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Microsoft Hardware and Software Event May 2nd NY

Microsoft are holding a special hardware and software event in NY today, May 2nd at 9:30AM ET / 6:30AM PT.

Microsoft fan Tom Warren reports on what we can expect from this event in his latest Verge post:

Microsoft’s Chromebook event: what to expect

Tom expects to see:

  • A new version of Windows 10 to compete with Chrome OS
  • Microsofts own answer to Chromebook
  • A focus on Education
  • A view into the future of Microsoft Office

Make sure you check out Tom’s article for full information on his predictions.

We are excited to see what Microsoft has to introduce to us and you never know, they may have further surprises up their sleeve!



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Mac Software Update: Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 12

Apple Update Icon - Ongoing Issue GraphicJava have released that long awaited and needed security update for Java.  Check out the details below:

Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 12 delivers improved security, reliability, and compatibility by updating Java SE 6 to 1.6.0_39.

On systems that have not already installed Java for Mac OS X 10.6 update 9 or later, this update will configure web browsers to not automatically run Java applets. Java applets may be re-enabled by clicking the region labeled “Inactive plug-in” on a web page. If no applets have been run for an extended period of time, the Java web plug-in will deactivate.

Please quit any web browsers and Java applications before installing this update.

See http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5575 for more details about this update.

See http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222 for information about the security content of this update.


Apple Software Update: iTunes 10.5.3

Apple Update Icon - Ongoing Issue GraphiciTunes 10.5.3 allows you to sync interactive iBooks textbooks to your iPad. These Multi-Touch textbooks are available for purchase from the iTunes Store on your Mac or from the iBookstore included with iBooks 2 on your iPad.

iBooks textbooks are created with iBooks Author — now available as a free download on the Mac App Store.

For information on the security content of this update, please visit: support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

 

 

Smart Folders lets you create folders in Windows iOS style

Love the way that you can create folders in iOS by simply dragging an app onto another and naming it?  Well Smart Folders lets you do much the same thing in Windows.  Check out their video below:

Download Smart Folders for Windows only, free here:

http://www.addictivetips.com/windows-tips/smart-folders-for-windows-addictivetips-apps/



Apple are now offering Lion on USB in the US

Mac OS X Lion Logo - Ongoing Issues GraphicApple have now as promised started offering Mac OS X Lion on USB at a price of $70.

Skype enables group screen sharing for in version 5.2 for Mac

Skype Logo Ongoing IssuesSkype’s latest version release for mac 5.2 was launched on Tuesday.  It has introduced group screen sharing as well as group video calling which was introduced in version 5.0 beta.  Once again though, you must be a Premium subscriber to use these functions.

Police to start tracking you online with GeoTime Software

Looks like the police are going to start tracking us online now causing controversy!  Can they be trusted?  I think not.

http://www.itproportal.com/2011/05/12/police-buys-geotime-software-will-track-suspects-online/