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Adobe brings full Photoshop to Chomebooks using the power of streaming

Chromebooks may not be the most powerful computers, but they are portable and cheap - which is why it is surprising to learn that Google and Adobe will be bringing full Photoshop to the platform. Now don't get us wrong: This isn't simply a big screened Android app like Photoshop Elements, this is the real…

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James O'MalleyAdobe brings full Photoshop to Chomebooks using the power of streaming
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Windows not responding? Sounds like a cow has fallen over, but not died

As smartphone use increases around the world, ever more diverse language support is needed so that people can use new technology, whatever language they speak. Unfortunately, this isn't always straightforward. Pic from The Economist The Economist reports (by way of BoingBoing) that Ibrahima Sarr, a Senegalese coder is trying to translate…

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James O'MalleyWindows not responding? Sounds like a cow has fallen over, but not died
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Wake up call app brings you all of the joy of talking to strangers first thing in the morning

I don't know about you but when I wake up in the morning I like to spend a good hour wandering around my house, wondering where I am, what's going on and why there's so many bright lights. After about an hour's grogginess I'm about ready to face the world. Which is why an app…

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James O'MalleyWake up call app brings you all of the joy of talking to strangers first thing in the morning
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BitLit: An app with the potential to make ebooks AMAZING

Ebooks are great: No longer do we have to lug around weighty tomes when we want to read - we can instead just fire up an app on our phones. There is a problem though: How can you passively boast about how clever you are if your shelf is empty? It seems a new app…

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James O'MalleyBitLit: An app with the potential to make ebooks AMAZING
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Dropbox launches Pro account with enhanced sharing controls

Dropbox has today launched a Pro version of its cloud storage app, which adds new options for sharing files and enhanced security options. In a post on the company's blog, the company describes the three new sharing options: Sharing files using passwords on shared links, shared link expiration (so the link will stop working after…

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James O'MalleyDropbox launches Pro account with enhanced sharing controls
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FINALLY Vine lets you use other pre-recorded videos

Vine has just pushed out a big update to its app on iPhone that unlocks a tonne of new features - including the ability to import videos you've shot previously, to upload to Vine's platform. The new update turns Vine into a fairly powerful mini video editor. In addition to importing you can trim longer…

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James O'MalleyFINALLY Vine lets you use other pre-recorded videos
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Tom Hanks’ free iPad typewriter app hits no.1 on App Store

Remember that classic scene in the film Big — the film that really launched Tom Hanks' big-screen career — in which he plays Chopsticks by dancing on the giant piano keys? Well, now keys of another kind have also proved a big success for the Oscar-winning actor. His manual typewriter simulator app for the iPad — called…

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Stuart O'ConnorTom Hanks’ free iPad typewriter app hits no.1 on App Store
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Microsoft clones Snapchat with WindUp

It seems that even Microsoft is now cloning Snapchat with its own Windows Phone app. Microsoft Research has published a messaging app in the Windows Phone store that behaves exactly like Snapchat, as spotted by Neowin. The app is called WindUp, works on Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1, and is available to download…

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Premier League warn against Vine goal videos

Cancel that Sky Sports subscription! Vine is just as good for catching up with all of the football action - at least according to the Premier League, who is so worried that it is warning fans that posting Vine videos of goals is technically an illegal breach of copyright laws. The warning was given to…

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James O'MalleyPremier League warn against Vine goal videos