A $2 iPhone app called FocusTwist uses some software processing tricks to refocus a photo after it’s taken, similar to what the Lytro camera can do. But using it to best effect requires a tripod for your phone.
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Lytro Inc, Silicon Valley-based maker of the "light-field" camera, said Tuesday it appointed a permanent chief executive to replace its founder, Ren Ng, who will remain as executive chairman.
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Windows 8, the most significant upgrade to Microsoft's operating system since Windows 95 and one of the most important products in the company's history, will not achieve enough adoption in enterprises to be considered a standard, according to Forrester Research. By the time the next major Windows upgrade is released, Windows 8 will be in less than 50 percent of workplace...
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Tuesday's release of Internet Explorer 10 is aimed at PCs running on Windows 7, the most used version of Microsoft's flagship operating system for PCs.
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Windows 8's uptake pace slowed in February for the third straight month, an analytics company said today. According to Net Applications, Windows 8's February usage share—including what the firm labeled as "touch" for Windows 8 and Windows RT—was 3% of all Windows PCs, up from January's 2.6%. Windows 8's share increase in February was about four-tenths of a percentage...
(2 months and 26 days ago)
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is escalating its efforts to bring the latest version of Internet Explorer to more than 700 million personal computers in an attempt to re-establish the software maker’s browser as the best way to surf the Web. Tuesday’s release of Internet Explorer 10 is aimed at PCs running on Windows 7, the most used version of Microsoft Corp.’s flagship...
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It's no secret that Windows 8 has had trouble making a mark in the PC operating system landscape, but according to new data it's slowly gaining a foothold in the market.Analytics consulting firm Net Applications reported this week that Windows 8 users accounted for 3.8 percent of all PC web traffic tracked in April.That's reportedly up from 3.2 percent in March. It's a...
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Consumers have voted with their wallets and now it is official that Windows 8 is a flop. The new data from IDC show the steepest decline for PCs in one quarter. Only 76.3 million PCs were shipped in the first quarter of 2013. This number is down 13.9% from the same quarter in 2012. The expectations were for a decline of 7.7%.
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Although Microsoft recently touted having sold 100 million Windows 8 licenses this week, careful observers noted that selling all those licenses doesn’t mean vendors have actually sold 100 million Windows 8 devices over the past half-year. ComputerWorld this week talked with Patrick Moorhead, a principal analyst with Moor Insights & Strategy, who estimates that the...
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It's official: The Windows Blue update will be dubbed Windows 8.1, it'll be available for Windows 8 and Windows RT devices alike, and it will cost you the low, low price of zip, nada, zilch. Interestingly, the free Windows 8.1 update will be available through the Windows Store, not the usual Windows Update method. "Windows 8.1 ... continues the journey we first began with...
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