Microsoft is giving its SkyDrive cloud storage service a makeover that will include new apps and greater synchronization abilities across mobile and PC devices. The new service includes SkyDrive for the Windows desktop, so it can be managed right from Windows Explorer or from SkyDrive.com.
By now, you’ve seen the “Kony 2012″ video, or at least heard of it, and you’ve heard the criticisms. And whether you are a supporter or a detractor, you likely think the story’s done, a passing fad lost already to shortened news cycles, fickle Twitter trends, and Facebook app archives. But that is not the case. Whether the newest chapters to the “Kony 2012″ story will vindicate the effort remains to be seen.
In 2003, a group of engineers got together in Menlo Park, Calif., and began developing an all-new electric vehicle — what would become the world’s first highway-capable electric car. “[They] wanted to show the world that electric vehicles could be awesome,” said Khobi Brooklyn, a spokesperson for the company they formed, Tesla Motors.
From the handful of screenshots Paul Thurrott has shared, it’s clear that Modern Reader has been built with Metro in mind. You can see the Reader back button in the top-left corner of the yellow image and the minimal page navigation bar on the right. We’ve posted some larger images we managed to scrape from Google’s cache after the break.
Thurrott also mentions that Modern Reader is the first program spotted which is built using AppX — a packaging technology that may allow developers to roll a single build to both Windows 8 desktops and Windows Phone 8 mobile devices.
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Ziff Communications Company: Information from Answers.com
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BBC News – PC Hannah Quince jailed for illicit police computer search
Say hello to the One X, the most advanced, feature-packed smartphone in HTC’s new One series. We now have the One X in the Wired office, and after spending a few hours with this 4.7-inch stunner, we can report it’s definitely a king among Android smartphones.
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Feds: Cyber Criminals Hijacked 4 Million Computers – ABC News
Dennis Ritchie founder of Unix and C dies at 70 – The Washington …
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