from RHEL, released in December 9, 2011.

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS-6.1 install media for i386 and x86_64 Architectures. Release Notes for 6.1 are availble at http://wiki.centos.org/Manuals/ReleaseNotes/CentOS6.1 - we recommend everyone looks through those once.

Bye bye Windows Phone, Hello iPhone!!

I always hope that Microsoft can do better than this but it looks like I hope too much. Even until now, Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 or what Microsoft calls "Mango" as a codename can't really even compare to iPhone in just a very basic function.

At the time iPhone first released in 2007, I thought that iPhone will not success because of many things. Some thing like

1.    Poor battery performance that you can use it for just a single day compare to many phones at that time that can be used at least 3 days or even a week.

Colleges and businesses snap up .xxx domains, prevent misuse of them

Colleges and businesses snap up .xxx domains, prevent misuse of them

Playboy's frequent portfolios of college women across the U.S. are bad enough--never mind the prospect of porn sites with names like "www.USCleazy.xxx."

Microsoft: NFC already supported in Windows Phone

Microsoft has told TechRadar that its current Windows Phone 7.5 platform already supports Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, but no manufacturer has enabled it as yet.

Will Coleman, developer evangelist and product manager at Microsoft UK, told us that it was simply a matter of time before the technology was harnessed by manufacturers in Windows Phone devices:

"As far as I'm aware, NFC is supported by [Windows Phone], but needs to be enabled by the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer). So, if any OEM wants to enable it, that can be done by all means."

Silverlight 5 Available for Download Today

After release Silverlight 5 Beta in April 2011 at the MIX11 conference, today, Microsoft releases a final version of Silverlight 5.

Silverlight is part of a rich offering of technologies from Microsoft helping developers deliver applications for the web, desktop and mobile devices. Download Silverlight 5, a free plug-in less than 7 MB in size that can be installed in less than 10 seconds.

Windows 8 apps can be deleted remotely by Microsoft

Windows 8 will certainly contain a number of new features and one of them is being set up as a safety net against any Windows 8 apps that might cause a security risk. In the Terms of Use document posted up for the upcoming Windows Store feature, Microsoft says that any application purchased and downloaded from the store can be disabled or even deleted from Windows 8 remotely by the company.

In the document, Microsoft says:

OEM production of iPhone 3GS to reach two million units in 4Q11, say sources

Apple has been increasing its penetration into entry-level smartphone markets and the OEM production of iPhone 3GS has continued steadily with the volume likely to reach two million units in the fourth quarter of 2011 and 1.4-1.6 million units in the first quarter of 2012, according to industry sources.

Apple has been pushing the sale of its 8GB iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 pre-loaded with iOS 5 globally, and besides, AT&T has also been promoting iPhone 3GS to contract subscribers with zero subscription rates, the sources revealed.

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