Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 goes full fledged, upgrades at $79

Adobe Inc. today announced full fledged availability of its Aperture competitor Lightroom 4 software for Mac OS and Windows, listing the application at a penny less than $150 for the standalone, or $79 for an upgrade.  Alternatively, customers who purchased Photoshop CS5, Photoshop CS5 Extended, or any Creative Suite 5.5 edition can get Lightroom 4 for … Continue reading “Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 goes full fledged, upgrades at $79”

Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 Windows Phones leak ahead of tomorrow’s announcement at Nokia World

With just hours to go for Nokia World to kick off, two new Nokia Windows Phone devices have made their way out a little too early before they are dashed out officially tomorrow. The two devices in question are the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 — both, of course, running Microsoft’s Windows Phone OS donning … Continue reading “Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 Windows Phones leak ahead of tomorrow’s announcement at Nokia World”

Apple makes Final Cut Pro X nicer, issues 30-day free trial too

Remember the crappiest version of Apple’s popular video editing software, the Final Cut Pro X? After being criticized on many fronts and even being mocked a lot, Apple had earlier decided to refund people unhappy with the software. Fast forward 3 months ahead and now Apple has given FCP X its first major update, and also a … Continue reading “Apple makes Final Cut Pro X nicer, issues 30-day free trial too”

Apple updates Mac OS to 10.7.1 [Direct Download Link]

Apple has updated OS X to 10.7.1 which is available for download right away. The update addresses a few minor issues including the Wifi issues some people have been complaining about.  The update also incorporates the recent Migration Assistant update among the fixes. Release notes: The 10.7.1 update is recommended for all users running OS X … Continue reading “Apple updates Mac OS to 10.7.1 [Direct Download Link]”

HP TouchSmart 610 All-in-One PC lands in India, packs a punch

HP’s heroic all-in-one PC, the TouchSmart 610 has arrived in India with it’s full glory intact, aiming to make a mark in the busy Indian market with loads of features and a hefty price tag. HP has given specific attention to TouchSmart 610 and cleansed all the touchscreen nonsense (difficulties) users were facing with HP’s … Continue reading “HP TouchSmart 610 All-in-One PC lands in India, packs a punch”

Apple releases iOS 4.3.5

Apple has released iOS 4.3.5 with security patches that resolve some sort of a “security issue” prevalent from the previous update. The update comes just 10 days after Apple released iOS 4.3.4, which was later jailbroken. You can download iOS 4.3.5 for your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch from here: iOS Firmware device current version date … Continue reading “Apple releases iOS 4.3.5”

Windows Phone 7.1 ‘Mango’ in a nutshell (video)

Microsoft yesterday launched a new breed of Windows Phone software dubbed ‘Mango’ with a formality numerical of ‘7.1’. The latest software coming out of Redmond will be the one used on the first Nokia devices as part of the Microkia deal, and will be available for all present Windows Phone device holders to upgrade to … Continue reading “Windows Phone 7.1 ‘Mango’ in a nutshell (video)”

Mac OS X attacked by Malware; Apple to fix issue with an update ‘in the coming days’

Apple’s operating system for the Macs, Mac OS X, has been attacked with a new malware (technically its not a malware but a phishing attack) that prompts users to give their credit card details. This ‘malware’ comes in the form of an alleged anti-virus software that tells the user that their Mac has been infected … Continue reading “Mac OS X attacked by Malware; Apple to fix issue with an update ‘in the coming days’”

BREAKING: Bertrand Serlet, senior VP for Mac, to quit Apple

Apple has informed us that Bertrand Serlet, their senior vice president for Mac Software Engineering will leave the company, transferring his duties to Craig Federighi, Apple’s vice president of Mac Software Engineering and the person responsible for the development of Mac OS X. Serlet, previously from Xerox PARC, has spent the past 22 years working with Steve Jobs … Continue reading “BREAKING: Bertrand Serlet, senior VP for Mac, to quit Apple”

SMSAssasin: An app that will free you from Spam SMSes. Forever.

And how badly we wanted this one! Few techies from Delhi, India have developed a software that segregates spam messages on cellphones from regular ones, saving your time and sparing you the irritation of deleting several such messages every now and then. How many times does your cell phone beep in a day telling you that … Continue reading “SMSAssasin: An app that will free you from Spam SMSes. Forever.”

Apple outs iTunes 10.1.2; Update necessary for Verizon (CDMA) iPhone 4

Apple have released an update to their iTunes software, updating it to which version 10.1.2. The update is a required one if you plan to use a CDMA iPhone in future, either with Verizon or with any other carrier who gets the iPhone (Apple specifically mentions “CDMA iPhone 4” so more carriers apart from Verizon … Continue reading “Apple outs iTunes 10.1.2; Update necessary for Verizon (CDMA) iPhone 4”

Microsoft sells 1 copy of Office 2010 every second!

This is incredible! After selling 7 copies Windows 7 every second, Microsoft have achieved a similar feat with its Office 2010, selling 1 copy per second (approx). Notable numbers: More than 30 million people use the Office Web Apps to view, edit, and share Office documents from anywhere with a browser and an internet connection. … Continue reading “Microsoft sells 1 copy of Office 2010 every second!”