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Please Don’t Take My Beta Chrome Away (1)

Adam Rothstein is a blogger, tech thinker, unemployed philosopher—and now, a beta tester of one of the coveted Google Chrome notebook computers. In the first of four posts about the beta experience, Adam finds that the unnanounced arrival of the device makes him feel like a combination of The Matrix's Neo and a Milo from The Phantom Tollbooth.

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Apple to Add Email-Based FaceTime Functionality For iPods and iPads

If the newest iOS beta is any sort of indication, the rumors we’ve been hearing about front-facing cameras being key features of new models of the iPod Touch and iPad could be more than just a simple whisper on the streets of Cupertino. The new beta adds a new option for connecting through FaceTime via e-mail addresses, rather than just ...

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Google Chrome For Mac: It’s Here

Today introduces the launch of Google’s Chrome beta browser for Mac. I’ve used Chrome for quite a while on my Windows machine and have been eagerly waiting for it to launch for Mac devices. Chrome just feels like the fastest browser I’ve ever used. Period. And with the recent addition of extensions, Mozilla and Microsoft might have something on their ...

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Tweetie 2 Preview: Coming Soon to an iPhone Near You

The Apple Blog has an awesome preview of the upcoming upgrade to the best damn Twitter app on the iPhone. Tweetie 2 will feature a totally redesigned UI and will include a crap load of new features including tweet language translation, threaded conversations, landscape mode and much more. Seriously looking awesome. Check out some more preview pics after the jump.

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Microsoft Working On Free Anti-virus Software

This is a move that’s crucial to Microsoft staying a big player. Despite the many faults of its Windows OS, it’s still the most widely used OS in the world. With that comes many virii and up until now, third-party protection has been the only choice, usually through McAffe or Symantec. But now, Microsoft is privately beta testing a new ...

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Apple Testing Push Notification Service

June is almost upon us, folks. There could be a new Mac or a new iPhone and the iPhone 3.0 OS is about to drop. Exciting! Even more so is that Apple is now having developers test its push-notification service. The Associated Press news app is the first to use it and if you have an ADC account, you can ...

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Apple Announces Safari 4 Beta

I don’t know about you, but as a full-fledged Mac user, I get very sick of using the de facto browser, Firefox. It’s big, bloated and uses up all my resources on my iMac G5. Loading up JavaScript-heavy websites? Go get a drink, because it’s going to take a good hour for Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Digg to finish loading. ...

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Want A Killzone 2 Demo Code? Just Ask Sony

Apparently, a lot of people got pissed off about Sony’s little pay-to-play scheme that involved pre-ordering Killzone 2 in order to receive a code for the demo. Yes, the very same codes we gave out the other week. Sony is now trying to save face by offering up a “limited number of downloads” of the demo. The catch is, you’ll ...

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