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Microsoft's cross-platform mantra is real. 
Windows guru Paul Thurrott says that Apple’s iOS platform is now the place to be if you’re a fan of Microsoft’s software and services, which will be a mind-blower for those still clinging to the ol...
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Could be because Google is also developing for Android, perhaps? It's not like MSFT is going to house all those apps on the graveyard that is Windows Phone, after all.
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Aereo's CEO says its Houston operation is already turning a profit. But this may not last long: The New York-based startup that streams broadcast TV over the Internet faces a showdown in the U.S. Supreme Court that could decide its fate. The Chronicle got an exclusive look at the Houston facility.

http://bit.ly/aereohouston

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Samsung shelled out big bucks to have host Ellen Degeneres snapping selfies during the Oscar ceremony, but backstage she switched to an iPhone.
Samsung was a big sponsor of Sunday night's Academy Awards ceremony on ABC, with ads for its TVs, smartphones and Galaxy Gear smartwatches running throughout the show. However, while Degeneres was ...
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Who knew? Think it was a spur of the moment for Ellen...that's her thing.
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5 days after fixing the "goto fail" flaw in iOS, Apple has released OS X 10.9.2, which addresses the vulnerability in Mavericks.
Five days after releasing a fix for a serious flaw in its iOS mobile operating system, Apple has updated OS X Mavericks for the Mac to fix the same issue. Version 10.9.2 also fixes other bugs and i...
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Houston is one of the few markets that has had BOTH Time Warner and Comcast as a cable TV/Internet provider. 
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Remember that TWC Houston was bought by Comcast years ago.
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I guess "Microsoft is listening to its customers" is one way of looking at it. Then again, if Microsoft had listened to its customers, it wouldn't be in this position in the first place.
When Microsoft released Windows 8 and killed off the Start Menu and the Start Button, replacing them with a default startup screen featuring a series of big tiles to represent programs, users of it...
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+Phil Ellsworth For me the search is not always useful in finding the right program. I have a few programs on my desktop that I rarely use so when the time comes to use it I need to see the entire list of programs so when I see it I will know. To me Windows 7 accomplishes that plus has a search method.
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Hey OS X & iOS experts: Can you help me solve a mystery?
A week or so ago, I noticed a strange thing appear in my iOS Photostream. A series of button icons, representing the flags of 50 nations, appeared. There were not in the Camera Roll in either my iP...
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Interesting how do you beleive they got there?
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Amazon's distributing store credits as part of an e-books price-fixing settlement. I got $12.43. How much did you get?
If you regularly buy books to read on your Kindle tablet, then Amazon.com, a long list of state attorneys general, big-name book publishers and the United States court system have a gift for you. ...
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$8 from B&N
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You've been able to do hands-free Google searches with your smartphone and tablet for a while now. With a new beta version of Chrome, Google Voice Search comes to the desktop.
Google voice search has come to the desktop version of the Chrome Web browser. If your computer has a microphone, you can now launch Google searches by voice.
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Do you have a Linksys router? You'd better read this.
Security researchers have discovered a flaw in the firmware of some Linksys routers that could allow a hacker to gain control remotely, possibly turning a group of infected routers into a botnet. ...
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Thanks for sharing. My friend owns one of WRT series listed in the article.
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The creator of Flappy Birds finally surfaces, and says he killed his own game because it was too addictive. If only tobacco companies were this altruistic . . . 
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I was late to the Flappy Bird phenom, but I got Flappy Doge today instead.
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Tech columnist/blogger/social media editor/blog czar @ The Houston Chronicle. Co-host of Technology Bytes. Occasional panelist on This Week in Tech. Instructor at the University of Houston. Computer book author. Father. Husband. Pizza lover.
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