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Google kills off Picasa to focus its efforts on Google Photos Well, it had a good run.On Friday, Google announced that it would discontinue the popular Picasa photo management tool in order to put all its efforts toward its newer Google Photos service.After much thought and consideration, weve decided to retire Pica
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The eyes have it: How Eyefluence aims to change the future of VR Augmented and virtual reality headsets could be the future when it comes to computing, but right now, navigating virtual worlds and interacting with applications is often a clunky experience.That's the problem Eyefluence aims to solve with a technology th
PC World | Feb 12, 2016 10:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Five to Try: Nike shows off its SNKRS, and Alto's Adventure is winter wonder-fun Snag the week's most enticing new Android apps and games.
PC World | Feb 12, 2016 8:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Google overhauls My Maps with its first update since 2014 Googles dormant My Maps app is back after a lengthy hiatus. It sprung to life with an update that splashes the interface with Material Design and adds in several new features.My Maps lets you create custom maps to keep track of important places or travel
PC World | Feb 12, 2016 7:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
This week in games: Assassin's Creed takes a break, Sonic the Hedgehog goes to Hollywood This week was Everyone holds earnings calls week in the games industry, meaning games were announced, confirmed, and re-confirmed. Like a new Watch Dogs, if anyone wanted one of those.Also in the news this week: No Assassins Creed for 2016 (finally), Need
PC World | Feb 12, 2016 7:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Google didn't abuse its position in Streetmap case, UK court rules Google has prevailed in a court case,filed by U.K. online mapping company Streetmap, accusing the search giant ofanticompetitive behavior.The case, which dates back to 2013, charged Google with abusing its dominant search position to promote Google Maps a
PC World | Feb 12, 2016 6:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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NBC's latest streaming video service is for reality TV junkies NBC is expanding its streaming video efforts with a new service for reality TV fans, but only outside the United States.Hayu will include full episodes of Keeping Up with the Kardashians (and its spin-offs), The Real Housewives, Million Dollar Listing, To
PC World | Feb 12, 2016 6:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Facebook Messenger may again handle SMS messages on Android Facebook may bring SMS conversations back to its Messenger app. Some Android users have noticed the option to use Messenger for this purpose has popped up inside of their appAfter some Android users spotted it, Facebook confirmed the testing in a statemen
PC World | Feb 12, 2016 5:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New Chromebook won't break with 365-pound person standing on it A new laptop targeted toward classrooms is perhaps among the toughest Chromebooks out there.CTL claims its NL6x Extra-Rugged Chromebook for Education won't break if a 365-pound (165 kilogram) person stands on it. It can also withstand drops of 70 centimet
PC World | Feb 12, 2016 5:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New SourceForge owners kill contentious DevShare bloatware program After last summers bloatware incident, the new owners of Sourceforge hope to improve the sites image as a haven for trusted open source downloads. Bizx LLC, which also owns Slashdot, recently announced on the SourceForge site that it would halt the downlo
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