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Firefox Nightly Making Small Changes To Site-Identity Firefox Nightly Making Small Changes To Site-Identity
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You know how Firefox adds that little favicon site-identifier in the address bar? Firefox is about to make some changes to that to make Web sites more secure for users. Jared Wein, a software engineer at Mozilla, announced on his …

The Science Of Counter Strike: GO “Heat Maps” The Science Of Counter Strike: GO “Heat Maps”

The amount of pure data that developers get when they do beta tests is massive to say the least. And every developer chooses to use this data in different ways. Some change maps to funnel the action in different directions …

Ubuntu 12.04 Beta: Canonical’s New Linux Desktop Ubuntu 12.04 Beta: Canonical’s New Linux Desktop
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At first, when Unity (Gnome’s replacement in Ubuntu 11x) came to fruition, I could not stand it. I had been used to Gnome being standard in all of the latest Ubuntu releases up until that time (even though in some …

Boxfish Brings A Television Search Engine Online Boxfish Brings A Television Search Engine Online

No, Boxfish’s in-the-beta-stage search engine does not scour the net, looking for online versions of television shows you’re waiting to see. That would be illegal or something. Instead, what it does is show users how many times their search query …

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Enters Public Beta Adobe Photoshop CS6 Enters Public Beta

Adobe, as a company, is never one to rest on its laurels. They are constantly improving their software and they want their users to give them the feedback they need to make it the best it can be. Adobe announced …

Fake Halo 4 Beta Earns Microsoft’s Ire Fake Halo 4 Beta Earns Microsoft’s Ire
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Some things in life are just too good to be true. A Halo 4 beta is one of those things. There was a certain Web site going around that claims to offer access to the Halo 4 beta. Let’s just …

Guild Wars 2 Beta Details Revealed – More Events Coming Soon Guild Wars 2 Beta Details Revealed – More Events Coming Soon

For those, like me, who have been actively anticipating the release of Guild Wars 2 and have been hanging onto every detail Arenanet has released, this is the ultimate tease. We now have beta details. “Welcome to the Year of …

iTunes Match Launch Imminent?  Apple Releases New iTunes Beta To Developers iTunes Match Launch Imminent? Apple Releases New iTunes Beta To Developers
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UPDATE: Apple has quietly launched iTunes Match. The new version of iTunes provides support for the service – and you can download it here. Although it might be smart to wait a few hours, as the service is already oversubscribed. …

Google Doodle Celebrates Google’s 13th Birthday Google Doodle Celebrates Google’s 13th Birthday

Google turns 13 years old today, and to celebrate its ascension to the teenage years, the search engine dropped a new doodle for us to help celebrate the occasion. While it’s not as dynamic as Jim Henson’s or their other …

StumbleUpon Explore Box Makes Randomness More Specific StumbleUpon Explore Box Makes Randomness More Specific

The merits of StumbleUpon are numerous – it’s a wonderful time-occupier and a great place to explore the far corners of the internet. Most of its appeal stems from the fact that it is a “discovery engine,” something related to …

Is Windows 8 Coming Soon? Is Windows 8 Coming Soon?
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As Microsoft continues to work on their upcoming Windows 8 builds, preparing the operating system for the touch generation, is it almost time for a beta version to show up? What about it being released to the manufacturer? Is that …

Mozilla Firefox 4 Beta 1 Has Been Released
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Recently Mozilla unleashed Firefox 4 Beta upon the world, and most of us couldn’t be happier. The latest edition, of the world’s second most popular browser, has been in discussion for well over a year now… but the wait is finally over, you can download it here.

Are you downloading the Beta version? Let us know.

Gmail Out of Beta After All These Years
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Today is a landmark day for Google. The company has finally announced that Google Apps is no longer in beta. I suspect this is more of a way to increase the adoption of its services, particularly among businesses, than any new accomplishment being met, but it is what it is. No more beta label on Gmail and other products that fall into Google’s cloud offerings category.

Bopaboo’s Interesting MP3 ‘Pawning’ Service
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A Look Inside A Very Controversial Startup

Walking Directions For Google Maps Is Live

Google Maps walking directions had been spotted by some users before, and now they’re being rolled out for everyone, as Search Engine Roundtable reports.

Windows Fiji Is In Beta

It’s been revealed by unamed sources that Beta testing of Windows Fiji, the next version of Windows Media Center Edition, has been underway for a few weeks now.

YouTube Testing Several New Feature Updates
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If you’re the sort of person who likes new things, here’s a bit of good news: YouTube is testing fresh versions of the Inbox, My Contacts, and My Videos features.  Moreover, even if you’re not part of the original (randomly selected) test group, you can opt in and try them out.

Bloglines Makes The Save

The Bloglines Beta feedreader began rolling out new features with the addition of a Save button for articles.

AOL Cashes In Money & Finance Beta

AOL will go head to head with Yahoo Finance as well as competition from Google and Microsoft, with all of these big Internet players looking for valuable financial news readers.

Microsoft Webmaster Portal Live in Beta

MSN Webmaster Portal was announced in August and was to be released into beta in September and be fully accessible by the end of November, however very little has been released since the initial announcement. Until now.

MSN Jumps on Analytics Train

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