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Tag: Beta

Rumor: Windows 8 to release in January 2013

23 January 2011
Microsoft is perhaps going to release the Windows 7 successor later than expected. This is what rumors about Microsoft’s possible development roadmap might reveal.

The revamped Youtube homepage

16 December 2010
Google has published a public beta of the new homepage for its video platform Youtube. Being worked on for some time already, this beta is now available for anybody to try out. There are some new features to discover.

Security Essentials 2.0 releasing tomorrow

16 December 2010
It appears that Microsoft is going to release the final version of its free security solution Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0 on December 17, 2010. The update brings a set of new features that aim at protecting your computer even better.

Live Sync to be renamed Live Mesh

21 September 2010
The synchronization program Windows Live Sync is going to be renamed to Live Mesh. As part of the Windows Live Essentials suite of applications, Live Sync allows synchronizing folders and files across computers and more devices.

IE9 beta: first tests and opinions

18 September 2010
Internet Explorer has just been released in its first beta stage, but we already have some interesting test results. We ran 3 benchmarks with IE, Firefox, Chrome, Opera and Safari. What do they tell us?

Internet Explorer 9: Public beta started

15 September 2010
As promised and much anticipated, Microsoft has started the beta phase for Internet Explorer 9 during their Beauty of the Web special event.

15 September: IE9 Beta Day

13 August 2010
The first Internet Explorer 9 beta will launch on September 15, 2010. This is what Microsoft announced in the official Internet Explorer blog. Invitations for a special event have been sent out to a selected group of web publishers, bloggers, designers and magazine editors.

Google: The Wave is retiring

6 August 2010
Originally developed as a “successor to e-mail,” Google is preparing to close down the social service Google Wave. Users did not accept the service as Google expected.