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Facebook Messenger for iOS Gets Groups and Forwarding

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Facebook has upgraded its Messenger for iOS to version 4.0, bringing several important features, most notably the ability to create groups and message forwarding.
The groups feature is simple: you can create groups, add people to them, name them and set group photos
See also: Facebook Rolls Out 'Dislike' to Messenger — Sort Of Message forwarding lets you send a message or a photo to someone who isn't in the conversation — just tap to forward it
Other improvements include the regular stability and speed upgrades
You can get the new version of Facebook Messenger for iOS here
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After iPad, Touch-Friendly Office Coming to Windows

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After iPad, Touch-Friendly Office Coming to Windows
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Now that Microsoft Office has finally arrived for the iPad, Microsoft is going to bring a touch-only version of Office to Windows 8. That will provide Windows 8 tablets, such as the Surface 2 and Surface Pro, with the same touch-first experience as the iPad.Yes, yes, Microsoft Office is already available for Windows 8 and Windows RT, which means it is compatible with a touch-screen, but if you've ever used Office on a Surface device, you know that it's really designed for a mouse and keyboard, not your fingertips.See also: Microsoft Office for iPad Isn't Perfect, But It's What We Needed All AlongRead more... More about Microsoft, Office, Tech, Apps Software, and Window 8

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At long last, Microsoft brings Office to the iPad

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At long last, Microsoft brings Office to the iPad
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It's taken a while but the moment has finally arrived for iPad users who are also fans of Microsoft's world-class productivity software. Microsoft on Thursday announced that it is bringing a touch-centric version its full Office suite to the iPad for the first time, roughly nine months after Microsoft unveiled Office for the iPhone. Microsoft says that bringing Office to Apple's tablet is a way to "empower people to be productive" and to "do more across all devices." Bringing Office to the iPad is the first major product announcement made by Microsoft ever since it appointed Satya Nadella to become its next CEO and it's an important move that will help keep Office as the world's No. 1 productivity software suite as more business users adopt the iPad and Android-based tablets.

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Boot Camp For Mac Pro Will Only Support Windows 8 Or Higher

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Boot Camp For Mac Pro Will Only Support Windows 8 Or Higher
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If you’re planning on getting your hands on the Apple’s brand new Mac Pro and were thinking about dual booting both OS X and Windows thanks to the Boot Camp software, you might want to take note that for the Mac Pro, Boot Camp will only support the installation of Windows 8 or later.What this means is that OS X users who want to dual boot Apple’s platform and Windows 7 (or lower), you’d be out of luck. This is according to an updated Apple Support document which has listed the version of Windows that will be compatible with the latest Mac Pro computer. (more…)Follow:Apple, Computers, , ,Boot Camp For Mac Pro Will Only Support Windows 8 Or Higher original content from Ubergizmo.








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Microsoft Office for iPad to Launch on March 27

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Microsoft Office for iPad to Launch on March 27
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Microsoft will launch its Office suite on the iPad at a media event on March 27 according to a report from The Verge. The suite -- including Word, Excel and PowerPoint -- has been in the works for years, with recent reports saying the lack of Office on the iPad was costing Microsoft as much as $2.5 billion per year.

The company released a version of Office on the iPhone last year, part of its Office 365 subscription service, and The Verge says the iPad version will also require a 365 subscription.

Microsoft has been working on the software for a number of months now, having first introduced an iOS version of Office for the iPhone in June last year. We understand the iPad variant of Office will be similar to the iPhone version, and will require an Office 365 subscription for editing. We’re told that document creation and editing is fully supported for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps. Overall, t…

The real VLC for Windows 8 has been released

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The real VLC for Windows 8 has been released
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Windows store is plagued by VLC Media player rip-offs and copies. If you search for VLC in store for example, you find several that use the official name and logo, but are not the real deal. To make matters worse, some of them are not free.Videolan, the parent company of VLC Media Player, has been working on a port to Windows 8 for some time now after a Kickstarter campaign was successfully funded for that purpose.Today, VLC for Windows 8 was launched to the store. Please note that the app may not be returned as the first hit when you search for VLC, or even for its full name, as other apps such as "Play from VLC", or "Video Player for VLC" are displayed first on the store.VLC for Windows 8 reviewSo how good is the media player for Windows 8, and who is it for?VLC has been released as an application, which means that Windows RT users can install it on their …

Microsoft OneNote Going Free with Mac Launch Later This Month

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Microsoft OneNote Going Free with Mac Launch Later This Month
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Microsoft is working on a version of OneNote for the Mac that will debut later this month, claims The Verge. This release will expand the note-taking software beyond its roots as a paid desktop app for Windows users and will complement the mobile apps that exist on iOS and Android.

According to The Verge's report, Microsoft will drop the price on the note-taking app and release it for free to both OS X and Windows owners. The latest version of OneNote also may include companion web-clipper extensions that plug into popular browsers like Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. These plug-ins will make it easy for people to grab snippets from web pages and immediately share them with the OneNote app.

Microsoft hopes the price drop along with new web-clipping feature will make OneNote attractive to customers who currently use competing note-taking apps such as Evernote. We unders…